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     Date Submitted:05-05-2014
     Last Modified:06-05-2014 (08:29)
    Job information
     Current job:Antenna AIT manager and RF engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsRF satellite antenna and payload measurements satellite antennas AIT responsible

    Personal information






    Date of birth




    Work experience


    • Dates (from – to)


    from1/10/2006 until now

    • Name and address of employer


    Sofiter System Engineerings.p.a. , 35, via Sandro Mazzola, Rome

    • Type of business or sector


    Engineering - TLC

    • Occupation or position held


    Satellite Systems RF engineer at Thales Alenia Space s.p.a., 21, Via Saccomuro, 00131, Rome

      • Main responsibilities and experiences



    -          responsible of the schedule of the integration and test activities of the antennas;

    -          coordinator of the integration and test activities of the antennas;

    -          RF conducted and radiated tests responsible;


    Payload and TT&C RF test activities on GALILEO IOV satellites :

    -           test set-up design and verification;

    -           test execution and implementation;

    -          RF AIT/AIV  documentation writing; 


    Satellite Reflector and Array Antennas RF test and design activities responsible of:

    - antenna RF radiated near-field test design and implementation by following quality and ECSS standards and antenna test results verification;

    - antenna RF AIT/AIV documentation writing;

    - tests and documentation for antenna customer assessment on near-field test range suitability   for RF radiated tests based on standard NIST;

    - software specification writing for antenna performances calculation;

    - implementation of software tools for antenna radiated performances calculation;

    - design and job coordination of a software system for antenna measurements data organization, elaboration and documents creation;

    - participation and presentation of documents and results during test readiness reviews and test review boards with antenna customers;

    -assessment of antenna performances by

    1.      measurements correspondence to theoretical antenna model, predicting and interpreting effects generated by intrinsic uncertainties affecting measurements either from a mechanical or an electrical point of view;

    2.      electrical performances calculation by software analysis and elaboration of measured radiated patterns and service areas on the Earth;

    - antenna RF conducted test design and implementation using HP and Agilent VNA, PNA;

    - design of near-field test range antenna probes and feeds for radiated measurements using FEM and FDTD softwares, full-wave methods softwares (GRASP);

    - abroad experiences:

    1.       Participation to Amos3 satellite RF radiated antenna and payload measurement campaign in Astrium Ottobrunn as external support and supervisor of test campaign results; 

    2.       Participation to W7 satellite RF radiated antenna measurement campaign in Cannes as external support and supervisor of test campaign results;

    3.       Participation to Amos4 satellite RF radiated antenna and payload measurement campaign in Astrium Ottobrunn as external support and supervisor of test campaign results; 

           • Principal subjects/occupational

             skills covered


    Planar and spherical near field measurement theory knowledge and use;

    FEM, FFT, spherical wave, PO theory and software tools knowledge and use for antenna measurements, reflector antennas and antenna probes for measurement design;

    Free and guided propagation;

    Microwave components;




    • Name and address of employer


    LG Electronics Italia S.p.A., 73, via Achille Campanile, 00144, Rome

    • Type of business or sector



    • Occupation or position held


    UMTS and GPRS mobile phones validation engineer

      • Main responsibilities and experiences


    International team work for local management of field and laboratory testing projects of UMTS, GSM, i-MODE QUALCOMM, ADI, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS  software platforms mobile phones.


    Main activities performed:

    -Italian interface towards the European responsible of the project, for test results communication, and to software development team, for debugging work;

    -Test planning, phone samples and its specifications, and check lists reception in order to verify mobile phones compliance to 3gpp specifications of messaging, browsing and  calls features; ----Verifications of Bluetooth, photo and video camera, audio, phonebook, organizer, Java applications features functioning;

    -RF tests performance in order to extract layer 3 protocol messages regarding PDP context, calls activation and deactivation;

    -Use of  AGILENT and Will’tek TLC network simulators to perform sensitivity tests on mobile phones;

    -Use of FLUKE and AGILENT current and voltage measurements instruments to perform battery life tests.


    • Dates (from – to)


    from 1/9/2005 to 14/11/2005

    • Name and address of employer


    Capgemini Italia S.p.A. , 140, via di Torre Spaccata, 00100, Rome

    • Type of business or sector


    Business consulting and information technology

    • Occupation or position held


    Customer relationship management consultant

    • Main responsibilities and experiences


    Integration of demand and requirements in informative systems development for energetic market transactions, at ENEL S.p.A.


    Education and training


    • Title of qualifications awarded


    27/9/2004, degree in Electronic Engineering at “Università degli studi Roma Tre”with full marks (110/110 points and lode).

    Degree thesis on “electromagnetic impulses scattering from cylindrical buried objects”.

    My thesis work consisted in the solution of a time-domain pulse scattering problem from buried cylindrical objects. Main application for this work could regard GPR-UWB systems in order to detect buried objects.


    7/1998, “Liceo” specializing in scientific studies diploma with 59/60 points mark.


    • Principal subjects/occupational

    skills covered


    Electromagnetics theory

    Antenna theory and applications of wired, reflector, microstrip antennas

    Free and guided propagation

    Microwave components

    Electronics Theory

    GSM, GPRS, UMTS cellular radiomobile systems

    Internet and its applications: IP and transport protocols


    • Other courses attended


    Scuola Superiore di Specializzazione in Telecomunicazioni, at Communications Ministry.

    Course offered a theoretical and practical specialization in Telecommunications matter. 


    Informatic Competences


    Good knowledge of C, Fortran, Pascal, Visual Basic programming languages

    Good knowledge of Mercury Test Director tool, used to check list execution and bugs management

    Good knowledge of dumping, flashing, logs tracing tools for, QUALCOMM, ADI, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS sw platoforms mobile phones.





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    I play volleyball at agonistic level and I also played football and basketball. I prefer team sports to individual ones because I am a sociable and lively person.



    I like listening to every kind of music and I am always inclined to enrich my musical knowledge.



    I like travelling either in Italy or abroad and during my travels I always try to experience of local habits and culture.



    I enjoy myself solving mathematical riddles. In the past I also took part in many school competitions.

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