Latest Space News
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:48:52 +0000
AIA CEO Melcher: “I’m very concerned about how our nation has come to accept several anchors that are dragging our industry down" SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:42:28 +0000
Airbus has signed a contract with the European Space Agency to develop a Copernicus Data and Information Access Services, orDIAS, platform that will make data from the Earth-monitoring constellation more accessible to users from about mid-2018. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:57:56 +0000
SpaceIL, the Israeli team in the Google Lunar X Prize competition, says it needs to raise $7.5 million in less than a week in order to complete its lander and retain its launch contract. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:00:27 +0000
NASA’s Dawn mission to the main asteroid belt, granted a second extended mission earlier this year, will end later next year after a final set of close-up observations of the dwarf planet Ceres. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:59:27 +0000
Lockheed envisions many uses for artificial intelligence in space, such as being able to quickly detect changes in satellite performance and in the environment. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:53:09 +0000
The Senate Commerce Committee advanced the nomination of Barry Myers to be the next administrator of NOAA to the full Senate despite concerns by the committee’s Democrats about potential conflicts of interest. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:08:47 +0000
A Japanese company planning a series of robotic missions to the moon announced Dec. 13 that it has raised more than $90 million in one of the largest Series A funding rounds for any emerging space venture. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:47:31 +0000
Blue Origin said it carried out a successful test flight of a new version of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle Dec. 12. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:06:57 +0000
Arianespace performed its eleventh and final launch of the year today, sending four Galileo European navigation satellites into medium Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:39:55 +0000
The new decadal survey for Earth science research will likely be unveiled in early January, slightly later than previously planned. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:17:22 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 5 okayed the first part of a satellite-servicing mission Orbital ATK’s Space Logistic subsidiary has with Intelsat, saying the servicing vehicle can execute “rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking with the Intelsat-901” satellite while in a graveyard orbit. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:20:18 +0000
Tucked into the details of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that President Trump signed into law Dec. 12 is a long overdue recognition of the first American astronauts who were lost in service to their country while practicing for a mission. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:41:15 +0000
Rocket Lab scrubbed a launch of its Electron small launch vehicle Dec. 11 after an abort just two seconds before liftoff. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:55:05 +0000
President Trump’s new space policy directive calling for American astronauts to return to the moon is welcome and encouraging news. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:04:42 +0000
On the eve of the first launch of a reused Dragon capsule on a Falcon 9 with a reused first stage, both NASA and SpaceX said they were comfortable with the level of risk involved with the mission. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:16:34 +0000
President Donald Trump signed an order Dec. 11 formally directing NASA to send humans back to the moon, but provided no information on schedules or budgets for such an initiative. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:04:22 +0000
President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign his administration’s first space policy directive in a White House ceremony Dec. 11, one that may formally direct NASA to send humans back to the moon. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:03:54 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. launched Algeria’s first telecommunications satellite, Alcomsat-1, aboard a Long March 3B rocket at 11:40 a.m. Eastern to geostationary transfer orbit, the Algerian press agency APS said today. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:20:41 +0000
An airspace closure notice published by the Federal Aviation Administration Dec. 9 suggests Blue Origin is preparing to resume test flights of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle after a hiatus of more than a year. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 21:23:41 +0000
More than a year after suffering significant damage in a Falcon 9 explosion, a Florida launch pad is ready to return to service, incorporating improvements that will allow a higher flight rate. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
18257 cvs - 952 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Spacecraft Operations Analyst

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:30-05-2016
     Last Modified:30-05-2016 (01:58)
    Job information
     Current job:Spacecraft Operations Analyst
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsSpacecraft and Ground Segment Operations
    CV

    Currently

    EPS Spacecraft Analyst at EUMETSAT 

    Serco Services GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany)

    Support the Eumetsat Polar System (EPS) mission ensuring that operations in the control room run efficiently and that the EPS controller team has the support to complete operations. As spacecraft analyst support the Metop spacecraft operations engineers in undertaking additional tasks.
     

    Preparation and release of operational procedures and documentation, including System Control Procedures, Special Operation Instructions, and Operations Guides in accordance with the organisation's document management and configuration control processes.

    Monitor routine operations and perform spacecraft and ground segment anomaly investigation.

    Maintain Metop spacecraft database and prepare spacecraft monitoring displays (EDL) updates.

    24/7 on call support. As duty analyst act as ground segment coordinator and respond to issues from controllers, external partners or management, that require additional support and advice.

    Responsible for interfacing between the EPS controllers, the engineering teams and management.

    Support the EPS OPS planning and weekly schedule meetings on behalf of the spacecraft team, the analyst team or the mission planning team, providing inputs as required.

    Support the EPS mission planning facility generating the weekly schedule on a rota basis.

    Attend OPS coordination meetings, ARB, TRR, TRB, Metop manoeuvre reviews, among others.

    Organise controller training including spacecraft contingency simulations and creation of training documentation.

    Compile statistics, reports and spacecraft status updates.

    Additional tasks within the spacecraft team, e.g. python coding of CHART algorithms

    Aug 2013–Oct 2015

    Data Processing Operations Engineer at EUMETSAT

    Support the Routine Operational phase of the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG), and EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) missions as a member of the DPO (Data Processing Operations) Team within the RSO Division (Real-Time Services and Operations). The main tasks include:

     

    Evaluating the status of the data processing facilities and performing several levels of reporting.

    Geometric and radiometric quality monitoring and analysis of operational GEO and LEO satellite data, from Level 0 imagery data to Level 2 products.

    Completing initial anomaly investigation on production issues and implementing solutions to keep the 24/7 operational mission running.

    Providing Data Processing on-call support for both GEO and LEO missions for the following EUMETSAT facilities: FEP, PGF, PPF, IMPF, IPS, IDRS and MPEF. Main area of expertise: IMPF.

    Supporting MSG4 commissioning activities (following image and products validation test specifications)

    Participating in operational validation activities and technical reviews (e.g. Validation of MPEF products after new software releases, MSG Computer and Infrastructure Upgrade project, support data processing aspects of business continuity projects)

    Compiling statistics and reports on production.

    Keeping DPO operational procedures and operational guides up to date.

    Providing IMPF (MSG Image Monitoring and Processing Facility) controller training.

    Participating in DPO internal cross-training plans (As trainee and trainer)

    Mar 2012–Jul 2013

    EPS Spacecraft and Ground Segment Controller at EUMETSAT

    Monitor, command and initiate recovery actions within the EUMETSAT Polar Satellite mission (EPS) as either Spacecraft or Ground Segment Controller.

    As Spacecraft Controller, participate in different phases of the dual Metop satellite mission, from pre-launch campaign through LEOP, SIOV and Commissioning to routine operations. Complete scheduled passes with ESOC and NOAA ground stations. Responsible for monitoring other LEO spacecraft as Jason 2, SARAL and the EARS system.

    As Ground Controller proactively monitor and control the Command and Data Acquisition station in Svalbard, as well as all the different facilities included in the production and dissemination chain of the meteorological products.

     

       

    EDUCATION

     

    May 2015–Dec 2015

    Postgraduate Course "Problem solving and improvement - quality and other approaches"

     

    The module focuses on the practical application and deeper understanding of many of the methods and techniques associated with modern quality management and systems thinking.​ It addresses how to investigate problems properly; and generate robust and effective solutions.

    Sep 2005–Nov 2011

    Aeronautics Engineering

     

    Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid (Spain)

    Superior-6-year Technical Engineering Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor and Master studies in Germany).

    Areas involved:  Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics, Aircraft Design, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Materials and Manufacturing, Aerospace Structures and Design Methodologies, Aircraft subsystems, Control and Operations, Airport Design and Regulations, Wind Energy.

    Realization of the Final Master Thesis in Wind Turbine Loads and Dynamics Department in GAMESA IT, Madrid, Spain:

    R&D project concerning the influence of the atmospheric stability in the wind resource and its repercussion in the wind turbine loads and annual energy production. It included validation activities of the remote LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors in the detection of the wind speed and direction against traditional measuring instruments 

    Technical Environment: Excel data sheets, MatLab, Internal programs of the company for loads calculation, Power Point presentations.

    Aug 2009–Jul 2010

    ERASMUS Exchange Programme Student

     

    Delft University of Technology, Delft (Netherlands)

    Courses of several tracks in the Aerospace Master of Science.

    Strong emphasis on practical team projects.

     

    TRAINING

     

    Mar 2015

    Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Course

    4days - 32hours

    Scholl AG, Darmstadt (Germany)

    Oct 2013

    DLR Spacecraft Operations Course

    1week - 40hours

    German Space Operations Center (GSOC), Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany)

    Theoretical lectures and practical hands-on training - using SCOS-2000- addressing all aspects of satellite operations and ground segment design, including: Flight Dynamics, Mission Planning, Satellite Human Spacecraft Mission Operations, and Ground Segment.​

    Sep 2013

    Management Foundations Course

    3days - 24hours

    Serco GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany)

    Mar 2013

    Unix and Linux Fundamentals

    1week - 40hours

    Scholl AG, Darmstadt (Germany)

    Jun 2011

    LEAN Manufacturing Fundamentals

    1week - 40hours

    Airbus, Madrid (Spain)

    Additionally, workshop on same topic coursed in June 2010 in Delft University of Technology​​

     

    Internships in the Technical University of Madrid

     

    Technical University of  Madrid (UPM), Madrid (Spain)

    Sep 08 – Jul 09: Academic project in the Computer Fluid Dynamics Department at the Aeronautics Centre. Technical environment: MatLab, Python, Linux, LaTex.

    Oct 08 – Jun 09: Employee in the Library of the Aeronautics Faculty.

    Sep 10 – Jun 11: Participation in the International Mentoring Programme, supporting and coordinating a group of incoming Erasmus students.

     

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Spanish

    Other language(s)

    English, German

    Other skills

    Experience in a 24/7 operational environment. Insight into operations of multi-instrument remote sensing LEO and GEO missions.

    Very good understanding of the elements composing a space mission and their interconnections. Broad system view.

    Experience with the spacecraft payload data acquired when working with the processing elements of the EUMETSAT missions.

    Familiar with Satellite Control Systems, specifically EPOCH and first experience with SCOS-2000

    Good knowledge of the change implementation strategy followed big organisations.. Experience Configuration Management Tools (Serena Dimensions) and with Document Management Tools ​

    Experience in operational validation activities obtained when working as a member of the Data Processing Operations Team.

    Undersdtanding of the measuring mechanisms of the instruments flying on board of the EUMETSAT satellites both on the LEO and GEO missions. These include radiometers, imaging and sounding instruments, interferometers, spectrometers and scatterometers.

    Knowledge of Lidar instrumentation. Used on ground for studying wind properties when working in Gamesa.

    Familiarity with the escalation processes in operations and experience in contacting external Agencies/Partners, i.e., ESOC, NOAA, NASA, as detailed in relevant OICD.

    Computer skills

    Experience with software, GUIs and tools used for monitoring and control of operational space and

    ground segments.

    Familiar with Unix (Solaris, AIX) environments.

    High level of computer skills as Windows user.

    Basic engineering programming in Matlab, Python, Fortran, C and Maple.

    Tools: SolidEdge (CAD), Microsoft Office and Open office, VBA , LaTeX, Visio.

    Organisational / communications skills

    Strong ability to learn quickly and to work under pressure.

    High degree of reliability and autonomy.

    Excellent social and communication skills in multicultural environments.

    Team work and organizational skills.

     


    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £350 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!

     

    2017 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert

     

    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.

     

    VAT:

    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)

     

    Support:

    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.

     

    Warning:

    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2017 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics