CV: Software and database engineer


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 Date Submitted:09-04-2013
 Last Modified:26-11-2014 (12:50)
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 Current job:Software and database engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
 Keywordsjava, Astronomical Archive, Data base, postgrest, software engineer, web application



“Degree in Physics”
University of Valencia, Spain.
ERASMUS program in 2004-05, “University of Leeds”, Leeds (UK).

Additional Education:

-"Space Systems Engineering". University of Southampton.

-"Project Management for Software Development". Learning Tree International.

-“Software Engineering” (150 hours). Elogos. Madrid (Spain)

-“Satellite ground segment”. EUITT. Madrid (Spain)
-“Linux” (56 hours). IFES. Madrid

-“Software Testing” (16 hours). Indra Sistemas. Madrid (Spain)

-“Load Runner” (16 hours). Indra Sistemas. Madrid (Spain)

-“BEA Weblogic Integration 8.1” (35 hours). 2F Formación. Madrid (Spain)

-“Java y J2EE applications” (58 hours). CLE Formación, Madrid (Spain)

-“Matlab” (30 hours). University of Valencia (Spain)

-“Latex” (20 hours). University of Valencia (Spain)

Technical skills:

Java programming: more than 8 years of experience.

JDBC and J2EE technology: 8 years of experience.

Programming languages C++ and Fortran.

Web Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, XML, JSP and CSS: 6 years of experience.

Database System (PSQL and MySQL): more than 8 ears of experience.

Operational Systems: Linux, Unix and Windows.

Development tool Eclipse: more than 8 years of experience.

Struts 2: 2 years of experience.

Performance testing: Load Runner, Benchmark

Factory and Jmeter: 1 year of experience.

Text editor Latex: 1 year of experience.

Sybase Power Designer: 3 years of experience.

English: fluent (”First Certificate of English”. Cambridge University.)
Spanish: native
French: basic

Work history:

June 2007- now
     “INSA Ingeniería y servicios aeroespaciales”

Work at Astrobiology Centre (CAB, INTA-CSIC), in the Spanish Virtual Observatory (SVO) group.
I have developed various scientific archives, the process consists in the design of the database in PSQL or MySQL language, the population of this database and the develop of a web application system to access to this data, using J2EE technology. Also a VO standard access is developed and registered in the VO Registry.
I am the technical manager of some important archives like "Gran Telescopio Canarias GTC Public Archive" and "Calar Alto Archive”. It consists in a large database (currently 800GB but steadily increasing) and in a web application, with connect with the database using JDBC, which give access to this data.
In the same way I have developed other important archives like the DSS63 Antenna of NASA in Robledo de Chavela Archive (TESELA).
I Developed a tool to access to blank region of the sky using J2EE technology, which has resulted in two papers.
I work with the VO standards and protocols, and I have participated in international meeting and school of the Virtual Observatory group.

April 2006- May 2007
     “INDRA Sistemas S.A.”

I was part of a software development team. I participated in the functional test group, in the performance testing group and in the programmer group.
In this group we made an application to control the life cycle of shipment of the Spanish postal service.

August-September 2005
     "Institute für Physik” of the “University of Mainz” (Germany)

I was part of a training group, where we had a first contact with the experimentation work.
I was part of a theoretical study of particle-antiparticle symmetry. There was a lab work as well.

- Deep blank-field catalogue for medium- and large-sized telescopes (2012MNRAS.427..679J). Jiménez Esteban, F.M.; Cabrera Lavers, A.; Cardiel, N.; Alacid, J.M.
- The Gran Telescopio Canarias and Calar Alto Virtual Observatory compliant archives (2012SPIE.8448E..0GS)
- TESELA: A New Virtual Observatory Tool to Determine Blank Fields (2011MNRAS.417.3061C). Cardiel, N.; Jiménez-Desteban, F. M.; Alacid, J.M.; et Al.
- A VO Archive for the DSS-63 Antenna at Robledo (2010hsa5.conf..464A). Alacid, J. Manuel; Ruiz, José Enrique; Gutiérrez, Raúl; et Al.
- Participation in numerous papers with the GASPS project. 2010A&A...518L.127M, 2010A&A...518L.125T, 2010A&A...518L.124M and 2010A&A...518L.126P.
- Participation in numerous in congress and school related to Virtual Observatory like the IVOA Interop.
- Speech “The amateur astronomy and the Virtual Observatory”. I PRO-AM congress. Córdoba, Spain.

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