Latest Space News
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 22:20:26 +0000
DoD announced Oct. 30 it has established the office of the assistant secretary of defense for space policy. SpaceNews
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:53:33 +0000
The commercial space industry hopes to continue recent progress in regulatory reform even if there is a new president or a change in party control in Congress after the election. SpaceNews
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:22:15 +0000
While NASA and the European Space Agency hailed an agreement this week to work together on the lunar Gateway, both agencies have work ahead to establish international cooperation on the overall Artemis program of human lunar exploration. SpaceNews
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:07:23 +0000
China has outlined an architecture for getting astronauts to the moon and back as part of plans for long-term lunar exploration. SpaceNews
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:13:25 +0000
Virgin Orbit plans to invest in Sky and Space Global (SAS), the financially troubled satellite constellation company, and partner with it on launch and satellite services. SpaceNews
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 08:31:39 +0000
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has secured material it collected from the asteroid Bennu into a sample return capsule, a process the mission accelerated after images showed material leaking into space. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 23:41:17 +0000
MITRE says the U.S. commercial geospatial intelligence industry is at risk of being outpaced by foreign competitors. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 22:37:51 +0000
NXT Communications Corp. (NXTCOMM) announced plans Oct. 28 to begin demonstrating the performance of its electronically steered antenna through leased capacity on a Eutelsat Communications satellite. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 21:20:29 +0000
Canadian satellite fleet operator Telesat is in advanced discussions with vendors seeking to build and launch satellites for its multibillion dollar Telesat LEO constellation. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:45:34 +0000
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), a co-chair of the recently established House Space Force Caucus, said Oct. 28 that orbital debris is a major threat to a prosperous space economy and that better space situational awareness is crucial to protecting the sector. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:25:23 +0000
The European Space Agency said Oct. 29 that COVID-19 and technical issues would delay the maiden launch of Ariane 6 to 2022, prompting it to ask participating members states for additional funding for the rocket's development. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 19:30:48 +0000
The National Security Space Association seeks reforms in “space security policy, practices and governance structures.” SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 17:06:53 +0000
Parsons announced Oct. 29 it will acquire Braxton Science & Technology Group for $258 million. The acquisition broadens the company’s footprint in space and cybersecurity.  SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 15:44:23 +0000
Finnish radar satellite operator Iceye announced Oct. 29 that Jerry Welsh, Iceye chief operating officer and chief financial officer, is taking the helm of Iceye US as CEO. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:00:36 +0000
Redwire acquired Roccor, a Longmont, Colorado company known for deployable spacecraft structures, and signaled its intention to continue expanding in an effort to become a leading space infrastructure company. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:40:47 +0000
NASA and SpaceX say they believe they have identified the Falcon 9 engine problem that aborted a GPS satellite launch in early October and delayed a commercial crew mission to the middle of November. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:53:55 +0000
A Rocket Lab Electron rocket successfully placed 10 satellites into orbit for two customers who lost payloads on a launch failure earlier this year. SpaceNews
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 01:59:56 +0000
General Atomics announced Oct. 28 the acquisition of Guidestar Optical Systems, a space and defense company based in Longmont, Colorado, which it plans to integrate into the General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) group. SpaceNews
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:32:43 +0000
The Space Force has been the subject of snark since it was first proposed. But the naysayers are coming around, Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett said. SpaceNews
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:22:35 +0000
Launchspace Technologies Corp. announced a contract Oct. 28 with Airbus to test its Orbital Debris Collection and Spacecraft Shielding payload for 12 months on the Bartolomeo platform on the International Space Station. SpaceNews
More space news...
19956 cvs - 639 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: System Engineer

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:04-11-2011
     Last Modified:28-08-2012 (10:08)
    Job information
     Current job:System Engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywordssystem engineering, quality assurance, instrument design, project management, test engineer, AIT, AIV, optical system, infrared, electronics, optics, attitude determination, ADCS, earth sensor, micro and nano technology for space, software engineering
    CV

    Profile

    - Over four years experience for instrument development, as system engineer and quality assurance for projects with the EPFL Space Center
    - Diverse experience in optics, electronics, micro and nano technology for space applications, semiconductor technology, control systems, software engineering for embedded systems
    - Results oriented, analytical, innovative and intuitive problem solver, team player

    Professional Experience 
     
    EPFL, Switzerland
    Microsystems for Space Technologies Laboratory
    Space Center
    December 2007 - April 2012
     
    Sensor Development for satellite attitude determination:
    - Research of novel Earth sensor for attitude determination on board LEO satellites with +/- 180° field of view
    - Design and development of mechanics, optoelectronics and electronics for sensor utilizing optical / capacitive position sensing, based on measuring the gravity gradient torque
    - Continuously improved yield and reliability, prepared the sensor for a test in microgravity on a sounding rocket
     
    Instrument Design:
    - Collaborated with RUAG Space Zurich for the design of a two-axis attitude determination instrument for satellites based on the novel MEMS sensor
     
    System Engineering:
    Technical leadership of a multidisciplinary five member team, through all phases, for the successful development and delivery of a payload to the European Space Agency (ESA), for testing of the sensor in microgravity on a sounding rocket (REXUS)
    --- Responsible for system architecture and requirements definition, quality assurance
    --- Meeting project goals: costs, technical requirements, deliverables for project review within deadlines set by ESA
    --- Ensured necessary and sufficient documentation for ESA project reviews
    --- Responsible for system design and partitioning for necessary electronic, software, mechanical, and thermal subsystems
    --- Test plan definition - ensured coverage of performance and qualification requirements

    Phase 0 / Phase A activities for a satellite for active space debris removal
    --- Mission design and planning based on time frame, costs, ground segment availability
    --- Derived and defined requirements for power, command and data handling, ADCS, telemetry
     
    Testing and Characterization:
    - Experience with high vacuum test setups, thermal-vacuum testing
    - Familiarity with Labview
    - Experience with shock and vibration tests
     
    Nano and Micro Technology for Space:
    - Process engineering for semiconductor and MEMS devices
    - Process steps: photolithography, various material growth and deposition techniques, various dry and wet etching processes, vaporetch
    - Mounting and Packaging: wire bonding, low-stress packaging, anodic and eutectic wafer bonding
     
    Other responsibilities (Planning, Training):
    - Teaching assistant for the course "Reliability of Microsystems"
    - Training lab members for cleanroom safety and equipment
    - Supervision of master thesis's and semester projects
     
    TU Darmstadt, Institute for Microwaves and Optics
    Research Assistant, October 2004 – November 2007 
     
    Optics and Photonics:
    - Fabrication and testing of wavelength-tunable infrared lasers for spectroscopy and telecommunication applications
    - Design, fabrication, testing of micro-mirror arrays
     
    Control systems:
    - Design and construction of electronics for closed loop stabilization and control of tunable IR (infrared) lasers
     
    Thin Films:
    - Characterization and control of deposition of dielectric coatings using low temperature PECVD for optical applications such as distributed Bragg reflectors
     
    Semiconductor Devices:
    - Simulation, fabrication and characterization of GaN-based Heterostructure field effect transistors
     
    Motorola, Bangalore, India
    Software Engineer, July 2002 – August 2004 

    - Lead a two member team for quality assurance activties, system und integration testing of UMTS phones
    - Embedded system development: Customized OS services for advanced wireless platforms
     
    Additional Information
    Participated in a workshop to understand and evaluate the effects of radiation in space, at the EPFL Space Center, conducted by experts from ESA.
     
     
    Education
     
    EPFL, Switzerland
    April 2012
    PhD – Microsystems for Space Technologies Laboratory
    Thesis: "MEMS Inertial Sensor to measure the Gravity Gradient Torque in Orbit" (Prof. Herbert Shea)
     
    TU Darmstadt, Germany
    September 2007
    Master of Science
    Focus: Optics, Microelectronics, Semiconductor Physics
    Thesis: “Fabrication and Characterization of MEMS Micro-Mirror Arrays” 
     
    University of Pune, India
    June 2002
    Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
    Focus: Microelectronic Circuits, VLSI Design, Signal Processing, Communication Systems, Computer Networks
     
    Computer Tools 
    C, C++, Assembly language, VHDL, Eagle, Expert, AutoCAD, Solidworks, MATLAB / Simulink, OSLO, Labview, MS Windows, MS Office, Linux, ANSYS, Cadence, Synopsys TCAD
     
    Languages
    English - Native
    German  - Fluent
    French  - Advanced
     
    For references please contact:
     
    Prof. Herbert Shea
    Microsystems for Space Technologies Laboratory, EPFL
    Rue Jaquet Droz 1 CP 526
    Neuchatel 2002, Switzerland
     
    herbert.shea(at)epfl.ch
     
    Muriel Richard
    Scientist
    Swiss Space Center, EPFL
    ELD 014 (Bâtiment ELD), Station 11 
    Lausanne 1015, Switzerland
     
    muriel.richard(at)epfl.ch
     
    Prof. Dr. Peter Meissner
    Institut for Microwaves and Optics
    Merckstraße 25
    64283 Darmstadt, Germany
     
    meissner(at)hf.tu-darmstadt.de

    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!

     

    2020 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert

     

    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

     

    Subscriptions

     

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.

     

    VAT:

    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)

     

    Support:

    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.

     

    Warning:

    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2020 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics