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     Date Submitted:08-06-2011
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     Current job:Aqua & Aura Flight Software Engineer
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     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsSystems engineering, Aerospace engineering, orbital dynamics, spacecraft/satellite operations, operations engineering,
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    Aqua/Aura Flight Software (FSW) Engineer                                     September 2010 / Present

    EOS Operations Center

    GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

     

    Duties:

    • Ensure the health and safety of the EOS Aqua/Aura missions via  rigorous testing, evaluation, and understanding of various satellite systems and the interactions linking these systems provided by the FSW resident on the eight flight computers.
    • Prioritizing and delegating time spent by the Aqua/Aura FSW Maintenance (AFM) team based on mission health and safety, customer request and estimated time to complete.
    • Management of multiple ongoing FSW engineering projects to improve real-time operations.
    • Integration and test of all FSW upgrades regardless of subsystem pertaining to on-orbit changes and/or simulator upgrades.
    • Scripting and coding procedures for use in spacecraft commanding and simulator setup.
    • Reduction of technically complex information into easily read and interpreted presentations using diagrams, concise text and verbal descriptions.
    • Maintaining an in depth knowledge of the FSW algorithms, control laws and sensor machine code in use by the GN&C, electrical power, Instrument and bus controller flight computers.    
    • Review, supervision of, and interaction with Instrument Operations Teams to ascertain the correctness and accuracy of command sequences in use for instrument health and safety during special activities as it relates to the space vehicle as a whole.
    • Routinely maintain, operate and manage the use of a simulator consisting of spacecraftcomputer hardware and the computers that simulate the space environment for the FSW.
    • Presence and preparation required during all maneuvers and special activities including: DMUMs, IAMs, lunar induced solar eclipses, solar array resets, hardware fail-overs, sub-system anomalies, and all FSW related commanding.  
    • Provide 24/7 on-call support for anomalies occurring on-orbit and regarding the simulators.

     

    Specific projects:

    • Lead the development and test of new fault management FSW for the AMSR-E instrument to mitigate JAXA/NASA concerns regarding Aqua's AMSR-E yaw tumbling scenario.  
    • IV&V of a FSW patch to mitigate state transitions from a fogged earth sensing assembly.
    • IV&V of FSW patches, algorithms and procedures pertaining to Aqua's power subsystems including: charge control laws, fault management, solutions to anticipated anomalies and the re-assessment of the correctness of existing on-orbit flows/procedures.
    • Collaboration with Aqua/Aura C&DH engineers for simulation of on-orbit computer swaps involving each vehicle subsystem and failures involving computer/science data quality.

     

    Operations Controller/Engineer                                                        March 2009 / September 2010

    NASA EOS Operations Center

    GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

     

    Duties:

    • First responder to spacecraft/ground network anomalies with training to resolve such events within time constraints using blind acquisitions, station or TDRS handovers and redundant ground systems.
    • Experience responding to and resolving numerous anomalies onboard the Aqua/Aura vehicles and in the ground system.  No science data loss has occurred while I have been on shift. 
    • Engineer on shift that responded to the January 2010, AIRS low temperature anomaly on Aqua.
    • Engineer on shift that responded to the February 2010, AMSR-E Antenna Drive Electronics failure.  
    • Certification of EPGN ground stations through testing to verify antenna variance, command links, data quality and site usability.
    • Ultimate responsibility of ensuring science data capture by primarily monitoring ground systems, spacecraft telemetry and data quality during science dumps. 
    • Experience scheduling contingency contacts in both the EPGN and TDRS networks. 

    Software

    MATLAB, ADA, C, MS office, Visual C++, Solid Works, Lab View, Unix, html and Perl.  

    Education

    B.S., Aerospace Engineering                                                                                      August 2008

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD


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