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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:20-02-2013
     Last Modified:31-07-2015 (08:48)
    Job information
     Current job:Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems
     KeywordsMatlab/Simulink, C++, Reaction Control System, Hydrazine Thrusters, Simulation Model, C, GMAT, Guidance Navigation and Control for Space Vehicle
    CV

     

    From November  2013

    EDL/GNC Engineer for Thales Alenia Space Italy

     

    Thales Alenia Space, Torino(TO) , Italy

     

    ▪  Responsible of Guidance Navigation and Control design and analysis for the Entry Descent and Landing Mission phase  of the Descent Module for the Exomars 2018 project:

     

    ▫  Design of the GNC global architecture in collaboration with Russian Team:

    ▫   Validation of the GNC algorithms through the End to End Simulator

    ▫   Implementation and validation of the RCS performance model for the Descent Module

    ▫  Develop of the GNC On Board Software for what concern main requirement and technical aspect of the system

    ▪  Support to the reviews of the project (System Requirement Review and System Preliminary Design Review) through the development of  GNC technical documentation:

    ▫  Error Budget

    ▫  Design Report

    ▫  Budget Report

    ▫  Requirement Specification

    ▫  Software Technical Specification

    ▪  Support to the Procurement of the GNC Sensor and Actuators of the Descent Module:

    ▫  Inertial Measurement Unit

    ▫   Radar Doppler Altimeter

    ▫  Reaction Control System

    Participation at the 9th International ESA Conference on Guidance Navigation and Control Systems with the publication of the paper: “Travelling to and Landing on Mars Carrying the ExoMars2018 Rover”

     

    April  2013-November 2013

    Internship at Thales Alenia Space Italy

     

    Thales Alenia Space, Torino(TO) , Italy

     

    ▪  Development of control algorithms, in C or Matlab/Simulink environment, for the End-to-End Simulator for the EXOMARS 2018 mission analysis:

     ▫ Support to System Requirement Review on control algorithms design:

      ▫ Assessment of  parachute deployment algorithms

    ▫  Definition of powered descent algorithms requirements

    ▪  Analysis of Entry, Descent and Landing phase of EXOMARS 2018 mission:

                       ▫End-to-End EXOMARS 2016 simulator adaptation  to EXOMARS 2018 scenario

    June  2012-December 2012

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Trainee at Italian Aerospace Research Center (CIRA)

     

    Italian Aerospace Research Center, Capua(CE) , Italy

     

    ▪  Development and  implementation in Matlab/Simulink environment  a simulation model  of the Reaction Control System (RCS) installed on-board an Unmanned Space Vehicle (USV) which should perform an atmosphere re-entry mission.

    ▪  Analysis of the behaviour of RCS characteristics through the simulation model of the control system

     

     

     

    September 2009-February 2010

    Trainee at Department of  Aerospace Engineering  (DIAS)

    Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy

    ▪  Design and production of some special components for the laboratory test on amorphous carbon samples

    ▪  Evaluation of the behaviour of the amorphous carbon in inductors oven at high temperature

     

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

     

     

    2010-2012

     

    Master’s degree in Aerospace and Astronautic Engineer (vote 107/110)

     

    Università degli studi di Napoli “Federico II”

    Thesis: “ Control-Oriented Simulation Model for an Unmanned Space Vehicle: The FTB-X Reaction Control System”

     

    2006-2010

    Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineer (vote 103/110)

     

    Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II

    Thesis: “ Caratterizzazione di emissività del carbonio amorfo ad alte Temperature”

    2001-2006

    Scientific High school degree (vote 97/100)

    Liceo Scientifico Statale “F. Silvestri

     

     

     

     

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Italian

    Other language(s)

    English

     

     

    Communication skills

    Good communication skills gained  through  experience training where I worked with various company members. All this allowed  me to understand  how interact in the workplace. I improve my communications  skills thanks to the possibility in strictly collaboration with International Partners (Russian partners in principal but also French and English part) 

    Organisational / managerial skills

    ▪  Teamwork     (During my work, I had opportunity to work in projects groups  where I faced various problems  quite well  in collaboration with other members of the group.)

    ▪  Experience in an International Environment ( Constantly I work with other partners of the EXOMARS2018 project like Russian Company (LAVOCHKIN) and  French Company ( AIRBUS DS).

     

     

     

    Job-related skills

    ▪  ▪  Good command of issues  concerning control system  for spatial vehicle that should perform an atmospheric   re-entry mission and a Martian Entry Descent and Landing mission.

    ▪  Well Understanding of ESA  Normative (ECSS)

    ▪  Good Knowledge in:

    §  Attitude and control dynamic of spatial vehicle

    §  Simulation Model of RCS and of USV control system

    §  Behaviour of  Hydrazine thrusters

    §  Aerodynamic Analysis of a rotor’s performance

    §  Hypersonic regime characterization and application

    §  Aerodynamics of an airfoil, Aerodynamics of a light aircraft, numerical Analysis

    §  Guidance, Navigation and Control for Space Vehicle

    §  Accelerometers and Gyroscope

    §  Radar Doppler Altimeter

    § Kalman Filter

    Computer skills

    Good ability to use the following struments:

    ▪  Matlab/Simulink

    ▪  Pdetool  of Matlab

    ▪  C,C++

    ▪  LATEX

    ▪  AUTO-CAD

    ▪  X-Foil

    ▪  Inkscape

    ▪  DOORS

    ▪  GMAT

    Other skills

    Participation in various Mathworks Workshop:

    ·         Control Design with Matlab and Simulink

    ·         C/C++ Code Generation with Matlab

    ·         C/C++ Code generation with Simulink and Embedded Coder

     ·    Matlab Expo 2014

     

     

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