Latest Space News
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:18:58 +0000
The NASA Advisory Council has recommended that NASA review its existing planetary protection guidelines to balance the needs of science and exploration, an effort that could set the stage for a similar revision at the international level. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:24:23 +0000
While some question whether Virgin Galactic’s latest SpaceShipTwo test flight actually went into space, a number of government officials and industry organizations have few doubts that it did. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:30:05 +0000
Business Finland, a Finnish trade and economic development agency, awarded a 10 million Euro ($11.36 million) grant to radar satellite operator ICEYE. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:55:51 +0000
With a first flight to the edge of space under the company’s belt, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson believes commercial flights of SpaceShipTwo could begin some time next year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:49:54 +0000
A DARPA team will “inventory the DoD space-based command-and-control capabilities, identify critical gaps, deficiencies and inefficiencies in our existing architectures." SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:16:47 +0000
Greg Wyler, OneWeb’s founder, said the company will need only 600 satellites or so instead of 900 after ground tests of the first satellites demonstrated better than expected performance. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:17:16 +0000
The first GPS 3, known as SV01, is the first of an entirely new design of GPS satellite that has three times better accuracy and up to eight times improved anti-jamming capabilities, according to Lockheed Martin. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:48:38 +0000
The U.S. Air Force’s first GPS 3 satellite was encapsulated within a SpaceX payload fairing at Astrotech Space Operations on Dec. 7 in preparation for a Dec. 18 launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:23:46 +0000
Once lawmakers have a chance to review the proposal, said Shanahan, he will be “happy to take the red pen out." SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:12:57 +0000
Virgin Galactic achieved a long-awaited milestone Dec. 13 when its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle performed its longest test flight to date, exceeding one altitude often used as the boundary of space. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:51:53 +0000
The telecommunications company COMSAT, which supplies services to the U.S. government, has signed a deal with Intelsat to market FlexAir to U.S. government aviation users and coalition partners. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:22:38 +0000
A test flight more than a decade in the making is scheduled to take place Dec. 13 as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle is set to make its highest and fastest flight to date, one that, if all goes well, will take it beyond one boundary of space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:13:41 +0000
The shift was mandated by Congress in Section 1601(a) of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:22:44 +0000
This year’s satcom workshop comes amid major questions about the Pentagon’s plans — or lack thereof — to buy more satellite communications services from the private sector. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:58:07 +0000
Members of the C-Band Alliance have stipulated that they will only buy U.S.-built satellites to replace any capacity lost through the transfer of some C-band spectrum to cellular operators for 5G, a move that could position their plan more favorably with the White House and Congress. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:36:41 +0000
Harris Corp.’s first small satellite, a six-unit cubesat, is fully operational, receiving commands and transmitting information to the satellite operations center in Palm Bay, Florida. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:07:50 +0000
Arianespace’s final launch of the year is scheduled for Dec. 18 at 11:37 a.m. Eastern. The company will launch a French military Earth observation satellite called CSO-1 on a Europeanized Soyuz rocket from Sinnamary, French Guiana. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:41:07 +0000
Nearly a year after the release of the latest decadal survey for the field, the head of NASA’s Earth science program says the agency is making good progress in implementing its recommendations. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:32:07 +0000
Smith: The difficulties we’ve had with space launch has been a good example of why a different approach is needed to manage military space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:53:13 +0000
SpaceNews Editor-in-Chief Brian Berger presents the winners of 2018 SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
18971 cvs - 884 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

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

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Active RF Systems Eng. ESA Ground Station (Antennas)

    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:01-10-2015
     Last Modified:02-10-2015 (06:13)
    Job information
     Current job:Active RF Systems Eng. ESA Ground Station (Antennas)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsActive RF, Deep Space Antennas, Front End, Microwave Low NoiseLNA, Cryogenic, Vacuum, High Power Amplifiers (including Klystrons)S-, X-,Ku-,Ka-Band, Radiometers, Deionised Water Cooling Systems,laboratory instrumentation
    CV

    Brief intoduction:

    The candidate present occupation is a responsibility position for ESA (through a contractor company) at the Ground Station Section in ESOC (Darmstadt).

    In his almost 11 years as Active RF Engineer he has been involved in analysis and planning of maintenance,  upgrading and development projects of the RF subsystems of the world wide ESA ground stations, coordination of engineering contractors and testing campaign at industrial partners or ESA sites.

    He has worked, with Radiometers, in the development of the latest state of the art cryogenic Low Noise Amplifiers deployed in ESA Deep Space Antennas, in the specification and development of the first European 20Kw X Band Klystron based High Power Amplifier and, in all solid state and tube amplifiers (S-,X-,Ka-Band) currently used in the ESTRACK network. Moreover he has proudly been fully involved since the early stages, in the development, construction and acceptance of ESA latest Deep Space Antenna (DS3) in Malargue, Argentina.

    During his time for ESA he has deepened his knowledge in Cryogenic Technologies, Vacuum Technologies, Water Cooling technologies, Microwave Tubes technology, Distortion, Noise and Non Linearity effects in amplifiers.

    He his currently responsible for the preliminary study of the first 80Kw X Band amplifier.

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

     

     

    31 January 2005 – Present

    Active RF Engineer at GSS Department (Ground Stations)

    For a contractor company at European Space Agency / ESOC, Darmstadt (Germany)

    Specification of RF and related equipment.
    Writing of Statements of Work and monitoring of industrial contracts for RF subsystems to be deployed within the ESA ground stations.
    Analysis and planning of maintenance and upgrading projects of the RF subsystems of the world wide ESA ground stations, coordination of engineering contractors and testing campaign at industrial partners or ESA sites.
    Frequent abroad missions, within European countries as well as overseas
     

     

    February 2004 – August 2004

    Trainee at TOS-GSS division (Technical Operational Support- Ground Segment Subsystems)

    European Space Agency/ ESOC, Darmstadt (Germany)

    “Measurement of low noise amplifier gain fluctuation and evaluation of radiometer performance at 8GHz and 32 GHz”(technical report).
    Identification and evaluation of different techniques for the measurement of random instabilities. Modelization of AM noise. Measurement campaign to characterize flicker and random walk noise on low noise amplifiers at room and cryogenic temperatures. MathCAD simulations of effects on radio astronomy receivers.
    Use of laboratory instrumentations: VNA, PNA, NF meter, signal generators.
     

     

    August 2002 – February 2003

    Trainee at WS TI (Wireless Solutions, Technology & Innovations) Radio Frequency Department

    Infineon Technology, Munich (Germany)

    Studies on Matching Networks for Variable Load Conditions in Microwave Circuits for Telecommunications

     

    20 February 1994 – 30 May 1994

    Field Supervisor

    Istituto per la Pubblica Amministrazione (ISPA), Catania (Italy)

    Field supervisor for eastern Sicily and trainer for a legal-administrative service based on a software platform for public corporations.

     

    23 February 1993 – 17 February 1994

    Radio-telephony engineer. Military Service

    Italian Coastguard, Taranto - Catania - Messina (Italy)

    Military Service in the Coastguard as radio-telephony engineer

     

    11 November 1991 – 22 February 1993

    Field supervisor

    Istituto per la Pubblica Amministrazione (ISPA), Catania (Italy)

    Field supervisor for eastern Sicily and trainer for a legal-administrative service based on a software platform for public corporations.

     

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

     

     

    September 1995 – February 2003

    Laurea (Five years Master degree) in Electronics Engineering

     

    University of Messina - Faculty of Engineering, Messina (Italy)

    Graduated with the maximum grade: 110 points out of 110.

    Thesis work on ‘Matching Networks for Variable Load Conditions in Microwave Circuits for Telecommunications’.
    Supervisor at the University of Messina, Prof. Alina Caddemi. Co-supervisor at Infineon, Eng. Antonio Zarcone.

    January 2003 :Winner of a six months postgraduate internship to earn job experience in E.U. member states. Framework of the project called Supervised Work Experiences Abroad POR.

    February – July 2000: Winner of an Erasmus scholarship at the BME (Technical University of Budapest)
     

     

    September 2000 – 23 June 2003

    Two years Master of Science in Communication Engineering

     

     

    Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE) International Education Centre (IEC), Budapest (Hungary)

     

    Graduated with the mark of excellent (5.00/5.00).

    Diploma thesis on industrial applications of microwave for moisture measurement.

    Member of the Microwave Circuits & Antennas Laboratory at the
    Department of Microwave Telecommunications. Carried out for the same Laboratory, the following three works:
    - Experimental Study of Microstrip Antennas.
    - Photonic Band Gap: Materials, Structures and Applications in Slot and Patch Antenna
    - Multi-frequency moisture-measurement system used in bins of raw materials and in concrete mixers. (Diploma work).
    Supervisor at the department Sen. Ass. Professor Ferenc Völgyi.

     

     

     

     

    23 February  2015 – 26 February 2015

     

     

    20 October  2014 – 24 October 2014

     

     

     

    24 February 2014 – 21 March 2014

    Klystrons, TWTs, Magnetrons, CFAs, and Gyrotrons

    Dr. A. S. Gilmour Jr. Stetson University Centre, Celebration, Florida (USA)

     

     

    Advanced RF Power Amplifiers Techniques for Modern Wireless and Microwave System

    CEI Europe, Barcelona (Spain)

     

     

    Spanish Language Course B2

     

     

    Solexico, Playa del Carmen (Mexico)

     

     

    28 January 2013 – 22 February 2013

    Spanish Language Course B1

     

    Habla Ya Spanish School, Bocas del Toro (Panama)

     

     

    02 May 2011 – 06 May 2011

    Linux/Unix Fundamentals

     

    Schoell AG, Darmstadt (Germany)

     

    26 October 2010 – 29 October 2010

    Phased Array Radar

     

    Prof. Hugh Griffiths, University College London, Darmstadt (Germany)

     

    02 August 2010 – 05 August 2010

    Cryogenic Engineering

     

    Cryocourses and Redstone Aerospace, Golden, Colorado (USA)

     

    25 January 2010 – 28 January 2010

    “ESATAN Thermal Modelling Suite” (Software for Thermal Analysis)

     

    ITP engines, Leicester (uk)

     

    20 October 2008 – 23 October 2008

    “Satellite Communication Systems”

     

    CEI Europe, Barcelona (Spain)

     

    11 August 2008 – 15 August 2008

    “Phased Array Antennas for Communications & Radar”

     

    CEI Europe, Darmstadt (Germany)

     

    23 October 2007 – 23 October 2007

    Radiofrequency and Ionising Radiation Awareness

     

    Health Protection Agency (UK), Darmstadt (Germany)

     

    17 July 2006 – 21 July 2006

    Overview on state of the art cryo-cooler technology to be deployed on the ESA ground stations

     

    International Cryogenic Engineering Conference 21 (ICEC 21), Prague (Czech Republic)

     

    03 April 2006 – 06 April 2006

    “RF Components and Systems Measurements”

     

    CEI Europe, Copenhagen (Denmark)

     

    17 May 2005 – 25 May 2005

    “Basic Vacuum + Leak Detection” and “Advanced Vacuum”

     

    Varian Inc., Turin (Italy)

     

    March 2001 – March 2001

    Optical/Wireless Workshop

     

    Framework of the European MOIKIT project and United States-Hungary Cooperative Program in Microwave-Photonics, Budapest (Hungary)

     

    October 2000 – October 2000

    “Satellite Networks and Multimedia Services: From VSAT to DVB Technologies “

     

    TEN Project, Budapest (Hungary)

     

    January 2000 – February 2000

    English course

     

    Language Studies International, Brisbane, Queensland (Australia)

     

    September 1986 – June 1991

    High school Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications (AMBRA Project)

     

    ITIS G.Marconi, Messina (Italy)

     

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Italian

    Other language(s)

    English, Spanish, German (basic)

     

    Communication skills

    good ability to adapt to multicultural environments and good communication skills gained through out my work, study and life experience abroad

     

    Organisational / managerial skills

    well organized, detailed-oriented team member with very good analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills.

     

    Job-related skills

    Antenna Front End, Antenna Subsystems, Microwave Low Noise Amplifiers, Cryogenic Systems, Vacuum Systems, High Power Amplifiers (including Klystrons)S-, X-,Ku-,Ka-Band, Radiometers, Deionised Water Cooling Systems and use of laboratory instrumentation.

     

    Computer skills

    Linux, Windows, Microsoft Office, C, MatLab, MathCAD, Advanced Design System (ADS, Agilent Technologies), ESATAN Thermal Modelling Suite.


    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!

     

    2019 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.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    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 ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics