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.
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.
Attended courses on 4G (LTE) mobile networks, RHEL Linux, BGP routing.
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.
RHEL 5 and 6, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS
Experience with several server applications: Cacti, RADIUS, Apache, etc
Experience with routing protocols and network protocols (UDP, TCP, DNS, DHCP etc)
Configuring and troubleshooting Cisco switches and routers
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
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
Moderate level of spoken and written Spanish
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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