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     Date Submitted:10-03-2019
     Last Modified:10-03-2019 (09:23)
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     Current job:Development Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Operators, ,
     Keywordsimplementation of algorithms in satellite data processor, their verification and validation, analysis of products' anomalies, documentation

    16 Oct 2017–Present Development engineer
    IAV Group
    Rockwellstraße 3, 38518 Gifhorn (Germany)
    - Protection of networked vehicle functions
    - Analysis of system and software architectures
    Business or sector Professional, scientific and technical activities

    10 May 2007–9 May 2017 Research fellow
    Remote Sensing Technology Institute (Department: Atmospheric Processors), German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany)
    ▪ assessment of the scientific algorithms developed for the SCIAMACHY L1-2 retrieval by external institutions with the special attention on an algorithm adaptation to the existing processor's architecture
    ▪ implementation of the new products (e.g. BrO, SO2, HCHO, CHOCHO, H2O total columns, NO2 and BrO tropospheric columns, etc.) into the existing SCIAMACHY L1b-2 operational data processor including the documentation and testing. Participated in releases of 4 versions of the SCIAMACHY L1b-2 processor (number of products increased from 6 to 18)
    ▪ choice of optimal calibration settings to be applied on L1 spectra
    ▪ consultation concerning an optimal set-up of processing streams for the operational near-real time and off-line L1b-2 data processing
    ▪ participation in the design of the final format for L2 products (cleaning of the product content, harmonization with the climate and forecast conventions, user friendliness)
    ▪ support of the system engineer with the physical background of the algorithms written in C++
    ▪ verification and validation of the algorithms results as well as support of such activities undertaken by partner institutions
    ▪ automated testing of new L2 products. Regression tests for existing L2 product. Statistical data analysis
    ▪ analysis of product anomalies
    ▪ support in issue resolutions in the processor code by prototyping in IDL
    ▪ visualization of L2 products using Python (matplotlib, basemap), GMT and IDL
    ▪ experience in usage of the radiative transfer models LIDORT and DOME
    ▪ documentation (algorithm theoretical baseline documents, verification reports, detailed processing models, product READ_ME files, etc.)
    ▪ presentation of the scientific results at conferences and technical meetings to the international community and project partners
    ▪ participation at the SCIAMACHY Quality Working Group progress meetings
    ▪ cooperation with the ESA Atmospheric Toolbox project (BEAT) developers in order to clarify peculiarities of the SCIAMACHY L2 product
    ▪ student Master thesis supervision

    16 Apr 2002–30 Apr 2007 PhD researcher
    Institute of Chemistry and Dynamics of the Geosphere, Institute I: Stratosphere, in the Research Center Jülich, Jülich (Germany)
    ▪ laboratory calibrations of the instrument before and after every field campaign as well as technical maintenance of the instrument during the campaigns;
    ▪ measurements of the halogen radicals in the stratosphere
    ▪ field research (participation in the EUPLEX aircraft field campaign in the Arctic as well as in 4 balloon field campaigns in frames of ESABC Project);
    ▪ modelling of photochemical processes in the atmosphere

    1 Nov 2001–15 Apr 2002 Researcher
    Czech Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Chair of Physics, Prague (Czech Republic)
    ▪ study of the polymerisation in corona discharge at atmospheric pressure

    1 Oct 2000–31 Oct 2001 Researcher
    Charles University, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Chair of Macromolecular Physics, Prague (Czech Republic)
    ▪ production of polymer/metal composite films in plasma, their characterization by optical methods

    16 Apr 2002–29 Mar 2007 Dr. rer. nat.
    Department of Mathematics and Natural sciences, Chair of Physics, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal (Germany)
    PhD thesis: "In-Situ BrO Measurements in the Upper Troposphere / Lower Stratosphere: Validation of the ENVISAT Satellite Measurements and Photochemical Model Studies"

    1 Sep 1994–3 Jun 1999 Engineer-physicist (Dipl.Ing.)
    Sumy State University, Sumy (Ukraine)
    Chair of physical and biomedical electronics
    ▪ two months internship at Institute of Applied Physics, Ukrainian Academy of Science, Sumy
    ▪ two months technological internship at Open Joint-Stock Company "SELMI" (electronic microscopes production), Sumy

    Mother tongue(s) Russian, Ukrainian
    Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production
    German C2 C2 C2 C2 C1
    English C2 C2 C2 C2 C1
    Czech C2 C2 B1 B1 B1
    French A1 A1
    Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user
    Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

    Communication skills
    ▪ coordination of the L0-1 and L1b-2 processors development teams
    ▪ good teamwork skills gained during collaboration with international partners

    Organisational / managerial skills
    ▪ good organizational skills through an engagement in workshops arrangement
    ▪ coordination of implementation and verification procedures with external institutions

    Job-related skills
    ▪ good skills in learning of complex issues (through necessity to asses algorithms developed by external institutions)
    ▪ ability to work under pressure, e.g. when team member dropped out or in case of delays on the previous development level
    ▪ mentoring skills (I supervised a Master Thesis student at DLR)
    ▪ practical laboratory skills (assembling of a calibration stand, handling of gases)

    Digital skills SELF-ASSESSMENT
    ▪ experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems (since 2002 on a daily basis)
    ▪ proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
    ▪ good office skills (LibreOffice, LaTeX, lyx, Kate)
    ▪ programming languages:
    ▫ IDL (since 2002 on a daily basis)
    ▫ Python (since 2011 occasionally; matplotlib, basemap, maps creation, data gridding)
    ▫ Fortran (in 2011 DLR scientific ozone limb retrieval algorithm written in Fortran was validated; basic understanding of the code was necessary to undertake modifications in order to test various input data)
    ▫ TurboPascal (1994-1999, university course)
    ▫ C++ (in 2011 three-day training program for DLR staff; since then support of the system engineer with physical meaning of the code parts). At present - Coursera online course "C++ For C Programmers" organized by University of California, Santa Cruz
    ▫ shell command line tool
    ▪ good knowledge of image editing software (GIMP, Gwenview, ImageMagic)
    ▪ good knowledge of mapping software (GMT)
    ▪ familiarity with Eclipse (integrated development environment) and KDE Development Kit (KDevelop)
    ▪ good mastery of CANoe (test software for analysis, simulation, testing, diagnosis and start up of control units manufactured by vehicle suppliers)
    ▪ experience with a revision control system SVN- and StartTeam software (the SCIAMACHY processor code including all internal and external documents managed by SVN)
    ▪ good command of awk (powerful tool for processing or analyzing text files)
    ▪ familiarity with Cmake and Gnu Make (gmake)
    ▪ familiarity with netCDF4, HDF5 data and EPS graphics formats
    ▪ relational database management system MySQL (Managing Big Data with MySQL by Duke University on Coursera. Certificate earned on February 17, 2017)
    ▪ UX Concepts (certified by Brainbench on August 30, 2017)
    ▪ MS Project 2013 (certified by Brainbench on August 30, 2017)
    ▪ Certified Tester ISTQB (certified on May 31, 2018)
    ▪ Data mining with WEKA (certified by the University of Waikato on November 24, 2018)

    Other skills
    ▪ history: I regularly take on-line courses on Coursera and evening courses at adult education center (VHS)
    ▪ long-distance running: finished 23 marathons
    ▪ translation: translated the book "I, Humanity" by Jeffrey Bennett into Russian and Ukrainian (publishing pending)
    Driving licence B

    ▪ European Geosciences Union
    ▪ Heim-statt Tschernobyl e.V.
    ▪ Aktion Tier - Menschen für Tiere e.V. (animal protection society)
    ▪ Malteser Hilfsdienst

    ▪ Prof. Dr. Thomas Trautmann
    Head of Department, Atmospheric Processors, Remote Sensing Technology Institute, German
    Aerospace Center (DLR)
    E-Mail: Thomas.Trautmann(at)
    ▪ Dr. Günter Lichtenberg
    Leader of the Project "SCIAMACHY Engineering and Data Handling", Atmospheric Processors
    Department, Remote Sensing Technology Institute, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
    E-Mail: Guenter.Lichtenberg(at)

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