CV: Ground Segment Facility Consultant

 


<< BACK

Personal information
 Name:<withheld>
 Age:<withheld>
 Country:<withheld>
 Location:<withheld>
Contact information
 Email:<withheld>
 Phone:<withheld>
 Mobile:<withheld>
Candidate Profile
 Date Submitted:06-12-2012
 Last Modified:06-12-2012 (02:23)
Job information
 Current job:Ground Segment Facility Consultant
 Employment Term:Either
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:,
 KeywordsGround Stations design and Development; Requirements management; Liaaising with Sub-contractors
CV

Date of Birth:

1st. October, 1957

 

 

Nationality

British

 

 

Qualification:

B.Sc.Hons. Applied Physics

 

 

Languages:

English (native), Spanish (fluent), German (elementary)

 

 

Personal Skills:

  • Highly motivated
  • Self dependent with team work ability
  • High ability to work under stress
  • Maintaining health

 

 

Key Technical

Skills:

System Engineering experience on the full lifecycle of the development and engineering of a Space Ground Systems.

Systems requirements engineering and progress through established milestones.

Over 20 years of hands on experience with tools used in the procurement and development of Ground stations at S,C,X, Ku and Ka-Band.

 Design and manufacture of X-Band Frequency Converters.

Preparation of proposals for Ground Segments.

 

 

Software and Programming Skills

Professional experience in the installation and operations environment related to M&C activities.

 

 

 

Employment Summary

 

Employment summary:

February 2010 till present

EUMETSAT, Germany

 

 

Title:

Ground Segment Facility Engineer

 

 

Employment summary:

April 05 till July 09

Astrium, UK

 

 

Title:

AIV Engineer

 

 

Employment summary:

May 1990 till March 2005

Indra Espacio, Spain

 

 

Title:

Telecommunications Consultant

 

 

Employment summary:

October 1987 till Apr 1990

Marconi Instruments, UK

 

 

Title:

RF Development Engineer

 

 

Employment summary:

May 1986 till Sept 1987

MBB, Germany

 

 

Title:

Systems Engineer

 

 

Employment summary:

May 1983 till Apr 1986

Marconi Defence, UK

 

 

Title:

Microwave Systems Engineer

 

Professional Experience

February 10 till Present: EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany

 

Project:

MTG – Meteosat Third Generation Program

 

 

Duration:

February 2010 till present

 

 

Position within project:

Ground Segment Facility Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Reviewing all design documentation for the facilities of the MTG Ground Segment – particularly from the TTC and MDA (Mission Data Acquisition) stations and Networks – leading up to Preliminary Design Review (PDR). The management of PDR activities through data bases maintained in DOORS.
  • Writing Technical Notes for the Telemetry and Telecommand functions as well as Ranging;
  • Writing procedures for and supporting LEO (Low Earth Orbit) Satellite testing.

 

 

April 05 till July 09: Astrium UK

 

Project:

Development and implementation of Ground Control Segment (GCS) for Galileo.

 

 

Duration:

Apr 05 till July 09

 

 

Position within project:

Part of the AIV team.

 

 

Duties:

  • Reviewing all development documentation from the Elements – particularly from the TTC stations, Central M&C Facility and Networks - through the various milestones. The management of PDR, CDR, integration and verification activities through data bases maintained in DOORS.
  • Assisting the Elements of GCS to  arrive at a common approach to hardware and software procurement;
  • Writing part of the AIV plan for the Ground Control Segment;
  • Writing the complete Deployment Plan – taking into account the IOV and FOC Segment requirements. 

 

 

May 1990 till March 2005 & Aug 2009 till December 2009: Indra Espacio, Spain

 

Project:

Madrid Land Earth station via the Artemis satellite for EGNOS

 

 

Duration:

Jan 2002 till Mid 2004

 

 

Position within project:

Systems Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Technical responsibility – from proposal stage to procurement, Installation and testing of the KU-Band NLES station and the various sub-systems- in particular a new combined GPS/NTS equipment;
  • Assisting in the tests for Spread Spectrum tracking of the Artemis satellite– using a newly developed Tracking Rx from SMP;
  • Assisting in the final acceptance tests.

 

Project:

Eumetsat Polar Site Facility (Svalbard CDAs)

 

 

Duration:

Apr 2003 till Dec 2004 (part time)

 

 

Position within project:

System engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Involvement during the facility development for the F&T s/s and Frequency Converters.
  • Extensively involved in fine-tuning the system. duties included:
    • Investigating locking problems with FEP and Demods;
    • Antenna cable wraps adjustment;
    • Overseeing the sealing of Radome
    • U/L to NOAA whilst NASA were having co-visibility;
    • Measurements of Doppler at AOS and LOS on the CORTEX Baseband
    • M&C Programming a satellite pass;
    • RF Compatibility testing

 

Project:

VSAT network for COCESNA

 

 

Duration:

July 2001 till November 2001

 

 

Position within project:

Telecommunications engineer

 

 

Duties

Installation of VSAT network for central American company COCESNA- to monitor the air space over the 7 countries – with central hub located in Honduras.

 

Project:

EMERG-SAT project.

 

 

Duration:

Jan 98 till mid 2000

 

 

Position within project:

Systems Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Attend progress meetings at the 3 sites involved;
  • Assist in selection and procurement of Hardware
  • Assist in development of the Alcatel application to monitor and control the VSAT terminals from remote - from Indra facilities

 

Project:

Design, proto-typing and production of X-Band Frequency Converters for the Spanish Military Satellite terminals.

 

 

Duration:

Mid ’95 till Mid ‘98

 

 

Position within project:

Design and procurement Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Designing – via CAD tools – X-Band Frequency Converters.
  • Preparing a prototype and carrying it through to production.
  • During the late 90’s two further iterations of this equipment were required to make it more “integrated” – and involved the Spanish Universities along with MMIC foundries.
  • The 3rd. generation Converters are now installed and functioning within the areas of Spanish Military influence.

 

Project:          

Procurement and Installation of Ku-Band and S-Band TTC and Ranging stations for Hispasat

 

 

Duration:

Mid ’92 till Mid ‘95

 

 

Position within project:

Sub-systems Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Implementation of the Ground Control Segment for Hispasat – involving TTC and IOT ground stations from S-Band to Ku-Band.
  • Writing Integration and Verification documentation and carrying out Test Procedures for all the Ground Stations at Hispasat Ground Segment facilities.

 

October 1987 till Apr 1990: Marconi Instruments, Stevenage, UK

 

Project:

Development of RF and Microwave modules for a 26 GHz Spectrum Analyser.

 

 

Duration:

October 1987 till Apr 1990

 

 

Position within project:

Development Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Development of modules for a 26 GHz Spectrum Analyser- the modules ranged from simple PCB’s to complex Microwave modules using latest MMIC techniques for integration;
  • Assisting in development of an automatic module-testing facility

 

 

May 1986 till Sept 1987: MBB, Germany

 

Project:

Design of Data Acquisition Unit for use at the ERS-1 station in Kiruna, Sweden. 

 

 

Duration:

May 1986 till Sept 1987

 

 

Position within project:

Systems Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Working on the design of Frequency Converters
  • Assist in the development of a Data Acquisition Unit for the Estrack station in Perth
  • Testing of the full-motion 11m Olympus ground station at Fucino

 

 

May 1983 till Apr 1986: Marconi Defence, UK

 

Project:

Design and build of an ECM module for the Harrier GR5.

 

 

Duration:

May 1983 till Apr 1986

 

 

Position within project:

Microwave Engineer

 

 

Duties:

  • Writing procurement requirements for RF modules within model A of a Rx for the Harrier aircraft
  • Writing and carrying out test procedures for RF and environmental testing of these modules.

 


Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!

 

2021 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert

 

If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you, but in this case, access to our website will be granted only after payment has been received. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

 

Subscriptions

 

Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.

 

VAT:

Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)

 

Support:

For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.

 

Warning:

We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.

To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

 
Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2021 Spacelinks
Web Analytics