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     Date Submitted:20-05-2011
     Last Modified:20-05-2011 (08:39)
    Job information
     Current job:Telescope engineer (in extended leave)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Keywordsreal time, automation, c/c++, java, servo drivers

    Personal information
    Nationality(-ies) : italian
    Date of birth: 11/05/1978

    Work experience

    From November 2007 (actually in extended leave)
    Grantecan s.a. ( Cuesta de San José, s/n - 38712 - Breña Baja - La Palma, Spain
    Telescope with segmented primary mirror
    Telescope engineer
    Analysis, modification and maintenance of the dome control software. Analysis, implementation
    and maintenance of remote management to the telescope. Design, implementation, testing and
    maintenance of the ICM (Instrument calibration module) control software.Analysis and modifica-
    tion of the software of the Nasmyth focus.

    From July 2006 to June 2007
    Irismedia (SandMartin - )- Madrid, Spain
    Company specialized in embedded solution for digital television
    Computer engineer
    Integration of software for the encrypted television, design and development of USB 2.0 stack,  design and development of usb storage driver, porting of graphic library, optimization of the data transmission of the storage devices, design of API for serial transmission

    From Febrary 2006 to April 2006
    Eneo Tecnologia ( - Sevilla, Spain
    Company specialized in net security
    Contract of employment without specified time limit
    Integration and development of GNU/Linux security software for net


    From September 2005 to January 2006
    Eneo Tecnologia ( - Sevilla, Spain
    Company specialized in net security
    Training paid with a grant by the UE
    Development of thinclient based on GNU/Linux


    April 2005 to May 2005
    Name and address of employer Politecnico di Milano ( - Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, Milan, Italy
    Polytechnic university
    Development of hard-realtime control software on GNU/Linux-RTAI

    Dates (from–to)
    Page 1 - Curriculum vitæ of
    Siniscalchi Alessandro
    From October 2003 to July 2004
    Name and address of employer

    Education and training

    From September 1998 to March 2005

    Polytechnic of Milan, Engineering

    Software Engineer, DBMS, Computerization, Net, automation
    Degree in computer engineering
    Level 5: three-year first degree

    From February 2003 to July 2003
    Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon

    From September 1992 to June 1998
    Liceo scientifico G.Bruno, via Baglioni 10, 30174 Mestre(VE) - Italy
    Mathematics, Science, Italian and English as a foreign language
    High school diploma
    Level 3
    Personal skills and

    English : good
    Spanish : excellent
    Portuguese: basic

    I easily interact with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. I can adapt with ease to any environment in any given situation. This could be due to the fact that I have lived abroad and in many different regions of Italy.  I have been the team head of several project in GTC. I learned how to work as a team member  when I was working for Eneo Tecnologia and GTC. I improved my skills in time management by collaborating with the Politecnico of Milan.

    Operating systems: unix-like(Android, GNU/Linux, Solaris), Microsoft Windows.
    Real-time operating system: Linux-RTAI. ST20 and ST40 (ST Microelectronics). VxWorks.
    Clustering with KeepAlive.
    Version control system: cvs, svn.
    Webserver: Apache.
    Programming languages: C/C++, java, modula 2.
    Modeling language: UML.
    Scripting: bash, sh.
    DBMS: SQL based.
    Office tools: Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.
    Realtime Framework: Orocos, ACE+TAO.
    Layout application: LaTex2e.
    Mathematic application: matlab, scilab.
    3d Modeling: Blender
    Communication bus: Profibus, CAN, VME.
    Installation and amministration of LAN net.
    Electronics: PCB manufacture, tube amplification and analogic amplification.

    PADI ( certificated as Dive Master and Rescue Diver.
    AIDA ( two star certificated freediver.
    Emergency First Responder ( CPR & 1st aid.
    I have a EU driving license (type B). Available for work in foreign countries.

    The development of an interface joystick for control applications for components in envi-
    ronment Linux-RTAI. MIUR and the Italian Space Agency (ASI) financed my research.


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