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     Date Submitted:26-02-2017
     Last Modified:27-03-2017 (09:24)
    Job information
     Current job:Senior system engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsGround Segment System Engineer, Ground Segment Mission Engineer

    Professional Summary

    Systems engineer for satellite ground segment. Experience on large government software development contracts. Familiarity with the software development life cycle on government programs (ESA - MIL-STD standards). Significant experience in system engineering areas; operations concept development, functional analysis, interface definition, verification & validation and integration for Satellite Ground Systems. Enthusiastic & energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, & high visibility environment. Self-motivated and capable of performing new tasks with minimal foreknowledge. Complete team player incorporating a team based success philosophy. Contribute to the completion of program & project milestones under the specific guidance of his immediate supervisor. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and strong problem solving skills.


    Requirements Analysis

    Knowledge of systems development lifecycle

    Software Engineering Practices

    Knowledge of ECSS and MIL-STD standards

    Configuration Management

    Geographical Information Systems

    Trouble shooting on Linux based systems

    Intermediate knowledge on application servers (Wildfly, jboss, tomcat)



    Communication skills, quick learner, team work, hard worker, problem solving skills, troubleshooting

    Work History

    Image Production/Exploitation and Dissemination Coordinator

    01/2017 to Current

    Telespazio Spa. (Consultant) – Ankara 

    As a part of Göktürk-1 Ground Station Operations Team; the work consists in the coordination, monitoring and execution of operational activities dealing with the X-band data Pre-processing and Processing chains, in terms of:

    Supervision of X-band data ingestion from Data Handling Function (X-Band – Crypto Data Router) to Image Processing System (IPS)

    Pre-processing of acquired X-band data to generate L0, L1 and L2 products through IPS

    Archive and distribution of generated products through Catalogue, Archive and Dissemination (CAD) System

    Management of Processing/Dissemination Service Requests (from archived products)

    Higher Level Products (L3-L6) generation through Image Exploitation System (IES)

    Off-line distribution (as per need) of generated products in the frame of the IOT/Commissioning phase

    Additional Tasks; 

    Mission planning and programming support 

    Contingency/Emergency scenarios management and trouble-shooting

    Relevant Operational Procedures issue and update;

    Trouble Tickets issue, follow-up and closure which encountered during the normal activities conduction

    Support to System & Administration activities

    Maintenance supervision and support

    On the Job Training (OJT) to TurAF operational team provision/contribution, in the frame of the “Interim Phase”

    Operational Support to TurAF operational team all along “Commissioning1” and “Commissioning2” phases as per need

    Simulation Campaign Support


    Senior System Engineer

    08/2015 to Current

    SDT Space and Defense Technologies Inc. – Ankara Turkey 

    Actively has worked on 2 programs; GÖKTÜRK-1 Ground Segment User Service Subsystem (GGS&MGS) and GOKTURK-3 SAR Satellite, Ground Segment, User Services Subsystem with the following expertise and skills: Requirement and use case analysis
    Contribution on related documentation of requirements, design, integration and testing in accordance with the ECSS (ESA) standards

    Definition of interfaces between CSCIs

    Auditing software development life cycle and code quality

    Involved in the resolution of system, hardware, software and infrastructure problems

    Supporting AIV activities

    Technical management of subcontractors

    Responsible of integration of the systems into the target environment

    Supporting ILS Team and contribution to ILS Documentation 

    Senior Software Engineer

    07/2011 to 08/2015

    SDT Space and Defense Technologies Inc. – Ankara 

    Actively has worked on 1 program;GÖKTÜRK-1 Ground Segment User Service Subsystem (GGS&MGS) Ground Segment, User Services Subsystem with the following expertise and skills:SW Requirements and use case analysis

    Contribution on related documentation of requirements (SRS-IRS), design (SDD-IDD), integration and testing in accordance with the ECSS (ESA) standards

    Definition of interfaces between CSCIs

    Auditing software development life cycle and code quality (ECSS Standards)

    Involved in the resolution of software design and integration problems


    Configuration Management Specialist

    04/2009 to 07/2011

    SDT Space and Defense Technologies Inc. – Ankara 


    Worked on 5+ System/Software projects with the following tasks and responsibilities;

    Responsible from generation and practice of Configuration Management Plan according to MIL-STD-973 / 498 and contractual requirements 

    Providing configuration management infrastructure in terms of tools (IBM ClearCase and Subversion)

    Contribution to Configuration Management and Product Assurance processes and procedures 


    Bachelor of Science: Computer Tech. and Information System


    Bilkent University - Ankara


    Master of Science: Software Engineering


    Atilim University - Ankara



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