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     Date Submitted:21-05-2012
     Last Modified:21-05-2012 (09:44)
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     Current job:Systems engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsGalileo, ground segment, project management, system architecture, telecommunication engineering



    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

    School of Engineering & Sloan School of Management

    Master of Science in Engineering and Management 2012

    System Design and Management Fellow

    Fulbright Fellow, focus on System Dynamics


    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

    PhD studies with a Research Sufficiency 2007

    Influence of Management Information Systems in Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning


    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

    Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering 2004

    Final project funded by the European Commission’s Sixth Framework Program – “IP-Based Networks, Services and Terminals for Convergence Systems”





    Indra Space, Madrid, Spain 2006-2011

    Galileo Systems Engineer

    Managed a team of people for the European Space Agency’s Galileo project, resulting from previous success in Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity project, from requirements definition to design, subcontractors follow-up, assembly, integration and validation activities, including satellite compatibility tests, etc.

    Developed Earth’s infrastructure – network of 40 3.5 m antennas and 20 shelters – for Thales Aerospace, involving travelling to subcontractors facilities, meetings with final customers, installation of shelters for installation in different locations around the World, etc.


    Howard International, Madrid, Spain 2006

    Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) Systems Engineer

    Coordinated a team of people in integration of Earth segment of SMOS project for European Space Agency working as a consultant for Indra, involving requirements definition, design, subcontractors management, relations with European Space Agency, etc.

    Developed and validated an X/Y mounted 3.5 m antenna for global measurements reception, involving pointing adjustment, compatibility tests with the satellite in EADS CASA in front of them, In Orbit Validation tests at ESAC, etc.


    European Commission, Brussels, Belgium 2005

    Technical Officer

    • Performed eligibility analysis of 50 Mathematics, Engineering and Information Technology research proposals received from all European countries in Research Directorate General of the European Commission, including relations with potential applicants, expert evaluators, etc.

    • Designed software tool for follow-up of expert evaluations of these proposals in Brussels, Belgium, as well as edited a brochure with information on selected research projects funded by the Marie Curie program within the European Commission.





    • Arias, J. M. (2012): “The Influence of Architecture in Product Families,” IEEE International Technology Management Conference, Dallas, Texas.

    • Arias, J. M., and Solana, J. M. (2012): “Information Systems supported Organizational Learning as a Competitive Advantage,” 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management, Vigo, Spain.

    • De Haro, L., Redondo, C., de la Puebla, M., and Arias, J. M. (2005): “User Terminal Antennas for DVB-H Systems: An Overview,” 14th Information Society Technologies Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Dresden, Germany.

    • Orero, A., Criado, M., and Arias, J. M. (2008): “Improvement of an Information Systems Course through the Application of Mobile Learning Technology,” Hewlett Packard Conference, La Jolla, California.

    • Orero, A., and Arias, J. M. (2006): “Matching E-Learning Services and Training Processes,” World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Advances in Engineering Education, No. 9, Vol. 3.

    • Srivastava, T., Piper, V., and Arias, J. M. (2012): “Future Combat Systems Case Study for Analysis of System of Systems Approach,” 22nd Annual INCOSE International Symposium, Rome, Italy.





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