CV: Satellite Ground Control Station Engineer


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 Date Submitted:29-04-2013
 Last Modified:03-03-2014 (09:25)
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 Current job:Satellite Ground Control Station Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
     Date of Birth: 20 Aug 1986
     Spanish Nationality
A high achieving and career focused telecommunications engineer, seeking attractive opportunities to progress technically and professionally in the space industry.
October 2011 – Present: System Engineer at Indra, Madrid, Spain
Main Project:
FOC Galileo Tracking Telemetry and Command Facility (TTCF) for the European Space Agency (ESA)
   - Assembly, Integration and Validation of Galileo 13 meter S-Band TTCF Station in Noumea (New Caledonia), Reunion (France) and Redu (Belgium) ground control stations
   - Project main activities:
     - Ground station design and documentation
     - Test documentation production
     - Ground station on-site integration
     - Ground station interface verification
     - Ground station functional and performance verification testing and calibration
     - TTCF Ground station preventive and corrective maintenance interventions and support
     - TTCF Ground station final documentation datapackage elaboration
* IOV Galileo Tracking Telemetry and Command Facility (TTC) for the European Space Agency
   - Preventive and corrective manintenance support
   - On-site missions for the 13 meters Galileo antenna upgrades in Kiruna (Sweeden) and Kourour (French Guiana)
   - Design documentation production and updates
Other projects collaborations:
* Amazonas 3 (Hispasat). Ground Segment Project
   - Equipment procurement
   - Testing activities for calibration in terms of insertion losses and voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) of the ground segment using the Scalar Network Analysis test tool from Agilent
   - Ground Segment functional and performance verification testing
* SMOS (ESA). Data Processing Ground Segment in Villafranca del Castillo (Spain)
   - Ground Station Preventive and Corrective Maintenance interventions and support
   - Ground Station upgrade interventions
   - Design Documentation production
* Amazonas 4 (Hispasat). GCS Communication Subsystem
   - COMMS equipment configuration 
   - COMMS subsystem on-site verification activities
September 2004 – June 2010: Telecommunications Engineering Degree (5 Year, full time)
September 2009 – June 2010: MSc Communication Systems, Swansea University, UK
Multidisciplinary course focused on wireless communications and sponsored by the Institute of Advanced
Telecommunications (IAT). Result: Honours (average 85%) obtained for all 100 credits taken for the fulfillment of ERASMUS scheme.
Thesis: ‘OFDM Transmitter and Receiver Design for vehicle-to-vehicle communications’ Simulation of a wireless communication between two vehicles considering multiple scenarios based on the IEEE 802.11p standard.
• September 2004 – June 2010: Telecommunications Engineering, University of Seville, Spain
Focus on Robotics and Radio communication. Result: equivalent 2:1
Project: ‘Catch and demodulation of a signal transmitted by the AD9857 modulator through the ICS-554 acquisition card and Matlab’
Spanish: Native 
English: Full Professional 
French: Medium 
- Network Time Protocol Servers
- Scalar Network Analysis tools
- MATLAB/Simulink
- VMware
- C Programming
- CISCO routers

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