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     Date Submitted:05-12-2011
     Last Modified:05-12-2011 (09:43)
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     Current job:Principal Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators
     KeywordsHardworking dedicated engineering with 8 years experience working within the antenna group for the two main European satellite suppliers. Areas of expertise include antenna requirement, production of technical expertise on the satellite RF chain and testi

    Working experience

                                        October 2005 – Now: EADS Astrium

    Principal RF Engineer:


    ·                     Eutelsat 3B : RF and system Antenna responsible

    Responsible for the design and system for deployable antenna, system responsible for the procurement of top floor antennas

    ·                     Eutelsat W5A : Expert and advise to the RF team

    ·                     SES ASTRA 1N: RF Antenna responsible

    Setup budget, perform antenna and system design corresponding to customer requirement, manage antenna RF performance with system team and customer from proposal to RF test and delivery of the antenna

    ·                     Eutelsat Hotbird9/Hotbird10 renamed Atlantic Bird 4A: RF Antenna responsible

    Setup budget, perform antenna and system design corresponding to customer requirement, manage antenna RF performance with system team and customer from proposal to RF test and delivery of the antenna

    ·                     Skynet5C/5D: Top floor RF Antenna responsible

    Analysis and RF test engineer

    ·                     RF antenna responsible for Request For Information/Proposal on telecom satellite.

    Manage RF design and analysis, loss and mass budget on antenna for proposal, proactive approach and presentation to customers

    Point of contact and interaction with customer, payload and system regarding RF antenna

    ·                     Support array antenna of GAIA for E.S.A.

    ·                     Part of the team for antenna improvement and expertise

    ·                     Specialist in C, Ku and Ka frequency band shaped reflector and multibeam antenna

    ·                     Very active and motivated in the improvement of the process and methodology of the team, define design and improve software for the antenna group

    Support improvement process and meeting to improve satellite efficiency and performance


    Improvement of the process of antenna alignment

    ·                     Responsible for the training of new employee

    ·                     Expert role for the RF group, in particular for the RF measurement

    Software: Unix/Linux Shell script, TICRA Pos and Grasp,Matlab, Satsoft, Microsoft Project, Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Outlook.



                                        January 2004 – August 2005: Thales Alenia Space

    RF antenna engineer:


    ·                      RF antenna responsible for RFI/RFP, proposal on telecom satellite.

    RF design and analysis, loss and mass budget on antenna for proposal regarding telecom satellite

    Point of contact and interaction with customer, payload and system regarding RF antenna proposal

    Answers to proposals: Eutelsat, SES Astra, Panamsat, Chinasat, IAI, DGA (Syracuse), Shin satellite, Vinasat, Sirius, Thor, Apstar, SES Americom, RSCC.

    ·                     In charge of Eutelsat W7 antenna proposal, won by Thales Alenia Space

    ·                     In charge of Chinasat9 antenna proposal, won by Thales Alenia Space

    ·                     R&D on new antenna and telecommunication system

    New concept of Multi-feed reflector design, report and presentation of the results

    New design applied on Eutelsat W7 proposal

             Microsoft Project, Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Outlook.


    2003-3 months:VINCI group: GRANIOU EXCELCOM


    ·                     Project management on the establishment of telecommunications networks

    ·                     Validation of optic fibres networks


    2002-4 months: M.B.D.A., service antennas and stealth   

      Electromagnetic propagation engineer


    ·                     Study of the electromagnetic wave propagation through dielectric lensesusing language C/C++

    ·                     Electromagnetic simulation of dielectric antennas with lenses

    ·                     Modelling and testing of specific lenses in X band

    ·                     Application space field and missiles



    French: mother tongue

    English: 6 years in England




    2002: Master’s degree RF and Optic Communication,at the Faculty of Sciences of Limoges (France). Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées en Communication Radiofréquence et Optique, Faculté des sciences de Limoges




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