CV: Telecommunications Engineer


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 Date Submitted:03-11-2012
 Last Modified:28-03-2019 (01:59)
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 Current job:Telecommunications Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
 KeywordsElectronics, avionics, telecommunications, microelectronics



Sep. 2012 – Present

Space Generation Advisory Council.

Vienna, Austria.


Member of the Spanish delegation.



National Contact Point for Spain; The Space Generation Advisory Council is a global non-governmental organisation and network which aims to represent university students and young space professionals to the United Nations, space agencies, industry, and academia.


Mar.2012 – Present

Tecnalia Research and Innovation.

Zaragoza, Spain.


Instrumentation and embedded systems for aerospace and industrial applications. Proposal redaction and management.



Research Engineer; Design and development of embedded systems for instrumentation and monitoring equipment, iProtect and eSonia projects. Integration and assessment of wireless sensor networks and embedded systems for industrial and aerospace structural health monitoring, HiPRwind project. Proposal redaction and project management at the Strategic Research Programmes Committee. FP7 proposal redaction and management at the Space Committee.


Oct.2009 – Dec.2011

European Space Agency, ESA. ESTEC  TEC-EDM.

Noordwijk, The Netherlands.


ASIC functional modelling. Assessment of FPGAs suites for space avionics and data handling protocols. Feasibility of optical wireless communications for the International Space Station.



Telecommunication Engineer; Definition, planning and execution of activities in the Digital Logic Design domain at ESTEC. The goal was to increase the awareness over the technology and use the outcome to plan and tailor future R&D contracts supporting various ESA technology programmes. Study and assessment of integrated circuit technologies (FPGA programmable devices) in the context of space applications. Review of mitigation techniques against radiation effects for FPGAs. Benchmarking and debugging of ATMEL ATF280 family and tools with CAN and SpaceWire ESA IP cores for SoC. ESA Cosmic Vision ASIC functional modelling and verification. Implementation and verification of ASIC sub-blocks in Verilog-A for functional simulation of a configurable analog front end. Review of ISS communication requirements, study of relevant optical wireless techniques and technologies for space and its applicability to the Columbus Module. Specialization grant by the Spanish Science and Innovation Ministry.  


Jan.2008 – Aug. 2009

Sercalo Microtechnology LTD.

Neuchatel, Switzerland.


Design and development of embedded systems and electronics for optical, process and laboratory instrumentation, and communication systems. Optical equipment manipulation.



Electronic Engineer; Design and development of electronics for optical equipment systems; network analyzers, MOEMS optical switches, variable optical attenuators. Electronics for industrial communication systems. Design and development of embedded systems, hardware and firmware, based on 8051 microcontroller and FPGAs, VHDL. Drivers and control software in Labview, VBasic, Java, C/C++. Design and development of laboratory instrumentation and process automation electronics. Documentation, user manuals and maintenance procedures. CAD tools and PCB layout. Co-responsible for Large Optical MOEMS Switch ESA Artes5 project.



Sep.2007 – Aug. 2009

Laboratoire des Microsystèmes pour Technologies Spatiales, LMTS.

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL                                           Lausanne, Switzerland.


Characterization and assembly of MOEMS based optical cross-connector for use in telecom satellites, Large Optical MOEMS Switch ESA Project.



R&D Engineer; Assembly of large MOEMS based optical switches. Experimental calibration, characterization and verification of MOEMS chips for “Optical Cross-Connectors” in space application, Large Optical MOEMS Switch ESA Artes5 project.  Electronic hardware and software design and development. Driver programming and debugging. GUI interface for instrumentation, measurement and process automation programming. Clean room and optical equipment training. Characterization, testing and sealing RF plasma cells and electronics for use in atomic clocks. Hardware, software and IT lab support.


Oct.2006 – Jul.2007

Laboratoire d’Electromagnétisme et Acoustique, LEMA.

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL                                           Lausanne, Switzerland.


Internship for the realization of Telecommunication’s Master Thesis, “Antenna for communications and remote sensing”. ESA Project.



Telecommunication Engineer; Realization of an electromagnetic MATLAB simulator for cavity backed antenna modelling, solving the Mixed Potentials Integral Equation (MPIE) with numerical methods, specifically, the Method of Moments (MoM). This work was related to an European Space Agency (ESA) project, which consists in the implementation of a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), for Ice sounding. The results were presented as Telecommunications Engineering MSc Thesis.


September 2006

Ferrovial Group, Maintenance and Services division.

Zaragoza, Spain.


TCP/IP networking and hardware maintenance and repair for EDS-Spain, Hewlett Packard.



Assistance for networking, installation and maintenance services at EDS-Spain, Hewlett Packard. Configuration and testing of any new network hardware and software.


Jun.2004 – Oct.2004

Alpha Ingenieria.

La Fresneda, Teruel, Spain.


Internship for the design, development and implementing of a Cable TV network.



Internship for the design, development and implementing of a Cable TV and Internet network. Coordinating implementation of the network.




InternationalSpace University/ NASA Kennedy Space Centre and FloridaTech

Melbourne, United States of America.


Space Studies Program.

- Postgraduate specialization program in Multidisciplinary Space Projects.


2009 – Present

Polytechnic University of Cataluña, UPC

Barcelona, Spain.


Electronic Engineering.

- Specialization Master in Electronic Engineering, laboratories and MSc thesis remaining.


2005 – 2006

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL

Lausanne, Switzerland.


Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering.

- Exchange student at the Computer and Communication Sciences, IC, and Engineering, STI, Schools.


2002 – 2005

Higher Engineering School, CPS. University of Zaragoza.

Zaragoza, Spain.


Telecommunications Engineering.

- Thesis about “Antennamodelling for ESA Ice Sounder” Advisor; Juan Mosig, EPFL-LEMA.


2001 – 2003

EngineeringSchool, EUPLA. University of Zaragoza.

La Almuniade Doña Godina, Zaragoza, Spain.


Computer Science Technical Engineering. Intensification on Computer Systems.

- Thesis about “FPGA based oscilloscope”being developed.


1998 – 2002

EngineeringSchool, EUPLA. University of Zaragoza.

La Almuniade Doña Godina, Zaragoza, Spain.


Industrial Technical Engineering. Intensification on Industrial Electronics. 

- Thesis about a“Microcontrolled Meteorological Station”.



March 2011

Awarded by the European Space Agency with a scholarship to attend the Space Studies Program 2012 of the International Space University.


May 2009

Awarded by the Spanish Science and Innovation Ministry with a two year Specialization Fellowship at theEuropean Space Agency.


May 2005

Awarded by the Spanish Education Ministry with an Erasmus Mundus grant at theSwiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL.



August 2012

Javier Galindoet al,“ISU Team Project: Space Debris Mitigation and Removal”

International Space University, NASA Kennedy Space Center and Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, USA.


Result of the Space Debris Team Project ofthe Space Studies Program 2012 atthe International Space University. The work was presented at the IAC-12-A6.6.8, 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Naples, Italy in October 2012.






Mother Tongue.

Written C1, Read C2, Spoken B2, European Language Scale.

Written A2, Read C1, Spoken B1, European Language Scale.




Course on “Spacecraft Systems Engineering”. European Space Agency.

Course on “Clean Room Microfabrication”. IMT, U. of Neuchatel.

Course on Embedded Systems. EPFL, Lausanne.

Course on Microelectronics. EUPLA, University of Zaragoza.

Course on Design of uprocessor Based Systems. EUPLA, U. of Zaragoza.

Course on Digital Electronics for Communications.CPS, U. of Z.

Course on Electronic design in radiofrecuency (rf).CPS, U. of Z.

Course on Biometric and security systems. CPS, U. of Zaragoza.

Course on Video Equipment. CPS, University of Zaragoza.

Course on Components Technology. EUPLA, University of Zaragoza.

Course on Industrial Robotics. EUPLA, University of Zaragoza.

Course on Robotics. EUPLA, University of Zaragoza.

Course on CAD-CAM-CAE. EUPLA, University of Zaragoza.

Course on Power Electronics. CPS, University of Zaragoza.

Course on Speed Variators. Schneider Group.

Course on“Illumination Installations”.Indalux Group.



Course onElectronic Design for Communications.CPS, U. of Z.

Course on Networks and Internet. Promofinarsa Group.

Course onDigital Audio.CPS, University of Zaragoza.


Computer Science:

Course on“Programming C”.EUPLA, University of Zaragoza.

Course onIndustrial Computer Science. EUPLA, U. of Zaragoza.




Several trips in Europe, Italy, France, Andorra, Ireland, Slovakia, England, Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Monaco, Sweden, Germany, Finland, USA…



Sailing, mountain-bike, trekking, tennis.



Amateur radio station, do-it-yourself, reparations, tricky experiments, disassembling all kind of devices.



Guitar, audio equipment, piano some day.

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