Dr. Alberto Conti

Seeking challenging opportunities in a forward-looking company requiring creative and innovative approaches to strategy development, problem solving, and achievement of business and financial goals.

 

 

E: alberto.conti [at] gmail.com
W: www.albertoconti.com
T: (410) 929 GSKY
@albertoconti

 

EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

SKILLS

 

Ph.D. Astronomy

Ohio State University

2000

M.S. Astronomy

The Ohio State University

1997

ISU Summer Program

1994,1995

M.S. Physics

University of Trieste, Italy

1992

B.A. magna cum laude

University of Trieste, Italy

1988

 

Space Telescope Science Institute      12/2011–present

Innovation Scientist

Serve as the senior technical advisor on all innovation and core technology initiatives for the James Webb Space Telescope. 


Archive Scientist                         03/2010–11/2011

Scientific community “evangelist” for all tools and services offered by the NASA Multimission Archive at the Space Telescope Science Institute. Seeking novel approaches to data mining and visualization for large datasets.


Community Missions Development Manager    01/2007–03/2010

Lead the development and delivery of innovative solutions to challenging problems in the areas of data processing, data archiving, data mining, visualization and analytics: co-creator of the GoogleSky concept.

 

Hubble Chief Engineer                     06/2006–01/2007

Delivered innovative and cost effective solutions for the Hubble mission to improve its scientific return. Conducted detailed risk analysis, evaluation and implementation of new, innovative IT and web-based solutions.

 

Branch Manager                            05/2004–05/2006

Lead the integration of software solution across domains. Responsible for the professional development, evaluation, retention, and hiring of staff for the Astronomer Tools and Applications Branch.

 

Computer Scientist                        01/2003–04/2004

Lead the development team of the multi-terabyte Galaxy Evolution Explorer archive for the Space Telescope Science Institute Multi-mission Archive.

 

University of Pittsburgh                   10/2000–12/2002

  Research Associate 

Developed and implemented tools to aid the mining and analysis of large multi-dimensional datasets.


Project Management

Agile Project Management

SCRUM, SOA

Communication

Presentation

 

System Architecture

Distributed Computing

Data Mining

Data Visualization

Business Analytics

Numerical Algorithms

High-Throughput Computing

 

Languages & Software Visual Studio

C#.NET & ASP.NET

ActionScript

JavaScript, AJAX

SQL , JDBC

XML/XLS, KML

Java, Python, PHP

FORTRAN,C/C++,

HTML, XHTML, CSS

IIS, Apache

SOA, SOAP, RPC

MS SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL

CVS, SVN, Git

R, Mathematica, IDL

 

US Citizen


And when I'm not doing the above, I like reading about science and philosophy, travelling and cooking anything Italian!