CV: ESA data dissemination engineer


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 Date Submitted:23-09-2013
 Last Modified:06-11-2014 (01:55)
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 Current job:ESA data dissemination engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 3months


Sex Male | Date of birth  23/10/1980 | Nationality Italian






01 March 2014 - onwards

Data Dissemination Engineering

SERCO for ESA/Esrin (near site) – Via Sciadonna, 24 – 00044 – Frascati (RM) 

▪  Involved in the “DISSHARM” ESA project for file harmonisation and data dissemination.

▪  Deep knowledge in Java programming, OGC  XSD, XML, XmlBeans and GeoTools Java libraries, Axis2

▪  Configuration of Linux Server used for the data dissemination (selinux, iptables, httpd, vsftpd)

▪  URD and specification document writing

Business or sector Services and consulting company.





19 August 2009 – 28 February 2014

Support Engineering

SERCO for ESA/Esrin (near site) – Via Sciadonna, 24 – 00044 – Frascati (RM) 

▪  Support to the operations for the resolution of issues related to ESA infrastructure and network link. Experience of working on operational Earth observation missions.

▪  Excellent knowledge of EO payload data system.

▪  Validation and integration of released software with installation, ICD (Interface Control Document) checks between the facilities, system analysis and design.

▪  Experience in requirements analysis due to a complete interaction with Software engineering team and directly with software maintainers.

▪  Experience in managing data processing, data dissemination and archiving for ESA missions.

▪  Deep knowledge of MMFI chain and MMUS chain (of ESA data catalogues and ordering facilities) with the results of a full chain overview of the data chains starting from the acquisition (MMFI side) to the products delivery to the users (MMUS side). Overview of data chains relative to Envisat, GOCE, SMOS, ERS-1, ERS-2, Cryosat (ESA missions) and ESA TPM missions like Kompsat, Landsat,  ALOS, GOSAT, NOAA, SPOT.

▪  Excellent knowledge in Document writing and understanding.

Business or sector Services and consulting company.





26 March 2009 - 15 August 2009

Shift Operator

SERCO for ESA/Esrin (near site) – Via Sciadonna, 24 – 00044 – Frascati (RM) 

▪  Operational check of ENVISAT and ERS2 missions acquisition control and data dissemination.

▪  During this period I understood very quickly MMFI and acquisition infrastructures and for this reason I have been able to keep a training of 1 month for Serco shift operator team in Birmingham (UK).

Business or sector   European Space Research Institute





17 June 2007 - 20 March 2009

Operational environment.

SKY Italia S.r.l. – Via Salaria, 1021 - Rome

▪  Monitoring of the business area, activation of smart card, reporting and operation on dedicated servers with proprietary software.


Business or sector    Digital Italian Pay TV, Italian entertainment services.









13 December 2006 - 16 June 2007

Collaboration with the HR and Purchase Office.

Consedin (Marifin Group) -  Via Francesco Gentile, 135 - 00173 - Rome

▪  Internal operations related to the HR and Purchase Office activity.


Business or sector  Consulting Company that provides training, public founds management for the Public Administration and Information Technology services to medium and large size companies






2 May 2004 -  30 April 2006

Hardware/Software technician on-site.

Service Net S.r.l. - Via Simone De Saint Bon, 89 - 00195 - Rome

▪  Resolution of technical problems, both Hardware and Software, directly on the field.

▪  Management of small networks, installation and configuration of network printers, user’s domain configuration, databases and issues related to IT support companies.

Business or sector   Service Net S.r.l. is a services and consulting company.






7 October 2003 -  20 December 2003

Computer room administrator and architect.

Istituto Comprensivo di Poli - Via Tivoli– 00010 – Poli (RM)

▪  Hardware and Software support for the implementation of a Computer room.

Business or sector    Primary school.





September 1999 – onwards

Attending Computer Science Degree (Bachelor's degree, 3 exams missing)


Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli studi di Roma II – Tor Vergata

▪  Fundamentals of Computing,  Computer Architecture, Software Engineering, Object-Oriented Programming , Algorithms and Data Structures, Probability Theory, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Databases, Signals and Networks, Digital Signal Analysis and Transmission, Computer Networks.





September 1994 – July 1999

High School Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications


Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale “Enrico Fermi” – Via Cesare Minardi  - 00044  - Frascati (RM

▪  Computer, Electronic, Network system, Mathematic.





22 July 2011

Apple Certified Support Professional 10.6 certification


Apple Certified Support.






03  November 2011

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6


Red Hat System Administrator.






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Spoken interaction

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A2 attendance










Levels: A1/2: Basic user - B1/2: Independent user - C1/2 Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


Communication skills

▪  Good capabilities of teamwork and team building experience.


Computer skills

Computer skills and competences acquired during the training and practice in both academic and at work:

• Excellent knowledge of  Windows  OS and Microsoft Office.

• Good knowledge of graphical tools:  Adobe Photoshop, Gimp.

• Excellent knowledge of Linux and MacOsx environment.

• Good knowledge of programming: Pascal, C, C++.

• Excellent knowledge of Object-Oriented programming: Java.

• Excellent knowledge of  Database implementation and utilisation: Mysql, Entity-relationship models.

• Excellent knowledge of ORACLE databases (complex queries or pl/sql with an overview to the DBA side).

• Deep knowledge of UML, XML and SOAP protocol.

• Excellent knowledge of  network domain and IP protocol.

• Excellent knowledge of Bash/sh Linux shell programming.

• Excellent knowledge of PHP programming.

• Excellent knowledge of CMS utilisation and implementation.

• Good knowledge of various Frameworks: Struts, Spring, jQuery.

• Excellent knowledge of HTML programming.

• Excellent knowledge of OGC XSD and GeoTools Java libraries

• Excellent knowledge of Axis2



Other skills

Skills acquired during the training and practice on the field:

• Able to analyse

• Different approach in problem solving

• Network security

• System analysis and design

▪  Requirements analysis


Driving licence

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