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WASHINGTON — French fleet operator Eutelsat finished a lengthy 302 million euro ($372.9 million) sale of its stake in Spanish fleet operator Hispasat after gaining long-awaited approval from Spain’s government. The divestiture was first announced last May and expected to close that year, but required approval from Spain’s Council of Ministers, which didn’t occur until […] SpaceNews.com
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The most contentious nomination process for a NASA administrator in the agency’s six-decade history came to an end April 19 when the Senate voted to confirm Jim Bridenstine. SpaceNews.com
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Harris Corp. plans to offer the U.S. Air Force an updated version of a legacy sensor for future weather satellite. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:21:02 +0000
Arianespace on April 19 announced a agreement Japan’s Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation BSAT and satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral to launch the BSAT-4b satellite on an Ariane 5 rocket in 2020. SpaceNews.com
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DARPA announced a prize competition April 18 to demonstrate the ability to rapidly launch small satellites, a competition whose regulatory challenges may tower over its technical ones. SpaceNews.com
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Public-private partnerships have been used fairly extensively and effectively for funding space activities, and they are attracting even more attention as sources of public financing grow scarce. SpaceNews.com
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Russia’s Proton rocket launched for the first time this year April 18 with a military communications satellite for the federation’s ministry of defense. SpaceNews.com
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If a new commercial space station is “paid for by Taco Bell, it will be the Taco Bell Space Station,” said Benjamin Reed, deputy director for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Satellite Servicing Projects Division. SpaceNews.com
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The host satellite, built by Danish cubesat specialist GomSpace, is a so-called 6U cubesat measuring 20x30x10 centimeters. SpaceNews.com
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In anticipation of more business from rocket and satellite manufacturers, Ruag is ramping up investments in its U.S. operations in Alabama, Florida and in a research center in California’s Silicon Valley. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:44:39 +0000
York Space Systems, a Denver-based satellite manufacturer, announced plans April 17 to work with Swiss satellite and rocket component supplier Ruag Space on payload adapters for York's S-Class satellites. SpaceNews.com
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As NASA shifts its human spaceflight program towards a return to the moon, the programs supporting that new direction are creating opportunities for science both on and around the moon. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:58:57 +0000
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a NASA science mission April 18 that will look for planets orbiting other stars. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:45:59 +0000
Boeing: The production of two new satellites for the Air Force will “move faster” than the typical WGS schedule. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:10:58 +0000
A satellite startup that today announced SoftBank, Airbus, Bill Gates and OneWeb founder Greg Wyler as investors says it has plans to field a constellation of hundreds of satellites to provide global video of the Earth, but provided few details on how it will accomplish that goal. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:00:12 +0000
Open Cosmos, a British startup planning to manufacture and operate inexpensive cubesats for customers, announced April 18 it raised $7 million in Series A funding in an investment round led by London-based BGF Ventures. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:52:52 +0000
In his last major speech as NASA’s acting administrator before retiring, Robert Lightfoot said he believes the space agency needs to do a better job assessing risks and making decisions in order to carry out its exploration plans. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:12:30 +0000
As Sierra Nevada Corporation prepares its Dream Chaser cargo vehicle for a first launch on an Atlas 5 in late 2020, the company expects to make a decision by the end of this year on the rocket that will launch later missions. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:08:15 +0000
Boeing has decided to not challenge Lockheed Martin for the next production lot of up to 22 GPS 3 satellites. SpaceNews.com
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The House Science Committee, after some unusual last-minute drama, approved a NASA authorization bill April 17 that offers more support to the agency’s Earth science program. 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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