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As NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first crewed landing on the moon, the agency released new details about how it will procure launders to enable humans to return to the moon in the 2020s. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 02:53:09 +0000
NASA and the White House used the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing to mark the latest achievement in the development of the Orion spacecraft and reaffirm plans to use it to return humans to the moon by 2024. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 21:27:21 +0000
The SDA is preparing to host its first public meeting with space industry contractors as it tries to reassure skeptics. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Indeed, we were witnessing “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nevertheless, my maternal grandmother who lived with us and was born in Eastern Europe in 1890, exclaimed, “I don’t believe it and will never believe it.” SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:01:20 +0000
Fifty years after Apollo 11, we are in a far better position, and so much closer, to return to the moon and send humans to Mars than we ever have been in the past. There are still many technical challenges to overcome, but the biggest challenge remains the political will to do so. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:22:00 +0000
Satellite and rocket hardware provider Ruag Space signed a contract with Firefly Aerospace to provide payload adapters for its small launch vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:00:29 +0000
During the decades since the cancellation of the Apollo program, some have used the Chinese treasure fleets of the early 1400s as a cautionary tale. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:31:29 +0000
Rocket Lab passed a milestone in the production of its Electron rocket as the company gears up for its next launch and continues work on a new launch facility. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:23:00 +0000
The Connect Bidco consortium told the British government that for at least three years it would keep Inmarsat’s core network operations center and skilled engineering resources in the country once the merger, expected to close late this year, is complete.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:18:10 +0000
China carried out the controlled deorbiting of its Tiangong-2 space lab into the South Pacific, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Friday. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:36:28 +0000
Kevin O’Connell, director of the Commerce Department’s Office of Space Commerce, said the repository, called the Unified Data Library, is the first step in the transfer of some space situational awareness responsibilities as requested by the White House last year.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:00:53 +0000
The story of the Apollo program, the many heroes in the headlines and those behind-the-scenes, the unprecedented crisis and tragedies that were overcome to fulfill a martyred President’s bold promise, is a story as compelling as any great novel or Greek myth. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:26:17 +0000
NASA has decided to extend the lifetimes of all eight astrophysics missions up for review, from large space telescopes to an instrument on the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:17:32 +0000
The U.K. will invest $34 million in small satellites, will increase support for the Combined Space Operations Center. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:00:44 +0000
History is now repeating itself. President Trump has declared he wants to send astronauts to the moon by 2024 and then Mars by 2033. But, in other words, NASA is saying to Trump the same thing it said to Bush: “You can’t do your program until you do my program.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:49:15 +0000
Virgin Galactic’s merger with a publicly-traded investment company is likely a one-off event based on the company and people involved, and not a sign of more fundamental changes in the industry, investors argue. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:39:00 +0000
A half-century after developing the computers that guided the Apollo missions to the moon, Draper is working on technologies that it says can enable new human and robotic missions to the moon in the near future. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:47 +0000
Just as we have built on the foundation provided by the Apollo astronauts, the next generation will build on our achievements, and future generations on theirs. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:22 +0000
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans to walk on the moon, you might notice we aren’t celebrating it on the moon. Why? SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:44:31 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Senate committee July 17 that a cost estimate for landing humans on the moon by 2024 likely won’t be ready until the administration submits a budget request next February. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:01-08-2012
     Last Modified:03-11-2015 (09:58)
    Job information
     Current job:Senior Controls Software Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services,
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    Objective
    I am seeking a permanent position in the field of software development involving Object Oriented Design and C/C++ programming. I am especially interested in the following areas: real-time,  embedded systems,  multithreading and High-Performance Computing.
     
    Technical skills
    * Linux, RTAI, LynxOS, Unix. Embedded Linux. Experience tailoring Linux, customizing Linux kernel and file-systems.
    * C/C++, Templates, STL, Boost libraries. Multithreading, PThreads and OpenMP. POSIX, SysV IPC.
    * XML, XSL Transformations.
    * PERL, Python. Motif, GTK+, Modula-2,  Linux shell scripts. 
    * Development of Linux device drivers and user libraries.
    * Full software development life cycle experience.
    * UML, Object Oriented Design, Design Patterns.
    * Agile software development with Scrum, Test-Driven Development.  Extreme programming.
    * Debugging: GDB and DDD. 
    * Testing methodologies. Unit-Testing with Google Test and Google Mock. Continuous integration with Maven.
    * Revision control software: CVS, SVN.
    * Development environments: Emacs, Eclipse.
    * TCP/IP, SPI, CAN Bus, I2C, GSM, GPRS.
     
    Experience
     
    Responsible Software Development 
    Feb 2009 – Present
    CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) – Geneva, Switzerland
    * Responsible for the software design and C++ development of the FESA project at the BE/CO/FE section. FESA is the framework used to develop any equipment software for the Controls systems at CERN. 
    * Use of Agile-Scrum software development methodology, Test-Driven Development and UML.
    * Unit-testing (Google Test and Google Mock).  
    * Member of the exploitation team in charge of the 24h support for the controls system of the injectors at CERN 
    * Member of the exploitation team for the accelerator LHC and SPS.
    * Controls Machine Coordinator for two accelerators at CERN (LINAC2 and PSB). Responsible for identifying showstoppers and providing solutions for upgrade and consolidation projects. Main duties were to define and assign tasks in the context of the upgrade of the accelerators, and to provide budget and manpower estimations (2010-2011).
     
    Software Developer  Aug 2008 – Jan2009
    ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) – Reading, UK
    * Working at the Data Handling System department. 
    * Developing software for the client-server application ECFS. This software hides the complexities of accessing data stored in tapes. ECFS manages about 40 million files, appearing to end-users as a very large remote file system. The development was based on PERL and FTP. protocol.
     
    Software Developer  Sep 2005 – Nov 2007
    CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) – Geneva, Switzerland
    * Member of the FESA team, developing software in C/C++ for the FESA project at the AB/CO/FE section. 
    * Development and maintenance of software modules for different projects at the Front-End section: software modules to control power converters (PowDF project), signal acquisition systems (OASIS project).
    * Development of real time software under Linux and LynxOS.
    * Member of the exploitation team in charge of the maintenance of the control equipment of the accelerators 24/7.
     
    Software Developer   Feb 2005 – Aug 2005
    Datatronics  – Madrid, Spain
    * Movilcom-Mini-II project: GPS and mobile communication terminal for fleet management and telemetry control. Embedded Linux system based on Xscale architecture (ARM). Building custom cross-compilers. C programming. Kernel drivers (IO, SPI communications…) Linux kernel hacking. 
    * Logestel-II project: Mobile phone based on Xscale architecture (PXA270).  Customizing Linux kernel and root filesystem for the embedded system. Developing software to manage GSM/GPRS and GPS devices (high and low level), Bluetooth connections. Qtopia.
     
    Software Developer   Jun 2004 – Feb 2005
    SEPSA  – Pinto, Spain
    * SME project: Embedded system to measure the energy consumed by trains. Developing software for this Linux embedded system involved drivers for custom acquisition boards, drivers for electronic devices as nvsram and pics, drivers and libraries for GPS devices and GSM/GPRS modems, etc. C, multithreading, IPC System V . Working in a CMM-2 environment
     
    Software Developer  Jun 2001 – Jun 2004
    SUINSA Medical Systems  – Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain
    * Matterhorn Project:  Multi-company project developed by Suinsa and Kodak. Developing software to control a robotic system based on CanBus communication, embedded system, C programming.
    * Argus Project:  Multi-company project. Responsible for the development (analysis, documentation and coding) of the software to control the movement of a nuclear imaging system. Developing drivers to control step motors, using a commercial controller board (API DM-224i) with a serial port interface under Linux. Developing GUI in GTK in order to manage the controller.
    * NOVA Project: Nova is an x-ray tube overhead system. Developing software to control this robotic system. Embedded system based on a SBC (Wafer5820), Compact Flash. Linux environment. GTK graphical user interfaces. Customize Linux, kernel, modules. C Code. Shell Scripts. Python. CVS. Concurrent and Real Time Programming: Pthreads, System V IPC, Xdialog.
     
    Internship May 2000 – Aug 2000
    Excel Data  – Madrid, Spain
    * SIMTEST Project: Developing  version 4.1 of the SIMTEST program. SIMTEST is a user graphical interface in Windows to manage the information of SIM cards ( GSM technology). Win32 API. C code. Borland C environment.
     
    Bachelor Thesis Jun 1999 – Jul 2000
    Carlos III University– Madrid, Spain
    * ROMA Project: ROMA is a climbing robot developed to help in the building industry. Developing the Linux version of the commercial program PMAC Executive, used to control the PMAC multi axis motion controller device which controls all the movements of the ROMA robot. Developing a GUI to control a using a wireless net. Graphical user interfaces in MOTIF. Linux. C coding. IPC SystemV. Communication based on sockets.
     
     
    Education
    Carlos III University Jul 2000 
    Leganes, Spain
    Electronic Engineering – Industrial Automation
    Bachelor Degree
     
     
    Languages
    Spanish - Native Speaker.
    English - Advanced level.
    French - Intermediate level

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