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     Date Submitted:05-11-2020
     Last Modified:06-11-2020 (08:23)
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     Current job:Mechanical AIT/AIV Engineer/Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:immediately
     KeywordsI am an expert AIT/AIV engineer bringing 6 years of expertise in an Aerospace Company Specialized in integration and alignment in the Antenna subsystems by means of Laser tracker and DEA CMM machine, I've been involved in many ESA and commercial progra


    Sex Female | Date of birth 06/07/1975 | Nationality Italian





    Construction engineering and interior designer

    Self employed

    Editing of technical and estimation reports for construction projects

    Technical and economic evaluation of a building renovation project

    Interior design


    Business or sector Construction and Interior design


    Consultant Technical Manager

    Sofiter System Engineering for Thales Alenia Space Italia, Roma.

    Satellite Antennas Department

    AIT/AIV manager of the EUCLID High Gain Antenna Major Assembly, in the frame of the Euclid Program

    Management of customers relations (European Space Agency, Thales Alenia Space Spain).

    Leading and/or active participation to technical/economical milestone meetings with the stakeholders for the AIT/AIV department, such as

    Technical coordination and support of the Assembly, Integration and Test team for the Euclid HGAMA project


    Business or sector Aerospace


    Consultant Engineer - Assembly, Integration and Test

    Sofiter System Engineering for Thales Alenia Space Italia, Roma

    Satellite Antennas Department

    Integration, alignment and mechanical design check of Satellite Antennas by means of Laser Tracker Leica AT901, DEA 3D Coordinate Measurement Machine, models: Global, Alpha, Gamma, Iota.

    Alignment of Satellites RF Subsystems in the Near Field Test Chamber, prior to RF testing.

    Characterization of relative Coordinates Reference Systems in Satellite Sub-assemblies, with the aim of Corner Cubes Retroreflectors, Master Optical Cubes, Callipers and Targets, using optical instruments as Laser Tracker.

    Preparation and execution of deployment, vibration, acoustic, thermal and thermal-vacuum tests

    Technical documents editing in agreement with the European Cooperation for Space Standardization, i.e.:

    Procurement specifications of Ground Segment Equipment for the AIT activities

    User manuals of the complete Satellite Antenna Assembly, including the electric and Radiofrequency equipment.

    Test procedures and Test reports of integration and alignment, deployment, vibration, acoustic, thermal and thermal-vacuum tests


    Non-Conformance Reports

    Interface with thermomechanical and RF design departments, production department and test facilities

    Engagement in the following space programs:

    Sicral 2, Exomars, Bepi Colombo, Galileo Foc NavAnt, Compact Sar, MTG, Biomass, Cosmo 2nd generation, Euclid

    Business or sector Aerospace

    July 2012 – December 2012


    Internship – Material Technologies Department 

    Thales Alenia Space Italia, L’Aquila

    Research activity on chemo-rheology of thermoset resins

    Simulation by Matlab e FlexPde softwares, of the curing process of prepregs in autoclave. Individuation of the process parameters connected to defectiveness in large composite sandwiches.

    Business or sector Aerospace

    April 2010 – April 2011

    Internship - Thermomechanical Design Department


    Thales Alenia Space Italia, Roma


    Development by means of the software Femap and Nastran, of a structural model of a composite sandwich for the simulation of thermal distortion phaenomena


    Business or sector Aerospace




    April 2018-October 2018

    Interior Design Course - Certificate of attendance and merit


    I.E.D. Istituto Europeo di Design-Roma, Italy

    History of architectural design

    Design and re-organization of a residential space by means of sketching, technical drawings and Architectural CAD software, in order to improve life quality of residents and according to their housing needs.

    Exploration of latest market’s requests, working with a heap of emotions, need of comfort, and modern ergonomic necessities

    December 2017-March 2018

    CATIA V5 Training Course - Certificate of attendance and merit


    Sofiter System Engineering S.p.A.

    From the profile creation to the master project

    Surface design, Generative shape optimizer, Developed shape

    April 2015-October 2016

    Course in Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP): FLY, Find the Leader in You


    HRD Training Group

    managerial and behaviour training

    motivation and innovation training

    public speaking, motivating and involving

    December 2011- January 2013

    Researcher specialized in design of materials for application in transportation sector


    MIUR and European Union Funding, Consorzio CETMA (Brindisi)

    Partners :

    Università Del Salento – Dip. Di Ingegneria dell’Innovazione, Politecnico di Milano, Consorzio CALEF, AVIO Group SpA, MerMec SpA, Salver SpA.

    Market research for the Transport Sector: ATECO classification, Platforms

    Innovation Management Techniques

    Study and research of innovative materials production technologies

    Design for Environment

    Acknowledgement of Certified SolidWorks Associate. Concept design, 3D modelling, prototyping and 3D printing of ergonomic products

    October 2011

    Master Degree in Engineering of Materials


    University of Salento – Faculty of Engineering – Lecce, Italy

    Competence in engineering of materials applications and manufacturing processes

    Mechanical design

    Specialization in aeronautical and aerospace materials





    Mother tongue(s)


    Other language(s)


    Communication skills

    Natural propension to communication and constructive dialogue, furtherly consolidated over time by

    the course in Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and my working experience as an engineer and technical manager in Thales Alenia Space.


    Organisational / managerial skills

    Excellent leadership skills and attitude for teamwork, excellent problem solving and decision making skills.

    Very highly empathic

    Job-related skills

    Excellent capacity in planning and managing AIT activities, in the frame of the overall workload of the department, the internal and external facilities, the human resources and the due milestones.

    Excellent ability in issuing AIT/AIV plan, Test Plan, Test procedure, Test Report, VCD, Log Book, User manual.

    Excellent Requirement Management

    Excellent ability in using metrological instruments and tools, as Laser Tracker and 3D CMM, callipers, shimming, etc

    Excellent knowledge of ECSS‐E‐ST‐10‐03C - Testing

    Excellent ability in Technical Specification issueing for GSE procurement in agreement with ECSS, such as Zero gravity device, lifting device, vibration fixture, integration fixture, transportation trolley, shipping container, etc.

    Excellent ability of coordination of AIT team in Cleanroom,

    Excellent ability in reading and interpretation of mechanical drawings

    Excellent knowledge of Technical English, specifically in the Aerospace sector



    Digital skills


    Information processing


    Content creation


    Problem solving







    Spatial Analyzer






    Microsoft Office Suite






    Catia V






    3D Via Composer






    Autocad 2D






    Driving licence

    Driving licence B, full/clean













    Interior design

    Product design

    Artistic drawing




     Available on request




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