Engineer in Ground Segment & Space Operations
Joined the French Space Agency (CNES) in TOULOUSE in 1997
* Since September 2008 : ATV Operations Project Manager
# Responsible of the Control Center and of the Operations of the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) for logistic servicing of the International Space Station (ISS) #
· Management of ATV Operations contract with the European Space Agency (40 M€ for ATV2)
· Coordination of 100 people (CNES, Sub-contractors and ASTRIUM personnel)
· Responsibility of the ATV Control Center (ATV-CC): system consistency, evolutions, Security Officer
· Schedules and costs control, risks management
· Set up of recurrent activities for future ATV missions (4 next yearly missions, 6 months duration each)
· Communication events linked to ATV Control Center and to ATV operations: politicians and students visits
* March 2005 / September 2008 : Deputy Mission Lead for first ATV (Jules Verne)
# Deputy responsibleof ATV operations preparation and execution #
· ATV mission preparation in relationship with International Partners: Europe (ESA and DLR), United States (NASA), Russia (RSA)
· Responsible of the consistency of ATV-CC system with ATV operations
· Responsible of pre-launch, docking to ISS and undocking phases: team management, operational procedures definition and test
· Flight director during the Jules Verne ATV mission: real time operations lead and teams coordination (50 people), round the clock operational position during 7 months
* May 2002 / February 2005 : ATV-CC System Manager
# Responsible ofATV-CC definition and development #
· Coordination of the technical activities of the development teams (40 people)
· Technical responsible of the ATV-CC: system design, subsystems consistency, compliance with ESA requirements, compliance of the interfaces with the vehicle and with other control centers, Security Manager
· Participation to the ATV-CC infrastructure definition and implementation: networks, computers redundancy and back up mechanisms (180 PCs and 50 servers), voice, video, furniture
* April 1997 / April 2002: ATV-CC Subsystems Development Responsible
# Responsible ofATV-CC subsystems definition and development #
· Software specification for Telemetry acquisition and processing, Telecommand preparation and sending, Data Bases management and data exchanges
· Call for Tenders for these subsystems
· Subcontractors management (products compliance, cost and planning)
January 1991 / March 1997 – PSA Peugeot Citroën
* August 1995 / March 1997: Software Team Manager for Mechanical and Electrical Design
· Responsible of Software development for PSA Mechanical and Electrical Systems Design
· Management of 5 people : planning and tasks
· Software development for 600 CATIA CAD (Computer Assisted Design) workstations
· Users needs analysis, software specifications and development
· Call for tenders and subcontractors management
· CATIA applications transfer from IBM to HP workstation (120 pieces of software)
* January 1991 / July 1995: Software Engineer
· Responsible of Software development for PSA Electrical System Design
· Software design and development for electrical and mechanical products
September 1989 / December 1990 – Telesystem
* September 1989 / December 1990: System Engineer
· Installation of computer science facilities in a BackUp Center shared by around 10 customers
· Software development (computers resources management, access control)
July 1988 / August 1989 – Maison de la Promotion Sociale (MPS)
* July 1988 / August 1989: Military Service as Volunteer in Computer Science Teaching
· Creation of a training (Computer First Maintenance) for young in difficulty
· Office© Applications teacher for jobless people
· Definition of the computers network for the company
1988: Graduated as an Engineer from the French engineer school “Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs Electriciens de Grenoble”(ENSIEG –INPG Grenoble- FRANCE ) – Option CAD (Computer Aided Design)
1988:DEA (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies) in Electricity
French : mother tongue
English : fluent
German : working knowledge
Russian : basis
Nationality : French
Born : August 13, 1965
Married, 2 children
Business trips: USA (Washington, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando), Europe (Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, England), Russia (Moscow)
Sports: Skiing, diving, motorbike
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