CV: Systems Engineer


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 Date Submitted:27-11-2013
 Last Modified:27-05-2015 (07:43)
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 Current job:Systems Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
 KeywordsSoftware Engineer, Space Systems Engineer, Space Project Management, Validation and Verification


Software Engineer (MSc) with wide experience in space systems, software and system validation, test benches, and end-to-end system definition, integration and functional validation.

Since this year formally trained as Space Systems Engineer.



Employment History

2011 to 2014



(See Education and Training below for current details)

DEIMOS-2 System Engineer

Elecnor DEIMOS (Deimos Castilla-La Mancha), Puertollano (Spain)

*  Coordinated technicallythe DEIMOS-2 end-to-end system, leading the system design, coordination and integration of segments, operations and FDIR definition, verification of functionality and performances.

*  The DEIMOS-2 system, built upon a 1 meter resolution satellite by SATRECi (South Korea), a 10 meters ground station by VERTEX Antennentechnik and in house developed ground segment, plus brand new infrastructure, is successfully operating and one of the contributing missions to Copernicus.

2006 to 2011

Head of the On board Software Section

DEIMOS Space S.L.U., Tres Cantos (Spain)

*  Elaborated, and won, several proposals for ESA activities chiefly regarding on board software validation.

*  Led several independent software validation ESA projects, including the development of software based validation environments.

*  Performed engineering tasks covering software quality and RAMS for space on board and civil aviation systems.

2001 to 2005

On Board Software Specialist

ESA/ESTEC, Noorwijk, The Netherlands (as DEIMOS Space employee)

*  Supported management in the procurement of space systems as software expert (European Robotic Arm, Herschel, Planck).

*  Followed and counseled several payload software development activities, especially by science teams (Herschel, Planck).

1997 to 2001

Software Engineer

GMV S.L., Tres Cantos (Spain)

*  Led test benches development and on board software testing projects.

*  Tested on board software for Meteosat Second Generation, Proteus satellites and Eurofighter components.




Sep. 2014 till now

MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering, Cranfield University, UK

*  System engineering, communications, propulsion and astrodynamics.

*  Elective: Finite Element Method, Attitude Dynamics & Control.

*  Group Design Project: Mechanisms for platform and payload of Geosynchronous SAR mission.

*  Thesis (ongoing): Internet Backbone in LEO/MEO.

1989 to 1996

MSc Software Engineering, Facultad de Informática, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

*  Software Engineering, Software Technologies and Electronics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Communications, Artificial Intelligence.

*  Master Thesis: Implementation and evaluation of calibration methods for photogrammetry using commercial cameras.


Mother tongue:


Other languages:

English, French


Work-related skills

*  Familiar with conventional and agile management approaches.

*  Several publications and presentations at relevant congresses.

*  ECSS standards, especially for SW and Systems engineering.

*  EUROCONTROL ESARR, AMCs, Aviation Airworthiness and Safety Certification Standards, especially systems and software related (ED-12B / DO-178B, ARP4754 / EUROCAE ED-79, ARP4761).


Computer skills

*  Excellent command of Microsoft Office™ tools, Visio and MS Project.

*  Programming languages (C, Java, Ada), several development tools.


Computer tools

*  TSIM, ESA’s Software Validation Facility, dSpace, Matlab, Simulink

*  Logiscope, Parasoft C++Test.

*  Cradle Requirements Management tool.





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