Latest Space News
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 17:17:54 +0000
The Air Force will begin a sole-source negotiation with Northrop Grumman in anticipation of a GBSD contract. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:21:51 +0000
Small launch vehicle company Vector filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Dec. 13 as part of an agreement that could see some of its satellite technology assets sold to Lockheed Martin. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:12:00 +0000
As the fiscal year 2020 appropriations process approaches its endgame, NASA leadership says it will find ways to keep efforts to return humans to the moon by 2024 on track even if the agency doesn’t get all the funding it’s requested. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:51:35 +0000
The Department of Energy, whose interaction with the space industry has largely been in nuclear power systems, is working to broaden its role by emphasizing its overall research capabilities. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:37:43 +0000
SpaceNews announced the winners of its third annual SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation at a Dec. 10 awards luncheon in Washington. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and U.S. Air Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond, commanders of U.S. Space Command and Air Force Space Command, were in attendance to accept government leader of the year awards.   SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:29:22 +0000
NASA announced Dec. 12 that it has selected the site on a near Earth asteroid where a spacecraft will touch down and collect samples, a task that has become more difficult than mission planners originally expected. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:16:25 +0000
The European Space Agency estimates that 60-plus years of space flight has left more than 34,000 objects greater than 10 centimeters in orbit, each one of them moving at around six miles per second. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:10:34 +0000
On the wish list for the next round of SBIR bids are technologies for operations far beyond geosynchronous Earth orbit, near the moon's orbit. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:11:52 +0000
NASA gave its approval Dec. 12 to proceed with the launch later this month of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 19:05:16 +0000
Isar Aerospace, a German startup developing a small launch vehicle, has raised $17 million in a Series A round led by Airbus Ventures and Earlybird Venture Capital.  SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:55:54 +0000
The U.S. Air Force will be the first customer for a Rocket Lab Electron launching in 2020 from a new launch site in Virginia, the company announced Dec. 12. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:38:07 +0000
Kepler Communications on Dec. 11 said it booked 400 kilograms of rideshare capacity with SpaceX  in order to launch an unspecified number of its Internet of Things cubesat next year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:56:11 +0000
Northrop Grumman announced Dec. 12 that Saturn Satellite Networks, a startup satellite manufacturer, will be the customer for the first OmegA launch in 2021. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:58:51 +0000
A House committee is finalizing its version of a NASA authorization bill that will cover many of the same topics as a Senate bill, but do so in different ways. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 05:30:15 +0000
NASA will seek continued access to Earth observation data gathered by commercial satellite constellations after a pilot program proved the value of those observations. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:08:06 +0000
Reps. Jim Cooper and Mike Rogers were the original proponents of a space service. It was not Trump's idea. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:14:14 +0000
Pete Muend said the NRO wants to understand the capabilities of a variety of commercial vendors. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 21:51:32 +0000
Maxar Technologies completed a $291 million property sale in Palo Alto, California. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:02:58 +0000
Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital vehicle made its first flight in more than seven months Dec. 11 as the company inches closer to flying people to the edge of space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:26:02 +0000
SAN FRANCISCO – The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released an updated plan for U.S. Earth observation Dec. 9 calling for improved coordination, greater engagement with the private sector and efforts to assess the value of the data. “We really want to emphasize this is a national Earth-observation plan, not a federal […] SpaceNews.com
More space news...
19544 cvs - 655 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Space Propulsion Engineer - Igniters & Propellants Engineer

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:06-12-2011
     Last Modified:28-10-2019 (07:24)
    Job information
     Current job:Space Propulsion Engineer - Igniters & Propellants Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsSpace chemical propulsion systems, Hybrid rocket engines, Ballistic characterization, Heat transmission, Gas dynamics, Energetic materials, Thermochemical analyses, Engines experimentations, Tests and measurements, Energy conversion, Ignition systems, Liq
    CV

    Personal information

    Nationality

     

    ITALIAN

    Date of birth

     

    28 Dec 1981

     

    Work experience

    Current Employment

     

     

    • Dates (from – to)

     

    May 2012 →

    • Name and address of employer

     

    Aerospace Propulsion Products b.v. – Klundert, The Netherlands

    • Type of business or sector

     

    Space industry and fire extinguishers / gas generators industry.

    • Occupation or position held

     

    Igniters and Propellants Engineer

    • Main activities and responsibilities

     

    Responsible for the propellant-related activities for the Vulcain 2 (Ariane 5) / Vulcain 2.1 (Ariane 6) engines igniters and starters.

    Responsible for the propellant-related activities for the VEGA solid rocket engines igniters (P80, Z23/Z40, Z09).

    Design of the solid propellant grain for Vulcain 2.1 TPS.

    Performance of FMECA analyses for the processes related to propellant production.

    Propellants ingredients and pyrotechnic devices obsolescence / REACh restrictions.

    Development of a low-pressure torch ignition system for the Prometheus-ULCED methane-oxygen engine demonstrator.

    Innovative ignition systems development and testing in the framework of various projects within the ESA Future Launchers Preparatory Programme (e.g. ETID demonstrator).

    Preparation of tenders for chemical propulsion thrusters for cubeSAT and microSAT.

    Investigation on innovative production methods for solid propellant (e.g. RAM mixing).

    •Additional Responsibilities

     

    Technical support for the development of gas generators, cool gas generators and fire extinguishers for aerospace and commercial activities (e.g. EXXFIRE, AF-X Fireblocker).

    Preparation and participation in reviews and audits (e.g. for ISO and KIWA certification).

    Member of internal ESD safety work group.

    Trained on 6 Sigma principles and methodologies.

     

    Relevant Past Employment

     

     

    • Dates (from – to)

     

    October 2011 → April 2012

    • Name and address of employer

     

    SPLab (Space Propulsion Laboratory) – Politecnico di Milano - Milan, Italy

    • Type of business or sector

     

    Space propulsion and energetic materials research

    • Occupation or position held

     

    Post-graduation collaborator

    • Main activities and responsibilities

     

    Research on innovative hybrid rocket fuels, ballistic characterization and evaluation of radiative heat transfer effects.

     

    Education and training

    • Title of qualification awarded

     

    M.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering – Aerospace Propulsion

    • Organisation

     

    Politecnico di Milano

    • Principal subjects covered

     

    Aeronautical Propulsion, Advanced Space Propulsion Systems, Gas Dynamics, Heat Transmission, Thermodynamics, Combustions, Turbo-machinery, Engines Experimentation


     

    Master thesis (with external reviewer): Effetti dello Scambio Termico Radiativo in un Micro-Combustore Ibrido – Supervisor: Prof. Luigi T. De Luca

    Supported by: ORPHEE (Operational Research Program on Hybrid Engine in Europe), financed by FP7programme (European Commission); CNES.

    Keywords: hybrid fuels, nano-aluminium, ballistics, ignition transient, radiative heat transfer, energetic materials

     

     

     

    • Title of qualification awarded

     

    B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering

    • Organisation

     

    Politecnico di Milano

     

    Publications

     

     

     

     

    L. Fanton, C. Paravan, L.T. De Luca – Testing and Modelling Fuel Regression Rate in a Miniature Hybrid Burner, International Journal of Aerospace Engineering (IJAE), Special Issue on Chemical Propulsion, August 2012.

     

     

    L.T. De Luca (et al.) – Characterization of HTPB-Based Solid Fuel Formulations: Performances, Mechanical Properties and Pollution – Acta Astronautica #AA-D-12-00210.

     

     

    A. Sossi (et al.) – Solid Fuel Studies for Hybrid Propulsion at SPLab – Politecnico di Milano – 6th PERSEUS seminary, January 26-29, 2011.

     

     

    L. Fanton, C. Paravan, L.T. De Luca – Radiation Effects on Solid Fuel Regression in a Hybrid Micro Burner – 8th PEGASUS-AIAA Conference, Poitiers, April 11-13, 2012.

     

     

     

    Honours and Awards

     

    2nd prize at the 8th PEGASUS-AIAA Conference (Poitiers, April 11-13, 2012)

    Courser

     

    Space Systems Engineering (AE4-S12, 3 ECTS) - TU Delft, 2014-15

    Certifications

     

    Licensed Industrial Engineer – Milan Register of Professional Engineers (April 2012)

     

    Personal skills

    and competences

    Mother tongue

     

    Italian

     

    Other Languages

     

     

    English

     

    Reading: Full proficiency, Speaking: Full proficiency, Writing: Full proficiency

    Dutch

     

    Reading: Upper intermediate, Speaking: Upper intermediate, Writing: Intermediate

    French

     

    Reading: Upper intermediate, Speaking: Intermediate, Writing: Basic

     

    Technical skills

    and competences

     

    Research and analysis in the field of hybrid and solid propellants and compounds for gas generation and fire extinction.

    Feasibility studies and development of rocket engines ignition systems (solid / liquid).

    Preliminary design of liquid / gaseous propellants feed systems.

    Industrialization and production processes of solid rocket propellant grains.

    Design, laboratory-scale manufacturing and testing of innovative hybrid rocket fuels.

    Safety and reliability evaluation of solid rocket propellant grains and related processes.

    Strong experience in preparing specifications, work instructions, test plans and reports within the ESA and ECSS standards framework.

     

    Computer skills

     

    Operating systems: Windows, Unix (Ubuntu)

    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio)

    Professional text processing: LaTex

    Engineering and programming software: Matlab, Python, CEA (Chemical Equilibrium with Applications), ICT Thermochemical Code, R statistics, PTC Creo (basic knowledge)

    Enterprise Resource Planning: daily use of ISAH ERP suite.

     

    Other competences and interests

     

    Competitive sports: ice hockey

    Personal interests: playing guitar, cycling, winter sports, photography, reading, cinema

    Driving licence(s)

     

    A (Motorbike), B (car)

     


    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!

     

    2020 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 sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

     

    Subscriptions

     

    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.

     

    VAT:

    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)

     

    Support:

    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.

     

    Warning:

    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 @yourcompany.com. 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 sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2019 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics