Profession Software/Systems Engineer
Date of birth
1 July 1965
B.Sc. (Hons) Physics - Paisley University
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MSG - Meteosat Second Generation
MPEF - Meteorological Processing and Engineering Facility.
EPS – EMETSAT Polar Satellite
ASCAT – Advanced Scatterometer
EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (www.eumetsat.int)
SARAL - Satellite with ARgos and ALtiKa
Nov 00 – Present Software Engineer with (RHEA SYSTEM SA to June 2010 then Macdonnchada Systems to present)
3rd Assignment Jul 2006 – Present, EPS Project:-
Provided software and systems support for the ASCAT data processing system. (C/C++/JAVA)
Implemented the SARAL data processing system – ocean monitoring altimeter project, jointly with French and Indian Space research agencies.
2nd Assignment Nov2003 –Jun 2006
Software Engineer at EUMETSAT on MSG Project
Assigned to the Meteorological Operations division
Provided software and system support to the meteorological data processing system.
Bug fixing of existing data products and creating software for new data products.
1st Assignment Nov00-Oct2003
Provided technical support to the science team at EUMETSAT e.g. Software prototyping for new meteorological products using MSG data and analysis of existing products.
Jun 95 – Oct 00 LOGICA PLC,
During this period, the following projects and roles were supported:
Jul 99 – Oct 00 EUMETSAT – MPEF Project
I was responsible for the installation, integration and maintenance of software used on the MSG weather satellite data processing system.
Mar 98 – Jun 99 MPEF Project – based in Cobham Surrey
Software Engineer on the weather satellite data processing system, MPEF. I worked on monitoring control systems (in C) and on the product processing algorithms (Fortran90).
Jan95 – Feb 98 (New En Route Centre) project – A new Air traffic control system.
LOGICA designed the Central Control and Monitoring System (CCM).
I had the following positions whist working on this project:-
Test and Integration Team Member
Team Leader – Workstation Team
Acceptance Test Manager
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