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     Date Submitted:11-03-2011
     Last Modified:11-05-2013 (05:49)
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     Current job:Mechanical System Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsAIV, Software Configuration Management, System Engineer, Space Propulsion, Quality Assurance, Mechanical Systems


    Personal Data:

    Nationality: Italian

    Birth: 11/06/1984, Locri (RC), Italy


    Work experience

    March 2012 – Today

    Mechanical Systems Engineer for Arianespace

    • Mechanical Operations responsiblefor the Ariane 5, VEGA and SOYUZ at CSG launch campaigns :
      - Preparation of launch campaigns
      - Execution of operations during the launch campaign
      - Analysis of checks carried out on the launcher and launch countdowns
    • Operations Manager for the Soyuz launcher on the Baïkonur Cosmodrome.

    CSG (Guiana Space Centre) Kourou, French Guyana, Baïkonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan and Evry-Paris, France.  


    February 2011 - March 2012

    System Engineer for VEGA Ground Segment Program:

    • AIV, AIT, Integrated and Combined System Tests VEGA GS Program, Ground Segment’s Qualification.
    • Operational testing for the Combined Tests Campaign: Mock-up test (mechanical assembly boosters P80, Z9 and Z23 and integration AVUM / FAIRING; fluid: pre-MRA and MRA campaign).

    CSG (Guiana Space Centre) Kourou, French Guyana for Vitrociset Italia S.p.A.

    July 2010-December 2010

    Software Engineer for the program Ariane5:

    • Software Configuration Management for the VA197 and VA198 campaigns
    • Definition of the Plan of Software Configuration Management for the program VEGA

    Department of MEX-CCS (Maintenance et EXploitation Systèmes de Controle Commande), a division of Software Configuration Management service, CSG (Guiana Space Centre) in Kourou, French Guiana, for Vitrociset SpA

    Education and Training

    February 2010-December 201

    • Master in “Space Transportation Systems”, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
    • Topic of the final Thesis: “The Configuration Management of Ariane 5 launcher

    November 2009

    • Master Degree in Space Engineering, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
    • Topic of the Thesis: “Deformation of flexible diaphragm for liquid propellant tanks”.

    10st March 2009 – 10st July 2009

    • Internship at Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A. in Rome (Italy) in the Propulsion Division.
    • Topic of the internship: Liquid Propellant Sloshing In Moving Tanks.

    December 2006

    • Bachelor Degree in Aerospace Engineering, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
    • Topic of the thesis: “ Materials and Manufacturing Technology of Space Heat Shield”.

    20st June 2000 – 20st July

    • Intensive English Language Course at “Emerald Cultural Institute” in Dublin, Ireland.

    September 1998 – July 2003

    • Scientific High School Diploma at “Zaleuco” Institute in Locri (RC).


    • PEGASUS CERTIFICATE, The European Network of Excellence in Aerospace Engineering Education.
    • E.C.D.L.(European Computer Driving Licence)
    • PITMAN Qualification, “English for Speakers of Other Languages”.
    • Programming languages, Operative Systems and Software:Fortran, Linux, Microsoft Office, MatLab, Adina, Femap, Gnuplot, ClearCase, CVS (Concurrent Version Repository), SAP, DOORS.


    • Italian: mother tongue.
    • English: good knowledge of language, spoken and written.
    • French: good knowledge of language, spoken and written.


    Tennis, running, swimming, reading, cinema, theatre.


    Good interpersonal and communication skills and good capacity of working in a multicultural and dynamic environment, both independently and as part of a team.

    Willingness to relocate

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