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     Date Submitted:21-10-2013
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     Current job:Aerospace GNC Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsGNC Controls Simulation Modeling
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    Aerospace Engineer specializing in attitude and orbit control systems

     

    Summary of qualifications

    • Aerospace Engineering and Control Systems, 7 years of experience

    • Control law design & analysis, simulation development (linear, non-linear, Matlab/Simulink, C/C++)

    • Excellent communication skills, able to learn quickly and adapt to new technologies and tools

     

    Professional experience

    07-2010 / Current

    GNC Engineer, Unmanned Systems, Northrop Grumman

    Rancho Bern., CA

    LEM-V demonstration program (US Army), in charge of troubleshooting and correcting the 6dof modeling of the vehicle (Matlab/Simulink).

    KQ-X demonstration program (DARPA, NASA). The intent of the program is to prove the feasibility of autonomous Air-To-Air refueling with Global Hawk UAVs at high altitude. Main performed tasks are:

    • Non-linear simulation development and validation (modeling, features, communication, C++)

    • Control law design, analysis and integration (Matlab/Simulink, C++)

    • Integration of the Guidance System provided by Sierra Nevada Corp (win32 comm, C++)

    • Rendezvous trajectory optimization (non-linear performance analysis)

    • Flight testing. Part of GNC control room team

     

    06-2007 / 07-2010

    GNC Engineer, L-3 Communications DPCS

    Poway, CA

    In charge of the development, testing, installation and tuning of innovative control system solutions for marine applications worldwide, in conjunction with customers and a wide range of engineers and technicians while in the field. Main performed tasks were:

    • Identification of model parameters and tuning of the control system on the live application

    • Development, implementation and testing of new control strategies and software features

    • Major contributor to the development of a “next generation” DP system

     

    07-2006 / 05-2007

    GNC Engineer, ALTRAN, for ASTRIUM

    Toulouse, France

    Was part of the team charged with the phase A feasibility study of the space interferometer PEGASE. The three person team was charged by CNES with the evaluation of various control strategies in order to satisfy the end performance requirements. Main responsibilities were:

    • System modeling of the formation flying satellites (Matlab/Simulink)

    • Reaction wheel spectral performance analysis, determination of usable frequency band with minimal impact on performance (Matlab)

    • Control law design and performance analysis (Matlab/Simulink, Monte-Carlo)

    • Evaluation of the results and partial write-up of the final report delivered to CNES

     

    Education

    Diplomas

     

     

    • Master of Aerospace Engineering, Dynamics & Controls. Texas A&M, College Station, USA, 2006

    • Aerospace Engineering degree specialized in Control Systems. ESTACA, Paris, France, 2005

     

    Relevant Courses

     

     

    Optimization, Estimation of Dynamic Systems, Spacecraft Attitude Determination, Robust Control, Linear System Control, Celestial Mechanics, Spacecraft Dynamics

     

    Technical skills

    • Proficient in Matlab/Simulink, Mathcad, Visual Studio, C/C++, HTML/PHP, SQL

    • Language proficiency: English - bilingual, French - Native, Spanish - Conversational

     

    Other activities

    • Ice Hockey goaltender (Playing actively for 18 years), Piano, Rock climbing, Photography


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