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     Date Submitted:02-04-2019
     Last Modified:12-04-2019 (09:34)
    Job information
     Current job:Orbit Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsAerospace Engineering. Satellite Orbit Determination, C++, Planetary Research. Orbit design/optimization

    Personal statement

    As my aerospace master degree nears its completion, I look forward to the next challenge to grow and excel as an aerospace engineer. My preferred areas are research {&} development, celestial mechanics and programming.

    Distinctive features of mine are my strong teamwork-spirit in addition to my independent work style. Having lived in several different countries deeply nurtured my intercultural skills, instilling me with open-mindedness and a sense of global citizenship. My nature is one of curiosity with hunger for learning and strong organisational, analytical and solving skills.


    Aug. 2017 - Aug. 2019 (expected)
    M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering
    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

    Within my track Space Flight, I was able to gain a solid foundation in the fields of spacecraft launchers, navigation and mission design. Therein, my specialisation became Space Exploration with the main subjects being Numerical Astrodynamics, Satellite Orbit Determination and Planetary Sciences. I am conducting my M.Sc. thesis at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) Institute of Planetary Research in cooperation with TU Delft: On the effect of laser altimeter crossover observables on orbit determination based on the JUICE mission


    Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2015
    B.Sc. General Engineering Sciences Plus (GES+)
    Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
    After learning the basics of all branches of engineering, my specialisations became Mechanical Engineering and Aircraft Systems. Lectures were given in either English or German, requiring proficiency in both languages. Chosen candidates obtain a scholarship to spend a year abroad and obtain additional insights within their specialisations. My B.Sc. thesis was a FEM analysis on: textit{Investigation of the Influence of Different Soil Modeling Strategies on the Sound Pressure Level}.

    Sep. 2013 - Feb. 2014
    Study abroad
    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA)
    Nanjing, China
    Part of year abroad program within GES+. As very first programme student I pioneered the exchange partnership between TUHH and NUAA, while gaining insights in aircraft maintenance, atmosphere dynamics and Chinese.


    Work experience
    Jun. 2018 - Dec. 2018
    Internship as Orbit Engineer
    German Aerospace Center (DLR)
    Berlin, Germany

    Responsible for adding and testing new features to the in-house orbital integrator, primarily used for space mission analyses. Assembly, Integration and Test (AIV) Engineer for space qualification vibration test. Further tasks included supporting the spacecraft instrument projects BepiColombo Laser Altimeter (BELA) bound for Mercury as well as the Jupiter-bound Ganymede Laser Altimeter (GALA).

    Sep. 2014 - Jun. 2017
    Mechanical Engineer
    Ferchau Engineering GmbH
    Hamburg, Germany

    My main responsibilities included: 
            - The development, design and construction of vehicle parts and assembly groups in the fields of mechanical engineering, explosion prevention, as well as series production management and custom design engineering for industrial trucks.
            - The documentation of all results as well as the commissioning of vehicle test if necessary.
            - The design and production of functional 3D-printed prototypes, including their commissioning, fine adjustment and follow-up.


    Personal skills and competences
    Languages:     Spanish:     Mother tongue
                            German:     Excellent in writing, reading and speaking
                            English:      Excellent in writing, reading and speaking
                            Chinese:    Good in writing, reading and speaking
                            French:      Fair in writing, reading and speaking

    Technical skills and competences:
    Experienced in C++, Python, LaTeX, MatLab, precision orbit determination, non-linear optimisation, SAP R/3 and CAD modelling programs such as CATIA V5, Autodesk Inventor, ProEngineer and Abaqus. Good command of the Microsoft Office tools.

    Awards and {distinctions}:
    Scholarship within Bachelor program General Engineering Sciences Plus to extend studies and spend a year abroad.

    Reading, climbing, hiking, e-sports, snowboarding, cycling.

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