Ken Yamada
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PO Box 1845
Sun Valley, CA 91353
(310) 968-5721
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Technical Skills
 
  Windows NT 4.0 Server and Workstation Management - Windows 2000 Server and Workstation Management- Windows 2003 Server Management - FreeBSD Unix Management - RedHat Unix management - MS Access II Programming - Cisco CRS-1 Router w/t Cisco IOS XR.
 
Professional Summary
 
Experience
  Ken Yamada, Self-Employed, London/Los Angeles1999 - present
  Consultant
 
Provide technical assistance to companies involved in wireless IP, Mobile Satellite Data & Voice services and other data & VoIP services.
 
Projects:
System Test Engineer on TSAT NGRP for Beoing.
System Engineer on R&D of a new Portable Ku Band mobile satellite terminal for a ESA study contract.
RF Engineer of a new Packet IP data terminal study contract.
 
  INMARSAT, London, Great Britain10/1992 - 11/1999
 
  Manage the team of engineers for the Inmarsat Digital programs in the Type Approval of Mobile Earth Stations (MES), acceptance testing of Land Earth Stations (LES) and Network Control Stations (NCS) into Inmarsat Digital Networks.
 
  Projects:
Inmarsat C/L Band Earth Stations, SSOG testing and approval of the following;
Perth (Australia), Burum (The Netherlands), Fuchino (Italy), Southbury (USA), Hong Kong, Ike (Norway), Aussaguel (France), Sentosa (Singapore), Yamaguchi (Japan) and Goonhilly (UK).
 
  INMARSAT, London, Great Britain10/1988 - 10/1992
  Ground System Engineer & System Design Authority
 
  Manage a team of engineers in the support for the integration, design, Implementation and B.S.5750 (ISO 9001) audits of the Inmarsat II Ground Control Computer System.
 
  Projects:
Ground System Engineer for the new C-Band ground control network, Fuchino (Italy), Beijing (China) and Back up TT&C stations in Southbury and Santa Paula (USA).
Inmarsat launch network manager for Intelsat and Inmarsat C-Band TT&C Stations.
ESA M3S TT&C Software integration team hardware engineer.
System test engineer on spacecraft command and control subsystem.
TT&C subsystem engineer on bid review of Inmarsat third generation satellites.
Back-up Flight 2 Mission Manager.
 
  Hughes Communications Inc., El Segundo, California12/1986 - 9/1988
  Ground System Engineer
 
  Provide engineering support for the Hughes Satellite TT&C system including System level design and implementation of new designs and enhancements to the Existing TT&C and data communications system. TT&C system test of Galaxy & Leasat satellite programs. Mission Support engineer for various satellite launch's.
 
  Projects:
Leasat L-Band mission support, Norfork and Guam Earth Stations.
New RF/IF updates to C-band and L-band Earth Stations.
New GCCS equipment updates as needed.
Leasat System test engineer on spacecraft command and control subsystem.
Mission Support engineer for various satellite launch's on Shuttle, Delta and Ariane launch vehicles.
 
  Hughes Communications Inc., El Segundo, California8/1985 - 12/1986
  Senior System Support Engineer
 
  Technical support for the Galaxy & Leasat Operations and Control Center (OCC), which included coordinating service for the OCC equipment and providing technical support was needed.
  Projects:
New GCCS computer purchases and integration to existing operational system.
New Network control center for video and data services.
Mission Support engineer for various satellite launch's on Shuttle, Delta and Ariane launch vehicles.
 
Education
  Technology Service Corporation, "Phased Array Antenna Technology"3/1992
 
  Ewbank Preece Consulting Group, "Quality Assurance Assessor Training Course" for ISO 2001 Auditing. Brighton, Great Britain11/1988
 
  Frost and Sullivan Seminar, "Integration of Voice and Data Communications." London, Great Britain4/1988
 
  UCLA, "Orbital Dynamics", Los Angeles, CA1987
 
  Advanced Program Management Course, for CPM & PERT Project Management. San Francisco, CA 3/1981
 
Ken Yamada PO Box 1845 Sun Valley, CA 91353 310-968 6721