CV: Galileo Engineer



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 Date Submitted:09-08-2017
 Last Modified:26-01-2018 (10:57)
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 Current job:Galileo Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Own country
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsGNSS, spacecraft operations, planning, scheduling, KPI, Earth atmospheric processes, communicaton giving and preparing presentations for big audiences, writing documents, communication

Nationality: German

Clearance: Ü2



GNSS, spacecraft operations, planning, scheduling, KPI, Earth atmospheric processes,  giving and preparing presentations for big audiences, writing documents, communication, project management



01/2005 – 08/2008

Ph.D. in Space Physics (Theoretical Simulations of Space Weather and the aurora borealis)

09/1999 – 05/2004

Master Degree in Physics (Dipl. phys.) (experimental Bio/nano Physics)



01/2015 – today

Galileo Engineer and Communication      

* Analysis of all Galileo technical training needs across all systems and subcontractors

* Management and implementation of an innovative solution for an integrated GSOp training plan

* Setup, implementation and execution of technical and non-technical Galileo Initial Team Training

* Responsible for Galileo SAR and TMTC KPI provision and algorithm setup

* Provision of the Public Service Performance Management Report (SPMR)

* Analysis of Galileo requirements and definition of matching company solutions

* Interface to the GNSS Service Centre for user processing and service provision  

01/2012 – 12/2014

Galileo Spacecraft Operations Engineer (SOE)

* Payload/TT&C/DHS Specialist: Extensive knowledge of the Galileo Subsystems

* Support to anomaly investigation and resolution, Spacecraft operations and testing

* In-Orbit-Test (IOT) procedure creation, validation, improvement, and execution

* Preparation, integration, and coordination of Galileo Long- and Mid Term planning

Preparation of progress reports including risk analysis

08/2008 – 12/2011

Columbus Flight Controller (Col-OC/COP), Increment 25/26 Col-OC Lead

* Team Management of all European Payload activities onboard the ISS during Increment 25/26

* Planning of Columbus payload activities, payload SW/HW Mission&Control, anomaly resolution

* On-Console ISS crew support for all experiment executions

* International Space Station (ISS) coordination (European User Support Centers, NASA, JAXA, RSA)



Mother tongue(s) German
Fluent English
Spanish Very good
French Good



Office Tools Microsoft Office™ tools, Mac, Linux/Unix, MS Project, Corel Draw, Adobe Acrobat
Databases JIRA (EADS), OPDCS planning tool, Data Management System
Ops Tools SCCF, MCS, SatMon, CSIM
Programming Matlab, HTML, IDL, Latex, C++



* Demonstrated experience with the Galileo navigation program and programming in Matlab

* Galileo Spacecraft operations and engineering experience

* Physics background on lasers, semiconductors, nanophysics and Space weather

* Project management experience of small projects

* Planning and organising of spacecraft operations and training modules

* Several years of experience in presenting and wriing both technical and non-technical information and documentation



* Coordination of international teams fluently in both English and German

* Ability to define efficient solutions for complex technical problems

* Working with international teams as well as organizing teams

* Keeping up good and effective team communication

* Scientific research and requirement analysis



* Mar 2018 Course about Navigation and Datafusion at the TU Munich

* May 2017 ITIL Training, Change Communication Training

* 2016 Project Management Training

* 2012 - 2014 Training for MS Project and Presentations



Studies of magnetotail dynamics and energy evolution during substorms using MHD simulations. Annales Geophysicae. 2009.

Why doesn't the ring current injection rate saturate?, Journal of Geophysical Research. 2008

Gold Nanoshells Improve Single Nanoparticle Molecular Sensors; Nano Letters, 2004



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