CV: Software Engineer


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 Date Submitted:28-06-2012
 Last Modified:28-06-2012 (11:06)
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 Current job:Software Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Own country
 Date available:within a month
 KeywordsDeveloping the Monitoring Facility of several ESA's Earth Observation Satellites. Developing the calibration of the camera for observation satellites.

Education History:

- Bachelor Physics degree at Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
- University year at Technische Universität München following the Erasmus scholarship.
- High School: I.E.S Ortega y Gasset Institute (Madrid)

Professional Experience:

- April 2008-to date: Project Engineer at DEIMOS-SPACE in the Earth Observation department. Working in the development of the Ground Segment for the European Space Agency (ESA) satellites Cryosat-2, Aeolus, SMOS, GOCE and SWARM and in the satellite PAZ of the Spanish Ministry of Defence.
Development of IDL toolboxes: monitoring and validation of internal calibration of the Cryosat-2 satellite and its instrument SIRAL Radar.
Software developer using internal language created at DEIMOS.
Experienced user of the Earth Explorer CFI, developed at DEIMOS.
Develop of the calibration of the main instrument aboard of the DEIMOS-2 satellite.
- March 2007-April 2008. Scholarship at ESA (European Space Agency). Main tasks: Calibration work of the main instrument of the XMM-Newton satellite. Tasks organisation and planning. Presentation of results in conferences at ESAC and in the Cross-Calibration annual meeting. (

Additional Education:

- September 2005 Advanced course on Emergency assistance, by the Spanish Red Cross.
- May 2004 Basic course on emergency assistance, by the Spanish Red Cross.
- September 2002 Introductory course on Observational Astronomy,

Computer Skills:

- Advanced user of Windows environment (Word, Excel, Power-point, Visio...)
- Experienced Linux user. Course on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (25 hours)
- Windows networks basic administration.
- Programming Languages: shell scripting (Bash, Tcsh shell), XSL, PERL, IDL, C, html, Matlab.
- Version control systems: SVN and CVS.
- Experience in working with Mantis, Redmine, ARTS, etc.
- Able to learn unfamiliar software with no formal teaching.


Spanish: Native language
English: Native language
Catalan: Basic in speaking and writing
German: Basic in speaking and writing
August 2005 intensive course Tandem Academy (Madrid)
October05-May06 basic course Tandem Academy (Munich, Germany)

Other information:

• Origami
• Chess
• Worked as a volunteer in Spanish Red Cross in the emergency program.

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