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     Date Submitted:23-04-2013
     Last Modified:15-08-2013 (08:54)
    Job information
     Current job:AIT Manufacturing and Test Propulsion Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Launch Systems
     KeywordsI plan and supervise the manufacture, assembly and integration of satellite and I work as test conductor on propulsion acceptance test.

    Personal information




    Date of birth






    Work experience





    From January 2013 to July

    Occupation or position held

    AIT Propulsion Engineer

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Test engineer on satellite and subsystem

    Planner of test and integration phases

    Experience with ESA projects:

                 Sentinel 1A: Propulsion tests

                 Sentinel 1B: Writer of integration procedure

                 Sentinel 3B: Propulsion subsystem integration phase

    Other experience: O3b Networks: Final propulsion test from FM1 to FM8

    Name and address of employer

    Thales Alenia Space

    Via Tiburtina 1210

    00131 Rome, Italy

    Type of business or sector

    Aerospace Industry


    Education and training



       From November 2009 to January 2013


    Title ofqualificationawarded


    Master’s degree in Space Engineering, final grade 103/110

    Principal subject/occupational skills covered

    Space Propulsion, Space Construction, Space Material, Gasdynamics, Spaceflight Mechanics, Electronics, Hypersonic, Turbo-pump fed System, Numerical Gas dynamics.

    Master’s degree thesis: “Transient Ignition in Liquid Rocket Engine”

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

      “Sapienza – Università di Roma”






    From September2005 to November 2009


    Title ofqualificationawarded

    Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, final grade 90/110

    Principal subject/occupational skills covered

    Physics, Chemistry, Mathematical Analysis, Aerospace Propulsion, Aerospace Structures, Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics.

    Bachelor’s degree thesis: “ Four Grid Electrostatic Thrusters . “

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

    “Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza”




    From Septempber 2000 to July 2005


    Title ofqualificationawarded

    Science education High School, final grade 100/100

    Name and type of organization providing education and training

    Liceo Scientifico “Istituto Superiore Via Flaminia 14”  

    Via Campagnanese 3

    00067 Morlupo, Roma



    Other work experience



    From July 2006 to September 2011


    Occupation or position held

    Assistant photographer

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Name and address of employer



    Type of business or sector


    Assistant photographer during ceremonies and events, graphic processing

    “Studio Fotografico Fabrizi”

    via Prisciano, 22

    00136 Roma


    Private businnes





     From September 2005 to May 2012

    Occupation or position held

     Lesson for high school students



    Personal skills and competences




      Other language












    Understanding:      Listening: Upper intermediate user  B2

                                  Reading: Upper intermediate user  B2

    Speaking:              Interaction: Upper intermediate user  B2

                                  Production: Upper intermediate user  B2

    Writing:                  Upper intermediate user  B2



    Social skills and competences



    Organizational skills and competences



    Technical skills and competences





    Computer skills and competences






    Artistic skills and competences



    Other skills and competence




    Driving license

    Good interpersonal and communication skills;

    I’m able to work in a multicultural environment, both independently and as part of a team.


    I’m able to organize and manage activities autonomously defining priorities and taking over



    I’m able to perform leak test with helium mass spectrometer (vacuum mode and sniff mode)

    I’m able to work with Propulsion Propellant Loading Equipment

    I’m able to organize the setup to perform propulsion test

    I’m certified to perform electrical connection


    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and Internet;

    Good knowledge of software of processing audio, video and images;

    Good knowledge of  Latex;

    Programming languages: Matlab, Fortran, Wolfram Mathematica

    Scientific software: Adina Structures, CATIA.


    Good knowledge of alto saxophone.



    Adaptability, sense of responsibility and sacrifice gained through years of sports;

    Strong commitment and enthusiasm to accomplish challenging targets;

    Dynamic and with a great desire to learn new things with professionalism and dedication.


    I am a holder of an Italian driver’s license. Category B

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