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     Date Submitted:29-04-2013
     Last Modified:03-03-2014 (09:25)
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     Current job:Satellite Ground Control Station Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
         Date of Birth: 20 Aug 1986
         Spanish Nationality
    A high achieving and career focused telecommunications engineer, seeking attractive opportunities to progress technically and professionally in the space industry.
    October 2011 – Present: System Engineer at Indra, Madrid, Spain
    Main Project:
    FOC Galileo Tracking Telemetry and Command Facility (TTCF) for the European Space Agency (ESA)
       - Assembly, Integration and Validation of Galileo 13 meter S-Band TTCF Station in Noumea (New Caledonia), Reunion (France) and Redu (Belgium) ground control stations
       - Project main activities:
         - Ground station design and documentation
         - Test documentation production
         - Ground station on-site integration
         - Ground station interface verification
         - Ground station functional and performance verification testing and calibration
         - TTCF Ground station preventive and corrective maintenance interventions and support
         - TTCF Ground station final documentation datapackage elaboration
    * IOV Galileo Tracking Telemetry and Command Facility (TTC) for the European Space Agency
       - Preventive and corrective manintenance support
       - On-site missions for the 13 meters Galileo antenna upgrades in Kiruna (Sweeden) and Kourour (French Guiana)
       - Design documentation production and updates
    Other projects collaborations:
    * Amazonas 3 (Hispasat). Ground Segment Project
       - Equipment procurement
       - Testing activities for calibration in terms of insertion losses and voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) of the ground segment using the Scalar Network Analysis test tool from Agilent
       - Ground Segment functional and performance verification testing
    * SMOS (ESA). Data Processing Ground Segment in Villafranca del Castillo (Spain)
       - Ground Station Preventive and Corrective Maintenance interventions and support
       - Ground Station upgrade interventions
       - Design Documentation production
    * Amazonas 4 (Hispasat). GCS Communication Subsystem
       - COMMS equipment configuration 
       - COMMS subsystem on-site verification activities
    September 2004 – June 2010: Telecommunications Engineering Degree (5 Year, full time)
    September 2009 – June 2010: MSc Communication Systems, Swansea University, UK
    Multidisciplinary course focused on wireless communications and sponsored by the Institute of Advanced
    Telecommunications (IAT). Result: Honours (average 85%) obtained for all 100 credits taken for the fulfillment of ERASMUS scheme.
    Thesis: ‘OFDM Transmitter and Receiver Design for vehicle-to-vehicle communications’ Simulation of a wireless communication between two vehicles considering multiple scenarios based on the IEEE 802.11p standard.
    • September 2004 – June 2010: Telecommunications Engineering, University of Seville, Spain
    Focus on Robotics and Radio communication. Result: equivalent 2:1
    Project: ‘Catch and demodulation of a signal transmitted by the AD9857 modulator through the ICS-554 acquisition card and Matlab’
    Spanish: Native 
    English: Full Professional 
    French: Medium 
    - STK
    - Network Time Protocol Servers
    - Scalar Network Analysis tools
    - MATLAB/Simulink
    - VMware
    - C Programming
    - CISCO routers

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