CV: Spacecraft controller



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 Date Submitted:21-11-2014
 Last Modified:15-10-2018 (06:07)
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 Current job:Spacecraft controller
 Employment Term:Either
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
 KeywordsSpacecraft Controller, Ground station controller, EUMETSAT, Satellite, Software Developer, Java, C#, C, C++, Android, Eclipse, Netbeans, Visual Studio, Sensor Programming, Image processing, UML, OOP, Agile, Communication, Leadership, Photography, IT archi

Spacecraft Controller for EPS mission (Feb 2016 - Present), Telespazio Vega on site at EUMETSAT, Darmstadt (Germany)
- Certified as SPACON / GNDCON for the mission
- Supporting system OPS and GS systems engineers by creating multi-level EPS data flow diagrams
- Advising on enterprise architecture standards and principles (TOGAF, Archimate)
- Creating ad-hoc applications to support the mission
- Providing training for the new controllers 
- Participated in yearly safe mode rehearsal training
- Monitoring and controlling of MetOp (A/B), NOAA (18/19), Jason (2/3), Saral and EARS
- Monitoring and controlling ground stations at SVL, FBK and XTTC stations
- Analysing anomalies and applying emergency/contingency procedures
- Preparing reports, monitoring data flows and consistency

IT Architect (Jun 2015 - Feb 2016), European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main(Germany)
- Creation of Enterprise architecture models for ECB (European Central Bank) and ESCB (European System of Central Banks) systems​
- Creation of impact map, capability map, external connection map, service and application catalogue for E(S)CB systems
- Actively participating in creation of ECB architecture meta-model (EMMA) and ESCB architecture meta-model (ENTM)
- Member of the European enterprise architecture team (ECAP/EAST)
- Advising on mobile application development
- Maintaining List of Preferred Products
- Writing System architecture and IT architecture frame documents

Technical Support (2008-2011), Electrical Engineering Student Club, Zagreb (Croatia)
- Creation of club's monography (ISBN: 978-953- 56227-0- 3)
- Delegating image editing/processing jobs
- Digital and analogue photo manipulation and image processing

Multimedia/hardware salesperson (2008-2009), Algoritam, Zagreb (Croatia)
- Selling multimedia and computer hardware products
- Multimedia and hardware support


MSc in Information Technology (Pervasive Computing) (Oct 2011-May 2014), Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt (Austria)
- Pervasive Computing (sensor networks, sensor programming, mobile and wireless networks)
- Artificial Vision (image processing in MATLAB, Kinect programming, OpenCV/Emgu CV)
- Communication Systems (Traffic telematics, geographic information systems)
- Android Programming

BSc in Computing (Software Engineering) (Oct 2008 - Jul 2011), Polytechnic of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)
- Mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, computer architecture, operating systems
- Computer Programming (algorithms and data structures, OOP, SQL, Java, JDBC, Spring, Hibernate, Swing, Junit, C#, C/C++, XML, UNIX programming)

Computer Programmer for C#.NET Business Applications (Nov 2009 - Jun 2010), INFOKATEDRA, Zagreb (Croatia)
- Object-Oriented Programming
- Relational databases



Space System Engineering (2017), University of Southampton (UK)
-Space segment: launch vehicles, space environment/debris, propulsion, AOCS, structural design, software, power, payloads, thermal design, AIV
- Ground segment: operations, telecommunications, data handling, product assurance 

EPS Mission Certification Training (2016), EUMETSAT, Darmstadt (Germany)
-Monitoring and controlling training for EPS mission at EUMETSAT
- Took part in yearly safe mode rehersal training

DARWIN (LiveLink) Training (2015), European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
- Advanced document management
- Version management

Online Courses (2015): 

ESA: Monitoring Climate From Space (5 weeks), FutureLearn, European Space Agency

Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Spaceflight (7 weeks), edX, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Science of the Solar System (9 weeks), Coursera, Caltech - California Institute of Technology

AstroTech: The Science and Technology Behind Astronomical Discoveries (6 weeks), Coursera, The University of Edinburgh

Introduction to Linux (12 weeks), edX, Linux Foundation

Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots (8 weeks), edX, TUM - Technische Universität München

Introduction to Programming with Java (5 weeks), edX, UC3M - Charles III University of Madrid

Programming for Everybody in Python (10 weeks), Coursera, University of Michigan

Alien Worlds: The Science of Exoplanet Discovery and Characterization (11 weeks), edX, Boston University

Introduction to C++ (4 weeks), edX, Microsoft

Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering (7 weeks), edX, Delft University



Languages: Croatian (mother tongue), English (C2), German (B2), Russian (A1)

Communication skills: good communication and interpersonal skills gained through education and work in multicultural environment.

Computer skills:  programming (C, C++, C#, Java, Android, Python, SQL, OOP, EmguCV...), IT architecture (Archimate, UML, ARIS, SmartDraw), IDE (Eclipse, NetBeans, MS Visual Studio, Code::Blocks, PyCharm, MATLAB), other (Raspberry Pi, Arduino, computer assembly, MS Office, Photoshop, image processingm MS Kinect, LiveLink...)

Driving Licence: B (car), B (boat leader)



Projects: Android Crop Rotation application; Kinect application for 3D face feature extraction, identification and creation of 3D model; Java Interactive Medical Diagnosis Application

Hobbies: Raspberry Pi, Arduino, LEGO Mindstorms, Homebrewing, Photography, Aquaristics


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