Geneviève Houde - Senior Systems Engineer
- Quote: Never be afraid of making mistakes and asking questions. It's the best way to learn and succeed.
- Studies: Bachelor in mechanical engineering and master in robotics
- Job title: Senior Systems Engineer
- Employer: Canadian Space Agency
What is unique about your job?
I have the opportunity to work on many aspects of complex space systems, which allows me to appreciate the big picture: from the screw to the control software, from the initial idea to the final check, without forgetting design, manufacturing and the resolution of any technical issues that come up along the way.
Which professional accomplishment are you the most proud of?
I'm very proud of having contributed to the RADARSAT Constellation Mission, which is a fleet of three Canadian satellites for Earth observation that will be launched in the near future!
Who or what helped you the most throughout your career?
The passionate people I work with are my greatest source of information. They help me come up with ideas and push me to do my best every day.
What advice would you offer to girls or women?
Never be afraid of making mistakes and asking questions. It's the best way to learn, gain experience and succeed.
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