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     Date Submitted:31-03-2016
     Last Modified:01-04-2016 (07:54)
    Job information
     Current job:Young Graduate Trainee
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsCommand & Datahandling, Ground Segment, Systems Engineering

    Career Objective
    To work as a spaceflight engineer in a space agency or commercial company and to apply my experience I gained as student assistant and Young Graduate Trainee during two Cubesat missions and my Master’s degree in Systems Engineering.

    Work Experience
    Since 07/2015: Young Graduate Trainee at the European Space Agency in Darmstadt
    Assisting the OPS-SAT project manager in the implementation of the mission, following the development and testing of the space, ground and payload segment.

    03/2015 – 06/2015: Research Assistant at the German Aerospace Centre in Bremen
    Development of algorithms for the processing of AIS data for deployment on satellites or aircrafts in the field of AIS payloads.

    02/2011 – 03/2015: Student Assistant at the German Aerospace Centre in Bremen
    Contributed to the implementation of the AISat-1 on-board computer software.
    Created and enhanced the ground segment software for AISat-1.
    Consultant during the Launch and Early Orbit Phase of AISat-1.

    04/2012 – 03/2015: Master of Science in Systems Engineering at University of Bremen
    Final mark: 1.6
    Principal subjects: mechanical and electrical engineering, informatics with specialization in spaceflight technique
    Master’s thesis: “Concept design of an event-based spacecraft control”

    10/2008 – 03/2012: Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering at University of Bremen
    Final mark: 2.0
    Principal subjects: mechanical and electrical engineering, informatics with specialization in spaceflight technique
    Bachelor’s thesis: “A distributed and multi-mission capable ground segment software solution operating the nano satellite AISat”

    Voluntary Activities
    12/2011 – 03/2015: StugA (Fachschaft) Systems Engineering at University of Bremen
    Committee member of the GA (Gemeinsamer Ausschuss) Systems Engineering

    Lange, A. T., Drobczyk, M., & Nohka, F. (2013). A distributed and multi-mission capable ground segment software solution operating the nano satellite AISat. 9th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation - Proceedings (S. 229-236). Berlin: International Academy of Astronautics.

    Drobczyk, M., Bassam, M., Lange, A.-T., Nohka, F., & Strenge, J. (2012). Design and Implementation of a TM/TC Software System of the Nano Satellite AISat/Clavis-1. Proceedings of the 4S (Small Satellites Systems and Services) Symposium, Portorož, Slovenia, June 4-8, 2012

    German: Native
    English: Fluent (C1 level)
    French: Basic (school knowledge)
    Competent with most Microsoft Office programmes and able to program in multiple languages like C/C++, Java, Javascript, PHP, SQL and HTML learned in job, university, school and for private purposes, familiar with the Systems Tool Kit (STK 10.0)

    Driving licence: German driver licence, category B

    Space: I have been interested in space all my life. This contains watching documentations and science-fiction movies, reading books and observing meteorite showers.

    Card games: I learned Skat and Doppelkopf in my early youth and still play passionately. I am a member of a professional card game club and also participate in tournaments from time to time.

    David Evans
    Advanced Operations Concepts Section
    European Space Operations Centre
    Robert-Bosch-Strasse 5, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
    Email: David.Evans(at)

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Görschwin Fey
    Group of Reliable Embedded Systems
    Faculty 3 – Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bremen
    Bibliothekstraße 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Department of Avionics Systems
    Institute of Space Systems, German Aerospace Centre
    Robert-Hooke-Str. 9, 28359 Bremen

    Jörg Behrens
    Head of the Department of Satellite Systems
    Institute of Space Systems, German Aerospace Centre
    Robert-Hooke-Str. 9, 28359 Bremen

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