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     Date Submitted:20-06-2011
     Last Modified:20-06-2011 (02:00)
    Job information
     Current job:Aerodynamics and Propulsion Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations


    2004-2008 Imperial College London
    Aeronautical Engineering MEng (Hons) ACGI
    - A wide variety of modules studied which developed and improved numerical and quantitative skills
    - Completed a number of group projects, which developed team work and communication skills
    - Highly challenging degree required quick learning, adaptation and problem solving abilities
    - Final Year Thesis Entitled: “Experimental investigation of compression failure in laminated composite materials”
    2002-2004 King Edwards VI Five Ways Grammar School
    - A Levels; Mathematics (A), Physics (A), Chemistry (A)
    - AS Level; Information Technology (A)
    - Responsibility as Computer Prefect
    1997-2002 King Edwards VI Five Ways Grammar School
    - 12 GCSEs; 9 A*/A’s

    Work Experience

    September 2009 – Present MBDA UK Senior Engineer

    September 2009 – April 2011 Seekers Department

     Matlab Analysis and Algorithm Development
     Trials Analysis and output to customer
     Safety Assessment and Design
     Trials Equipment Design and Testing
     Qualification Planning
     RF Design
     Antenna Testing and Validation
     Antenna Design
     Imaging and Modeling
     Technical Requirements Writing
     Software Interface Design and Documentation
     Acceptance Test Procedure planning and delivery to customer
    April 2011 – June 2011 Bidding and Proposals Department

    Acted as the Bid Manager for an important and strategic company Bid

    - Bid Generation
    - Bid Plan Generation including key win themes and strategy preparation
    - Bid Kick-off with relevant parties
    - Bid Programme Generation
    - Pink Team review of key milestones and current status
    - Statement of Work review and Chill
    - Cost estimating and Risk Generation
    - Sector review with head of relevant business sector

    June 2011 - Present Aerodynamics and propulsion Department
    - Optimise the configuration and flight envelope of a new concept
    - Produced the Mach envelope diagrams to illustrate projected capability
    - Work in conjunction with Guidance Control and Navigation department to produce a viable design
    - Optimise control surface elements to generate greater stability
    - Use of empirical aerodynamic codes (NUFA and MADCAP) to generate important aerodynamic properties e.g. Moment Coefficients
    - Liaise with mechanical department to verify designs

    June – July 2004 Gold Fields, Damang, Ghana, Mining Engineer Department

     Developed an appreciation for the design, implementation and feasibility of open pits
     Developed an understanding for the use of computer generated CAD designs before developing new pits
     Provided assistance with surveying and visited a site which was being prepped

    June - August 2002 Babyworld, Birmingham, United Kingdom Sales Assistant

     Provided assistance in stock checking and sales invoicing
     Developed communication skills by interacting with customers, employees and managers
     Improved the ability to multitask and coordinate with fellow employees

    Technical Skills

     Engineering Packages- Pro Engineer, Strand7 and Abaqus
     Programming Languages- FORTRAN and MATLAB
     Simulating Packages- Simulink
     Laser Safety and Use
     ESD Safety and Best Practice
     CFD Packages-
     Business and Organisational Packages- DOORS/PDM
     General- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), LATEX and Adobe Illustrator

    Interests & Activities

     Sports- Imperial College Badminton Society, Golf, Tennis, Cricket, and Football
     Travel- Visited 15 countries gaining a greater understanding of different cultures and engaging with a variety of different people

    References Available upon request

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