CV: Spacecraft Operations Engineer



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 Date Submitted:28-07-2016
 Last Modified:07-05-2018 (03:47)
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 Current job:Spacecraft Operations Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Satellite Operators, ,
 KeywordsJava, Python, Tcl, Matlab, VPI photonics, Net2Plan, Latex, SCOS 2000, TSC, Synoptic Editor, Operations



1 Feb 2018 – 30 Apr 2018

Senior Satellite Operations Specialist

ICEYE, Warsaw (Poland)

Monitoring and controlling ICEYE-X1 satellite.

Creating documentation for satellite operations.

5 Sep 2016 – 30 Nov 2017

Spacecraft Controller

Serco Services GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany)

Monitoring and controlling of MTP1 (Meteosat Transition Programme) satellite in EUMETSAT until
end of mission.

Monitoring and controlling of MSG (Meteosat Second Generation) satellites and ground stations in

1 Feb 2016 - 31 Jul 2016

Software Engineer

etamax space GmbH
Frankfurter Straße 3 d, 38122 Braunschweig (Germany)

Tcl scripts to modify values in TSC (Test Sequence Controller) and unit test some of its main functions.

Synoptic viewer diagrams connected to TSC parameters.

Python scripts obtaining satellite parameter values from an excel file and creating tcl scrips and synoptic viewer files.

Python script comparing parameters from separate files and creating different excel files based on the type of comparison.

Batch file automating the start of necessary software for satellite simulation in TSC.

Introduction to SCOS 2000 and partial installation on a Linux virtual machine.

Java development on test cases for SCOS 2000.​

1 Sep 2015 – 31 Dec 2015

Researcher on DiNEq project

IT – AVEIRO, Aveiro (Portugal)

Research on planning and dimensioning of multilayer optical transport networks.

Development and implementation of Java algorithms based on different transport modes in an optical network for Net2Plan.

Laboratorial work on optical networks.

Latex documentation regarding laboratory work and simulations.​

1 Feb 2015 – 31 Jul 2015

Researcher on ORENE project

IT – Aveiro, Aveiro (Portugal)

Research on fiber attenuation and on optical noise introduced by an EDFA amplifier on an optical network.

Theoretical results calculated using Matlab.

Simulations performed in VPI transmission maker validating the theoretical results.

Research on nonlinear effects in optical fiber.

Simulations on an optical network with SPM and XPM nonlinear effects with QPSK transmitters.

Network planning with Net2Plan software.

Developing algorithms and reports in Java for implementation on Net2Plan.​

15 Sep 2014 – 31 Dec 2014

Researcher on PANORAMA II project

IT – Aveiro, Aveiro (Portugal)

Experimental work on Monitoring Metro and Access Networks

Testing an STM-16 Card using the ANT-5.

Video Transmission in a Metro/Access Network.

MSP 1+1 protection- Monitoring with IXIA IP Performance Tester

Simulation of optical networks using VPI transmission maker.​




Sep 2005 – 2 Dec 2013

Master’s Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering


University of Aveiro, Aveiro (Portugal)

Master Thesis with the topic "GPON over WDM-PON" where a study about the main PON networks was performed as well as tested in order to create a WDM-PON network using SFPs and GPON components.​

Sep 2004 – July 2005

Computer and Telematics Engineering


University of Aveiro, Aveiro (Portugal)

Basics on C and pascal programming.​




Mother tongue


Other language(s)

English, German (basic)

Communication skills

Good communication skills working with colleagues from all over the world.

Group work experience in laboratory and software projects,


Digital competence


Information processing


Content creation


Problem solving


Independent user

Independent user

Basic user

Independent user

Independent user


Digital competences - Self-assessment grid


Java, Python, Tcl.

Matlab, VPI photonics, Net2Plan, Latex, SCOS 2000, TSC, Synoptic Editor.

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