Bach Nana - Gaia
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European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC)
Nana Bach is software test engineer, operator and database administrator backup in the Gaia Team at ESAC.
She studied Medical Informatics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. During her studies she worked as a software developer for the First Look Team at ARI (Astronomisches-Rechen-Institut) Heidelberg. In 2007 she moved to Spain and started to work in the Gaia SOC Team at ESAC. Her main responsibilities are defining and executing different test cases at ESAC, as well as the operating of all the systems that are running at SOC. She is also working within the Gaia database administration team.
Nana left Gaia in 2017.
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