CV: Telecommunications Software Engineer


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 Date Submitted:12-02-2012
 Last Modified:28-10-2013 (12:40)
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 Current job:Telecommunications Software Engineer
 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
 KeywordsFormation in Telecommunications Systems and Electronics. Working experience as Software and Systems Engineer, with 3+ years of experience in Aerospace industry. Familiarity with multicultural environments, with fluency in Portuguese, English, French and S




Formation in Telecommunications Systems and Electronics. Working experience as Software and Systems Engineer, with 3+ years of experience in Aerospace industry. Familiarity with multicultural environments, with fluency in Portuguese, English and French and knowledge in Spanish.





Intel Corporation — Intel Ultra Mobility Group

Subcontractor placement by SII

May 2012 – Current Position

Telephony Feature Team, as Telecommunications Software Engineer: software development and testing for the integrated modem on Intel smartphone platforms.

*   Development and testing of software tools and components used to manage and control the baseband processor on Intel smartphone platforms.

◦   Integration of applications/libraries provided by internal and external modem hardware providers.

◦   Development and maintenance of hardware abstraction libraries/modem managers.

◦   Testing and validation of modem capabilities.

*   Participation in design/architectural specifications.

*  Design and execution of validation and non-regression tests.

Technologies / Languages: C, Java, Linux, Android


Continental Automotive — Electronic Control Unit Division

Subcontractor placement by Alten

Nov 2011 – Jan 2012

Check Programming, as Software Engineer: control product used to verify the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) programming used in automobiles.

*  Development of the new version of the software tool used to control and validate the programming of EPROM and flash cards contained in an ECU.

◦   Migration of the project developed on Visual Studio version 6.0 to version 2005.

◦   Correcting of the anomalies present in the previous version.

◦   Development of enhancements and new features on the new product version.

*  Product documentation maintenance.

◦   English translation of the User Manual and Specification.

◦   Update of the User Manual, Specification and Technical Notes.

*  Design and execution of validation and non-regression tests.

Technologies / Languages: C++, Visual Studio, MFC, Windows


EADS Astrium Toulouse — Earth Observation Division

Subcontractor placement by Alten

Mai 2011 – Oct 2011

Network, System & Security Skills center, as Systems Engineer: configuration of the system environment used in the Ground Control Centers.

*  Configuration of the ground segment for the Earth Observation Satellites (Pleiades, AstroTerra).

◦   Installation and administration of server/PC systems running Linux/Windows and configuration at network level.

◦   Platform Antivirus protection strategy definition and implementation.

*  Maintenance and update of the software components of the satellite Earth Ground Segment Platform.

◦   Generation of the software packages used in the Platform.

◦   Management of the user accounts within the Platform.

◦   Analysis and integration of simulators within the Platform.

*  Writing of installation, operation and technical notes manuals describing the installation, use and maintenance of the Platform.

*  Writing of validation and testing plans.

Technologies / Languages: Linux, Windows Server, VMware, SVN


EADS Astrium Toulouse — Satellite Ground Facilities Department

Subcontractor placement by Alten

Nov 2010 – April 2011

Cryptographic Ground Unit and Key Generator Unit, as Software Engineer: two cryptographic products for the control link of the satellites, used in the Ground Control Centers.

*  Development of two software products CGU (Cryptographic Ground Unit) and KGU (Key Generator Unit) following the Telecommand link cryptography requirements of the satellite Express-AM4.

◦   Managementof theonboard encryption keys.

◦   Generation and management of the encryption keys.

◦   Ciphering algorithm based on AES.

*  Development of the application core and graphical interface.

◦   Use of Java Swing technologies.

◦   Iterative development with client input taken into account along the project progress.

*  Development of the communication interface with the Telecommand/Telemetry already in use.

◦   Interface TMES (TeleMetry Export Server).

*  Writing of development and technical specification.

*  Writing of installation and user manuals.

*  Writing of validation and testing plans.

Technologies / Languages: JAVA, Java Secure API, Eclipse, NetBeans, Windows, Linux


EADS Astrium Toulouse — Satellite Ground Facilities Department

Consultant placement by GMV-Skysoft

Aug 2008 – Nov 2010

Open Center, as Software Engineer: Open Center is a satellite monitoring and control product, which is used in Test Facilities, Simulators and Control Centers.

*  Development and maintenance of the software tool Open Center covering essential ground facilities, processing telemetry, the remote monitoring link of system management and real-time execution of test procedures.

◦   Development and maintenance of the server part based on C/C++, coding and compilation done on Linux with GCC tools.

◦   Development and maintenance of client side Java-based Eclipse coding.

◦   Development of application modules for configuration management.

◦   Development of application modules for managing theLogbook.

◦   Adaptation of the software to the peculiarities of each project/satellite (Earth Observation, Telecom, ...)

*  Development of the graphical interface HMI.

◦   Use of Java Swing technologies.

*  Writing development and technical specifications.

*  Validation and test plans.

◦   Writing test plans for developed modules.

◦   Validation of modules and bugs reported by users.

Technologies / Languages: C/C++, JAVA, shell scripting, SVN, ClearCase, Eclipse, Linux, Windows, DEC-OSF




GMV-Skysoft Portugal - Aerospace, Security and Defense Department

Feb 2008 - Aug 2008

TDMS, as Software Engineer: TDMS is an Electronic Warfare tool and a Threat Data Management System.

*  Development of a database translation and analysis tools for synchronizing the Portuguese Navy database with the TDMS system (Threat Data Management Systems).

◦   Use of technologies MySQL, Castor and Hibernate.

◦   Integration of the TDMS system developed by Saab

*  Writing technical and software development specifications.

*  Writing of the hardware solution specifications for the implemented TDMS system.

Technologies / Languages: JAVA, SQL, XML, Castor, Hibernate, Eclipse, Windows


GMV–Skysoft Portugal - Aerospace, Security and Defense Department


Jan 2008 – May 2008

CITRINE, as Software Engineer: CITRINE is a European Commission project focused on NGO operations. It’s the first initiative of an integrated system to support humanitarian operations.

*  Development of the GEOXCIA tool, enabling an overview of the overall situation and the action of several NGOs and their respective teams, while maintaining a working basis with representatives of the EU.

◦   Use of Java and MySQL technologies.

◦   European project developed by companies and universities in several countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy)

*  Writing of validation and testing plans.

Technologies / Languages: JAVA, SQL, Windows, Eclipse, NetBeans





Jan 2002 – Nov 2007

IT support, as Computer Technician: Providing support in PC repair and assembly, both desktop and server machines.

*  Home and small office network installation and configuration, wired and/or wireless. Small office server deployment.

Technologies / Languages: Windows, Linux, Office, WiFi, Lan




Oct 2007

Engineer Degree in Telecommunications Systems and Electronics, from ISEL (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa)


Main Subjects:

Development of projects based in DSP, micro-controllers and electronic circuits.

Schematic design and test procedures of electronic circuits.

Mobile telecommunications systems (GSM, GPRS and UMTS core network).

Fixed telecommunications systems (ADSL, POTS, ATM, SS#7, PDH/SDH).

Network architecture and resource allocation.

Network protocols (TCP/IP stack, SIP, RTP, ATM, X25).

Network security (RADIUS, EAP, SSL, IPSec, VPN).

Software development for PC and dedicated hardware (Java, C/C++).

Distributed software development (Java sockets, JSP, Servlets, CGI, shell scripting).

Satellite based systems (DVB standards, GPS).

Database (SQL, JDBC).

Multimedia processing (MPEG and JPEG standards).

Final Project:

Knowledge of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) based systems and main applications, topic of final project, involving moving target indicators and 3D application of interferometry.



Technical knowledge

Software Knowledge: Pspice, MatLab, Eclipse, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Visual Studio, Apache, Tomcat, Ethereal/Wireshark, Texas Instruments Code Composer, Keil microVision.

Programming Knowledge:MatLab, Java, C/C++, assembly.


Portuguese (mother tongue), very good knowledge inEnglish, French and good knowledge in Spanish

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