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     Date Submitted:14-01-2016
     Last Modified:14-01-2016 (11:38)
    Job information
     Current job:Satellite Control Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators




    Date of birth 13/03/1982

    Nationality Greek

    Military Obligations Served, Greek Special Forces, Officer, rank: second lieutenant
































































    2006 – 2007
















    2002 (4 months)







    2001 – 2002










    2000 – 2001

    Satellite Operations Engineer

    Hellas-Sat S.A

    Athens SatelliteControl Centre

    Konstantinoupoleos Str. 48,19400 Koropi

    ▪Responsible for the full and proper monitoring of the spacecraft (Eurostar 2000+ platform).

    ▪Spacecraft Engineering. Knowledge of all the spacecraft’s subsystems.

    ▪24/7 Shift environment experience.

    ▪FOP validation/implementation.

    ▪FOP execution, depending the state/needs. (Seasonal, contingencies, manoeuvres, payload, antenna repointing, etc.)

    ▪Certified By Airbus as a Satellite Operations/Control Engineer (former Eads Astrium)

    ▪Ground Segment Operations – Antenna Control. Testing and monitoring Zodiac Data systems equipment (cortex) during the relocation to a new site and onwards. Reconfiguration and problem solving up to an engineering level

    ▪ Troubleshooting in case of contingencies. (spacecraft attitude, hardware failures, payload / customer issues)

    ▪ Training in Project Management.

    ▪SCC Operations Software procurement team. Software that will control the two new spacecraft’s HS3(Thales Alenia Space) & HS4(Lockheed Martin)

    ▪NOC/DVB Department engineering. Carrier monitoring, interference analysis and customer’s equipment configuration

    ▪ STOL procedures preparation and execution

    ▪Experience with EPOCH by Integral Systems

    ▪Familiarity with HiFly by GMV.

    ▪Simulations expert

    ▪ Spacebus 4000 (Airbus) platform familiarity (on training sessions). New satellite will be providing services at Q2 2016.


    ·        2015 RFP for a new SCC software (HiFly)

    Technical writer for the requirements of the Satellite Control Centre’s operational needs.

    Knowledge of operational needs in nominal and contingency procedures, workspace needs, tools. Please highlight the required skills according to the skills matrix employed in the project.


    ·        2014 Project “Odyssey” / Relocation of Hellas-Sat SCC to new premises

    Part of the technical department and responsible for the reconfiguration of the SCC in order to bring the monitoring of the spacecraft back to its nominal values, after the relocation of all the equipment. STOL procedures writing and implementing for this purpose.




    Field Service Technician

    Altec Telecoms

    ·         Restoring Hardware and Software failures on house (retail), Banking and Government Office’s PC’s according to contracts.

    After 4 months promoted as a system administrator at the subsidiary company Interface and responsible for the charts at Giannena and Patra. (Total 1 year)

    ·         Project manager in setting up and controlling a local network that was implemented to Patra and Giannena premises.

    ·         Responsible for a 300 stations network, Mail Server (Linux based-Red Hat), DNS server, DHCP server (windows based)




    Technical support

    Tellas(Telecommunications Company)

    Representative at a call-centre for all the internet, telephone lines, hardware ( routers) issues .(3 months)


    Sales Representative

    Germanos store

    Part of Cosmote/ OTE Group,

    Sales agent/representative for mobile telecommunications network. Also worked occasionally at the technical department, repairing mobile devises.

    ·         Strong sales abilities. Store was several times awarded as the top in the entire Greece Network (340 stores) in Mobile carrier sales as well as in mobile devices sales.


    Served Military Obligations


    Also set up a private network at the camp (5th Commando Unit, Drama, Greece) and operated it as the Administrator.


    Technical Support

    Channel 10

    ·         Assisted in the preliminary set-up of the Channel-network.

    ·         Responsible for the program’s operations and schedule.


    R’n’D Manger’s Assistant

    Video ‘n Suono(corporate with the French satellite organisation, EUTELSAT).

    ·         Study and usage of satellite bandwidth through various projects applied on ships (SUPERFAST FERRIES, installed internet networks for the net café on the ships, installed bank ATM’s always online with the central bank servers), at ashore telecommunications company O.T.E and also at the National Geographical University (provided satellite connectivity to all the earthquake measurement equipment and control of them remotely over the internet as a part of a WAN).


    Program Operator / Senior


    ·         Responsible for programming the servers of the TV network and arranging the time schedule for the on-time broadcast of each show.

    ·         Responsible after 8 months for the entire Shift schedule of the personnel as a Senior Operator






    2013 - 2015

    BSc in Computer Science


    City University of Seattle (at Premises of City Unity College in Greece)

    ▪Emphasis in Networking (GPA 2.99)

    2002 - 2004

    Diploma as an Internet / Intranet Services  Technician ( IT Administrator)


    Omega Private Institute

    ▪Web Design




    2000 - 2002

    Diploma as a Telecommunications and Data Transfer Technician



    Omega Private Institute




    ▪Electrical Engineering

    ▪Wired Telecommunications

    ▪Wireless Telecommunications



    Graduated from the Multidisciplinary Lyceum  of Korydallos City


    Technological Stream. General Education in:




    ▪Computer Science

    ▪Information Science and Networks

    2015 – 2016 ( Attending)

    Business Analytics


    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

    ▪Data Mining

    ▪Business Statistics

    ▪Information Systems Management


    Certificate as a Satellite Control Engineer


    Airbus (former EADS Astrium)

    ▪Eurostar 2000+ platform


    Certificate as an Accredited Project Manager


    International Organization For Project Management

    ▪Project Management

    Mother tongue(s)


    Other language





    Communication & other skills

    ▪Good communication skills gained from all these years of experience in several employees and with many co-workers. Able to accomplish every project I have been assigned so far, with the best result. Recommendations if required.


    Organisational / managerial skills



    ▪Team spirit






    Computer skills

    Good Knowledge of:


    Operating Systems

    Windows ALL versions + Servers, Linux, Unix, VMS, Mac OS, Ubuntu.



    MS-Office, Adobe Photoshop, Sound Forge, SQL, Visual Basic, C, C++,  Java, Flash, Compass, Python, Visio, MS Project, Linux shell scripting and PowerShell scripting, HiFly, Epoch TT&C, STOL.



    ICND 1

    ICND 2

    CCNA ( Examination Pending)


    Driving licence

    Yes / Category  A & B






    ·        Boxing

    ·        Kick-boxing

    ·        Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    ·        Rock climbing

    ·        Bungee jumping

    ·        Scuba Diving

    ·        Free-Diving

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