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     Date Submitted:14-06-2018
     Last Modified:14-06-2018 (07:55)
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     Current job:Consultant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services


    01/04/2006–Present    IT Consultant
    CGI: IT consultant
        Started at CGI in 2006 as System Integration & Verification Engineer for the Galileo GCS GMS in IOV phase. This was a support project under Indra ES and TAS-I responsibility. GCS-GMS ICD requirements analysis, support to ground segment test plan and development of test cases were some of the roles within this project. Within this role, reviewing System/subsystem/component level deliveries and after analysis providing the feedback with respect to the impact on system/segment level and updating the verification matrix, test cases and all the relevant documentation impacted. As part of this, updating parts of the Master Test Plan was also one of my responsibilities. Furthermore, I was the book captain for GCS-GMS integration test cases/test procedures (control flow/performance/E2E security), based on the ECSS. Some of my responsibilities:
    •    Reviews on system/sub-system/component level on design, architecture and requirements;
    •    Reviews on system/sub-system/component test documentation; test plans, test cases, test procedures;
    •    Create test cases for integration and verification of control flow and performance;
    •    Provide input to overall test plan;
    •    Create test cases for End-to-End security;
    •    Create test procedures for control flow, performance and E2E security.
    In my last role, I was the scrum master and senior tester in our team at cadastre. This is for a couple of supportive applications for cadastre employees working in the field. Besides these existing applications, and expanded my team to work on a complete new project in the scope of digitalizing the land register functionalities. Within this role my responsibilities were: 
    •    Alignment with Product Owner and business with respect to feasibility of new features and identifying acceptance criteria, but also existing features during redefining the regression testing;
    •    Plan, arrange and lead daily stand-up, review, retrospective and refinement sessions;
    •    Team responsible Point-of-Contact within the Cadastre for scrum-of-scrums, problem evaluations, renewal programs within cadastre, risk and security meetings;
    •    Assessing the possibilities for transitions/migration of legacy applications with respect to costs, infrastructure and third party support;
    •    Team resourcing, expanding a .Net-team with Java developers;
    •    Test-automation, automating existing manual test cases with HP UFT, defining new automated test cases and maintaining the test scripts;
    •    Execution of testing on Test and Prod environment and approving release for production;
    •    Assessing further improvement possibilities of test automation of the legacy applications.
    BMW HMI Responsible Problem Manager for 1,5 years. Determine process, check the reported defects and determine if HMI defect which team should solve it. Handle with escalations, first point of contact for suppliers. Contact point for all test departments at BMW, provide consults regarding products, know the specifications and even verify the changes required in a very dynamically environment where every week a SW release for testing is given. Within this role, ,my responsibilities consisted of:
    •    Analyse reported issues;
    •    Assess and determine cause (to be solved at HMI or another BMW department, or even supplier issue);
    •    Forward issues to developers for resolution;
    •    Deciding in Board meetings for resolution on HMI issues;
    •    Taking part in Change requests;
    •    Centre of Knowledge for BMW HMI;
    •    BMW HMI Point of contact for BMW worldwide;
    •    Deciding on critical issues for production release;
    •    Coordinate testers for testing critical/high prio issues;
    •    Align with BMW overall problem management in process;
    •    Directly reporting to BMW HMI Project Management;
    •    Align with different qualification levels within BMW related to BMW HMI.
    Furthermore, I have been involved in several Intelligent Transport Systems projects managed by Ertico commissioned by European Commission. As the integration manager it was my responsibility to create the integration plan for the integration of the in-car unit, truck unit, the road side unit with the traffic management centre for Ecomove.  In a later Intelligent Transport Systems project, Mobinet, I was the technical coordinator for the back-end systems. The back-end system is going to run all applications Europe wide users will make use of. My responsibilities consisted of:
    •    Point of contact for partners;
    •    Schedule partner deliveries;
    •    Ensure availability of Test environment;
    •    Ensure availability of Commissioning environment;
    •    Ensure the availability of (local) development environment for developer;
    •    Creating document templates (based on MIL-STD498);
    •    Responsible for CGI deliverables; commissioning report, software environment requirements, operational guidelines, operational procedures;
    •    Create JIRA process for issue raising and tracking ;
    •    Raise and maintain issues;
    •    Project Management support.
    Besides the above mentioned roles, I have been team leader, project leader, test specialist within different domains. For several bids my inputs focussed on the verification part.
    For an in-car unit I have been setting up the safety requirements based on the DO-178 standard as Requirements Engineer.

    The roles I have been in:
    •    Systems Engineer
    •    System Integration & Verification engineer
    •    Integration Manager
    •    Scrum Master
    •    Senior Test specialist
    •    Problem Manager
    •    Technical coordinator/Project Management
    •    Scrum Master
    Besides my consultancy activities I worked on several Bids for the space, governmental and utilities departments, was coordinator of the in-house safety team and also performed the role of security officer for the space department.

    Business or sector: GNSS/Space, Cadastre/Land Register, Automotive, Utilities 


    01/09/1998–01/09/2005    Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering    EQF level 7
        University of Technology Delft, Delft (Netherlands) 
        - Chair: Astrodynamics and Satellite Systems. 
    Theses: “Search for Manned Mars Mission possibilities”

    Main focus on propulsion system (NTP or conventional) for a Human Mars mission in the near future.        
    For my theses I did an optimization for a round-around trip to Mars and back to Earth for a manned Mars mission. Optimization for the orbital parameters with use of Chemical Propulsion systems and use of Nuclear Thermal Propulsion systems, like NERVA.
    Main goal was to find the most efficient round trip for a human mars mission.
    Supervisor : ir. R. Noomen
    Main courses: 

    ▪    Systems Engineering
    ▪    Astrodynamics
    ▪    Spacecraft Structures
    ▪    Satellite Orbits
    ▪    Rocket Motion
    ▪    Electrical and information systems in space
    ▪    Mechatronics
    Additional courses:
    ▪    Thermal Rocket Propulsion
    ▪    Culture and Technology
    ▪    Hypersonic Aerodynamics
    ▪    Starting an own Company
    2006 - current    Several courses during employment at CGI
    SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (2018)
    Leading SAFe (2018)
    Prince 2, see certificate below
    ITIL 2011, see certificate below
    TMAP, see certificate below
    ISTQB, see certificate below
    PSM, see certificate below
    Lean Six Sigma, Green Belt (2018)
    PMP, I completed the course but never took the exam


    Mother tongue(s):    Dutch, Turkish
    Other language(s):

      Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production Writing
    English     C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
    German    C1 C1 C1 C1 B2




    Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user
    Common European Framework of Reference for Languages 

    Communication skills    

    ▪    good communication skills gained by working mainly in international projects. 
    ▪    Excellent personal skills, proven effectivity in the roles I performed
    ▪    Strong negotiator skills in discussions, proven excellence during board meetings as BMW FO 

    Organisational / managerial skills  

    ▪    leadership & management skills, I am prince2 certified and have followed the course for PMP but did not took the exam.
    ▪    Leading SAFe certificate. In training for SAFe PM/PO
    ▪    technical coordinator in ITS projects
    ▪    test management
    ▪    Scrum Master. 

    Other skills    

    ▪     good command of quality control processes (performing quality audit for improvement)
    ▪    Technical capability in major complex international projects
    ▪    Test management

    Computer skills    

    ▪    good command of Microsoft Office™ tools
    ▪    JIRA
    ▪    HP ALM


    ▪    SAFe  Product Owner/Product Manager certificate;
    ▪    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt;
    ▪    ISTQB & TMAP certificate;
    ▪    Scrum Master certificate;
    ▪    ITIL 2011 certificate;
    ▪    Prince2 Foundation;


    Driving licence    

    ▪    Driving License B


    Reference Projects/Domains:
    ▪    Galileo – Ground Segment Integration Engineer
    ▪    BMW MMI – Problem Manager BMW MMI
    ▪    Intelligent Transport Systems – Technical Coordinator, Integration Manager, Requirements Engineer
    ▪    Utilities – Test Specialist 
    ▪    Cadastre – Scrum Master & Senior Test Engineer
    ▪    Local Government - PMO

    ▪    KIVI Niria – Dutch Master of Science Association

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