Osinde José - Gaia
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European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC)
Jose Osinde joined the Gaia SOC team at ESAC in September 2011, working as software engineer in the MOC-SOC Interface and the Payload Operations System.
Previously he had formed part of the Herschel Data Processing team at ESAC working in the Pipeline Framework and its integration in a distributed environment. Before moving to Madrid he was part of the Gratecan Software team at Instituto Astrofisico de Canarias.
Jose graduated in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Vigo (Spain) in 1995, after which he started his professional career as developer in the IT world, moving into the scientific environment at the end of 1998.
In his free time, Jose likes many things but he usually ends up running some kilometres.
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