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     Date Submitted:01-09-2013
     Last Modified:21-05-2014 (08:19)
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     Current job:System Engineer with Mission Operations and Validation Lab skills
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsMission Satellite Spacecraft Operator Space Aerospace


    Excellent, team-oriented Mission Operations Engineer  who has a passion for spaceflight.  In addition, a results-driven Systems Engineer with experience on spacecraft systems.  Broad experience includes, ground station satellite operations, spacecraft systems engineering, ground station software validation, and Dataviews programming.




    The Boeing Company, El Segundo, CA.                                                                                                 2003-2013

    Mission Operations Engineer, Mission Control Center Support for Satellite Programs

    Acquired excellent spacecraft operational knowledge at the mission control center while supporting multiple spacecraft programs through the execution of mission operation procedures.


    Mission Operations Engineer Activities

    ·        Mission planning and execution

    ·        Telemetry monitoring

    ·        Spacecraft commanding

    ·        Flight procedures authoring and testing

    ·        Sequence of event execution

    ·        Console manual/flight procedures execution

    • Transfer Orbit, Momentum Dump, Fault Protection, Orbit Insertion, On Station Operations

    ·        Activity log recording

    ·        Station keeping maneuvers execution

    ·        Spacecraft heath monitoring

    ·        Satellite equipment deployment

    ·        Spacecraft coasting and orbit insertion

    ·        Anomalies recovery

    ·        Team shift update

    ·        Ephemeris and RAMpatch file uploads

    ·        Spacecraft simulator and emulator execution

    ·        TCR, Epoch, ISISand Eclipse ground operation systems execution


    Validation Systems Engineer, Ground Systems

    Successfully validated various programs software for satellite operations at a system level, requiring interaction with multiple departmental disciplines in a simulation controlled environment. In addition, successful helped prepare department for ISO/AS900 audit.


    Validation Lab Activities

    ·        Documentation generation

    • Test plan, test procedures and test report

    ·        System software integration

    ·        Spacecraft simulators and emulators testing

    • Validation, verification, and qualification

    ·        Mission & On-station operations software testing

    • Validation and verification

    ·        Multiple profession interaction

    • Managers, spacecraft engineers, customer representatives, system technicians, configuration management and software quality personnel

    ·        Requirements testing

    ·        Simulated spacecraft health evaluation

    ·        Real time data and graphical plotting interpretation

    ·        Anomaly recovery test execution

    ·        Software failure recording and reporting


    ISO/AS900 Audit Activities

    ·        ISO/AS900 informational campaign participation

    ·        ISO/AS900 department training package and audit preparation

    ·        ISO/AS900 wiki update

    ·        ISO/AS900 campaign Record Matrix maintenance

    Raytheon Systems Company, El Segundo, CA.                                                                                    1994-2003

    Software Engineer, Ground Systems

    Became team lead of the Mimics software development (Telemetry data graphic displays)

    Mimics Graphical Views

    • Dataviews DV Draw editor skills
    • Multiple satellite program generation
    • Spacecraft bus telemetry data display
      • Altitude Control, Fault Protection, Power, Propulsion, Thermal, Payload, Telemetry and Commanding
    • Spacecraft payload telemetry data display
      • Input multiplexer, Receiver, Transponder, Traveling Wave-guide Tube, Switch configuration Output multiplexer.
    • Ground station telemetry data display
      • Input multiplexer, Receiver, Transponder, Traveling Wave-guide Tube, Switch configuration Output multiplexer
    • Hyperlink subsystem page access


    Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.                                                                              1990-1994

    Saint Robert’s Computer Lab Assistant (part-time)

    Supervised students in a computer application network oriented system with PC and Macintosh lab hardware and software.



    • Workstations operations systems:Windows 7, XP & NT; Unix, VAX and Alpha VMS.
    • Ground System Tools:Spacecraft procedures (Procs), Console Manuals, Last Read Value Telemetry Pages, SQL/MySQL, Spacecraft Databases, Mimics spacecraft system views, Mathlab, S/C Engineer Block Diagrams, Spacecraft System Summary
    • Information Software:Instant Message (IM), Outlook, CC-Mail, Lotus Notes
    • Programming Software:Highly proficient in Data Views 9.7 DV-Draw,  light FORTRAN, Light C, Light C++ and light Motif programming.
    • Other Software Tools:Paint Shop Pro 5.01, Animation Sop 1.06, Imaging (Graphics) for Windows, Hummingbird Exceed

    ·        Microsoft Software:Highly proficient with Microsoft Windows, Project, Word, Excel, Project, Power-Point, Visio and Front Page.


    • Enrolled in Online Masters in Space Studies, Universityof North Dakota, Grand Forks. 

    o       Linkages between engineering, space science, business and policy.

    o       Estimated graduation 2018

    • Bachelors in Science, LoyolaMarymountUniversity,Los Angeles, CA, 1994
      • Department of Physics



    ·        Project Manager, California University of Technology, 2010

    ·        Astronautical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA), 2008

    ·        Systems Engineering, University of Southern California(USC),  2007

    ·        Spacecraft Design, Loyola Marymount University, 2006



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