Latest Space News
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:52:06 +0000
The introduction of 5G services will bring users globally the ability to have true anytime, anywhere capabilities to support a myriad of user devices and applications never imagined.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:17:36 +0000
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey DeWit as NASA's new chief financial officer March 14, completing an expedited process starkly different than the one for the agency's next leader.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 03:13:13 +0000
United Launch Alliance plans to increase its activities in the commercial launch market using both the current Atlas and future Vulcan rockets, while acknowledging that the U.S. government will remain its major customer for the foreseeable future.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 02:39:35 +0000
Satellite manufacturers say they are trying to protect their component suppliers from the drought of commercial telecom spacecraft that threatens to put such companies out of business.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:34:12 +0000
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry: "We will not relax our effort on space reforms. This topic is just too important.”
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:24:56 +0000
WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Wednesday awarded two major launch contracts to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. Under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, SpaceX received a $290 million firm-fixed-price contract for three GPS 3 missions. ULA was awarded a $351 million firm-fixed-price deal for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-8 and AFSPC-12 satellites […]
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:25 +0000
Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:14:02 +0000
The downward trend of satellite capacity pricing, brought about largely by the increase in more powerful high-throughput satellites, has prices trending between 35 and 60 percent lower than where they were two years ago, according to Northern Sky Research.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:06:37 +0000
“We can put a satellite phone in the hands of folks who don’t know how to use it and it won’t make a hill of beans difference,” said Ken Flowers, Iridium Communications vice president government.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:31:42 +0000
Inhabitants of the tiny tropical island pay through the nose for internet service that mainlanders would have considered painfully slow during the pre-Netflix era.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:20:30 +0000
Long March 5's return to flight will carry an experimental, 300 Gbps telecommunications satellite named Shijian-20 based on a new, large DFH-5 satellite platform.
More space news...
18486 cvs - 1022 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: SAR Processor Engineer

    Printer Friendly

    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:31-03-2015
     Last Modified:31-03-2015 (10:07)
    Job information
     Current job:SAR Processor Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     Keywordsdata processing, radiometric calibration, airborne data, polarimetric SAR sensor


     Sex  Female | Date of birth 18/11/1983 | Nationality Italian
    SAR Processing Engineer

    01/08/2013 - Currently
    SAR Processing Engineer
    MetaSensing BV, Noordwijk (Netherlands)

    SAR signal processing of airborne data acquired with a polarimetric airborne SAR, operating at X and Ku band. Data quality analysis and calibration. Analysis of the radar backscattering from snow- covered area.
    2013-2015 – SnowSAR
    The SnowSAR sensor has been deployed within the ESA project CoReH2O (Cold Regions Hydrology High-Resolution Observatory), whose aim is to measure the characteristic of the cryosphere at unprecedented levels of spatial resolution, coverage and absolute accuracy. The necessity of a wide and continuous time serious measurement, pushes to the collection of airborne SAR images with a high spatial resolution during extended time periods. To fulfill this goal, the SnowSAR sensor, a dual-frequency, dual-polarization X and Ku band mini-SAR airborne system, has been developed. The main objective of this project is to provide for radiometric calibrated SAR data to characterized the backscattering signature of the snow and other terrain types (e.g. trees), to test theoretical backscattered models, to validate retrieval algorithms and to support the end-to-end simulation of mission performance.


    16/09/2014 - 17/09/2014
    ESA Workshop on Novel Mission and Cryosphere

    Workshop on Novel Mission Concepts for Snow and Cryosphere Research (Noordwijk, Netherlands)
    University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)

    Recognition of the Italian Engineering
    17/10/2011 - 20/10/2011
    PhD training course
    University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)

    Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructures Protection

    01/04/2011 - 25/01/2012
    PhD Student
    University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)

    Development of electromagnetic models for the diffusion from buildings in urban environment: analysis of TerrSAR-X and Cosmo- SkyMed images.

    09/02/2007 - 28/10/2010
    Engineering (Master) degree with grade 110/110 cum laude

    University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)
    Telecommunication Engineering
    Thesis: "Models for the interpretation of SAR images of metropolitan areas".
    Winner of one of the prizes established by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing South Italy Chapter for the best thesis in 2010 on topics discussed on Remote Sensing.

    08/01/2003 - 19/12/2006
    Engineering (bachelor’s) degree with grade 104/110

    University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)
    Telecommunication Engineering
    Thesis: "Validation of software for radio station coverage".
    Mother tongue(s):
    Other language(s):
    Listening Reading     Spoken interaction Spoken production
    English B2 B2                                   B2 B2 B2
    German A2 A2                                  A2 A2 A2
    Dutch    A1 A1                                  A1 A1 A1

    Levels: A1/2: Basic user – B1/2: Independent user – C1/2 Proficient user
    Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

    Communication skills
    * Team spirit (I really love working in a team because I found the collaboration and comparison with other colleagues really helpful for the problem solving)
    * Good communication skills (acquired working in international environment)
    * Study in multicultural environment (several language's schools)
     Organizational / managerial skills
    * Really good organization skill (time management)

    Job-related skills
    * Punctuality and accuracy
    * Strong sense of Organization (training, work ...)
    * Ability to work under stress
    Computer skills
    * Very good command of Microsoft Office tools and MATLAB platform, ENVI program, NEST program, good command of programming languages C++ and IDL.

    Other skills
    * Sport (fitness, running, cycling)
    Driving license
    * Category B

    D.Di Leo, D. Riccio, " Multiple Reflections in a SAR images of Business Districts", Conference "SPIE-Remote Sensing, Prague, September 2011
    H.Rott, T. Nagler, K.Voglmeier, R.Prinz, R.Fromm, A.Coccia, A.Meta, D.Di Leo, D.Scuttemeyer, “Ku- and X-band backscatter analysis and SWE retrieval for alpine snow”, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 13-18 July 2014
    D.Di Leo, A.Coccia, A.Meta, "Analysis of the SnowSAR images acquired over a subartic opern tundra watershed in Canada", ESA Workshop on Novel Mission and Cryosphere, Noordwijk (Netherlands) 16-17 September 2014

    * English course certificates
    * German course certificates
    * Cover letter from the PhD tutor

    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!


    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert


    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.



    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)



    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.



    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics