Luca FINZI CONTINI
Date of Birth: 8th March, 1973
Residence: Via Diaz, 4 – 35031 Abano Terme (PD)
Phone: PSTN: +39 049 810780 – GSM: +39 349 4342765
Embedded telecommunication systems, particularly ATM over SDH fiber
Embedded software analysis and design, implementation, testing and equipment
Java-based, Database-driven application analysis, design and implementation.
Knowledge of software analysis and development issues using a real-time operating system,
in particular pSOS+ RTOS .
Technical support tightly coupled with Alcatel‟s Integration and Validation Team.
Knowledge of the main communication protocols, both at network level (TCP/IP) and at
the transport level (ATM, SDH), and of the SNMP Network Management protocol.
Troubleshooting of network configurations.
Knowledge of Oracle 9i SQL proven by having passed exam 1Z0-007 “Introduction to
Oracle9i: SQL”, in order to obtain Oracle OCA Certification.
Familiar with Cisco CLI; currently studying textbooks for Cisco CCNA Exam.
Knowledge of coordination and job management issues connected with complex software
project development in a team of about 20 people .
Digital audio algorhythms and coding techniques, with an accent on speech coding; deep
knowledge of inner workings of ITU-T G.723.1 dual rate speech coder .
Basic knowledge of video coding techniques (H.263).
C/C++, SQL, Assembler on Texas Instruments DSP (TMS320C80) , Matlab.
Knowledge of Linux and Windows environments.
Object-Oriented Programming; Java platform.
Excellent software-related communication and explaining skills and a bent for knowledge
Strong inclination to constantly keep myself up to date and to learn about new
Sept 2004 – Present: Easy Soft srl
Analyst and Application Engineer involved in a small-to-medium-business management
multi-tier application entirely developed in Java . My job includes:
New features development, customer requirements analysis, design, implementation
of any ad-hoc customization requested.
Performance enhancement of the existing application to be achieved through
specific or structural modifications, also taking into account the related costs.
Improvement of the Software Development Group‟s organization and programming
culture and approach.
Sept 2000 – Aug 2004: Alcatel Italia, Terrestrial Networks Division, R&D ATM/IP
Software Engineer in the ISA-ATM project. My activities were the following:
Analysis, design and development of the Connection Admission Control (CAC)
feature at the ATM level.
Inter-lab design of the Equipment Protection System feature, both at the equipment
level (system design) and at the board level, coding, job coordination with the involved labs
(even in different sites), technical support to Integration & Validation team, meeting the
required objectives and schedule.
Network Management (SNMP Agent) subsystem responsibility, also extending it and
adding new feature when needed, maintenance.
Analysis, algorhythmic design and development of the Overbooking feature to
strenghten CAC, meeting a customer requirement.
At present, the ISA-ATM board has been deployed by many Telecom Operators in Italy and
in many other countries, and its new developments are particularly enjoyed by 3G
May 2000 – Aug 2000 : Advanced Networks Solutions SpA
Software Test Engineer in the Software Validation Team working on our customer‟s
(Cisco Photonics‟) Element Management application. Testing activities following
requirements, writing of related reports, pre-analysis of possible causes of the malfunctions
discovered on the test bench, thus developing a sense for „enquiry‟, troubleshooting
capabilities, tackling problems from different points of view, in order to provide as many
information as possible to the development team.
EDUCATION AND POST-DEGREE TRAINING
Nov. 2000 Qualified for the Engineering profession by passing the Qualification Exam with
final marks of 105 out of 120.
Mar. 2000 Degree in Computer Engineering with final marks of 101 out of 110 taken at the
Università degli Studi di Padova, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informatica. Subject of
degree final thesis: “Analysis and feasibility study of the integration of ITU-T G.723.1
speech coder with a H.263 coder on a Texas Instruments TMS320C80 Multimedia Video
Processor”, the result of both theoretical work and practical lab work, supervised by
Professor Gian Antonio Mian.
Jul 1992 Scientific High School Grade at the Liceo Scientifico „Ippolito Nievo‟ with final
marks of 57 out of 60.
Nov. 2004 Passed Oracle exam, 1Z0-007 – Introduction to Oracle9i:SQL towards Oracle
4Q2004 Studying to obtain Cisco CCNA certification.
2004 English Course held by Spike BDS at Upper Intermediate Level.
2004 Training Course on “C++ language” held by Forma Service .
2003 Training Course on “Software Design with UML” held by Forma Service.
2002 Advanced course on “Network Systems” at CEFRIEL – Politecnico di Milano.
2002 English Course held by British Institute at Upper Intermediate Level.
English – Upper Intermediate Level.
Professional development in Design and Implementation of new services / products /
functionalities, using state-of-the-art software and networking technologies, particularly in the
I am looking for a creative working environment where productivity meets with
interpersonal relationships, creating team working opportunities and chances for collaboration.
AUTHORIZATION FOR PERSONAL DATA TREATMENT
As stated by Italian Privacy Law 675/96 and Italian Dlgs 30 June 2003 no.196, I allow
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