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     Date Submitted:08-11-2015
     Last Modified:14-11-2015 (07:56)
    Job information
     Current job:Space Design Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsElectrical power system design, EPS, PV system, batteries


    - Sex :

    - Date of birth: 23/07/1986

    - Nationality: Venezuelan



    A professional with great communication and analysis skills, specialized in satellite's electrical power subsystem, looking forward for a position where I can apply my technical knowledges and keep learning in the aerospace field.



    * Space Design Engineer at ABAE: Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales (Venezuelan Agency for Space Activities)

    - March 2014 - Present

    - Main task and responsabilities:

    Second Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite (VRSS-2) Electrical Power Subsystem Designer 

    Spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem Researcher 

    Development of software applications for EPS design 

    Attendance to scientific events in order to inform general public about ABAE's projects

    Final Acceptance of EPS design dedicated equipment for the Venezuelan Space Research and Development Center

    - Business or sector: Aerospace 


    * Project Engineer at ABAE: Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales (Venezuelan Agency for Space Activities)

    - February 2011 - March 2014

    - Main task and responsabilities:

    Electrical Power System Supervisor of the Venezuelan Space Research and Development Center civil works

    Electrical power system budgets preparation including the following projects: Venezuelan Space Research and Development Center civil works, power supply diesel generation facilities, outdoors illumination and security facilities.

    Detail engineering verification for the following project: Venezuelan Space Research and Development Center civil works, power supply diesel generation facilities, outdoors ilumination and security facilities.

    Public contracting processes Attendance to scientific events in order to inform general public about ABAE's projects Preliminary Acceptance of EPS design dedicated equipment for the Venezuelan Space Research and Development Center Business or sector Electrical engineering / Aerospace



    * Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Elettrica (MsC. Electrical EQF level 7 Engineering) 

    Politecnico di Torino (Turin, Italy)

    September 2008 – October 2010

    Thesis Topic: Implementation of Power Flow Calculations for Distribution Systems – Application to Weakly Meshed, Unbalances and Harmonic Cases

    Grade: 104/110 

    Courses included: Renewable Energy Sources, Propagation and Electromagnetic Compatibility, Industrial Computing, Power Quality, Measurement and Instrumentation, Operational Research, Electrical Safety Engineering


    * Ingeniería Eléctrica (Electrical Engineering EQF level 6)

    Universidad Central de Venezuela (Caracas, Venezuela)

    September 2003 – July 2011

    Grade position: 1/27 

    Courses included: Programming, Digital logic, Control systems, Digital Systems, Electromagnetic Theory, Energy Conversion, Communications, Telecommunication systems, Electronics I & II, English I & II.



    * Low Orbit Satellite Design and Assembly Training Program

    June 2013 – December 2013

    Shenzhou Institute of China Academy of Space Technology (Beijing, China

    Duration: 6 months

    Courses included: Satellite System Engineering, Space Environment, Introduction to EGSE, Overview of Satellite Assembly, Electrical Test technology, Satellite Environment Engineering and Simulation, Satellite Poject Management, Spacecraft Product Assurance, Satellite Assembly and Integration Design


    * Programa de Perfeccionamiento Profesional en Gestión y Operación en Tecnología Espacial (Space Technology Management and Operations Professional Development Program)

    July 2012 – August 2012

    Universidad Nacional Experimental de la Fuerza Armada (Caracas, Venezuela)

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    Duration: 120 hours

    Grade: 18.51/20

    Courses included: Introduction to Satellite Systems and Space Technology, Ground Segment, Space Segment, Satellite Control Center, Space Technology Overview



    - Mother tongue(s):Spanish

    - Other language(s):







    Spoken interaction

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    Levels: A1/2: Basic user - B1/2: Independent user - C1/2 Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


    - Communication skills:

    Excellent writing communications skills for technical reports and applications for new projects approval.

    Excellent oral communication, no stage fright.


    - Organisational / managerial skills:

    Good Leadership

    Excellent working in groups


    - Job-related skills:

    Spacecraft PV-battery system design 

    Spacecraft Power balance analysis 


    Cable sizing

    Technical documents writing


    - Computer skills:

    Microsoft Office 



    Basic C+ programming 

    Basic Pspice Orcad



    Karate-do: 2nd dan degree, Miranda State Team member (1999, 2002, 2003, 2005), UCV University team member (2005, 2007)



    - Honours and awards:

    Student Merit Award: Third Place. Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2007.

    - Publications

    “Alternative batteries to be used in a CubeSat EPS test model” poster in 1st Space Technology Venezuelan Congress. Caracas, Venezuela. 2014

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