EADS Astrium, Portsmouth
· Software developer for the assembly, integration and test department of a leading space technology company. My responsibilities include developing new software components for our payload test system and maintaining legacy code in use on active test campaigns.
· Overseas experience (1 year) where I worked in France on Eutelsat KaSat and SES Astra 1N satellites supporting the test systems through critical phases, including TVAC and range testing.
o Became lead payload test system software engineer on several projects.
o Frequently delivered timely software modifications at short notice.
o Lead the development of new software products.
o Worked on large group developments involving several other engineers.
o Provided 24/7 on call support during critical test phases.
o Successfully worked in three different software teams around Astrium.
o Became the leading authority on several software products.
· Attended Learning Tree courses on C#, SQL and software development.
Feb 2005 –Nov 2007
Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer and Computer Scientist
· Responsibility for conducting RF measurements on the antenna test range with HP 8510 and 8720 network analysers and related equipment.
· Dealt directly with customer queries and requests.
· Took responsibility for small projects from initial contact with the customer through performing the work requested, to invoicing after final delivery.
· Provided technical advice to a team on a different site on a weapon system model running under Open VMS on a DEC AlphaServer.
o Became lead engineer for marine radar unwanted emissions projects.
o Became the chief authority on simulations of a particular weapon system.
· Attended modules on Postgraduate certificate in Management with University of Bath under QinetiQ’s core graduate development program (CGDP)
· Attended a bespoke course on radar technology and antennas.
2007 to 2011 Learning Tree
External training courses attended while working for Astrium:
2005 to 2007 University of Bath
Completed modules of a post graduate certificate in management as part of QinetiQ’s graduate development program (CGDP):
2000 to 2004 Imperial College, London
Masters degree (MSci) in Physics (2:1)
June to Sep 2003 University of Birmingham
Summer studentship funded by the Nuffield foundation in a condensed matter physics research group investigating the properties of novel superconducting materials at microwave frequencies.
July to Aug 2002 Boulton Construction Products, Cosely, West Midlands
Summer placement (as part of the Shell Technology and Enterprise Program) to redesign the layout and organisation of a scaffolding factory.
1998 to 2000 King Edward 6th College, Stourbridge, West Midlands
A levels: Physics (A), Chemistry (A), Maths (A), Further Maths (A),
General Studies (A)
As level: Mechanics (A)
1993 to 1998 Redhill School, Stourbridge, West Midlands
GCSEs: Nine, including Maths (A), English (A) and French (A)
I have a full UK driving licence and speak basic French.
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