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     Date Submitted:02-03-2019
     Last Modified:04-03-2019 (10:53)
    Job information
     Current job:(Colonel [Ret.])
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsManagement, Computer, Communication, Telecommunications, Electronics, CEIS (Communication, Electronics and Information Systems), Project Management, Satellite/Space Technologies, Satellite Communication, Remote Sensing, Reconnaissance-Surveillance, GIS (G

    M.Sc. (Computer Networking and Telecommunications)

    Personal Info

    Date and Place of Birth Nov 10, 1974  /  İstanbul – Turkey

    Address: Ankara-Turkey


    2001 - 2003     M.Sc.: The George Washington University (GWU)/USA & Bosphorus University (BOUN)/Turkey (Mutual Program) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) (Field of Study: Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications) (GPA: 3,41 /4)

    1992-1996       B.Sc.: Turkish Air Force Academy (TAFA)/Turkey, Electronic Engineering (GPA: 3,19 / 4)

    1988-1992       High School: Kabataş Erkek Lisesi – Math section (Grade: Good) (Beşiktaş-İstanbul-Turkey)

    Professional Summary

    Over 10 years Communication Systems and 9 years Satellite/Space Systems experience in Air Force career. Activities related to; Satellite Communication (SATCOM), Reconnaissance-Surveillance Satellite Systems, Project Management in Space/Satellite Systems.

    Within the scope of Communications Electronics and Information Systems (CEIS) business; operation and maintenance of all the navigation and radio communication systems of Jet Base, TAFICS (Turkish Armed Forces [TAF] Integrated Communication System) which is TAFs’ private WAN (Wide Area Network) intranet. Management of all the Communication projects in Turkish Air Force (TurAF). At the end, supervising of all the communication and information systems of TurAF.

    Considering my positions up to now, in the context of project management; I would like to work in primarily; Space/Satellite, Electronics, Networking and Telecommunications, if it won’t be possible in the other similar fields. I also want my experience and knowledge to convey my business life and to contribute to development of the organisation.

    Professional Experience

    Colonel (Ret.) - Open to opportunities - Seeking new position (Sep 2018 – Present) (Ankara)

    Performed over 26 years of Turkish Air Force career.

    Experience in Space/Satellite Systems and Communications, Electronics & Information Systems (CEIS).

    Inspector | Inspection and Evaluation Division (Nov.2017 - Aug.2018) (Ankara-Turkey)

    Worked as Inspector personnel of Communications, Electronics and Information Systems (CEIS) in Inspection and Evaluation Division under Turkish Air Force Headquarter.

    Inspected and prepared reports about Communications, Electronics and Information Systems of all the Air Force troops (13 Main Base Commands [Jet, Missile and UAV | Unmanned Air Vehicles bases], 10 Airport Base Commands, 18 Radar Sites, 6 Training Commands, 5 Social Facilities).

    Inspected systems; MEBS and Radar units are responsible for; Information/Computer Systems (Servers, PC’s, Networks, Switches, Softwares, Cabling, internet equipment), electronic systems, telephone switchboard systems, telephone / fax devices, Secure Communication devices (MİLSEC, SEMAC, etc.), Navigation systems (RAPCON, ILS, TACAN, GCA), Radio systems (Ground-Ground portative / fixed / vehicle VHF radios, Air-Ground radios [VHF, UHF, HQ], HF [Marconi], relay devices), Audio Broadcast (General + Portable), Voice Recording (recording air-ground radio interviews), Crypto equipment, radar devices (data-link [D-L], RF, etc.), IP / Analog camera systems.

    Constituted the catalogue of the past reports of inspections firstly.

    Branch Manager | CEIS Division (Jun.2017 – Nov.2017) (Ankara-Turkey)

    Managed The Ability Acquisition Branch under Air Force HQ for 4 months.

    The aforementioned branch operates the TurAF’s Communications, Electronics and Information (CEIS) Projects of; start-up, preparation and execution of documents, procurement of equipment, coordination of logistics activities.

    Sample CEIS projects; Flight Navigation Equipments (TACAN [Tactical Air Navigation System], ILS [Instrument Landing System, RAPCON [Radar Approach Control], ATR [Air Traffic Radar]), Radio Systems (HQ - Have Quick, Air Defense Radio Network, Multi-Band Digital Joint Radio etc.), SATCOM systems (X-Band, Ku-Band, EHF-Band, etc.) , VoIP (Voice over IP) Switchboard,etc.

    Coordination and procurement of CEIS (data-link, SATCOM, crypto, security, etc.) units by related project method (procurement, R & D, etc.) of modernization projects (Anka-S UAV, F-35 JSF (Joint Strike Fighter), S-400, A400M, etc.) of TurAF.

    Reconnaissance Satellite Command | Air Force HQ (Jun.2013 – Jun.2017) (Ankara-Turkey)

    Worked as the first chief of Reconnaissance Satellite Command which executes the command-control activities of Gokturk-2 (launched in 2012) and Gokturk-1 (launched in 2016) (Electro-Optical [E-O] payload satellites) in 2013-2017.

    When leading the Reconnaissance Satellite Command, it was initially established both organisation and facilities/infrastructure aspects.

    Air Force, in her space vision, aims to get reconnaissance satellite imagery, regardless of their geography and climate conditions, day&night and to be able to get all-weather space-based imaging.

    The Command also participate in the future satellite projects (Göktürk-3, Imece, Göktürk-1B [Replacement of Gokturk-1], etc.) activities.

    Operations & Training Officer (S-3) | TAFICS (Jun.2008 - Jun.2013) (Malatya-Turkey)

    Worked in TAFICS Malatya Command for 5 years as Operations and Training Officer (S-3).

    TAFICS (Turkish Armed Forces Integrated Communication System), also known as “Information Highways”, was one of the largest C4 infrastructure projects that started in 1996. Turkish Armed Forces’ main communication system, reliable, fast, secure (crypted) and modern voice and data communication can be provided.

    Military, WAN (Wide Area Network) and a closed network (intranet) within the scope of TAFICS across Turkey 8,500 km long fiber-optical cable furnished, radio-link stations and the 'Node Center's which enables connectivity in any way has been established.

    TAFICS network architecture is in the form of grid structure, which ensures that the communication is not interrupted. If one of the lines is interrupted, the related node stations are automatically activated.

    Command is responsable for the maintenance and operations of; Southeastern Anatolia, the eastern part of the Eastern Anatolia and the southern part of the Eastern Anatolia of the TAFICS architecture.

    Within the scope of detection and intervention of faults (fiber-optic cable breakage, etc.) in order to ensure uninterrupted communication of TAFICS in these critical internal security zones; planning of tasks, creation of necessary breakdown teams, TAFICS training activities etc. contributed to the tasks.

    C4: Command, Control, Communications, Computers.

    Communication Officer (S-6) Officer | ISAF/NATO (Oct.2009 – Mar.2010) (Kabul-Afghanistan)

    Communication Officer (S-6) in NATO - ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) team which assigned to Afghan Supply Brigade in Kabul-Afghanistan for temporary duty during 6 months.

    SATCOM Systems Officer in Space Branch | TurAF HQ (Jul.2003 – Jun.2008) (Ankara-Turkey)

    Dealed with Satellite Communication Projects and activities in Space Branch of Turkish Air Force Headquarter for 5 years. Engaged in all the satellite projects (E-O / SAR sensored reconnaissance, navigation and communication satellite systems) on the basis of their satellite communication systems.

    In line with its vision of space, Air Force is aiming to have space-born capabilities and develops projects in this context. Air Force Space Branch directs the projects in this field.

    In the Space Projects, I engaged with; need recognition, description and documentation of requirements, budgeting, public bidding, contract preparation/signing, project process, procurement, taking to inventory, and finally logistics support activities.

    projects; Göktürk-1 (E-O), Göktürk-2 (E-O), Göktürk-3 (SAR), National Military Communication Satellite (MAHU) System, Space Research & Development (R&D), Operational EHF Satellite Transponder and Testbed Development, Probe Rocket, Early Warning Satellite System etc. projects.

    Maintenance Officer | CEIS Troop of 4th Main Jet Base (Oct.1998 – Jun.2001) (Ankara-Turkey)

    Worked as Maintenance Division Commander for 4 years in the 4th Main Jet Base Command Communications-Electronics and Information Systems Battalion.

    Under his responsibility operation-maintenance activities of; Navigation systems (TACAN, GCA, RAPCON), Radio systems (Ground-Ground portative / fixed / vehicle VHF radios, Air-Ground radios [VHF, UHF, HQ], HF [Marconi], relay devices), Voice Broadcasting (General + Portable), Voice Recording (recording air-to-ground radio) equipment were carried out.

    Chief | Wired&Radio Systems Workplace (May.1997 – Oct.1997) (Ankara-Turkey)

    In the 3rd Air Supply and Maintenance Center Command, the chief of Wired&Radio Systems Workplace which deals with maintenance and repair of related equipment for 6 months.

    Radio Systems: Ground-Ground (ASELSAN VHF, Marconi etc.), Air-Ground (AN / GRT-21, AN / GRT-22, AN / GRC-171, AN / GRC-211 etc.).

    Wire Systems: telephone devices, telephone switchboard equipment, alarm-warning systems.


    English          Reading & Writing: Advanced, Speaking: Intermediate

                                          (2016 YDS [Foreign Language Exam]: 85/100, 2017 Air Force ECL:92/100)

    Turkish         Native

    Key Skills

    Management, Computer, Communication, Telecommunications, Electronics, CEIS (Communication, Electronics and Information Systems), Project Management, Satellite/Space Technologies, Satellite Communication, Remote Sensing, Reconnaissance-Surveillance, GIS (Geographic Information System), Networking, WAN (Wide Area Network), Radar, Management, Defense, Inspeciton, MS Office, SAP.


    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, FrontPage, Project, Outlook), SAP (Systems Analysis and Program), STK (Satellite Tool Kit), CAS (Coğrafi Analiz Sistemi) - Geographic Analysis System.

    Trainings, Courses & Certificates

    Telespazio S.p.A. & Thales Alenia Space (TAS) | “Gokturk-1 Satellite System” course (Dec.2016 – Jun.2017, Ankara-Turkey)

    Air War College – Command and Headquarter Officers Course (Oct 03, 2011 – Feb 17, 2012İstanbul, Turkey)

    (Grade: Very Good - 2/19) (Academic Grade Average: 91,25)

    Defense Industry and Technology Training Center-DITTC | “Space Law” course (Jun.08, 2017   Ankara-Turkey)

    General Command of Mapping | "Remote Sensing Fundamental" tutorial (Jul.23-24, 2015   Ankara-Turkey)

    Defense Industry and Technology Training Center-DITTC | Remote Sensing Technology” course (Apr.17-18, 2014  Ankara-Turkey)

    TÜBİTAK-BİLGEM | TAFICS Admin Course (Mar.12-14, 2012Gebze-Turkey)

    TÜBİTAK-Space | Satellite Project Management” certificate program (Nov.05-06, 2007  Ankara-Turkey)

    The Turco-British Association | General English Course (Feb 04, 2006-May 31, 2006 Ankara-Turkey) – Upper Intermadiate

    TÜBİTAK-BİLTEN | Space Technologies Management certificate program (Sep 29, 2003 – Feb 27, 2004 Ankara-Türkiye)

    Stanford Unv.| Introduction to Spacecraft Design Fundamentals course (June 28-August 28, 2003Stanford, CA, USA)

    This course represents proven academic achievement in completion of Stanford Workshop equivalent to three credit units of MS degree.

    Turkish Air Force Technical Schools Command – CEIS Corps Training (2007-2008, İzmir-Turkey)

    After graduation from the Air Force Academy, each staff in Air Technical Schools Command belongs to a School of their own corps training.

    TÜBİTAK: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of TurkeyDITTC: Defense Industry and Technology Training Center, CEIS: Communications Electronics and Information Systems


    Distinguished Graduate (2nd of Class) in Air War College - Command and Headquarter Officers Course

    Medal - Mar 2010 (honor issuer NATO) (for 6 months temporary duty in ISAF-Afghanistan)

    Air Force Academy (B.Sc.) – 3rd of Electronic Engineering School.

    Workshop, Symposium etc.

    The delegate of Turkish Air Force for NATO SC/6 - WG/2 [Communications Network Subcommittee - Satellite Communications Working Group] (2005 – 2008, NATO HQ-Brussels-Belgium)

    Recent Advances in Space Technologies (RAST) conferences, İstanbul-Türkiye (2003, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2015, 2017)

    (2005, 2007, 2017) Istanbul-Turkey

    TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries) – “Satellite/Space Technologies” workshop (Nov 11-12, 2015, Ankara-Turkey)

    Turkish Union of Space Technologies andEducation (UTEB) meetings (Apr 29, 2015 & Jun 19, 2015)

    NATO SC/6 - WG/2 meetings (Oct 2004 – Apr 2008, NATO HQ-Brussels-Belgium)

    Aeronautics and Space Tech Institute | “Aeronautics and Space Education” workshop (June 22-23, 2006Istanbul)

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