Latest Space News
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:37:35 +0000
The Canadian government will fund upgrades to aging ground-based infrastructure for receiving satellite data as well as provide seed money to begin planning for the country’s next generation of Earth observation satellites. SpaceNews
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 07:05:05 +0000
The successful flight of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter on Mars paves the way for its use on future missions, agency officials said, but exactly when and how remain to be determined. SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:59:43 +0000
The U.S. Army has approved plans to explore the use of satellites in low Earth orbit to give soldiers dedicated communications, navigation and imaging capabilities. SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 19:41:27 +0000
The National Reconnaissance Office wants to better understand the capabilities of commercial satellite radar imagery providers. SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 16:25:07 +0000
Amazon has ordered nine Atlas 5 rockets from United Launch Alliance to help place its 3,236-strong Project Kuiper broadband constellation. SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:32:15 +0000
Download the digital edition of the April 19 issue of SpaceNews magazine, provided compliments of Blacksky.  SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:01:35 +0000
Gulf Energy Development, a Thailand-based power producer, offered April 19 to buy out the parent company of Thai satellite operator Thaicom for as much as 169 billion baht ($5.4 billion). SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:36:51 +0000
Canada’s space industry seems to be on the path of a relaunch. The relaunch is two-pronged — backed by an ambitious and hungry private sector and increasing government support.  SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:56:09 +0000
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter successfully performed the first powered aircraft flight on another planet April 19, briefing hovering above the surface of Mars. SpaceNews
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:07:51 +0000
Boeing said April 17 that the next test flight of its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle won’t take place until at least August, confirming a lengthy delay widely expected because of the schedule of other launches and International Space Station missions. SpaceNews
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 14:22:58 +0000
NASA now plans to attempt a first flight of the Mars helicopter Ingenuity early April 19 after finding a workaround to a software problem that delayed the flight earlier this month. SpaceNews
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 22:35:16 +0000
NASA has selected SpaceX as the sole company to win a contract to develop and demonstrate a crewed lunar lander, while keeping the door open for others to compete for future missions. SpaceNews
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 22:25:24 +0000
Private investors deployed another $1.9 billion in SpaceX, OneWeb and other space infrastructure companies in the first three months of 2021, according to data from New York-based Space Capital. SpaceNews
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:46:29 +0000
Analysts said a U.S. intelligence report painted China’s space program with a broad brush and failed to draw distinctions between civilian and military pursuits. SpaceNews
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:43:11 +0000
The White House announced April 16 it will nominate former astronaut Pam Melroy to be NASA’s deputy administrator. SpaceNews
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:07:36 +0000
China is developing a mission to send a pair of spacecraft to study the far reaches of the solar system and reach interstellar space by mid-century.  SpaceNews
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:41:51 +0000
NASA managers approved plans to launch a SpaceX commercial crew mission to the International Space Station next week, pending the resolution of one minor issue with the Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceNews
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 22:51:10 +0000
More than a year after selecting SpaceX to deliver cargo to the lunar Gateway, NASA has yet to formally start that contract as it performs a broader review of its Artemis program. SpaceNews
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:28:18 +0000
LeoLabs is adding more sensors and data processing capacity to its network in preparation for a surge in satellites launches. SpaceNews
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:54:48 +0000
Inmarsat’s competitors have vowed to continue pursuing legal action to block its hybrid satellite and cellular European Aviation Network (EAN), after the European Union’s highest court rejected their challenge. SpaceNews
More space news...
20241 cvs - 508 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: Project Manager

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:30-03-2013
     Last Modified:17-11-2019 (02:56)
    Job information
     Current job:Project Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 3months
     KeywordsOperation, Maintenance, Development, Validation, System Engineering, DO-278A, Real Time On-board Software, Spacecraft, Aircraft, Ground Segment, Project Management, Costs, Schedule, Team spirit, Quality Assurance, Configuration Management, Process, Review

    Project Manager in Aeronautics, Defence and Space Systems


    Ø Joined AIRBUS Commercial Aircraft in 2019 

    Since May 2019: Product & Development Process Architect

    # Internal assessment of aircraft programmes maturity and risks control #

    Set-up and steering of aircraft programmes monitoring with respect to business objectives, in accordance with applicable standards and company processes referential

    Definition of new processes, methods and tools, enhancing modelling and simulation capabilities and ensuring digital continuity in the design and manufacturing of products and services

    Ø November 1996 / April 2019 – AIRBUS Defence & Space, Toulouse

    July 2017 / April 2019: Project Manager of the ESOC Study “File-Based Operations for Earth Observation Missions”

    # Demonstration of the benefit of CFDP protocol for Payload data downlinking through Ka-band #

    Sentinel-1A Mission Analysis, new mission requirements and use cases specification, trade-off between several system architectures allowing CFDP-based operations

    Simulator specification and development, scenarios definition and simulation, performance analysis

    Definition of ESA existing assets modifications, roll-out strategy and road-map

    August 2016 / April 2019: Operations Engineering Manager – EGNOS System

    # Operations, ILS & Maintenance and Training Preparation for EGNOS V3 System #

    Definition of EGNOS V3 Operational Concept, ILS & Maintenance strategy and Training plan of Operators

    Support to the design of operational subsystems, MMIs specification and mock-up

    Definition of system operational scenarios and sub-systems operations and maintenance procedures

    Definition and validation of the Migration scenario from EGNOS V2 to EGNOS V3

    Coordination of the design and development of Training and Troubleshooting platforms

    January 2016 / July 2016: Maintenance Manager – GALILEO System

    # In the frame of Airbus Proposal to GSA ITT for GSOp (Galileo Service Operator) #

    Definition of Maintenance processes, organisation, methods and tools for Galileo Ground Segment

    Trade-off between classical and new approaches (Agile process, continuous integration)

    Trade-off between physical and virtualised architectures for Maintenance and Troubleshooting platforms

    Selection of software subcontractors and subsystems maintainers for the industrial organisation of Airbus consortium

    Costing and scheduling of maintenance activities over all the tendering period

    January 2014 / July 2016: Critical Software Development Manager – EGNOS System

    # Critical Software Standards (DO-278A) and Real Time HW/SW Architecture for EGNOS V3 #

    Definition of critical software development standards in compliance with ECSS (European Space Agency standards) and DO-278A/ED-109A

    Definition and deployment of processes, methods and tools implementing these standards

    Definition of real time hardware/software architecture of EGNOS V3 Data Processing Segment

    Selection of critical software suppliers for the industrial organisation of Airbus consortium

    January 2012 / December 2013: Quality and Configuration Manager for Ground Segments

    # Quality and Configuration Manager for Telecom and Earth Observation Satellites Control Centres #

    For ERSSS (Kazakhstan), SPOT6, SPOT7 and PLEIADES Earth Observation Programs, for Telecom Eurostar E3000 satellites and for recurrent software products included (30 projects):

    Definition and setting-up of Quality and Configuration baselines in accordance with customers requirements, both for Airbus D&S teams and towards sub-contractors

    Control of processes, products quality assurance, support to development teams

    Support to Project Managers for risks analysis, actions management, setting-up and monitoring of indicators and metrics, participation to projects reviews

    Configuration management and organisation of control boards for anomalies and change requests

    Verification of deliveries and participation to acceptance reviews both from sub-contractors and towards customers

    Participation to the definition and deployment of standards and processes in the Ground Segments division including Agile methodologies (CMMI2 certification at the end of 2013)

    January 2010 / December 2011: YahSat Telecommunications Satellite for United Arab Emirates

    # Responsible of the Network Management System software for YahSat Ground Segment #

    Following of software developments made by a 100 people-team spread over Portsmouth and Stevenage Airbus D&S sites. Frequent travels in UK

    Analysis of the design, development and validation strategy, methods and tools

    Checking of the software product conformity with its specification, and of the processes and standards correct application

    Schedules and costs control, risks management

    Technical interface with development and validation English teams, programmatic interface with the Software Project Manager based in Portsmouth, management of a 3 people-support team in Toulouse

    Participation to reviews and acceptance of software deliveries

    January 2006 / December 2009: Deputy Head of the On-board Software Department

    # Responsible of the pole “Telecommunications & Science”: E3000 telecommunications satellites, GAIA and BEPI scientific missions, ACES instrument (atomic clocks to be installed on Columbus ISS module) and reusable internal software products #

    Hierarchical management of the pole staff (increased in 4 years from 12 to 40 people): recruitment, missions definition and assignment, annual appraisals, careers and remuneration management, training, subcontractors choice and management

    Technical and programmatic support to the projects of the pole: schedules and costs control, risks management, support to the characterization and resolution of technical problems

    Processes and standards definition for the department. CMMI3 certification in 2008. “Process Owner” of the Validation process: maintenance of the standards and templates, improvement of the process and verification of its correct application in all the projects of the department

    April 1998 / December 2005: Real Time On-Board Software Project Manager – International Environment

    # Project Manager of real time software embarked on telecommunications and Earth observation satellites: E2000+ and E3000 generic platforms, ERS, SPOT and HELIOS satellites, ROCSAT payload, Automated Transfer Vehicle ATV for the International Space Station ISS #

    Software product definition, development and validation plans writing, quotation and schedule estimation

    Technical et financial negotiation with customers (CNES, ESA, Airbus D&S Business Units)

    Teams organisation and management (up to 20 persons), developments direction, schedules and costs control (up to 8 M€)

    Management of several projects in parallel

    Software technical and financial proposals of Mars Express satellite and E3000 telecommunications generic platform

    November 1996 / March 1998: Real Time On-Board Software Technical Responsible

    Architectural design of software components for the Columbus module of the International Space Station

    Ø August 1993 / October 1996 – MATRA DEFENSE, Operations Division

    August 1995 / October 1996: Software Project Responsible

    # Test Case Software Project Manager #

    Specification, design, development and integration of real time software for a test case of missile launching stations embarked on frigate

    Project management, customer interface, schedule and costs

    August 1993 / July 1995: Responsible of a reusable software library

    # Reusable Software Library Project Manager #

    Design, development and integration of low level software reusable on several avionics projects

    Sub-contractors management and following of the contracted software developments

    Configuration Management of the reusable components library and support to the users

    Ø August 1988 / July 1993 – THOMSON-CSF, Radars and Countermeasures Division 

    January 1993 / July 1993: Project manager of the RAFALE radar inter-computers internal bus

    # Management of hardware and software developments: interface boards, on-board inter-computers communication software, database HMI, exchanges simulation and spying software on test bench #

    Coordination of the hardware, software and test bench teams, schedules and costs management

    Coordination of the design of all exchanges between computers on the bus and administration of the database containing these data

    Maintenance and evolutions of inter-computers communication software, data exchanges validation on test bench

    August 1991 / December 1992: Responsible of the RAFALE radar Signal Processing Software

    Design, development and integration of a secured real time software spread over 2 on-board multiprocessors computers

    Technical management of a 5 developers team (engineers and technicians): definition and spread of development and integration activities, scheduling

    August 1988 / July 1991: Signal Processing Software Engineering

    Study and simulation of signal processing algorithms

    Mock-up and dependability study of software radar modes

    Appraisal of software development environment tools


    1988: Graduated as an engineer from the French engineer school “Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs Electriciens de Grenoble” (ENSIEG – INP Grenoble, FRANCE) – Option Electrotechnics Control and Actuators for Robotics


    French  : mother tongue

    English : fluent

    Italian   : working knowledge


    Nationality: French

    Married, 2 children

    Sports: collective gymnastic club of Airbus, women’s volley-ball team of THOMSON-CSF, classical dance, skiing, qi gong

    Hobbies: reading, travelling (Netherland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Austria, United States, West Indies, Mauritius, Dominican Republic, Cuba)

    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!


    2021 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 We will set up an account for you and invoice you, but in this case, access to our website will be granted only after payment has been received. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.




    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.



    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)



    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.



    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 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 Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2021 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics