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     Date Submitted:10-04-2016
     Last Modified:13-04-2016 (07:24)
    Job information
     Current job:Engineer intern
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsMultidisciplinary, embedded software, electronics, integration, embedded systems, C,C++, mechanics

    Key Skills
    •    EPFL microengineer
    •    Embedded software
    •    Mechatronics


    2014    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
        Master of Science in Microengineering, with a focus on robotics

    2014    California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Los Angeles, USA
        Master Thesis Project

    2012    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
        Bachelor in Microengineering

    Core Experience

    2016 (ongoing)    Creative Electronic Systems, « Innovation Group », Geneva, Switzerland
            Engineering Intern
            •    Interfacing of Single Board Computer (SBC) cards with CES carrier boards for electronic embedded system following the VNX Form Factor specification for embedded systems

    2014        Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL-NASA) and Caltech, Pasadena, USA
            Junior Researcher - Master thesis
            «Embedded avionics and attitude estimation for a mobile spherical autonomous robot»
            •    Responsible for the hardware choice. Resulted in a flexible low cost solution for the prototyping phase
            •    Responsible for the software design. Resulted in a real time, singularity free estimate of the attitude
            •    Implementation of a tool free procedure for MARG sensor calibration
            •    Working demos in Gazebo to gather money from investors
    2013-2014    MEGGITT SA, « Engineering Aerospace Systems Department », Fribourg, Switzerland
            Engineering Intern
            •    Establishment of the first data acquisition protocol for a mechanical test bench
            •    Implementation of a user friendly application in Matlab to visualize, process and store vibration signatures in a database

    2013        Distributed Intelligence Systems And Algorithm Laboratory (DISAL), EPFL, Switzerland
            In the scope of Swiss OpenSense project, «Electronic and mechanical integration of a wind sensor »
            •    Assessed the capabilities and flaws of a wind sensor to determine wind speed and direction, especially in turbulent wind flow
            •    Interfaced the sensor with a control board using I2C protocol and implemented a series of commands in C to control the sensor
            •    Created a simple handmade test bench with very limited resources.

    2012        Laboratory of Intelligent System (LIS), EPFL, Switzerland
            In the scope of European myCopter project, « Radar based navigation and collision avoidance »
            •    Implemented a real time FFT on an embedded dsPIC microcontroller
            •    Designed and manufactured a low cost test bench for the Doppler radar system
            •    Researched the possibility to use radar signal strength to estimate the distance
            •    Exposed a design flaw in the electronic powering board of the radar

    2012        Machining training, École des métiers de Lausanne (ETML), Switzerland
            Practice of machinery manufacturing such as milling, drilling, turning and soldering

    Additional Experience

    2014-2015    Swiss Air Force, Payerne Air Force base, Switzerland.
            Sergeant, Electrical mechanic on the F/A-18 C/D fighter jets
            •    Responsible for military instructions of the recruits
            •    Management and control of the electrical repairs on the military aircrafts

    Professional Certifications

    2015        Swiss Association for the executive's formation, SVF-ASFC
            Certificate of the module "Manage a group/team at group/team's level"

    2015        Swiss Association for the executive's formation, SVF-ASFC
            Certificate of the module "Self-awareness at group/team's level"    

    2013        International Traffic in Arms Regulations Compliant, ITAR
            Certificate obtained at MEGGITT SA


    •    Robotic
    Mobile robots, haptic human robot interfaces, microcontrollers, control systems, electronics, electromechanics,
    sensors, microinformatics, integrated transducers and drives, applied machine learning, signal processing, image
    processing, computer aided engineering, mechanics of structures

    •    Informatic
    Softwares: Matlab, SolidWorks, ProE, Catia, Blender, MPLAB, Atmel Studio, MS Office, LateX, LabView.
    Programming languages: C, embedded C, C++, Assembly.

    French: native language
    English: complete professional capacity
    German: basic knowledge (A2)

    Interests and Activities    
    •    3D modeling:    Workshop's certificate "Mastering Modeling in Blender" from CGcookie the biggest online     learning platform for Blender.
    •    Football:    10 years of practice, being regularly Captain of the team
    •    Sharpshooting:    6 years of sport shooting at 300m, Vaudois vice champion in team competition, young     shooter category (2009), more than 16 distinctions of competition shooting

    Personal Data
    Born the 4th February 1991, 25 years old


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