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     Date Submitted:07-12-2018
     Last Modified:07-12-2018 (03:17)
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     Current job:Senior System / Software Architect
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Keywordssystem architect, software architect, senior software developer, project manager, software project manager, solution architect, technology innovation


    Senior System/Software Engineer





    1 Apr 2017–Present

    Technical Proposal & Cost Estimate Manager

    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    System Engineering, cost estimation and technical proposal preparation for Military Projects (Naval, Terrestrial and Air Defence) for:

    Program Management, Logistic Studies, Technical Publications & Training, Spare Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment, Installation & Setting-Up, Factory Acceptance Test, Harbour/Site  Acceptance Test

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry


    1 Mar 2015–31 Mar 2017

    System / Software Architect – Piaggio P.1HH HammerHead (UAV), NATO AGS

    Finmeccanica S.p.A
    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    System / SW Architecture Review and guidelines definition to implement Security System requirements specification

    MS-IF (Mission System Interface) designed, implemented in C (Programming Language) with POSIX standard, multithreading and network protocols (TCP, UDP, FTP) on FIN.X RTOS Linux with multicore microprocessors

    Implemented C code for MS-IF verification and validation

    Debugging, profiling and memory optimization with Valgrind.

    MS-IF integration with Mission Management Subsystem

    MS-IF integration with the (GCS) Ground Control Station System.

    Written Software/System requirements based on MIL-STD-498/ISO 12207 (ECSS-E-ST-40C compliant) standard

    Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) of MS-IF in GCS and configuration control process to release the official build of the system.

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry


    1 Nov 2013–28 Feb 2015

    Solution Architect of New ATM Product Architecture

    SELEX-ES (a Finmeccanica Company)
    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    System modeling and designed a new ATM Architecture based on HPC and IMDB for en-route managed by ACC (Area Control Centre).

    SW COTS assessment with test procedures written in C/C++/Java code to assess performance and verification of

    In-Memory-Data-Grid  (ORACLE, IBM, RED HAT, GIGASPACES)

    Data Distribution Service (PrismTech, RTI)

    Application Server (ORACLE, IBM, RED HAT)

    Technological Survey for a new solution of a next generation CWP designed with In-Memory-Data-Base and graphical toolkit.

    HW Survey based on HPC engineered systems produced by:

    ORACLE/SUN with EXALOGIC/Infiniband connectivity

    IBM/LENOVO with PureSystem Flex

    HP Blade Server

    Supervision COTS Survey (Nagios, Zabbix).

    Definition ot the business case for vendors assessment and written DAR (Decision Analysis and Resolution) to submit to Top Management .

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Jun 2012–28 Feb 2014

    Engineering Manager / Team Leader – Italy ATM

    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    SW Engineer team coordination in a matrix environment and responsible of the technical and economic aspects of the Engineering activities to the IPT (Integrated Project Team)

    System / Software requirements review and Software cost estimation of new development with COCOMO II

    Written WPD (Work Package Description), SOW (Statements of Works) and technical proposal

    Planning and ensure the realization of activity to respect contractual milestones

    Written  technical document based on MIL-STD-498 / ISO12207 (ECSS-E-ST-40c compliant) standard

    Integration, Verification & Validation procedure for every CSCI.

    Resolution in C/C++ (programming language) of Software Maintenance Request raised by Italian ANSP.

    Impact analysis, time and cost estimation for RMS resolution

    FAT (Factory Acceptance Tests)

    Traced all activities (SW and documentation) with MANTIS and SVN to maintain the configuration control

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Oct 2011–31 May 2012

    Team Leader - New ATM System Data Distribution

    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    Designed the new architecture for the Next Generation ATM system data distribution

    Satisfy requirements such as: Availability, Scalability, Performance, Portability.

    Architectural design and development in C ++ / Java of a business case to evaluate the network performance of the architecture

    COTS assessment of business case with ORACLE HPC infrastructure (Coherence, JRockit) to evaluate the network and computational performances

    Performance evaluation of HW solution: ORACLE Exalogic HPC Infrastructure with Infiniband

    Performance evaluation of SDP (Socket Direct Protocol).

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Sep 2010–31 Jan 2014

    Engineering Manager - 4-FLIGHT new ATM Product and SESAR

    SELEX-SI, Rome (Italy)

    Interface Stakeholder to negotiate the system overall process.

    Written WPD (Work Package Description) and SOW (Statement of Work) for external resources

    Estimate, formalize and negotiate software metrics with Customer (based on COCOMO II).

    Requirement management with IBM DOORS and UML modeling architecture with IBM Rhapsody

    Define SW development  process, traceability and test artifacts based on Model-Driven Architecture.

    Written SDP (Software Development Plan) based on MIL-STD-498 / ISO 12207 (ECSS-E-ST-40c compliant)  standard.

    Technical meeting with Italian Air National Service Provider to agree on the content of the Technical Proposal.

    Responsible for technical and economic aspects of the activities of the Engineering function to IPT. Ensure that all stages of design agreed with Life Cycle Management.

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Jun 2008–30 Aug 2010

    Engineering Manager for Italian National Civil Protection

    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    SW engineers team coordination

    Interfacing customer to capture User Requirements and translate it in System Requirements and Software Requirements.

    System modeling, design, planning, management and reengineering all Civil Protection Department application software

    System/Software design authority of the new administration applications with a three-tier architecture.

    Design the Architecture of the system and Requirements Management with SPARX Enterprise Architect

    Developed, tested, delivered and deployed the subsystem in operatiional

    Validation Test execution with customer.

    Estimating software assets with Function Points methodology.

    Documentation management, traceability of variations made and configuration control of products/systems with SVN.

    DPC Software Architectural design and its interaction with external systems (wtih defined ICD) by SOA.

    Design of the HW/SW architecture with virtual machines and HPC (HP Blade Server) and implement Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing functionalities to ensure high availability.

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Feb 2006–31 Jul 2008

    Software Architect and Requirements Management

    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    Design with UML modeling language the software architecture for Complex Systems with SPARX Enterprise Architect

    Design and management of all system interfaces (Interface Control Document),

    To reduce integration efforts with architectural dynamic configuration with script in LINUX environment

    Written requirements for “Complex Systems”, requirements management analysis and support tools with SPARX EA

    Integration of a Web Server in a Secondary Surveiilance RADAR embedded system (PowerPC board) in C (Programming Language) with LynxOS RTOS (real-time operating systems)

    Integration and validation of legacy system in C (Programming Language).

    Integration of Google Earth with an air traffic simulator based on SOA architecture in C (Programming Language) with gsoap.

    SW COTS survey and assessment for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), COTS Catalog, Domain Taxonomy, Domain Analysis

    Architectural design, focus on HW/SW reuse and analysis of issues related to the introduction of new technology in projects.

    HW/SW System asset control (countermeasure to insider threats).

    Supervision and Correlation of LOG Firewall / Antivirus and Critical Systems, HoneyPot  and forensic functionality.

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Feb 2003–31 Dec 2006

    Software System Engineer

    Alenia Marconi Systems
    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    Designed with UML modeling language and implemented of an a High Speed in-Memory Database (TableManager) in C/C++ (programming language) with POSIX stantdard, multithread programming, shared memory, network protocols (TCP, UDP) on Sun Solaris Sunplex 3.0

    Logical decoupling and interface redefinition (IRS, IDD, ICD) of MIDAS (event-based middleware)

    Deployment responsible for NUM project (Cavour Italian Aircraft Carrier)

    Debugging, profiling and memory optimization with Valgrind.

    Configuration control for versioning of the MIDAS CMS middleware (CVS, SVN)

    Written documentation based on MIL-STD-498 / ISO12207 (ECSS-E-ST-40c compliant) standard.

    Implemented a prototype application based on an open grid solution based on LIME

    Software code refactoring in C++ (Programming Language) to use Design Pattern in Middleware projects for Naval CMS.

    Designed and implemented on Red Hat Linux of a building solution of CMS (Combat Management Systems) of Italian Navy.

    Responsible of SOC1-Malaysia Air Defense Software Architecture
    Prepared and delivered software distribution with open-source COTS for SOC1-Malaysia for Sun Cluster Sunplex 3.0

    Designed and implemented in C (Programming Language) on Sun Solaris of the middleware solution

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Oct 2002–28 Feb 2003

    Planner Engineer

    Alenia Marconi Systems
    via Tiburtina Km 12,400, 00131 Rome (Italy)

    Support project managers using SAP / PS to plan and design the WBS of software projects

    Definition all WP's of a Software Project

    Associate each work package with cost and deliverable

    Deploy of a WBS on SAP

    Business or sector Defense & Space industry

    1 Oct 1993–30 Jun 1994

    Teacher of C programming and DB IV

    Regione Lazio, Latina (Italy)

    Teach C and DB IV languages with the aim of providing know-how in computer programming




    1 Nov 1990–19 Dec 2001

    Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering


    University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Rome (Italy)

    15 Sep 1985–30 Jul 1990

    High-School in Computer Science


    ITIS Galileo Galilei, Latina (Italy)




    Mother tongue(s)


    Foreign language(s)

    English, French (basic)

    Communication skills

    Team work: I worked in various types of teams from research teams to integration teams.

    Intercultural skills: I worked in project managed by more than 2 society

    Organisational / managerial skills

    My professional experience concern all the system and software lifecycle: from requirements to developments, debugging, testing, documentation and deploy

    National personal security clearance at the level of SECRET.

    Negotiate the specifications with customers, define the system architecture, design the software architecture, select the COTS to implement the software system.

    Solid experience in a project management. High sense of organization developed at work.  

    I'm a quick learner with excellent time management, organizational skills with flexible and cooperative attitude.

    Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

    Technical and Innovation Leadership.

    Problem solving oriented.


    Digital skills


    Information processing


    Content creation


    Problem solving


    Proficient user

    Proficient user

    Proficient user

    Proficient user

    Proficient user


    Digital skills - Self-assessment grid


    Complex Software Systems Design
     Essentials of Rational RequisitePro
     Fundamental of Rational Rose
     Mastering Object Oriented Analysis and Design with UML
     Mastering Requirements Management with Use Case
     Designing and Developing CORBA Applications
     SW Lifecycle with MDA


    Operating Systems: LINUX (advanced) RHEL/CentOS/FIn.X/Debian/Gentoo , UNIX,  LynxOS RTOS, Windows OS, Sun Solaris, Android

    Programming Languages: Assembler, C, C++, STL,  Java, JEE, SQL, html, css, xml, php

    Programming and Code Analysis: GCC, GDB, Valgrind, script bash

    Building Tools: make, autotools, ant, maven

    Configuration Control Tools: CVS, SVN, GIT

    Database Tools: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server

    Bug Tracker: MantisBT + XAMPP

    Design Tools: Netbeans IDE, Eclipse  IDE, IBM Rhapsody, IBM DOORS, SPARX Enterprise Architect + AddIn Raquest, Visual Studio

    Standard: MIL-STD-498 / ISO12207 (ECSS-E-ST-40C compliant)

    Productivity Tools: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Visio, MS Project

    NETWORK Tools:  Wireshark, SSH, putty, nmap, Filezilla, WinSCP

    Management Tools: SAP MP3, SAP BW/SEM, IBM CompanyPlace

    SW Cost  Estimation: Sfera 3.0, COCOMO II, Cost Xpert

    Programming Skills: Object-Oriented-Programming, SOA (SOAP, WSDL, UDDI), Design Patterns, In-Memory Data Grid, Application Server, Virtualization

    COTS: VMware, VirtualBOX, ORACLE Coherence, JBOSS AS,  Websphere AS, GoAhead WebServer, jUDDI, gSOAP, OpenLDAP,  Oracle XE,  ACE-TAO, many open-source tools


    Driving licence





    Honours and awards

    4th classified at AMS Innovation Awards 2004 with MIDAS (MIDdlewAre Services)

    1st  classified at SELEX-SI of Innovation Awards 2007 with WEB RADAR



    Safety Course


    LynxOS RTOS

    Industrial Security

    Trade Compliance

    SW Lifecycle with MDA

    Economic Plan Management with Primavera

    IFPUG 4.2 – Function Point

    Planning and Control Orders BW / SEM

    Soft Skills for Teamwork

    Project Planning & Control

    Project Management Base

    Risk Management Base

    Subcontract Management

    Websphere Integration Developer

    Radar Base Courses

    Life Cycle Management and Phase Review

    Focus on Customer

    Peer Review

    Software Quality Assurance

    Financial & Team Working

    Communication & Economics

    C# Programming and .NET framework

    Websphere Portal Server

    Management Project with SAP PS

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