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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