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    Personal information
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     Date Submitted:08-09-2011
     Last Modified:08-09-2011 (02:43)
    Job information
     Current job:Ground Segment Operator
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:
     Industry:,
     KeywordsSatellites planning, data processing, orthorectification, quality check, greound segment operations.
    CV

    Personal information

     

    Nationality

    Italian

    Date of birth

    15 January 1984

    Gender

    Female

     

     

    Desired employment / Occupational field

    Geomatics, Remote Sensing Specialist, GIS Expert

     

     

    Work experience

     

     

     

    Dates

    12/10/2009 →

    Occupation or position held

    Ground Segment Operator

    Main activities and responsibilities

    - Satellites Acquisition Planner: planning and scheduling acquisition of imagery based on submitted customer orders, taking into account resource constraints and predicted cloud cover.

    - Data Processing: transforming raw data into radiometrically and geometrically corrected images by marking Ground Control Points.

    - Quality Control of Products: performing quality assessment of products (geometric accuracy, band to band registration, fullfillment of customer requirements).

    - Customer Service: reacting to customer requests and/or complaints providing solutions or alternative processing methods.

    Name and address of employer

    RapidEye AG

    Molkenmarkt 30, 14776 Brandenburg an der Havel (Germany)

    Type of business or sector

    Satellite Industry

     

     

    Dates

    3/11/2008 - 20/9/2009

    Occupation or position held

    Database Manager

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Management and update of databases in order to facilitate the handling of geographical and administrative data at Viability Services of Arezzo County.

    Name and address of employer

    Provincia di Arezzo - Servizio Viabilità

    Via del Saracino 57, 52100 Arezzo (Italy)

    Type of business or sector

    Public administration

     

     

    Dates

    9/2007 - 10/2007

    Occupation or position held

    Field Surveyor Trainee in Tanzania

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Preliminary study for the building of a small dam in order to provide water for agriculture in Kongwa (Tanzania).

    GPS relief using RTK mode in order to produce a detailed topographic map to provide support to the engineering design. Geological study of the area and geotechnical in situ tests (i.e. permeability test).

    Name and address of employer

    University of Siena

    Kongwa (Dodoma) (Tanzania)

    Type of business or sector

    University

     

     

    Dates

    06/2006 - 09/2006

    Occupation or position held

    GIS and Digital Cartography Internship

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Digitalization of geological maps, georeferencing data (ArcView and ArcInfo) and map symbolisation.

    Name and address of employer

    Centro di Geotecnologie - University of Siena

    Via Vetri Vecchi 34, 52027 San Giovanni V.no (Italy)

    Type of business or sector

    University

     

     

    Education and training

     

     

     

    Dates

    04/2008 →

    Title of qualification awarded

    Msc degree in Applied Geology

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Applied Geology to Remote Sensing, Digital Photogrammetry and GIS.

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of Siena, Faculty of Mathematics, physical and natural science. (University)

    Level in national or international classification

    Msc Degree

     

     

    Dates

    10/2004 - 12/2007

    Title of qualification awarded

    Bsc degree in Geotecnologies. Mark: 110/110 et lode, Dissertation title: Realization of a small dam in order to ensure the emergency irrigation and livestock in the village of Kongwa, Tanzania: geological and topographical relief, analysis of constructive issues.

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Geology applied to the management of land and of its resources using Information technology, telematics and remote sensing.

    The principal subjects are Geographical Information System (GIS), remote sensing, hydrogeology, applied geology, digital photogrammetry, numeric cartography, telematic systems.

    Ability to design, create and manage geographical databases.

    Ability to manage and analyze digital satellite images and aerial photos for the acquisition of data on physical environment (geology, geomorphology, hydrogeology, cover and land use, man-made infrastructure, etc..).

    Ability to integrate remote sensing systems and geographic information systems to achieve multitemporal analysis and processing of predictive models aimed at studying and modelling of the physical environment.

    Ability in the management of global positioning systems (GPS) to upgrade bases topographic and thematic mapping.

    Capacity for the application of information technology, telecommunication and remote-planning and land management (especially with regard to issues related to geological hazard, water supply and proper use of water resources, pollution of land and water, search, cultivation and exploitation of building materials, ornamental stones, industrial minerals, etc..).

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of Siena, Faculty of Mathematics, Physical and Natural Science.

    Level in national or international classification

    Bsc degree

     

     

    Dates

    2006 - 2006

    Title of qualification awarded

    Professionalizing Module Territorial Information Systems and Thematic Cartography (GIS)

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Design, create and manage geographical databases.

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    Centro di Geotecnologie - University of Siena

     

     

    Dates

    2006 - 2006

    Title of qualification awarded

    Preliminary English Test (PET). Vote: Pass with merit

     

     

    Dates

    1997 - 2002

    Title of qualification awarded

    High school diploma. Vote: 100/100.

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Science High School

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    Liceo Scientifico B. Varchi

    V.le Matteotti 50, 52025 Montevarchi (Italy)

     

     

    Dates

    2000 - 2000

    Title of qualification awarded

    EF Language Course Certificate, 4-Upper Intermediate level in Brighton (UK).

     

     

    Personal skills and competences

     

     

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Italian

     

     

    Other language(s)

    English, German, Spanish

     

     

    Social skills and competences

    Excellent attitude to teamwork and strong relational skills. Excellent ability to adapt to different socio-cultural contexts. Features acquired over time thanks to the training undertaken in Tanzania and numerous trips to European and non-European countries.

     

     

    Organisational skills and competences

    Good management and organizational skills as well as flexibility and ability to adapt to different situations. Skills acquired through training and work experiences (Conferences, Exhibitions etc.) where the requirement was a strong attitude towards planning and organization of work. Great passion for external relationships, especially for intercultural exchange.

     

     

    Computer skills and competences

    - Windows operating systems 2000/XP/Vista/7;

    - Linux operating system;

    - Microsoft Office package;

    - Open Office package;

    - Adobe Photoshop, FreeHand and Corel Draw for graphics processing;

    - ESRI ArcGIS and its extension ArcHydro;

    - PCI Geomatica;

    - OpenJump;

    - Erdas Imagine of Leica Geosystem;

    - Leica Geoffice, software for the management of GPS data;

    - Rhinoceros;

    - Geovariances Isatis.

     

     

    Artistic skills and competences

    Passion for reading any kind of book (political essays, travel books, novels of author). Great interest for international culture (especially African and Asian). Good skills in drawing and painting. Passion for travelling.

     

     

    Driving licence(s)

    B



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