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     Date Submitted:01-02-2011
     Last Modified:23-11-2011 (08:25)
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     Current job:Product Assurance Manager
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     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsQuality
    CV

    Work experience

     

     

     

    Dates

    March 2008 – Currently

    Occupation or position held

    Professional Consultant

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Electronic and TLC Engineer involved in the projects described in the following sections.

     

    In the frame of my relocation from Milan to L’Aquila to support new Thales Alenia Space PA activities, I have also been appointed Single Point Of Contact towards customer (Thales Alenia Space) for Altran Quality Assurance engineer team currently made-up of three resources. Main task and duties:

    • Handling of progress meetings between Altran and customer for the several projects and related workpackages under my responsibility;
    • Business development;
    • Assessment of external candidates and their eventual introduction to customer to cover new needs;
    • Annual performance review for team under my responsibility; 

    Name and address of employer

    Altran Italia S.p.A.– Rome, Italy

    Type of business or sector

    Engineering Consulting Company

     

     

    Dates

    January 2009 – currently

    Occupation or position held

    Product Assurance Manager @ Thales Alenia Space S.p.A.

    Location

    Vimodrone (Milan) and L'Aquila

    Main activities and responsibilities

     

    As Product Assurance Manager, my mission is to ensure that the Customer's requirements are satisfied. To do so, my role must gather, validate and present to the project's Customer the proof which shows and ensures that the product conforms or will conform to all of its contractual requirements.

     

    Beginning of 2011, I’ve been relocated from Milano to L’Aquila site to cover PAM position for the new main space programs (Iridium Next) since its design and development phase.

    During previous years I’ve been in charge of PA activities for space programs  regarding earth observation, microgravity scientific experiment in the International Space Station and navigation business line (GPS unit for ATV program).

    My work interfaces are the principal european space industries (other Thales Alenia Space companies, EADS Astrium) and European Space Agency.

     

    Main duties and responsibilities are:

     

    • Negotiate the project product assurance requirements with the Customer;
    • Define the measures to be introduced to meet the Customer's quality requirements in the quality plan in terms of RAMS, EEE parts quality, radiation, materials and processes quality, production quality (manufacturing and AIT);
    • Handling of suppliers and subcontractors;
    • Reporting and handling of  Non Conformance Report;
    • Support for preparation of Request for Deviation, Request for Waiver and Request for Approval;
    • Identification and monitoring of critical items;
    • Risk managements with particular focus on risks mitigation actions follow-up;
    • Check of  program documentation in terms of contents and congifuration;
    • Meetings attendance

    Type of business or sector

    Aerospace industry

     

     

    Dates

    March  2008 – December 2009

    Occupation or position held

    IOT (Inter-Operability Testing) Consultant @ LGElectronics S.p.A.

    Location

    Rome

     

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Mobile terminals quality assurance with respect to H3G and Vodafone projects.

     

    Testing activity in Application area of the following services/clients:

    • Streaming, Progressive Download and Playback;
    • SMS, MMS and Email;
    • SyncML;
    • Istant Launcher;
    • KPI (Key Performance Index);
    • Browser;
    • DVBH;

    Troubleshooting  trough network traces analysis got on mobile terminals with several chipset (Qualcomm, Ericsson, Infineon) and several operating system (proprietary LG operating system, Symbian e Windows Mobile).

    Test reports preparation and defects management. Cooperation with R&D department for defects resolution.

    Type of business or sector

    Telecommunication Industry

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    March 2006 – February 2008

    Occupation or position held

    Consultant

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Electronic and TLC Engineer involved in the projects described in the following sections

    Name and address of employer

    Reply S.p.A. – Turin, Italy

    Type of business or sector

    Engineering Consulting Company

     

     

    Dates

    May 2007 – February 2008

    Occupation or position held

    Technical Lead @ Vodafone Italy

    Location

    Ivrea (Turin)

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Mobile terminals quality assurance with respect to CPE (Consumer Push Email) technical area. Technical Lead of the CPE testing area.

     

    Decisions regarding technical acceptance of the several mobile terminals under testing trough evaluation of the reported defects.

       Planning and complete management of all processes related to the own technical area.

     

    Test list revision and update due to new requirements released by Vodafone.

       Management of a small work team (up to three persons) and direct interface with customer.

     

    International work context:

     

    • Vodafone Italy has been lead  Operating Company for CPE technical area;
    • Testing activities executed for all the remaining Vodafone European companies;
    • Periodic update of testing activities with global coordinator located in Dusseldorf;

    Type of business or sector

    Telecommunication Industry

     

     

    Dates

    March 2006 – April 2007

    Occupation or position held

    Tester Engineer @ Vodafone Italy

    Location

    Ivrea, Turin

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Mobile terminals quality assurance with respect to CPE (Consumer Push Email) technical area . Testing activity on several mobile device vendors.

     

    Test cases drawing up starting from requirements defined by Vodafone Italy.

       Troubleshooting activity trough analysis of communication network traces.

       Test report preparation and defect noticing on defect management tool.

    Type of business or sector

    Telecommunication Industry

     

     

    Education and training

     

     

     

    Dates

    January 2008

    Title of qualification awarded

    Italian Professional Engineering Qualification

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of L’Aquila

     

     

    Dates

    December 2005

    Title of qualification awarded

    Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering, specialization in Telecommunication

    Marks: 110/110

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Electromagnetic fields, antennas, telecommunications and radio communication system; analogical  and digital electronic

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of L’Aquila

    Dates

    July 1999

     

     

    Title of qualification awarded

    Classic Diploma.

    Marks: 86/100

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Secondary school focusing on mathematics

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    High School “E. Einstein”, Teramo (TE) - Italy

     

     

     

    Personal skills and competences

     

     

     

    Mother tongue

    Italian

     

     

    Other languages

    English

     

     

    Social skills and competences

    Easy and rapid integration in different social groups and working environment.

    Strong communication and teamwork skills.

     

     

    Organisational skills and competences

    Good organization and coordinating skills improved through work experience.

    Confident in handling new tasks.

    Strongly goal oriented and able to work under tight deadlines.

     

     

    Technical skills and competences

    Coding language: C, C++

    Defect and Non Conformance management tool: Lotus Notes, Ficheyes, NCTS, Mercury Quality Center

    Other tools: Ethereal/Wireshark, Qualcomm QXDM

    Scientific and Simulation packages: Matlab, Labview

    Basic knowledge of  Unix script, SQL

    Microsoft applications: Project, Word, Excel, Explorer, PowerPoint

    Standard: ECSS, internet protocols, protocol architectures

    Technologies: GSM, GPRS/UMTS, HSDPA, VOIP, DVBH, Bluetooth, UWB

     

     

     

    Driving licence

    European driving licences B.

     

     

    Additional information

    I am available to be relocated.

    Hobbies: running, music, reading

     

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