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    Personal information
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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:21-09-2012
     Last Modified:13-08-2015 (06:24)
    Job information
     Current job:Ground Station Systems Engineer (NASA Deep Space Network)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsRF, Holography, DSP, FPGA, Design, Antennas, Ground Station, Deep Space, Telemetry, Tracking, Ranging, Astronomy, Data Processing. Software Engineering, simulation, python, TT&C, ECSS, CCSDS
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    Personal information

     

     

    Nationality

    Spanish

     

     

     

     

    Date of birth

    06/06/86

     

     

     

     

    Gender

    Male

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Work experience

     

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    Dec/26/2012- Present

     

    Occupation or position held

    Ground Station Systems Engineer 

     

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Antennas:

    Monopulse calibration. Antenna Pointing Calibration.

    Holography receiver design (FPGAs+DSP+Labview, Python  and C programming).

    Systems validation.

    Calibration: Telemetry, Navigation Systems (ranging and Doppler performance) of the different Deep Space Stations (Using the System Performance Test System).

    Maintenance:

    Troubleshooting of different TT&C systems in the NASA’s Deep Space Network.

    CCSDS Standards, M&C operation and performance, Link Budget calculation.

    RA:

    Temporal Responsible for Radioastronomy at MDSCC.

     

     

    Name and address of employer

      ISDEFE-NASA (Madrid NASA's DSNcomplex)

     

     

     

     

    Type of business or sector

    Aerospace sector.

     

    Dates

    Jul/01/2012- Oct/01/2012

     

    Occupation or position held

    Telecommunication engineer at CMF department

     

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Maintenance of RF electronics in the Ground Station.

    Antennas video systems upgrade. Linux embedded systems. RF Filters design.

     

    Name and address of employer

      INSA-NASA(Madrid NASA's DSNcomplex)

     

    Type of business or sector

    Aerospace sector.

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    Oct/01/2011 - Jun/30/2012

     

    Occupation or position held

    Telecommunication engineer at Radioastronomy and System Analysis department  (Intern)

     

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Holography system receiver design. (AWR, VHDL, FPGA's, Matlab, Antennas, RF electronics)

     

    Name and address of employer

      INSA-NASA (Madrid NASA's DSN complex)

     

    Type of business or sector

    Aerospace sector.

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    04/01/2008 06/30/2008

     

    Occupation or position held

    Telecommunications Technician (Intern)

     

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Technical management for telecommunication projects

     

    Name and address of employer

    TRAGSA

     

    Type of business or sector

    Agrarian sector

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    04/01/2005 06/30/2005

     

    Occupation or position held

    Electronics Technician (Intern)

     

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Cellular phone repairs

     

    Name and address of employer

     The Phone House

     

    Type of business or sector

    Cell phone business

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Education and training

     

     

     

     

     

    Dates

     2014-2015 (Expected)

     

    Title of qualification awarded

     Astronomy and Astrophysics Master

     

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Optical Astronomy, Radio Astronomy, Astrophysics (Cosmology, Astrobiology, Planetology, Exoplanets…) and Astronomy Data processing (Advanced Python programming and Machine Learning Applied to Astronomy).

     

     

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

    Valencian International University

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    2008-2012 (It was finished at the same time that the NASA's Internship)

     

    Title of qualification awarded

      Technician Telecommunication Engineer.

     

       -I finished my final degree project (about Microwave Holography) with honors.

     

       -Second prize in the best academic records and Final Degree Project as a Telecommunications Engineer. RF fieldnational contest "Liberalización de las  Telecomunicaciones".

     

    -ROHDE & SCHWARZ Price to the best Final Degree Projects in Radio Frequency. 

     

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Electronics (Including RF electronics, antennas, DSP, etc), Telecommunications and Computing.

     

     

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

    Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica de Telecomunicación (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

     

     

     

     

    Dates

     2006-2008

     

    Title of qualification awarded

    Telecommunication Technician high certificate. (“Técnico Superior en Sistemas de Telecomunicación e Informáticos”)

     

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Electronics, Telecommunications and Computing

     

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

    Colegio Salesianos de Atocha

     

    Level in national or international classification

    Advanced Professional Course. (“Grado Superior en Sistemas ”)

     

     

     

     

     

    Dates

     2003-2005

     

    Title of qualification awarded

    Electronics Technician. (“Técnico en Equipos Electrónicos de Consumo”)

     

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Electronics

     

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

    Colegio Santa María de los Apóstoles

     

    Level in national or international classification

    ProfessionalCourse. (“Grado Medio Formación Profesional ”)

     

     

     

     

     

    Personal skills and competences

     

     

     

     

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Spanish

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Other language(s)

    Self-assessment

    European level (*)       

     

    English

     

     

     

     

    Understanding

    Speaking

    Writing

    Listening

    Reading

    Spoken interaction

    Spoken production

     

    C1

    C1

    C1

    (*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

     

     

     

     

    Social skills and competences

    Motivation and creativity

    Teamwork Experience

    Personal interest on sciences, specially about Radioastronomy and RF

    People Skills: I am a great team player

    Critical Thinking: I do my best work under pressure, it comes natural to me

     

    Technical skills and competences

    RF electronics: Design of an entire small radiotelescope for educational purposes. Total Power Radiometer (TPR), Dicke, and Noise Adding Radiometers (NAR).

     

    Holography receiver design: Coherent holography design for the NASA's Deep Space Network. Hardware and RF electronics parts tests for characterization and control. DSP receiver design and implementation (VHDL and C programming. Virtex 7 FPGA implementation)

     

    Filters: Practical experience designing and implementing microstrip interdigital, parallel-coupled lines (RF) and lumped elements (LF) filters. RF filters.

     

    Oscillators: Practical design and implementation of a VCO with a PLL system to create a complete frequency synthesizer.

     

    Amplifiers: Practical design and implementation of RF amplifiers for maximum gain and LNA's.

     

    Antennas design: Knowledge of the Dual-Shaped technique used in the DSN antennas. Design of a circular array of eight helical antennas (for the radiotelescope). GRASP and NEC programs.

     

    Digital signal processing (DSP): Matlab and Octave use for filter design and implementation, FPGA's ( Xilinx Spartan 6, Virtex 5 and Virtex 7), Xilinx System Generator, USRP, GNU Radio tools. Python. Multirate (Polyphase Filters…).

     

    Active Phase control:  SFODA.

     

    RF Computer programs: Advance knowledge of the AWR Microwave Office suite, Orcad, Kicad, Matlab (and Octave). Basic knowledge of GRASP and NEC.

     

    NASA Deep Space Network (DSN) Antennas: Holography technique. Antennas maintenance and calibration (DSN antennas). Knowledge about interferometry. JPL's SPICE ("Mice" version).

     

    RADAR: Quality curves calculation using Matlab. Simulation of complete RADAR systems using AWR VSS. (Degree)

     

     

     

     

     

    Computer skills and competences

       Programming languages: C/C++, Python, Matlab, Fortran, VHDL, Labview, Scripting languages, Java (Basic), XML, JSON, Latex . Web: HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Data Bases: MySQL, Version Control: Git (Basic).

    Operating systems: Solaris, OSX, Ubuntu, Red Hat, SUSE, Microsoft Windows XP/95/08/NT, Microsoft  Windows 2003 server, etc.

      

    Network: NAT, DHCP and DNS configuration, configuration and administration of CISCO Routers.

     

    Linux network management: Users, Basic security, NX, SSH, SAMBA, NFS.

     

    Windows server: Active Directory.

     

    Python: I would like to remark my deep knowledge about this language. I use, on a daily basis, a wide range of tools made by me, based on a large number of libraries:Astropy, Skit-Learn, Scipy, Matplotlib and many others. Machine Learning Applications. I also programmed a WebServer for a particular application with a Data Base to store and analyze data to extract further details on pointing error modeling.

     

     

     

     

    Driving license

      B Since 07/23/2004

     

     

     

     

    Additional information

     I have a natural ability to learn quickly and an advanced understanding of RF Electronics, antennas and digital signal processing (DSP).

    While working in NASA I gained deep knowledge of ground stations operations due to the fact that I worked with engineers from NASA´s Madrid Deep Space Communication Complex and JPL.

     I´m very eager to show my skills and learn in a challenging environment.

     I was interviewed about Ground Stations and Deep Space Telecommunications in The Spanish National Television.

    (In Spanish: http://www.mdscc.nasa.gov/index.php?Section=Multimedia&Id=49 )

     

     

     

     

     



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