Career History

Geospatial Software Engineer

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belvaux, Luxembourg — March 2017 - Present

Leading the development in the ESA (European Space Agency) Proba-V TopBox project. Developing time series analysis algorithms for Proba-V and Sentinel satellite imagery in Python and R as interoperable WPS into the existing iGuess® software framework using Apache Spark.
Furthermore, I am also responsible for the implementation of algorithms for distributed computing for renewable energy potentials for entire cities. Python-based module implementation for WPS in the existing Smart City and Region Energy platform based on iGuess®.

Expert Engineer in GIS & Remote Sensing

United Nations, Mexico City, Mexico — August 2012 - September 2016

Responsible of the development of an operational LandCover monitoring classification and change detecion system (Python, R and Java) for the Mexican REDD+ MRV program, managing and processing extensive amout of different kind of spatial data, resulting into a countrywide land-cover and change detection classification product of Mexico. Leading the development of a web platform (JavaScript, NodeJS, OpenLayers and Mongodb) for the distribution and visualization of governmental geospatial products. Interface between UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), CONABIO (National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity), CONAFOR (National Forestry Commission of Mexico) and Google Earth Engine Team.

Embedded Software Engineer

Magna Auteca, Klagenfurt, Austria — August 2010 - August 2012

Development of test applications, automated processes and embedded systems for electronic car parts of high class vehicles in C/C++, Visual Basic, Python, R, and NI LadView.

Trainee in GIS & Remote Sensing

Orbisat da Amazonia, Saõ José dos Campos, Brazil — January 2010 - June 2010

Development of an orthorectification strategy for satellite imagery by using InSAR radar data in cooperation with the University of Recife.


Master of Science

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Villach, Austria — September 2010 - May 2012

Master Degree in Spatial Information Management with focus on GIS development and map creation; Master Thesis about „Towards Usable and Privacy-Enhanced Mobile Applications for Health-Related Location-Based Services” (EU-funded project)

Bachelor of Science

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Villach, Austria — September 2007 - June 2010

Bachelor Degree in Geoinformation; Bachelor Theses about „Mobile Mountain View - Mobile Information System for Mobile Devices“ and „Orthorectification of Digital Images Using InSAR data”



German (Mother-tongue), English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent) and Portuguese (Beginner/Intermediate)


Python, R, Java, C/C++, C#, ExtJS, GeoExt, JavaScript, LabView, Linux, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Docker, Shell scripting, Swift and Visual Basic

GIS & Remote Sensing

GDAL, R, ESRI ArcGIS, ERDAS, ENVI, Geoserver, Google Earth Engine (Python and JavaScript), Google Maps Engine, OpenLayers, Quantum GIS, QGIS Server, QGIS Plugin building etc.


PostgreSQL, PostGIS, MongoDB, MySQL, Neo4j and SQLite

Academic Publishing


Automatic Wall-to-Wall Land Cover Monitoring for the Mexican REDD-MRV Program Using All Landsat Data, MDPI Remote Sensing Volume 6 Issue 5 (3923-3943), 2014

Aerodrome Mapping Database

Design & Modelling of Database Systems for Airports, AGIT Conference 2011, DOI 10.13140/2.1.3421.5200, 2011

Personal Interests

Animal Protection, Photo & Videography, Sports etc.


Based in Luxembourg