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     Date Submitted:05-06-2007
     Last Modified:03-07-2017 (05:07)
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     Current job:Satellite navigation system engineer / Altimetry products project support
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywordsorbit determination, navigation instrument expert, monitoring, coordination of operations, altimetry, earth observation, integrity expert, investigations of anomalies, ground network of beacons maintenance, real-time processing software, reporting of ins

    From March 2010 to Present : DORIS System operations expert

    Additionally since September 2016 : Support for Management of Marine Service Project (40% of my time)

    CLS (Collecte Localisation Satellite) for CNES DNO/OT/OC

    As an expert in the operations of the DORIS navigation system :
    > Monitoring and securing the performances of DORIS in-flight instruments which rely on a worldwide ground network of stations
    > System expertise for coordination of system operations, in-orbit validation phases (e.g. Jason-3, Sentinel-3A), in-orbit performances reviews (e.g. ESA, CNES)
    > Support to ground segments of DORIS constellation missions (ESOC, EUMETSAT, NOAA, CNES, ISRO) and to products processing teams (CNES, CLS) in case of anomaly
    > Product manager of an real-time telemetry processing software dedicated to integrity monitoring within SSALTO multi-mission altimetry ground segment
    > Support to development teams in order to provide them with some operational feedback to design the next generation of DORIS instruments and ground beacons
    [Co-author of posters and papers about DORIS signals and integrity monitoring]

    As a support of CNES management of a Copernicus Marine Altimetry Service project :
    > Follow-up of schedule, actions, project risks and participation to the coordination between the contractors (CNES/CLS) and the customer (EUMETSAT)
    > Provision of Key Performance Indicators on the timeliness, accuracy, quality of the service to the customer
    > Reporting : drafting of Service Performance reports for the customer


    From September 2007 to October 2009 : Deputy space attaché at the French Embassy

    CNES Office in Washington DC

    Strengthen the space cooperation between American and French space-related stakeholders including institutional, industrial, scientific and academic actors :

    > Analysis of U.S. space policy and programs definition (budgets, regulations, implementation)
    > Drafting of synthesis, reports and newsletter articles on U.S. space-related news (e.g. private space capabilities, space situational awareness, industry, space exploration program, export control issues)
    > Maintain and build trustful relations with counterparts from the Washington-DC space community
    > Participation to French and European delegations (inter-ministerial and interagency panels, e.g. Plenary session of a GPS/Galileo meeting on October 2008)
    > Drafting of official statements related to space activities for French Embassy officials and CNES senior management
    > Event coordination within the Washington space community in close relationship with other European offices (ESA, DLR, EC)


    From February 2007 to July 2007 : Digital signal processing design engineer
    Thales Alenia Space, Toulouse

    > Comparison of acquisition algorithms for a GNSS on-board receiver

    > Simulation and dimensioning of an acquisition module optimising sensibility, time and complexity


    From June 2006 to September 2006 : Instrument performance analysis engineer

    CNES Altimetry, Orbitography and Precise Positioning Service

    > Analysis of Doppler impact on demodulation processes of an on-board DORIS receiver
    > Simulation of a digital demodulation loop

    Education & Training

    Diplôme d’Ingénieur en Télécommunications et Réseaux
    Telecommunications and Networks Engineering Degree

    EUROSAE Professional Training Program :

    > Global Navigation Satellites Systems

    > Space debris

    > Satellite architecture

    > Flight dynamics

    Knowledge of Languages :

    French : native speaker
    English : proficient speaker
    Spanish : independent speaker
    Russian : basic speaker

    Skills and competences:

    > ability to work under pressure or tight schedule and to prioritize (due to the experience of the operations and within the much requested CNES Office in Washington)
    > adaptability (gained through the diversity of activities I led in the CNES Office in Washington and covering interim periods as a back-up within the DORIS team)
    > analysis and synthesis skills
    > ethics and loyalty, team working, mediation qualities

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