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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:09:46 +0000
With about $40 million in hand and an agreement to use a new launch site, British small launch vehicle startup Orbex argues that it’s joined the small group of companies in this sector of the industry that should be taken seriously. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:45:22 +0000
Earth observation startup Planet laid off dozens of employees July 13. The move affected less than ten percent of the firm's workforce, a company spokesperson said. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:23:07 +0000
Blue Origin conducted a successful test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle July 18 that demonstrated its crew capsule escape system. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00:23 +0000
Maxar announced a $1.3 million deal with the UK Space Agency to develop space robotics technology in the United Kingdom. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:37:02 +0000
Trump administration officials are at the Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom this week on a mission to sell American aerospace and weapons. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:17:49 +0000
As Astrobotic prepares to compete for NASA lunar payload delivery contracts, the company has signed an agreement with Dynetics for the last major component of its lunar lander. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:50:51 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said July 17 that he’s had good discussions with European officials about potential cooperation on NASA’s plans to return to the moon. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:16:24 +0000
Lockheed VP: “As the UK develops its space industry further, I think you’ll see bigger economics from the mini-satellites and the value they create from data." SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:20:46 +0000
While Lockheed Martin continues to suggest it will use Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket at a Scottish launch site announced at the beginning of this week, company officials said July 17 they have yet to formally select a vehicle to fly at the site. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:28:34 +0000
Maxar Technologies on July 16 purchased Neptec, a Canadian company with robotic expertise deemed useful for in-space activities like satellite servicing and building space stations. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:27:06 +0000
A solid rocket booster designed for both the Ariane 6 and Vega C next-generation launchers completed a successful test firing Monday, clearing a hurdle for the maiden flights of both vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:58:13 +0000
Ken Gabriel, CEO of Draper Labs: The idea of small satellites making up large constellations is a “powerful shift." SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:54:04 +0000
Virgin Orbit says an agreement that could lead to LauncherOne missions from an English airport is part of an effort to both better meet the needs of its customers as well as support the U.K. space industry. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:03:49 +0000
With the announcement that Scotland will be home to Britain's first spaceport, the U.K. is on the road to offering a one-stop-shop for building, operating and now launching satellites. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:14:34 +0000
The British government announced July 16 that it will provide funding to two companies, including an American aerospace giant, who plan to use a newly announced launch site in Scotland. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:58:30 +0000
After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a deal that could also lead to launches from its facility. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:39:31 +0000
The space market worldwide has averaged $269 billion over the past five years, growing more than 5 percent each year. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:03:46 +0000
The military wants to apply quantum computing to secure communications and inertial navigation in GPS denied environments. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:43:08 +0000
On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country’s prime minister and other officials. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:21:26 +0000
Gogo, an inflight connectivity provider leasing capacity on dozens of satellites, bulldozed its old business plan July 13 amid looming concerns over unprofitability, encroaching debt deadlines, and a potential buyout. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:10-12-2016
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     Current job:Systems Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsSystems Engineering, Python, Test, Satellite, Networking, Cisco, Physics, Development, Research, Simulation, Modelling, Linux
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    Employment

    2014-Present: Simulation and Modelling Engineer, Inmarsat Global Ltd

    Responsibilities and achievements:

    Responsible for maintaining and upgrading satellite network simulation and modelling tools.

    Produced analysis of satellite network capacity and data throughput for marketing teams.

    Carried out demand forecast simulation and analysis of planned future satellite networks.

    Leading member of team developing the next generation of modelling tools, including analysis of tool requirements and leading the overall design of the tools.

    Implemented a global measurement system to monitor satellite link quality and carried out analysis of measurements to suggest system optimisation and improvement.

     

    2011-2014: Network Systems Engineer, Inmarsat Global Ltd

    Responsibilities and achievements:

    Implemented and maintained test servers, VMs, and networks at sites across the world.

    Participated in design, implementation and test phases of the Global Xpress project, including acceptance testing, integration testing and alpha testing.

    Carried out network related tests, including manual tests and preparation of scripts for automated testing.

    Provided support to customer services and operations teams after system launch.

    Worked internationally, including a two month placement within a team at an external contractor in the USA.

     

    Education

    2007 - 2011: University of London - Imperial College London

    MSci & ARCS in Physics with a Year in Europe (First Class Honours)

    Master’s project, “Investigating Galaxy Kinematics Using H Velocity Fields”, done at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands

    Studied abroad for one year (ERASMUS) in Spain.

    Wide range of courses covering both experimental and theoretical physics.

    Courses involving computer programming including C++ and MATLAB.

     

    Devonport High School for Boys

    A-Levels 2007: 5 A Level passes (Physics(A), Chemistry(A), Mathematics(A), Further Mathematics(B), General Studies(A))

    GCSEs 2005: 10 GCSE passes (A* - C) including 6A*s, Mathematics (A*), English Language (A).

    Prizes: Old Suttonian War Memorial Prize for achievement at A-Level.

     

    Other Qualifications

    CCNP(R/S) Qualified

    ISTQB Foundation

    Attended courses on 4G (LTE) mobile networks, RHEL Linux, BGP routing.

     

    Research Placement

    Summer 2010 Research Placement, Theory and Simulation of Materials DTC, Imperial College

    This was a funded undergraduate research placement at a Doctoral Training Centre at Imperial College London.  Entry to the placement was competitive and based on academic performance and prior research experience.

    During this placement I worked largely independently to produce a mathematical model of an ionic liquid actuator.  I was required to carry out a literature review, develop the model and produce predictions from numerical simulations. 

    The work I did during this placement contributed to two published scientific papers.

     

    Skills

    Programming Languages

    Python, C, C++, MATLAB, R, Javascript

    Linux

    RHEL 5 and 6, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS

    Experience with several server applications: Cacti, RADIUS, Apache, etc

    Computer Networking

    CCNP(R/S) Qualified

    Experience with routing protocols and network protocols (UDP, TCP, DNS, DHCP etc)

    Configuring and troubleshooting Cisco switches and routers

    Data Analysis

    Scripting (Python, C) to analyse large data sets and perform automated testing

    Creating visual representations of data sets and results

    Presenting results to both technical audiences and to sales teams

    Systems Engineering

    Carried out design and test document reviews

    Test witnessing, including recording of bugs and making decisions on criticality of bugs

    Followed a major engineering project through complete lifecycle from design stage to handover to operations

    Languages

    Fluent English

    Moderate level of spoken and written Spanish

    Basic Turkish

     

    Interests

    Travel:

    Extensive international travel for work; including two month visit to US based contractor.

    Participated in ERASMUS exchange program by studying at a Spanish university for a year

    Planned and completed a solo backpacking trip through Japan, South Korea, and Singapore.

     

    Sports: I have run competitively for many years and compete for the Barnet & District running club in London.  I also swim regularly and participate in other outdoor sports such as hiking and kayaking.

     


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