▪Electrical and electronics engineer with more than 10 years of experience in project management, contract management and technical management of Space and Satellite Development Projects
▪Experienced in working with ECSS and MIL-STD standards
▪Highly experienced in stakeholder management, conflict management and risk management
▪Excellent execution and interpersonal skills within multicultural environment
▪RASAT EO Satellite Development Project (2007-2011)
▪GOKTURK-2 EO Satellite Development Project (2007-2012)
▪Power Distribution Module Research and Development Project for Next Generation Satellites (2012-2013)
▪GOKTURK-3 SAR Satellite System Project Phase-1 (2012-2013)
Project Management and Technical Management Consultant
▪Satellite-Based Augmentation and Landing System Feasibility Project (2013-2015)
▪GOKTURK EO Satellite System (2015-2018)
▪GOKTURK-3 SAR Satellite System Project Phase-1 (2015-2018)
▪GOKTURK-R EO Satellite System Project (2016-2018)
▪IMECE EO Satellite System (2017-2018)
▪TURKSAT 5B Communication Satellite Project (2017-2018)
▪Satellite Systems AIT Center Establishment Project (2015-2018)
Project Team Leader- ASML Netherlands BV (Netherlands) (07/2018–Present)
Management of project activities for on time, on cost and on quality delivery of outputs;
▪Setting up, maintaining and monitoring product tree, work definition and breakdown, cost breakdown, document tree and planning for the project deliveries with project stakeholders
▪Defining, monitoring and updating of project resources and schedules
▪Implementing, tracking and improving performance indicators and required actions to meet the performance indicators for deliveries on project and organisational level
▪Identification and management of risks
▪Identification of actions for cost improvement on project and organisational level
▪Securing the quality of deliverables
▪Managing and tracking deliveries from suppliers and out-sourcing of development activities to co-developers
▪Organizing regular team, stakeholders and management meetings and providing schedule and budget inputs for program planning
▪Coordination of project stakeholders including, program management, sourcing, contracts, quality and configuration management, finance and logistics.
Space Systems Leader Consultant-STM Defence Technologies and Engineering Inc, Ankara (Turkey) 10/2013–05/2018
Technical management and project management of satellite systems (space segment) projects;
▪Defining project scope, schedule, budget, contractual requirements and technical requirements
▪Preparation of the project contract, SoW, work and cost breakdown, project plan, schedule and technical requirements documents
▪Management of all project activities (such as design, development, test, qualification, integration, acceptance and operation) at equipment, subsystem and system level in conjunction with the project parties
▪Tracking of the project contract, project plan and schedule
▪Management of project contractors and subcontractors
▪Organizing and conducting the weekly/monthly planning and review meetings
▪Preparation of project documentation including project status reports, risk plans and technical notes
▪Planning and leading the technical test activities at equipment/subsystem and system level
▪Development of road-maps and feasibility studies including the technical, budgetary and schedule aspects for future satellite and space projects
Project Manager- TÜBİTAK Uzay-Space Technologies Research Institute, Ankara (Turkey) 05/2012–10/2013
Project management and contract management of satellite and space-based projects;
▪Development of project concept
▪Preparation of project contract, technical requirements and work definitions
▪Preparation of project management plan, schedule and budget as well as work and cost breakdown, document tree
▪Identification, implementation and monitoring of performance indicators
▪Coordination of the project activities between various stakeholders such as customers, contractor and subcontractors, program management, finance and human resources.
▪Planning of the development, test, manufacturing, installation, acceptance and operation activities
▪Purchase and management of contractor/ subcontractor services
Senior Design Engineer- TÜBİTAK Uzay-Space Technologies Research Institute, Ankara (Turkey) 07/2007–05/2012
Design and development activities in satellite projects;
▪Supporting the design, development, manufacturing, test and integration activities and related documentation of various satellite equipment and subsystems
▪Development of system level requirements and architecture for satellite power subsystem equipment
▪Management and execution of project tender activities including contractor/subcontractor selection
▪Development and preparation of the supplier contracts, technical and administrative requirements, RFI and RFP documents
▪Management of development, manufacturing and test activities in coordination with the subcontractors regarding the project schedule
▪Organizing and conducting the status and milestone meetings with the subcontractors
▪Performing the test and integration activities of the equipment at equipment, subsystem and system level
Master of Science (MSc)-2012
Middle East Technical University – Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
Electrical and Electronics Engineering- Power Electronics and Electrical Machines
Bachelor of Science (BSc)-2007
Middle East Technical University – Faculty of Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
1.S.Ataş, O.Koç, M.E.Çitçibaşı, M.Kılınç, D.Altın, B.G.Özdemir, A. Yeşilyurt “Interoperability of Military and Civil Aviation GNSS Augmentation Systems”, 8th Ankara International Aerospace Conference, September, 2015.
2.S.Ataş, O.Koç, M.E.Çitçibaşı, M.Kılınç, D.Altın, B.G.Özdemir, A. Yeşilyurt “Advanced Technologıes In Approach And Landıng Systems” Journal of Aeronautics and Space Technologies (HUTEN) e-ISSN : 2148-1059,July 1, 2014.
3.H. Özkaya, E. Akkuş, E.Karagöz, B.G.Özdemir “Power Subsystem of GÖKTÜRK 2 Flight Model”, Recent Advances in Space Techonolgies (RAST) 2013, Turkey,June 12-14, 2013
4.B.Yağlıoğlu,Ö.Yılmaz,A.Utku,B.G.Özdemir “Surveillance of Space:an Overview and Vision for Turkey’s Roadmap” Recent Advances in Space Techonolgies (RAST) 2013, Turkey,June 12-14 ,2013
5.H. Özkaya, B. Çolak, E. İmre, B.G. Özdemir, E. Akkuş, H. Kavak, E.Karagöz, “Power Subsystem of RASAT Flight Model”, Recent Advances in Space Techonolgies (RAST) 2011, Turkey,June 9-11 2011, sayfa 938-943
MSc Thesis Study:
Power Stage Design And Implementation of A Deployment Mechanism Driver For Space Applications (M.Sc, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mirzahan Hızal,February 2012. Submitted to The Graduate School Of Natural and Applied Sciences of Middle East Technical University)
In the field of the thesis study, a deployment mechanism driver for general space application usage is designed and manufactured under the light of previous works performed in this area. In order to get knowledge on the basics of deployment mechanisms and their drivers, various actuators such as pyro technics, HOP, SMA and thermal knives are studied and the usage of these systems in the current and previous space applications are compared both in advantages and disadvantages.
ENGLISH : Advanced- understanding, speaking and writing)
* Additional courses taken for Dutch, French and German
▪MS OFFICE (including Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point)
▪Enterprise Projects-Microsoft Projects
▪Leadership Transition- June 2019
▪Effective Communication- April 2019
▪Business Wargaming (Competitive Strategy Workshops)-December 2017
▪Fundamentals Of System Engineering-December 2013
▪Methodologies and Applications of Project Management-November 2012
▪Altium Designer-Schematic Capture and PCB Layout-July 2011
▪Telelogic Doors Workshop-April 2008
▪Space Technologies Workshop-2008
▪High Temperature Electronics - November 2007
▪Virtual Quality and Reliability Assessment-November 2007
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