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     Date Submitted:27-08-2012
     Last Modified:30-08-2012 (07:12)
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     Current job:Monitoring and Control Senior Software Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     KeywordsDevelop a Monitor&Control System for NASA-JPL. Develop the Ground Station Control System for the Deimos-2 satellite. Knowledge: C/C++, JAVA, J2ee, Perl, Oracle, PLSQL, PostgreSQL. High flexibility, adaptability and versatility.

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    Academic Degree:

    Bachelordegree in Computer Engineering (5-years degree)

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    Career Summary:

    From 16/01/2012 until now:

    Company: Deimos Space (Madrid, Spain)

    Business Sector: Aerospace

    Occupation: Monitor and Control Senior Software Engineer

    Project: DEIMOS-2

    Client: DCM.

    Project description:

    Design and develop the Ground Station Control System for the Deimos-2 satellite. The GSCS is the element in charge of configuring the ground station equipment and monitoring its operation during satellite passes.


    Design, develop, test and install the Ground Station Control System.

    Travel to Germany to test the equipments.

    Functional description:

    Configure the station equipment before a pass exchanging commands through TCP messages.

    Initialise the antenna tracking system.

    Monitor the station equipment operation status.

    Reset and switch off the station equipment after the pass,

    Support automatic and manual operation of the station equipment.

    Technical skills:

    Programming languages: Java, PostgreSQL, XML, XSD.

    Programs: Eclipse Indigo for Java, Tora, PgAdmin III, Tortoise SVN.

    Using JDBC for DB accessing.

    Using the Netty Framework, an asynchronous event-driven network application for development of a maintainable high performance TCP protocol servers & clients.

    From 01/09/2011 to 16/01/2012:

    Company: Kobalt Music Publishing (London, UK)

    Business Sector: Administration of copyrights

    Occupation: Java/Oracle Software Engineer

    Project: SAX

    Tasks: Develop new functionalities of SAX in Java Swing. SAX is an online application for managing copyright agreements.

    Critical management data in Oracle to create, update, delete relevant information.

    Create import formats in JAVA to import bulk information into the database.

    Create reports in PLSQL to generate documents in pdf and excel to export data from the database.

    Create PLSQL procedures.

    Technical skills:

    Programming languages: Java Swing, PL SQL, Oracle.

    Programs: Eclipse IDE for JAVA, TOAD, Tortoise SVN, JIRA, Wingrep, TextPad.

    Operative System: Windows 7

    Agile methodology.

    From 01/04/2008 to 09/06/2011:

    Company: INSA (Engineering and Aerospace Services) (Madrid, Spain)

    Business Sector: Aerospace

    Occupation: Monitor and Control Senior Engineer

    Project: Complex Supervisor

    Client: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory).

    Project description:

    Design and implementation a new version of the Complex Supervisor application, a Deep Space Network (DSN) tool of NASA. DSN is an international antennas network that supports missions of spacecrafts and radioastronomy to explore the Solar System and the Universe.

    This application Monitors, Controls and Supervises the spacecraft tracking resources for a specified spacecraft pass in all NASA complexes (Madrid, Canberra and Goldstone). It is capable to handle MSPA (Multiple Spacecraft per Antenna), and Antenna Arrays using more than one antenna per pass and per spacecraft and also to handle several connections with different antennas and different spacecraft at the same time.


    Requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing and installation of the Complex Supervisor 2.0.

    Write the operator manual and the installation manual documents.

    Travels to JPL (California) to test, install and making meetings with the clients.

    Functional description:

    Develop the Complex Supervisor application in C++ under Solaris 8 and 10 using the Sun Studio 11 and 12 respectively.

    Use XML messages encapsulated in JMS messages to communicate with other systems.

    Use JMS Proxy in Java to exchange JMS messages between systems.

    Concurrent and distributed programming for handling messages between different systems and management directives in real-time by the antenna operator.

    Use JThreads and mutual exclusion.

    Use proprietary technology to publish and subscribe data to exchange between robotic subsystems, spacecrafts and antennas for each connection.

    Technical skills:

    Programming languages: C++, XML, XSD.

    Programs: Altova XMLSPY, Sunstudio 11 and 12.

    XERCES parser to write and read XML messages.

    Publish and subscribe JMS model.

    JMS Proxy in Java to exchange JMS messages.

    Middleware: Message broker such as Fiorano and Apache Active MQ broker.

    STL C++ library, JThreads library, Synchronized multi-threading, Mutual exclusion (mutex)...

    Makefiles, scripts.

    Use Concurrent Versions System (CVS).

    Administrator of Solaris 10 (Sun Ray Server Software 2 and 3, X4240, 64b, x86) and Solaris 8 (Sparc).

    CMMI methodology.

    From 01/10/2006 to 30/03/2008:

    Company: Tecside (Madrid, Spain)

    Business Sector: Telecommunications

    Occupation: Mobile Telecommunication Software Engineer

    Project: HELIOSS

    Period: October 2006 – January 2007

    Client: Telefónica I+D


    Develop a web interface to create, manage and control mobile communication network alarms in Spain.

    Technical skills:

    Windows and Solaris 8.

    Programming languages: J2ee (JSP, servlets, JavaBeans).


    Project: IMPACTA and OMEGA

    Period: January 2007 – April 2008

    Client: Telefónica I+D

    IMPACTA: Develop a Web Services application to mange, modify and control different network mobile troubles. Programming languages: JAVA - J2ee, WSDL, xml, xsl, xsd, Oracle.

    OMEGA: Develop several automated units to control and manage network troubles with different technology (GSM, UMTS, GPRS). Programming languages: C++, C, perl…

    Technical skills:

    Programming languages: JAVA - J2ee, WSDL, xml, xsl, xsd, C, C++, perl, ORACLE

    Web services: SOAP, Axis, WSDL, XML, XSD.

    XERCES parser in Web Services.

    Operating Systems: Solaris 8 and 10, Windows.

    Programs: Eclipse 3.2, Apache Tomcat, TOAD, Altova XMLSPY, Rational Rose, Ant.

    Technical and Managerial Skills:

    Technical Tools:

    Operating systems: MS Windows (95, 98, 2000, XP, 7), Linux, Solaris 8, Solaris 10…

    Programming languages: C/C++, Visual C++, JAVA, J2ee (WSDL, XML, XSD, JSP, Servlets, JavaBeans), Perl, Pascal, VHDL, Lisp, Prolog, Assembler 8086, Oracle, Mysql, PLSQL, PostgreSQL.

    Applications: Eclipse Indigo, Eclipse IDE for JAVA, Apache Tomcat, TOAD, Sun Studio 11 and 12, DreamWeaver, Borland C++ Builder, Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0, Rational Rose 3.0 (UML), Microsoft Project, Altova XMLSPY, Texpad, WinGrep, JIRA, Tortoise SVN, CVS, Tora, PgAdmin III.

    Administrator of Solaris 10 (Sun Ray Server Software 2 and 3, X4240, 64b, x86) and Solaris 8 (Sparc).

    Managerial Skills:

    More than five years of experience in the full software life cycle (analysis, design, development, testing, documentation and installation).

    Great ability to organize and lead technical teams thanks to my two years being responsible for a junior engineer at INSA.

    High flexibility, adaptability and versatility to work with different teams from different nationalities due to my experience working abroad and my experience working in different projects from different sectors.

    Experience working with different developer teams and making meetings with clients in Spain, Germany, USA and UK.

    Great ability to learn quickly and work under pressure.

    No fear of taking risks and responsibilities.

    Managerial Tools:

    Rational Rose 3.0 (UML), Microsoft Project

    Agile methodology, CMMI methodology


    Operating Systems:

    MS Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, 7, Red Hat, Solaris 8, Solaris 10…

    Programming Languages:

    C/C++, Visual C++, JAVA, J2ee (WSDL, XML, XSD, JSP, Servlets, JavaBeans), Perl, Pascal, VHDL, Lisp, Prolog, Assembler 8086, Oracle, Mysql, PLsql, PostgreSQL.

    Analysis, Design and Development Methodologies:

    Almost five years of experience in the full software life cycle (analysis, design, development, testing, documentation (UML) and installation.

    Agile methodology, CMMI methodology.

    Software Applications:

    Eclipse Indigo, Eclipse IDE for JAVA, Apache Tomcat, TOAD, Sun Studio 11 and 12, DreamWeaver, Borland C++ Builder, Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0, Rational Rose 3.0 (UML), Microsoft Project, Altova XMLSPY, Texpad, WinGrep, JIRA, Tortoise SVN, CVS.



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    1 month


    English course in International House (Madrid-Spain). Level: Upper-Intermediate




    9 months


    English course in ALWAYS academy (Madrid-Spain). Level: Upper-Intermediate




    9 months


    English course in ALWAYS academy (Madrid-Spain). Level: Intermediate




    9 months


    Introductory course of Perl.




    16 h


    Abroad English course in the Regent School of London.




    3 weeks


    Abroad English course in the EF School of Oxford.




    1 month


    Abroad English course in the College of HCJ of Hasting.




    1 month

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    Presentations/ Publications/ Papers:

    Degree thesis: “Monitoring an Automated Control Subsystem based on Images Processing Techniques and Pattern Recognition”. Qualified with First-class honours.

    Additional Data:

    B driving licence

    Willingness to travel and to change country of residence.

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