CV: Senior Engineer - Satellite Capacity and Traffic Management


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 Date Submitted:06-11-2014
 Last Modified:14-06-2017 (01:26)
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 Current job:Senior Engineer - Satellite Capacity and Traffic Management
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Own country
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsProgram management, RF telecommunications, DBS, FSS, satellite payload, link analysis, systems engineering, project engineering


Bachelor of Science Degree, Physics

Master of Science Degree, Space Systems Engineering Management

Satellite RF payload systems performance expert

Aided in design and implementation of new satellite systems

Created and implemented new training materials for on-going satellite courses

9+ years Program Management and satellite engineering experience

13+ years spacecraft use, flight ops, familiarity




EchoStar Satellite Services                     2016 - present

Senior Engineer

Englewood, CO

All duties and job responsibilities of Engineer III

Satellite capacity and traffic management

Draft satellite build RFI and RFP

Technical review of satellite design concepts

Project manager for calibrated antenna system

Program manager for satellite traffic transfer preparation


EchoStar Satellite Services                2014 - 2016

Engineer III

Englewood, CO

New satellite program development requirements

Coordination with multiple engineering and business groups

Design, plan, execute new satellite transition operations

Read/interpret spacecraft payload block diagrams

Support regulatory (FCC and ITU) requirements and technical documentation for filings

Schedule S data, Technical Annex, interference analysis

Miscellaneous engineering and analytical duties as required by the business/leadership

Verify satellite coverage for new services

Troubleshoot via trending, link analysis and consumer data

Link budget analysis (using SatMaster Pro)

Introduction to satellites and space class for non-technical coworkers

Up-training new engineer on staff as a mentor role

Remote monitor and control access and daily usage for satellite uplink earth station

Attend design review meetings at satellite manufacturer locations

Assist business development group in speculative satellite coverage for opportunities

Create, monitor, and update status of fleet end of life and contingency planning

Executive level reporting and presentation

All other duties included in Program Manager role also


EchoStar Satellite Services                  2007 - 2014

Program Manager/Space Programs

Englewood, CO

Aid in design, RFP/RFI, analysis, and future planning for new spacecraft

Process and compile information, records and files regarding EchoStar’s satellite technology including spacecraft operations manuals and design reviews

Manage project timelines and scheduling teleconferences

File relevant documentation as required by the FCC and NOAA

Have direct contact with senior management to ensure 100% accuracy with all satellite analysis and capabilities

Work with multiple teams in diversified array of departments

Work with team to provide maximum use of all satellite systems

Plan strategies to reduce costs, improve quality, and meet future requirements


EchoStar Satellite Services                  2004 - 2007

Senior Spacecraft Controller

Cheyenne, WY

Monitored and maintained satellite fleet 24/7

Direct supervision of 3 junior level Controllers

Implemented and developed systems for training regarding special projects

Planned daily, weekly and monthly activities regarding tracking and ranging equipment

Assisted with managerial sessions to support dynamic operational needs

Facilitated training workshops, including one-on-one interaction

Miscellaneous managerial duties as assigned by management

Compiled and logged pertinent information regarding the state of health monitoring for all EchoStar fleet satellites

Promoted up from entry level to senior level controller in less than 3 years.




University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado

Bachelor of Science Degree:  Physics

Graduation: 2003

Webster University

Master of Science Degree:  Space Systems Engineering and Technical Management

Graduation: May 2016


Office software experience:  MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Access, MS Outlook, MS Project, SatSoft, SatMaster Pro



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