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     Date Submitted:18-04-2012
     Last Modified:18-04-2012 (02:55)
    Job information
     Current job:Ground Segment Software Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsGround segment systems, software engineering, software design and development, data processing, statistical data analysis, automation, communications, proactive, fast learner, adaptability
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    Work experience

     

    December, 2007 – June, 2009: CONAE's Ground segment engineer
    Elaborating the procurement's plan for a GOES-data processing chain, including dedicated antennas, processing hardware and software.
    Leading the design, development and testing of a GOES-data processing chain, based on the MCIDAS software. Responsible for the production and delivery of the products required by Argentina's National Meteorological Service and CONAE's catalogue. Currently operational. 
    Coordinating the migration of  the GOES-data processing chain from a MEOS-based system to a custom MCIDAS-based one.
    Supporting the procurement activities for CONAE's multi-mission data processing and storage systems. 
    Writing technical specifications to support tender actions for the acquisition of data processing servers. Interacting with potential suppliers and evaluating their responses.
    Participating in the transfer of the Córdoba Ground Station's Operations, from INVAP (contractor) to CONAE.
    Training and coordinating CONAE's User Segment Service Operations Team.
    Development of software tools to support the processor of an airborne SAR data processor, interacting with the SAOCOM Flight Segment. 
    Elaborating documentation (RBD, ADD, ICD) and presentations for missions reviews (SAOCOM's delta-PDR, and PDR, etc.)
    Provide general software engineering services to CONAE's Ground Segment.
    Employer: Servicios Tecnológicos Integrados S.R.L . (CONAE's contractor).
    Ref: Marcelo Oglietti  
    Type of business or sector: Technology company
     
    April, 2007 –  September, 2007: Intern Researcher
    Working in a research team upgrading a MODIS-data processing chain for monitoring deforestation and sustainable agricultural practices in the Taquari basin (Brasil).
    Performing statistical data analysis, designing and implementing land cover classification algorithms.
    Elaborating documentation, slides and regular reports.
    Employer: INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique), Rocquencourt, France
    CLIME group
    Website: http://www.inria.fr/en/teams/clime/
    Ref: Herlin, Isabelle  
    Type of business or sector: Public (French) science and technology institution 
     
    August, 2006 –  March, 2007: Part-time developer
    Developing web-applications in Python, with the Plone/Zope infrastructure, for clients in the U.S.A.
    Applying agile software development methodologies. 
    Employer: Except S.A.
    Ref: Daniel Moisset  
    Type of business or sector: Software development company
     
    May, 2005 –  May, 2007: Student assistant
    Working as a student assistant in different subjects of the Degree in Computer Sciences:
     - Algorithms and Data Structures I and II 
     - Programming paradigms
     - Software Engineering 
    Employer: Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
    Facultad de Matemática, Astronomía y Fisica
    Type of business or sector: University
     
    November, 2003 –  May, 2004: Part-time developer
    Developing production, stock and financial management systems, with MS Access, MS SQL Server and Visual Basic. 
    Employer: Martinez Gavier
    Website: http://martinezgavier.com.ar/
    Ref: Eng. Gonzalo Martinez Gavier  
    Type of business or sector: Software development company
     

    Education

    February, 2002 – May, 2008:  Licenciado en Ciencias de la Computación (Degree in Computer Sciences)
    Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
    Facultad de Matemática, Astronomía y Fisica
    Final work: Land use/land cover classification process based on temporal sequences of MODIS data 
    Average: 8.81 / 10 
    Includes the computer systems analyst degree, reinforcing the theoretical knowledge in logic, formal languages, software engineering, modelling and simulations.
     
    February, 2002 – December, 2004: Analista en Ciencias de la Computación (Computer systems analyst)
    Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
    Facultad de Matemática, Astronomía y Fisica
    Computer sciences basics: Calculus, algebra and logic.
    Software development, programming paradigms, systems analysis and design, databases, operating systems and computer networks.
    Average: 8.35 / 10
     

     

    Strengths

    • Communications skills,
    • group work,
    • adaptability (to people, working environment, tools),
    • fast learning,
    • curious,
    • proactive.
     
     

    Professional skills

    • Creative and comprehensive problem solving.
    • Statistical data analysis.
    • Back-end applications.
    • Algorithms design and coding.
    • Data processing software.
    • Automation.
    • Advanced programming skills:
    ◦ Python, C, JAVA, Bash scriptiing (advanced)
    ◦ C++, Haskell, SQL (intermediate).
    ◦ Object Oriented design.
    ◦ Procedural and functional programming.

     

    Languages
    Spanish (Native)
    English (Fluent oral and writing)
    Portuguese (Good reading capabilities, basic talking)
    French basics (Good reading capabilities)
     

     

     


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