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 Date Submitted:18-04-2012
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01 March 2017-Now

Senior Systems Engineer, Ground Systems,

 

MDA System Ltd

 

Richmond, BC, Canada

 

 

 

Responsible for  Ground Segment  system engineering activities:

Polar Epsilon 2 Project  

 

 

 

 

02 Feb 2015 – 10 Feb 2017

Senior System Engineer,  System Engineering Department, Ground Segment

 

TAI Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc.
AKINCI, ANKARA (Turkey)

Responsible for Ground Segment(GS)  System s Engineering activities including ground segment  system specifications and requirements definition, design, development, verification, validation, joining review meetings, documents and presentation preparation, interface definition between sub systems, sub-contractor  products acceptance, working with customer or/and  procurement authority.

Responsible for  Ground Segment  design, verification, validation and maintenance activities:

Requirement  tracking  and  verification  via  DOORS tool

Participation  in  Software Development CCB meetings, Engineering Change Request  meetings via JIRA  tool

Interfacing with project  teams on the implementation of system upgrades  to  system hardware and operating system obsolescence upgrade.

Ground Segment Software  test and deployment

Coordination between program, software, test,  design  teams  and customer

Participation in  technical meetings, formal reviews, and scheduling and planning meetings,  procurement preparation related with Ground Segment

Participation in the functional verification and operational validation of system upgrades

System design and  architecture ,interfaces between internal and external  systems

Mission Control, Mission Planning,  Dissemination  and  Data Archive Systems design, upgrade and maintenance

Working with multi-cultural and inter disciplinary teams which come from  different  institutions and companies

Leading  Computer Security  Work Package (AES256, Comsec, Tempest, Compusec,, Cryptographic Architecture) 

Interface and coordination with the systems maintenance teams and industry representatives to ensure optimised performance, including participating in the definition and implementation of any changes

Qualification and Acceptance reviews (according to industry standards: ECSS, DO178B, MIL-STD 498, etc)

Operation experience in a real-time operation environment

Self-motivated with a keen attention to details and ability to understand and apply new  technologies with the flexibility to adjust to changing work priorities

Leadership, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

 

 

 

 

 

01 Feb 2008 – 01 Feb  2015

Chief of Ground Segment, System Engineering Department, Space Systems Group

TAI Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc.
AKINCI, ANKARA (Turkey)

Responsible for Ground Segment(GS) Satellite Command and Control System Design and Software Engineering activities including ground segment  requirement management, procurement process, joining review meetings, documents and presentation preparation, defining system specifications and requirements, system design and architecture, identification interfaces between sub systems such as Mission Control System, Flight Dynamics, Mission Planning and Satellite Database,  integration, Monitoring and Control System Software Architecture, working with multi-cultural and inter disciplinary teams which come from different institutions and companies such as Turkish Ministry of Defence, Under Secretariat  of Defence, Airbus, Thales, Telespazio, OHB, Dutch Space, Vega Germany, and TUBITAK (National Research and Development Institute).

Responsible for Overall Ground Segment System Engineering activities:

Defining system specifications and requirements via DOORS

Review  and tracking  of  changes to the system configuration for the ground segments

Design and maintenance of  ground segment  internal and external interfaces

Development, operations and  test preparation for Gokturk-1 and Gokturk-2 Satellites

Investigation of anomalies encountered  through the routine system  Gokturk-2  ground segment operations.

Lead and design of Dynamic Satellite Simulator and AOCS Test  Bed  (SIMSAT)  and   Avionic Test  Bench Simulator (EUROSIM)

Definition and  maintenance of the routine operations procedures

General satellite sub system knowledge: AOCS, OBDH, EPS, TCS, Structure and Payload

Participation in  technical meetings, formal reviews, and scheduling and planning meetings,  procurement preparation related with Ground Segment

System design and architecture ,interfaces between sub systems such as Mission Control System, Flight Dynamics, Mission Planning and Satellite Database

SCOS2000 based MCS knowledge at user and database level

Development of satellite tracking software including orbit propagator

Command and Control System Software Architecture Knowledge

Network and  RS232, RS422, HL7, Modbus,TCP/IP protocol knowledge

Near Realtime data processing software development

Working with multi-cultural and inter disciplinary teams which come from different institutions and companies

Participation in the functional verification and operational validation of system  upgrades

Qualification and Acceptance reviews (according to industry standards: ECSS, DO178B, MIL-STD 498, etc)

Some significant space projects:

TURKSAT 6A Communication Satellite Project:

Preparation of Work Breakdown Structure, architecture and PBS for TTC Ground Station. procurement activity.

Operation  Control Centre Development Project:

The Project aim is to develop a generic Mission Control System, Mission Planning and Flight Dynamics System regarding to ECSS Standards am enforcing System Engineering activities of the project.

GOKTURK-3 SAR Satellite Project
Ground Segment Mission Control System specifications, gathering requirements from Turkish Under Secretariat of defence and Turkish Air Forces, managing procurement process with local and foreigner partners. I have completed mission definition phase and worked on requirements definition. I have still continue to work in SDR phase. The satellite going to be built according to ECSS standards. Working experience with ECSS standards such as ECSS-E-10C, ECSS-E-ST-70C, ECSS-E-ST-70-31C, ECSS-E-70-41A, ECSS-E-ST-10-02C.

GOKTURK-2 EO Satellite Project: (Launch at 2012)

It was a National R&D project with 2,5 meter resolution. I have worked in Ground Station requirements gathering, system design and architecture , procurement, verification and validation with our partner TUBITAK Ground  Segment Team. In project, Mission Control System, Flight Dynamics and Mission planning System were developed  by our software team. I also prepared a procurement and architectural design  for Ground Segment installation as an backup station in TAI for GOKTURK-2 Satellite. The project has been built according to ECSS standards. I have been in all MDR/SRR/PDR/CDR and Customer review meetings. After the satellite was launched, I have contributed LEOP, commissioning and operation phase.

GOKTURK-1 EO Satellite Project:

It's below 1 meter high resolution satellite project. TAI is main local partner. I’m ground segment system engineering responsible. Prime contractors are Telespazio and Thales Alenia Space. Within GOKTURK-1 project scope I worked with OHB, ASTRIUM, IAI and THALES at the beginning of the project (Negotiation phase) . I have been working in work share negotiations over ground station work breakdown structure, direct participation ro engineering activities in our work packages including, SCOS2000 customization and adaption to the project, ground station system engineering, mission planning system development , flight dynamics system development. Contributing preparing documentation and data packages for MDR, SRR, PDR and CDR.

TAISAT1000E R&D Satellite Project

It was 1 meter high resolution  satellite development project. We analyse system level requirements and apportion to lower levels in ground system design.

SCOS2000 Central Checkout System for Satellite Assembly, Integration and Verification (AIV) Facility: (2010-2012)

I have planned and procured Central Checkout System based on SCOS2000 and satellite database for our AIV facilities. I procured SCOS2000 from Telespazio Vega with ESA permission. I integrate our TM/TC frontend system to SCOS2000. I have educated on SCOS2000 installation and usage by Telespazio Vega.

Business or sector Aerospace

01 Dec 1998 – 01  Feb 2008

Software Project Leader, Information Systems Group

TAI Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc.
AKINCI, ANKARA (Turkey)

Pure end extensive object oriented programming(OOP) with smalltalk, java, C#. Modelling with UML, CMM Level 3, Software design and working IT architecture in large critical public systems. Working in  Government Social Insurance System IT projects for 10 years. Deep knowledge and experience in Relational Database Systems including DB2,Oracle, MSSQL. RS 232 communications, API,DLL,COM/DCOM technologies. Customer relations management. Water fall, Iterative, OOP technics. Utilising and producing Web Services, XML technology. Problem solving on production, working in a stressful environment, spontaneous decision making.  Software Development in different areas including healthcare (laboratory analyzers machine automation via RS232/RS422/TCPI interface), space industry involving orbit control and simulation-modelling, scientific algorithms and MATLAB  conversion, CNC machinery with advanced mathematics and machine control and  communication.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Excels in requirements gathering, software analysis and design, coding, debugging, code reviewing,

Problem solving, quality assurance and documentation

System Design and Architecture

Application Development

Software Project Management

Software System Engineering

Turkish Social Security Institution Software Development

e-Government IT Projects Software Development

Government Hospital Information Systems Software Development

Software integration and verification

Software Analysis, implementation, testing or re-engineering

RS232 Communication programming, TCP/IP socket application programming

Software development with Java, .NET, C++, Visual Basic, C Sharp

Some significant projects:

Turkish Social Security Institution Medical Laboratory Information System (LIS) Software, (VB6/DB2/RS232 Communication, 1999-2008)

Social Security Hospital Information System, Patient Date Rendezvous Interactive Voice Response(IVR) Software,( VB6/C++/MS Access/DB2, 1999-2007)

112 National Emergency Call Interactive Voice response System (VB6/DB2/RS232/Winsock, 2003-2007)

Government Institution Digital  Achieve  System Development (VB6/MS SQL, 2003-2005)

Business or sector Information Technologies

 

01 Dec 1995 – 01 Dec 1998

Senior Software Engineer

UBY Ltd. Inc
Tunali Hilmi Cd. Guniz  Sk. No:28, ANKARA (Turkey)

My responsibilities included  planning and defining our company’s IT needs and strategies, decision making on hardware, network  and software needs, system  and  requirement engineering, designing, coding, debugging and documenting of  internal and external software projects. I developed software using tools such as Visual Basic, Microsoft Access, Turbo Pascal 6.0,  Delphi, C, Clipper, Dbase III+ on Novell, Linux  and Windows Networks.

Tasks and responsibilities:

•Customer requirement management

•System design

•Application Development

•Information System Management

•Information Technology Decision Making

•Company Information Technology Policy Making

Business or sector Information and communication

 

 

01 July 1994 – 01 Dec 1995

Military Service Obligation

Turkish Army
Istanbul, Izmir (Turkey)

 

 

01 Jan 1993 – 01 July 1994

Regional Technic Service Manager

Ultra Computer Inc., ANKARA (Turkey)

My responsibilities were management of Personnel Computers assembly, technical support  management  for users, PC and Network maintenance and installation.

•Building  and maintaining personal computers whose brand name  Ultra Computer.

•Leading Technical Service personnel  and executing management activities,

•Installing and  maintenance of Customer Network Systems: Novel and Windows Networks.

Business or sector Information Systems

 

01  Aug 1988 – 01 Jan1993

Software Engineer (Part-Time)

Bilfo IT Systems Ltd., ANKARA (Turkey)

My responsibilities  were software development using Cobol, Pascal, Clipper, C, C++. In addition to software development, Novell Network installation, Windows Workgroup installation and  network support.

•Software design

•Customer requirements management

•Application development

Business or sector Information Systems

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

01/07/2009 – 15/02/2010

M.Sc program in Computer Engineering

 

Ahmet Yesevi University,

(Honours) Degree with GPA 3.44. In 3 semester, taking 17 courses (in 3 terms)  including information systems, artificial intelligence, decision making systems, e-commerce, data mining besides software engineering, advanced computer networks, C programming, C++ programming, data structures and microprocessors. I completed the program with graduation project topic: “Internet Security” and seminar project topic: “HL7 Web Services in Government Health Care System”

20/09/1989 – 01/06/1993

Bachelor of City and Regional Planning

 

Middle East Technical University,

Specialization in urban planning, regional planning, working on maps, GIS, graphics, statistics, modelling  and planning. I studied in English.

15/09/1988 – 01/06/1989

Department of Basic English preparatory school

 

Middle East Technical University,

English

15/09/1984 – 10/06/1988

Computer Department

 

Gazi Technical High School,

I took second place in school with 90/100 GPA. Specialization in computer architecture, basic electronics, programming in Basic, Cobol, Pascal, Assembly

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

 

Mother tongue(s)

Turkish

Other language(s)

English

Communication skills

•Team work: I have worked in various types of teams from space systems teams to software development teams for more than 10 years.

•Intercultural skills: I am experienced at working in a European dimension such as being a team member at NATO NIAG SG-147 Study On New Technologies For Network Based Still Imagery Dissemination And Exchange Services, NATO Industrial Advisory Group between years 2010-2011

Organisational / managerial skills

I have joined MDR,SDR,SRR,PDR,CDR and Customer Review meetings in LEO Satellite Projects and organised these kind of meetings in some research and development projects

Job-related skills

Courses and Certificates that I have:

• Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) Tutorial

• SCOS2000 (TELESPAZIO VEGA)

•SYSTEM ENGINEERING, SATELLITE CONTROL CENTER OVERVIEW AND ARCHITECTURE (TELESPAZIO)

•EUROSIM FOUNDATION, DEVELOPMENT, RUN TIME, SIL AND HIL (DUTCH SPACE)

•SIMSAT SIMULATION WORKSHOP FOR AOCS TEST BED (VEGA)

•DOORS and Requirement Management

•ECSS Standards

•DB2 UNIVERSAL DATABASE ADMINISTRATION WORKSHOP (IBM)

•DEVELOPING APPLICATIONS FOR INTEL MULTICORE PROCESSORS FOR .NET ENVIRONMENTS (INTEL)

•SERVLET AND JSP DEVELOPMENT (IBM)

•WEBSSPHERE STUDIO APPLICATION DEVELOPER (IBM)

•IMPLEMENTING MS WINDOWS 2000 NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE (MICROSOFT)

•PROGRAMMING MS SQL SERVER 2000 DATABASE

•JAVA TECHNOLOGIES IMMERSION (J2EE/JSP/Servlet/EJB/Swing/Hibernet), (OBJECT PEOPLE)

•JAVA VISUALAGE FOR SMALLTALK WEB SERVICES, (OBJECT PEOPLE)

•JAVA SWING WORKSHOP, (OBJECT PEOPLE)

•IBM WEBSHERE STUDIO APPLICATION DEVELOPER, (IBM)

•JAVA SMART CARD TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP, (OBJECT PEOPLE)

•OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING WITH VISUAL AGE FOR JAVA, (OBJECT PEOPLE)

•JAVA SERVLET PROGRAMMING WITH IBM WEBSEPHERE, (OBJECT PEOPLE)

•DISTRIBUTED APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT WITH EJB AND IBM WEBSEPHERE, (IBM)

•OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING WITH VISUAL AGE FOR SMALLTALK, (IBM)

•BUILDING APPLICATIONS USING IBM VISUAL AGE SMALLTALK, (IBM)

•INNOVATION (Darrel Mann)

•LEADERSHIP AND TEAM BEHAVIOUR


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