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     Date Submitted:09-06-2013
     Last Modified:15-11-2015 (10:52)
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     Current job:EPS-SG System Technical Requirement Coordinator
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsElectronics, SW, Systems Engineering, Performances, V&V, Payloads, AOCS, mechanisms
    CV

    Sex Male | Date of birth 08/10/1978 | Nationality Spanish

    Space Systems Engineer

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    EPS-SG System Technical Requirement Coordinator

    From Jan 2014- Present

    CGI, Germany, as consultant at EUMETSAT

    Space Sector

    Being responsible (Book Captain) of the EPS-SG System Requirements Document. Coordinating the evolution of the specification, ensuring coherence with respect to upper level (End Users), low levels (Ground and Space Segments, Payloads) and intra-System level (System Architecture, interfaces, Verification and Validation) during the life cycle of the Programme. Supporting Ground Segment, Space Segment and Payloads teams and reviews.

    SW, RF, Electrical and System Engineer

    From Oct 2002 – Dec 2013

    SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, Spain.

    Space and Defence Sectors

    SEOSAT/INGENIO Primary Payload (PP) System Engineer

    Acted as System Engineer, Technical Manager and AIV Management during phases C/D. Was responsible for the assessment and accomplishment ensuring of the instrument end-to-end performances, leading and coordinating the electrical, thermal, mechanical and optical disciplines and additionally acting as Electrical Engineer at Payload level. Managed AIV activities, including functional and environmental (thermal, mechanical, EMC) qualification of the payload. Deputised as Project Manager.

    SEOSAT/INGENIO Primary Payload Electronics (PPE) Responsible

    Technically followed up and managed the development of the Primary Payload Electronics subsystem (Front-End electronics, Video Units, Instrument Control Unit, Focal Planes with detectors, Video Supply Units, harness, EGSE) by the subcontractor (Thales-Alenia Space). Achieved successful and timely delivery of this critical sub-system.

    Participated in the AIV (electrical, thermal, EMC, mechanical) of the PPE. Was responsible of the specification and development of the PP Thermal EGSE and of the procurement of the Platform Simulator.

    Proba-3 Software System Engineer

    Derived Platform SW specifications (Basic Software, Application Software) from System specification. Participated in follow-up of SW contracts (Spacebel, GMV).

    Bepi Colombo Software and Electrical Engineer

    Designed and developed the Simulator of the Antenna Pointing Mechanism to validate the Antenna Pointing Mechanism Electronics. This Simulator became recurrent for Solar Orbiter mission.

    COMINT-Levante system: RF, SW and Integration Engineer

    Developed, integrated, validated and successfully delivered an electronic warfare (radio-goniometry) system. Was a key member of the team that successfully achieved the ISAT and OSAT campaigns.

    RTEMS/LEON2 Development Platform Project Manager

    Defined and ensured the accomplishment of objectives and schedule. In charge of managing the workload. Followed up the technical development of the project.

    WIMAAS (Maritime Areas Surveillance using UAVs) SW Engineer and work package responsible
    Took part in the specification, design and development of a System optimization engine through

    genetics algorithms. Was responsible of Work Package.

    UVAS (Ultraviolet Atmospheric Sounder) Electrical Engineer

    Designed the electrical architecture definition of the Data Processing Unit of the instrument.
    IBDM (International Berthing and Docking System) SW and Integration Engineers

    Took part in the SW specification, design and development of the Avionics sub-system.
    Was responsible of the Integration and Validation of the full System (Avionics + Mechanisms). Successfully delivered the system to the client (ESA-ESTEC) and supported on-site the continuation

    activities (at QinetiQ Space, Antwerp).

    UCAV (Combat UAV) system analyst

    Performed the mission analysis, technological assessment and operational and costs analysis of a European Combat UAV concept.

    Taurus Electrical Engineer

    Was responsible of the electronic design for captive flight simulator board.
    Herschel-Planck AOCS Sub-System AIV Engineer
    Developed automated test sequences and conducted and evaluated tests in the V&V campaign of

    the AOCS sub-system.

    GEMIS/SIGESTREDI (military Geographical Information Systems) Intern and SW Engineer
    Developed SW library for the generation and exploitation of HELIOS and Helios II products.

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING 1996-2002

    Ingeniero de Telecomunicación (MSc. Electrical/Telecommunications Engineer, with Honour Mention grade in the Master Thesis)

    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain. Main focus on Electrical Engineering, Signal Processing, RF Engineering, Computer Science, Communication Systems and Medical Images and Signals principles.

     

    PERSONAL SKILLS 

    Mother tongue(s) Spanish

    Other language(s) English French German

     

    Organisational / managerial skills

    Computer skills

    Leadership abilities – experience as technical leader of a multidisciplinary team of engineers including thermal, mechanical, electrical, optical designers, AIV, QA).

    Interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to negotiate and deal with customers and subcontractors, Industry and Agency partners, especially during phases C/D acquired, among others as System Engineer and PPE responsible of the SEOSAT Primary Payload.

    Sub-contractor management.
    Organization and planning skills, Project Management and scheduling.

     

    Technical skills

    Systems and Requirement Engineering, including End-to-End performance budgets assessment and analysis and compliance ensuring.

    V&V: Understanding of Models philosophy and verifications levels (verification pyramid) and stages. Preparation, management and review of V&V specific documentation: VCD, AIV/AIT Plans, Test Specifications, Test Procedures, Test Reports, Verification Reports. Proficiency in the application of the relevant ECSS standards.

    Participation in, and understanding of objectives Space Engineering milestones: SRR, PDR, CDR, QR, AR, and specifically V&V associated reviews like TRR, PTR and TRB.

    AIT/AIV: Mechanical and Electrical integration, Payload characterization and functional tests, environmental tests (mechanical, thermal –TVT/TBT-, EMC), EGSE and test equipment specification and procurement.

    SW Engineering including Specification, Architecture Definition, Development and Testing. Specifically, payload data processing and test and simulation data generation and processing.

    Interfaces (electrical, thermal, mechanical) Management.
    Electrical Engineering including Power Electronics, Mechanisms Drivers, Communications.

    Electronics, Thermal Control, Video Electronics, Sensors Acquisition.
    RF Engineering including antennae, transmission lines, waveguides and MW components. QA related activities. NRB/ARB, Inspections.
    Radiometry

    C, C++, Java, Real time OS (RTEMS), Matlab, Simulink, DOORS, scripting (Python, bash, AWK, TCL/TK, EML), Windows, UNIX, ERDAS, PSPICE.

    Driving licence

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Publications

    High-resolution Panchromatic and Multispectral imaging instrument for the
    Spanish Ingenio/SEOSAT mission’; L. Pascual, JI. Bueno, D. Zorita, C. Miravet, G. Taubmann, A.

    García Marín, I. Monasterio, C. Mas, J. Azcona, JM. Arroyo, U. García Feijoo, R. López, R. Martínez Casado, J. deMiguel, J. Eguía, S. Jarabo, N. Macías SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas; T. Belenguer, LM González INTA; I. Cabeza ECE; A. Marini, G. Crippa ESA/ESTEC. Poster presentation at ICSO 2012.

    Optimization of System-of-Systems Architectures for Maritime Border Control using Genetic Algorithms’. Ignacio Melgar, Carlos Mas, Marta Sanchís, Maite Gómez. 36th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON-2010), 7th-10th November 2010. Phoenix, USA.

    Validation of Space Vehicle Docking with the International Berthing and Docking Mechanism and a KUKA Robot’. M. Hardt, C. Mas, A. Ayuso, D. Cocho (SENER, E);
    L. Mollinedo (GMV, E); O. Gracia, P. Urmston (ESA-ESTEC, NL). 14th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium. 2011 Constance, Germany. 28th / 30th September

     

    Training and Certificates

    2015: SPACE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, Southampton University, 7th to 11th September.
    2015: MONITORING CLIMATE FROM SPACE, offered by ESA on Futurelearn e-learning platform. 2007: RTEMS Open Class., Munich 17
    th-21st March.


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