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     Date Submitted:23-09-2011
     Last Modified:26-09-2011 (10:41)
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     Current job:Trainee SOE at ESOC
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators, ,


    Having working within the ESOC Environment on the Ground Station M&C Support area, I am looking forward to enhance my knowledge on the Spacecraft side and look forward to get on-the-job training as a Trainee/Junior Spacecraft Operations Engineer for new/existing missions.

    Previous Work at ESOC

    Ground Station Monitoring & Control Support  Support for a period of  two years (August 2008 until December 2010) at ESOC.

    Summary of my Responsibilities:

        •   Tailoring the ESTRACK Ground Station Database according to the needs of the Station Engineers.
        •   Maintaining the ESTRACK Configuration Control Database (ECDB) with the goal of eventually getting them all the ESTRACK    Stations on the same release of software.
        •   Synchronization of ECDB with the station database version which is currently operational.
        •   Participation in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and On-site Acceptance Test (OSAT) for new versions of GSTS, OTTO and STC.
        •   Documentation for the Tailoring Team & ECDB Maintenance Team.
        •   Participation in the Tailoring Review Board Meetings and Technical Meetings for the M&C (Monitoring and Control) Support Team.

    Work Experience

        •   ESTRACK Ground Station M&C Technical Supporter & Documentalist @ Makalumedia Gmbh, Darmstadt (August 2008 till December 2010)
        •   IT Consultant @ Quipu Gmbh,Frankfurt (January 2007 till July 2008)
        •   Research Assistant @ Fraunhofer Research Institute(IGD), Darmstadt (January 2002 till November 2003)
        •   Software Engineer @ FS-Forth Systeme GmbH, Breisach  (March 2001 till December 2001)
        •   Software Engineer Trainee @ Heiler Software AG, Stuttgart  (October 2000 till February 2001)

    ESOC related Tools and Skills
    GSTS, OTTO, ECDB, ECDB Evolution, STL (Station Tailoring Language), ARTS and DMS

    Academic Qualification

        •   Master of Engineering in Computer Science from Madras University, India (1998 till 2000, First Class with Distinction)
        •   Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Bharathiyar University, India (1994 till 1998, First Class)

    Other Skill Sets

    Programming Languages-C, C++, Java 2, JSP
    Database Tools-Oracle, SQL
    Mark-up Languages-XML, HTML
    Scripting Languages-Python 2.5, JavaScript
    Style sheet Languages-XSLT, Xpath, XSL-FO, CSS
    XML Publishing Framework-Cocoon 2.0
    Web Application Server-IBM Websphere, Apache Tomcat
    Deployment Tools-Visual Source Safe, SourceOffsite
    Operating System-Unix, MS DOS, Windows
    GUI-Visual Basic, Visual C++ 6.0 and Power Builder
    Office Tools-MS Office
    Online Documentation Tool-Word press

    Language Proficiency

    English-Fluent (Medium of Instruction throughout my education)
    German-Intermediate (Intensive Course 2 – 140 hours) German A2, 2

    Personal Details

    Date of Birth-05-05-1977
    Marital Status-Married
    Residence Permit Details-Permanent Resident
    Work Permit Details-Not Applicable (See Residence Permit Details above)
    Reference-Shall be provided as needed.

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