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     Date Submitted:22-04-2015
     Last Modified:11-05-2015 (06:42)
    Job information
     Current job:Young graduate trainee engineer at ESA
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsAerospace Engineer, Diploma/MSc : Specialised in space system engineering ( AOCS and flight dynamics, rockets and launch systems, satellite communication, mission control, satellite design) and aerodynamics


    Actual location:                         6890 Redu,  Belgium
    Age:                                         27
    Nationality:                               German
    Family status:                            single, no children

    10/2007-04/2014                 Aerospace Engineering Diplom, University Stuttgart
                                                Stuttgart, Germany
                                                     * Diploma thesis at IRS, University Stuttgart in 2013/14:
                                                                “Start up of the IRS Ground Station and implementation of an
                                                                 antenna control for satellite tracking”
                                                     * Studienarbeit (first thesis) at IAG, University Stuttgart in 2011:
                                                                 “Modeling of the measuring platform DAEDALUS with the software
                                                                  CAMRAD II”
                                                     * Specializations: Space systems (AOCS and flight dynamics, small
                                                                                             satellite design, rocket engines, earth
                                                                                             observation and planet missions, satellite
                                                                                             communications, mission control),
                                                                                 Aerodynamics (aerodynamic theories, numerical analysis,
                                                                                             helicopter aeromechanics, gasdynamics)
    1998 - 2007                         Abitur, Gymnasium 
                                                  Isny, Germany
                                                            Work Experience
    Since 07/2014                      Young Graduate Trainee at ESA
                                                  Redu, Belgium
                                                   * Work at the satellite ground station of ESA in Redu
                                                   * Mission control support of PROBA Team
                                                   * Creation of procedures for the SCOS2000-System
                                                   * Simulation with STK 
                                                   * Support of ARTEMIS team at ATV5 mission
                                                   * Research on interference on PROBA2 and ARTEMIS
                                                   * General involvement in satellite ground station engineering
    05/2009  - 09/2009,           Scientific working student at Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, IPA
    05/2010  - 04/2014              Stuttgart, Germany
                                                 * Electronics laboratory at Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
                                                 * Providing and organizing electronic materials for electric
                                                   cabinets and control constructions
                                                 * Assistance in setting up electronic cabinets and small control units
                                                 * Manufacturing connection cables with soldering, crimping and screwing

    10/2009 – 03/2010            Internship at Diehl Aircabin, qualification and tooling
                                              Laupheim, Germany
                                                 * Providing and analyzing SAP-data from means of production procurement
                                                 * Support and supervision of the conceptional design of the assembly jig
                                                   for the A350 crew rest compartments
                                                 * Design of means of production for the products of Diehl Aircabin
                                                   with CATIA V5 R18
    07/2007 – 09/2007            Internship at Diehl AKO, Metal workshop and production
                                              Wangen im Allgäu, Germany
                                                * Milling, turning, boring, welding, etc.
                                                * Controlling and evaluation of my own work
    11/2003                            Internship at Optician shop “Optik Hecht”
                                               Isny im Allgäu, Germany
                                               * Insight in interaction with customers and as an optician
                                               * Small repairs on glasses

    Language Skills:   
    German                          native language
    English                           adept, fluently
    French                            advanced (Level B2)     
    Russian                          basic level (Level A2)

    Software and programming experience:
    MS Office                very good knowledge                Agilent VEE            basic knowledge
    CATIA V5                very good knowledge                Matlab                   basic knowledge
    Solid Works             good knowledge                       TecPlot                   good knowledge
    MathCAD                basic knowledge                        Gridgen                 good knowledge
    FORTRAN90/95        basic knowledge                       CAMRADII             good knowledge
    ESATAN                   basic Knowledge                       STK                      very good knowledge
    Labview                  good knowledge                        TCL                       good knowledge
    Python                    basic knowledge                        SCOS2000            basic knowledge
                                                            Supplemental Information
    University projects:
    Winter 2011/2012                   Small satellite student project at IRS, University Stuttgart
                                                          * Phase A study and development of a satellite in a group of four
                                                             people to observe the Azores
                                                          * Satellite in 600 km LEO, polar orbit, multispectral camera and
                                                             camera for coloured pictures as payload
                                                          * Predesign with thermal, structural analysis with Tools ESATAN
                                                             and IDEAS
    Winter 2011/2012                   CFD seminar at IAG , University Stuttgart
                                                          * Analysis and examination of flap movement on an airfoil with CFD tools
    Voluntary work:
    Since 2004                              Assistant and teacher for young brass players at recreational Programms
                                                       of the young brass group Weingarten
    05/2010 – 08/2013                 Voluntary work in the Tutorium Allmandring 2/3 of my student residence

    Hobbies:   playing music (drums and trombone), climbing, cycling

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