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     Date Submitted:19-10-2017
     Last Modified:19-10-2017 (12:58)
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     Current job:Research and development engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsVaried, development, international, research, mechanical, modelling, bids, satellites, telecommunications, small satellites, France, Singapore, UK


    Thales Alenia Space – Satellite Project Design Authority, Graduate Development Program; Cannes, France              May – Present

    World leading contractor in the global satellite industry                                 (Secondment)

    Familiarised with the Thales Alenia Space telecommunications product lines

    Wrote the platform section of the Galaxy 17Re RFI proposal

    Creating an introductory guide for SpaceBus Neo to detail subsystems, procedures and performances

    Merging two platform budget tools to create a single tool for use by AMT and technical bids team


    Thales Solutions Asia – Design Engineer, Graduate Development Program; Singapore                     Oct – May 2017

    Multi-national electronics supplier in the aerospace, defence, transport and security markets                             (Secondment)

    Worked with the S4TIN joint lab, a collaboration between Thales and NTU, to develop a new S-AIS satellite

    Designed and analysed an electronics housing for Thales Singapore’s first satellite project

    Lead a team of 3 PhD and final year students in a state-of-the-art review of the small satellite industry with the

    aim of industrializing the manufacturing process of the aforementioned satellite


    Thales Alenia Space – Research and Development Engineer, Graduate Development Program; Cannes, France            Apr – Oct 2016

    World leading contractor in the global satellite industry                           (Secondment)

    Wrote a Finite Element Analysis program on Matlab analyzing the effects of moisture on composite materials      

    Project manager for the Thales Annual Graduate Conference 2016, managing a budget of £150k and a team of 7


    Thales Group TRT – Research and Development Engineer, Graduate Development Program; Reading, UK                         2015–Present

    Multi-national electronics supplier in the aerospace, defence, transport and security markets.

    Developed an algorithm and GUI for large data analysis as part of Thales PCIPP project

    Wrote a computer vision algorithm that detects defaults on train lines for London Underground using MATLab


    Subsea 7 –Engineering Intern; Aberdeen, UK                                2012 & 2013

    Leading global contractors in seabed-to-surface engineering construction and services to the offshore industry.

    Wrote vessel specification documents for the company fleet including redundancy and safety protocols

    Overhauled the Offshore Resources error report database

    Designed structural fixtures and designed an Excel tool to predict changes in crane rigging during operation



    The University of Glasgow

    Masters in Mechanical Engineering

    First Class with Honours

    2011 - 2015

    Masters Dissertation Title

    Investigation into New Materials and Technologies for

    Deployable Booms in Space

    The National University of Singapore

    One year exchange

    2013 - 2014

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                   

    Computer Skills: MATLab, Abaqus, AutoCAD, Catia, Creo Parametric, COMSOL, SolidWorks, STK, IDM, Microsoft Office Packages

    Language Skills: English – native; French – Conversational

    Achievements: UK finalist for the International Astronautical Congress student paper competition run by the British Interplanetary Society. Twice listed on Glasgow University's Dean’s List for Engineering Excellence. Elected as an Ambassador for the University of Glasgow, beating 200 other applicants. In April 2011, secured a grant from my University’s sports committee for a cycling trip that I lead across Europe. It spanned 9 countries, covered over 2000km and took 1 month.

    Interests: Include a wide range of sports such as tennis, cycling, rock climbing and trekking. I am a PADI certified Advanced scuba diver and was an member of Glasgow University's Mountaineering club and the National University of Singapore’s Climbing Club.



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