Latest Space News
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 19:51:52 +0000
Europe’s Ariane 6 rocket is a year away from its maiden flight, but prime contractor ArianeGroup is already preparing upgrades its says can be introduced in the launcher’s first three years of service.
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 19:50:50 +0000
Europe’s space industry won’t be able to keep its technological edge without government support, the European Space Agency concludes in a report released ahead of the Space19+ ministerial conference.
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 19:46:09 +0000
With ESA set to convene its triennial ministerial later this month, SpaceNews spoke with ESA Director General Jan Woerner about his hopes for Space19+
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:46:02 +0000
As NASA adds new companies to a commercial lunar landing services program, some existing participants worry its value to them may now be diminished.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:31:03 +0000
Development of spaceplanes for suborbital tourism, satellite launches and point-to-point terrestrial transportation are benefiting from advanced technology, panelists said at the Space Tech Expo Europe.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:01:08 +0000
Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper said the solicitation will be amended to address GAO's concerns.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:01:29 +0000
The moon has formed the isolated backdrop for a new era of space exploration. As you read this, there are teams of exploration advocates around the world striving to reach its surface. This new age is one that is being led not by spacefaring superpowers seeking to fly flags and footprints but instead by numerous private companies.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:50:49 +0000
Space hardware builders say they fully expect 3D printing to revolutionize manufacturing, but cautioned that the technology is sometimes promoted without a full understanding of its pros and cons.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:46:55 +0000
German propulsion startup Morpheus Space won a U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research contract and a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory purchase order after participating in the Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:03:20 +0000
Over the course of three days, attendees of the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies, or AMOS, conference agreed on a number of issues regarding space situational awareness and space traffic management, even if they don’t know how to resolve all those problems.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:51:08 +0000
The International Telecommunication Union on Nov. 20 said the world’s spectrum regulators had reached consensus on milestones for constellations of satellites outside of the geosynchronous arc to preserve their spectrum rights.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:07:19 +0000
The Indian government has offered new details about what happened during its first attempt to land on the moon in September.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:42:35 +0000
British aerospace company QinetiQ will use a newly expanded factory to build heat transfer experiment infrastructure for the European Space Agency under a 9 million euro ($10 million) contract, the company announced Nov. 21.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:29:55 +0000
A consortium led by Italian space company D-Orbit plans to operate a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite for infrastructure monitoring.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:15:24 +0000
Capella Space won a U.S. Air Force contract to adapt its commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR) for military applications.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:39:46 +0000
The first prototype of SpaceX’s next-generation launch system was damaged Nov. 20 during a tanking test, a setback the company claimed would not serious affect their development plans.
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:53:59 +0000
Rep. Derek Kilmer said commercial geospatial data should be used to supplement imagery from classified sources.
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:59:57 +0000
NASA plans to issue a call for ideas for a lunar rover that could be used by future crewed missions to the moon and, like many other elements of the Artemis program, be developed in a partnership with industry.
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:41:36 +0000
As United Launch Alliance prepares for the maiden flight of its Vulcan Centaur rocket, the company no longer has a clear timeline for a major second-stage upgrade.
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:52:45 +0000
Feng Yang, Spacety CEO and founder, talked with SpaceNews about his plans for small synthetic aperture radar satellites and the origins of the company at the Space Tech Expo Europe.
More space news...
19513 cvs - 689 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: Proposal Engineer/Manager - Technical Product Manager

    Printer Friendly

    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:18-07-2011
     Last Modified:21-08-2019 (01:57)
    Job information
     Current job:Proposal Engineer/Manager - Technical Product Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, , , Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsProject management, bid / proposal management, negotiation Agile methodologies, R&D, Robotics, Cyber-security, Military, Maritime Team leadership, People management




    Proposal Engineer & Technical Product Manager

    Seastema Spa (Fincantieri Group), Genoa, IT

    Preparation of Technical and Commercial Offers for complex maritime automation, navigation, cybersecurity and other high-tech projects with focus on Navy market segment;

    Liaison between Sales&Marketing, Program Management and Engineering departments;

    Support to all phases of Proposal Lifecycle (from Bid-No/Bid through Submission and Contract Negotiation); Customers' Requirements Elicitation and Analysis; Suppliers and Sub-contractors identification and support to negotiations with suppliers, partners and customers;

    Proposal/product presentations to Customers;

    Product presentations at maritime trade fairs and workshops;

    Definition of Systems/Solutions/Products and mixed Agile-Waterfall methodologies for complex maritime projects;

    Support to Market Analysis, Budget Definition and Forecasting.

    Business Software, Cybersecurity, Services, Maritime, Navy


    Technology & Sales Consultant

    Seastema Spa (Fincantieri Group), Genoa, IT /  AKKA Technologies, Genoa, IT

    @Seastema Spa (Fincantieri Group):

    Preparation of Technical and Commercial Offers for complex maritime automation, navigation, cybersecurity and other high-tech projects with focus on Navy market segment;

    Liaison between Sales&Marketing, Program Management and Engineering departments;

    Support to all phases of Proposal Lifecycle; Customers' Requirements Elicitation and Analysis; Suppliers and Sub-contractors identification and support to negotiations;

    Proposal/product presentations to Customers;

    Product presentations at maritime trade fairs and workshops;

    Definition of Systems/Solutions and mixed Agile-Waterfall methodologies for complex maritime projects;

    Support to Market Analysis, Budget Definition and Forecasting.


    @AKKA Italia (Genoa Offices):

    Support Business/Branch Manager on business development for the growth of local branch revenues and consultants team;

    Support Division Director and Business Manager on business development activities in the Defence market;

    Prospect activities, supplier register qualification processes, price negotiation, proposals preparation.

    Exceeded business development objectives by 37% on yearly basis;

    HR Area: Candidates’ sourcing, evaluation and interviews; salary and benefits negotiation;

    Establish and maintain relationships with Companies, Start-ups, Incubators, Universities and Research Centres;

    Create a network of excellence among top university students and graduates;

    Support employer branding activities and events, including recruiting / career days.

    Business Consultancy Services, Software, Services, Maritime, Navy


    Robotics R&D Manager

    Thales Alenia Space Spa, Turin, IT

    Responsible for budget definition and expenditure, CAPEX planning, cost control and reporting;

    R&D objectives definition; technology roadmaps definition and harmonization;

    team building, leadership and coaching (7 people); supervisor of more than 10 Master Thesis and Research grants.

    Product development from early-stage prototype (TRL2-3) to use in customer-funded projects and deployment on customer robots (TRL5);

    Public speaking at conferences, workshops, company events and visits, media interviews and documentaries.

    Business development; interface with academia, industries and institutions;

    Business R&D, Robotics


    Technology Project Manager

    Thales Alenia Space Spa, Turin, IT

    Managed 5 high-tech projects ensuring on-time delivery, quality and financial performance;

    Cross-functional team management (up to 35 people across 6 organizations);

    Bid and proposal management (ESA, EC H2020, POR FESR);

    Business development, preparation of technical and commercial offers;

    Project planning and cost estimation;

    Management of sub-contractors and suppliers;

    Interface with customers;

    Business Project Management, Bid & Proposal Management, Business Development, Technology


    Robotic Systems Engineer

    Thales Alenia Space Spa, Turin, IT

    Robotic System Engineering (specification, design, development., validation and verification, field test, installation and maintenance of complex robotic and software systems)

    technical leadership of more than 10 high-tech projects and cross-functional teams;

    focal point for robotic and software technologies (mobile robotics, manipulation, computer vision, human-robot interaction, man-machine interfaces, …);

    technical interface with customers, sub-contractors and project partners;

    support to proposals preparations

    Appointed as Systems Engineer of European Space Agency Eurobot and METERON Programs since march 2014;

    Business Engineering, Robotics, Space.


    Founder and Manager of Robotics Exploration Facility

    Thales Alenia Space Spa, Turin, IT

    Design, procurement and implementation of facility equipment and laboratories (robots, workshop, software development environment)

    Design of facility external and internal layout, network and power infrastructures;

    Coordination of the construction site in support to facility management department;

    Management and responsibility of daily operations, safety, security, procurement and maintenance.

    Business Space, Industry, Facilities Management


    Robotics Engineer

    Thales Alenia Space Spa, Turin, IT

    Software development (algorithms, user interfaces, middleware)

    Hardware prototyping and integration (sensors, actuators, mobile platforms, manipulators)

    Preparation, conduction and coordination of field test activities

    Technical interface with customers, project partners and universities.

    Business Space, Robotics, Software Development, Hardware Prototyping and Integration




    05.2019-04.2020 (ongoing)

    Master (post-graduate) in Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection


    University of Genova, Genoa, IT

    Information Security Management and Legals

    Network, Computer and Physical Security; Computer Forensics

    Cybersecurity of SCADA Systems

    Cryptography & Blockchain Technologies

    Cybersecurity applied to Critical Infrastructures, Financial and Credit Systems, Power Systems, Energy Systems

    Business Continuity and Crisis Management

    Social Engineering and Intelligence for Cybersecurity

    ISO/IEC 27001 & 27002 Standards and Security Assurance


    MSc in Computer Science Engineering (Robotics and Automation)

    Summa cum Laude

    University of Genova, Genoa, IT

    Towards a Bio-Inspired Dexterous Robotic Hand: Methods and Solutions for the Design of Actuation System and Embedded Tactile Sensors.

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Attended 5 robotics summer / winter shools at PhD level

    Attended IEEE conferences and workshops

    Attended EURON Roboethics Atelier 2006, Genova, IT.


    Education Excellence Program in ICT and Management


    ISICT, Genoa, IT

    ICT & Management school requiring outstanding curricula, renewed the scholarship for the whole 3+2 years cycle.

    Marketing, Project Management, Business Plan, Economics, Corporate Communication, Robotics, Neurosciences, Nanotechnologies, Interplanetary Missions.


    BSc in Computer Science Engineering


    University of Genova, Genoa, IT

    Project and development of microcontroller modules enclosed in an automatic measure bench remotely controlled through Internet.

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Attended “Silicon Valley Study Tour” 2006 – “La Storia nel Futuro”®, Silicon Valley, CA, US.

    Attended “La Storia nel Futuro”® 2nd and 3rd Entrepreneur Culture conferences cycles, Genova, IT.

    Visiting Student at IWUR 2005 (International Workshop on Underwater Robotics), Genova, IT.


    Technical Diploma in Industrial Electronics and Telecommunications


    ITIS G.Natta, Sestri Levante (GE), IT

    Project A.C.R.A.B., design of the robot architecture, focused on programming microcontroller and Graphical User Interface.




    Mother tongue(s)


    Other language(s)






    Spoken interaction

    Spoken production














    Communication skills

    Excellent public speaking (6+ years of public presentations, participation to workshops, internal company events, media interviews and documentaries).

    Preparation of presentations and brochures for different audiences (from executives to students)

    Scientific dissemination including occasional lectures to classes >100 attendees.

    Effective communication across the organization (both horizontally and vertically up to VP/CxO level)

    Organisational / managerial skills

    Leadership, Coaching and People Management (responsible for a development team of 7 people);

    Project Management, cost control and reporting, procurement processes, bid management, risk management, sub-contractors management (responsible of 5 high-tech projects, 35 people, 6 organizations);

    Bid and Proposal Management (Navy, Consultancy Services, ESA, EC H2020, POR FESR);

    Negotiation of complex offers in structured environment (Space, Military/Navy)

    Project planning, cost estimation, risk analysis;

    Tutoring (responsible of more than 10 Master Thesis and Research Grants).

    Job-related skills

    Systems & Software Engineering;

    Agile Methodologies;

    Business Planning;

    Business Development;

    Bid/Proposal Management;

    Knowledge of intellectual property management and SW licensing;

    Digital competences


    Information processing


    Content creation


    Problem solving










    Proficient in Office Automation, Project Management Tools (MS Project, MS Visio), Collaboration Tools (Jira, Confluence, Asana, Slack).

    Experienced user of SAP Business Objects and Business Intelligence tools.

    IT Systems and Networks Administration; Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10; Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS), Linux/RTAI; Wireshark, command line tools.

    Programming: Proficiency in C, C++ Java (J2SE, Android), Assembler (PIC, dsPIC); Starter in Python, html5, XML, JavaScript. Working knowledge of OpenCV, Boost, STL, Pointgrey Research Flycapture and Triclops, QT framework; Starter in Robot Operating System (ROS), Point Cloud Library (PCL), jQuery, jQueryMobile, Phonegap.

    IDE and Development Tools: Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, QT Creator, Microchip MPLAB, Git, SVN, Mercurial SCM/Tortoise Hg, Doxygen.

    Simulation, Control and Data Acquisition: basic knowledge of MatLab/Simulink, NI Labview, NI Labwindows/CVI.

    Other skills

    Laboratory: Signal Analysis, Hardware Design, Prototyping Integration and Test (Robot, Sensors, PCs, PCBs), Thermoforming.

    Driving licence






    12 Publications in ESA Conferences

    co-chair at international ESA symposium on Robot Control Operating System


    Certifications and Courses

    Marketing Fundamentals (e-Learning Thales University, 2017)

    Microsoft Project 2010 (e-Learning Thales University, 2017)

    Economics and Business Management (Thales University, 2016)

    Passport to Systems Engineering (Thales University, 2015)

    Management Path for Juniors (IMODA, 2014)

    Future Leadership (Thales University, 2013)

    Agile/SCRUM (IEEE Computer Society e-Learning, 2012)

    Training for Safety Advisers (formazione per preposti alla sicurezza; CSAO, 2014)

    Workplace risk management - general risk and low specific risk (gestione del rischio aziendale - rischio generale e rischio specifico basso; CSAO, 2012, 2016)

    Basic Life Support (BLS) course for safety workers (corso base di primo soccorso per lavoratori incaricati alla sicurezza; 2013, 2017)

    Emergency fire management (Gestione emergenza antincendio - 2013, 2016)

    PADI Open Water Diver


    Role-Playing Games (D&D® Master)

    Reading and Writing

    Wine, beer and food


    Rotary International (2018 – present. Member)

    ISICT Alumni (2015 – present. President since 2017)

    Ianua Studenti e Alumni (2018 – present. Member)

    IEEE e IEEE Robotics & Automation Society (2007 – present. Member)

    La Storia nel Futuro® (2006 – present. Member) cultural association about entrepreneurship, organizer of Silicon Valley Study Tour.

    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!


    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert


    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.




    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.



    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)



    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.



    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2019 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics