CV: Satellite operations Engineer


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 Date Submitted:17-02-2013
 Last Modified:06-04-2015 (01:14)
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 Current job:Satellite operations Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Satellite Operators
 KeywordsSatellite Control , Satellite operations . Spacecraft operations , Satellite platform , flight dynamics


        Sex Male |Date of birth 19 August 1982







      January 2010 – Present     Satellite Operation Engineer.

                                                       Egyptian Satellite Company (NILESAT), , P.O.Box  72 , 6th of October City, Egypt.

          Main Topics

                                                        - Spacecraft operations preparation and execution.

                                                        - Preparation and validation of the satellite control procedures used by Satellite Controllers

                                                          Both for the Daily housekeeping activities and also in case of contingency situations.

                                                        - Supporting 24 hour operations of in-orbit satellites.

                                                        - Execute, Analysis and report on spacecraft and ground segment performance.

                                                        - Contribute in Site commissioning, Testing and validations.

        Job Description      

                                     - Experience with the 3-axis GEO satellites design & routine operations.

 - Support 24-houres in-orbit routine operations.

 - On-call services as a satellite operations engineer to ensure the in-flight behavior.

 - Execute, analysis and reporting of the spacecraft trend behavior to monitor the in-flight   


 - Preparations & execution of the sub-system operations.

 - Monitoring and routine checks for the sub-systems of the platform.

 - Investigations of the operations anomaly.

 - Preparations of the satellite routine report.

 - Investigations and analysis of the operational events related to the satellite and ground segment.

 - Contributions with the others teams for the spacecraft operations related topics.

 - Site and system commissioning, Validations and acceptance tests.

 - Participation in the system updates.

 - Support to the maintenance team to ensure the facilities like analysis tools to be fit.

 - Satellite simulator maintenance support with the others teams.

 - Attendance of the technical meetings and reviews to advice the technical notes.

 - Contribute with the operations supported by the manufacturer.

 - Participation in the reviews of the operations of new projects in the level of spacecraft and ground


 - Contribute to the maintenance of operational database

 - Contribute to the maintenance of operational documentations for the preparation and execution of 

    The system validations tests, commissioning and in-orbit satellite operations.

 -  Contribute to the maintenance of automated and manual procedures.

 - Contribute of the maintenance of the satellite operational manual.

        April 2006– December 2009    Satellite Control Engineer.

                         Main Topics

Egyptian Satellite Company (NILESAT),  , P.O.Box  72 , 6th of October City, Egypt.

                                                           -  Perform Satellite routine TCR procedures, station-keeping maneuvers, orbit determination, eclipse, etc.

                                                           -  Perform spacecraft health monitoring, trending, testing and report generation.

                                                           -  Proceed the ground segment procedures to execute the satellite operations.

       Job Description      

 - Experience with the 3-axis GEO satellites design & routine operations.

 - Monitoring and routine checks for the sub-systems of the platform.

 - Preparations of the satellite routine report.

 - Execution of the satellite routine operations like (Maneuvers, Orbit Determination, Eclipse…etc).

 - Execution of the ground segment operations needed to execute the satellite operations.


               Jan 2005 – march 2006      Maintenance Engineer.

                                               Ahlia Engineering Supplies CO.,   , Sidi Gaber towers, Alexandria, Egypt.




              Sep. 1999 -- JUNE 2004  Bachelor of Engineering Degree in (Electronics & Communication Engineering)

                                                            GPA: 3.18   , ISCED VERIFIED (Level 7)    ID: 88439

                                                            Faculty of Engineering at Arab Academy for Science and Technology. (Alexandria, Egypt).



               2011:  - SCOMS.(By GMV Innovation).
                      - NILESAT (101) End of Life (Kick out).
                      - Vertex Antenna Technology (servo Subsystem). (By Vertex).
                      - Payload Repeater & Antenna. (BY Thales Alenia Space).
                      - In-orbit Satellite Operations (BY Thales Alenia Space).

        2010: - OJT (On job training) Nilesat201 for all subsystems for spacecraft(BY Thales Alenia  Space).

                 -Platform FDIR management. 

                 - Localizations & maneuvers. 
                 - Solar Arrays Repositioning.  

                 - IRES Periodic check.   

                 - Ranging & tracking.
                 - IOT (In orbit test) for Nilesat 201.

        2009:  - Satellite Subsystem(AT THALES ALENIA SPACE FRANCE).

    - Subsystem for Nilesat 201.
    - Command Control & OBSW.
    - EPS, AOCS, UPS, Thermal and FDIR System.

                                             2009: - Nilesat 201 Operating System (AT GMV INNOVATION SPAIN).
                                                        - HIFLY operating system.

                                             2003:  - Satellite Telecommunication & Microwave system (AT Egyptian Ground Station for  Satellite Receiving).

                                             2002 : - Network system(AT Egyptian CO. For Advanced Food Industries Faragalla Group).

                                                         - Computer software, network and security.


    PERSONAL SKILLS               



             Mother tongue(s)         


           Other language(s)






Spoken interaction

Spoken production









▪  IELTS certificate Grade 6.








▪  Studied for two years.


              Communication skills


▪  Ability to work with a multi national's teams and mediums.

▪  Good communication skills (I’m coordinating with a multiple teams at the same time).

▪  Cogency (skill get it from meetings attendance).

▪  Reliable: Dependable. (Passed many work problems with the lack of others help ).

▪  Resourceful: Ability to supply what is needed, quick wit.

▪  Ability to transform ideas into words and actions.

▪  Active Listener and using body language, presentation skills and spoken format, presentation skills; written and graphic formats.

▪  Logically minded, well at problem solving and also quite creative in identifying new ideas and ways of doing things.





















Organisational / managerial skills


▪  Leadership (currently responsible for a team of 4 people).

▪  Ability to use information to solve business problems.

▪  Recognizing problem areas, tracing it and implementing solutions.

▪  Ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization.

▪  Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.

▪  Ability to obtain and process information.


                 Computer skills

▪  Microsoft Office Diploma (Windows - Word Power Point -Excel).

▪  Matlab -Mathcad - Pspice.

▪  Network basics & programs , Adobe Photoshop.

▪  Android.

▪  Computer Hardware. 

▪  C - C++.

▪  Windows xp , windows 7 &  Linux.


                      Other skills

▪  Site commissioning and acceptance tests for the ground stations.

▪  HI FLY (certificated from GMV Company from Spain 2009).

▪  Open VMS. (Good trained and experiences since 2006).    

▪  Python ( Beginner ).


                Driving license


▪  Egyptian driving license.




                             Projects                    Nilesat 201 (spacecraft, site commissioning & acceptance tests).        

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