CV: Aerospace Design Engineer


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 Date Submitted:17-12-2012
 Last Modified:17-12-2012 (08:19)
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 Current job:Aerospace Design Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems
 KeywordsSpace Thrusters and Components Design experience. Great enthusiasm and will to learn and work with engagement and seriousness. Careful to respect work deadlines required with high degree of accuracy and Strong attention to details.

Work experience







September 2010 – December 2012


Occupation or position held

Aerospace Design Engineer


Main activities and responsibilities

2 years of Space Thrusters and Components Design experience within a small leading European Company in the Aerospace Propulsion sector.


Design and develop of FEEP Thrusters and components (Field Emission Electric Propulsion) for LISA Pathfinder Mission (ESA SMART-2);


FCA (FEEP Cluster Assembly) development working on European Space Agency mission requirements;


Performing 3D tests setup equipment according to high vacuum chambers inner volume;


FCA Gravity Model splitting up the whole space structure in concentrated parameter model;


Design and develop of Hall Effect Space Thrusters and components with test parts and interface fixtures according to vacuum test requirements and facilities;


Model and analyse 3D detailed CAD mechanical designs using PRO-E WF2;


3D-CAD modelling of high vacuum chambers;


3D-CAD modelling of shroud and temperature controlled plates within existing vacuum facility to perform thermal vacuum tests of space equipments in a wide temperature range;


Perform 2D detailed drawings with high accuracy. Mechanical and Geometrical Tolerances, BOM balloons, mounting procedures and specifications for mechanical equipments.


Finite Elements modelling and steady state Analysis (FEA) using Patran/Nastran for support elements and  thruster components.


Support build, integration, test and delivery of components through the complete lifecycle.


Select manufacturing technologies and materials based on a sound understanding of the mechanical engineering of the thrusters.


Liaise with Procurement, Quality and Suppliers




Name and address of employer


Via A. Gherardesca 5

56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa (Italy)


Type of business or sector

Aerospace Propulsion





Education and training







September 2006 – July 2010


Title of qualification awarded

Master’s Degreein Aerospace Engineering


Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

Machines Design, Spacecraft Structures,Aircraft and Spacecraft Propulsion, Spaceflight

Mechanics, Aerospace Control Systems, Electric Propulsion and

Development of a Low Power Hall Effect Thruster with Variable Parameters” thesis performed at



Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Faculty of Engineering

University of Pisa






September 2002 – July 2006


Title of qualification awarded

Bachelor’s Degreein Aerospace Engineering


Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

Aeronautic Systems, Aerospace Construction Technology, Thermodynamics, Aircraft Engines

and “Improvement of Fatigue Life on Specimens with Cold Worked Holes” thesis performed at the

Department of Aerospace Engineering of the University of Pisa


Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Faculty of Engineering

University of Pisa





Personal skills and competences






Mother tongue






Other languages

English, German





Social skills and competences

Great enthusiasm and will to learn and work with engagement and seriousness

Good communication skills and ability to work in multicultural environments





Organisational skills and competences

Able to cooperate as part of engineering team

Focus targets and satisfy projects requirements with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to details.

Able to cooperate with techniciansand production workers for manufacturing 

Ready to work under pressure respecting work deadlines required





Technical skills and competences

Able to create and interpret engineering drawings

Thorough understanding of solid modelling and assemblies and drafting techniques

Great experience in Geometric dimensioning and Tolerances

High quality check and review of deliverables and received.

Wide knowledge of Pro Engineer Wildfire for detailed 3D and 2D CAD simulations

Finite Elements modelling and steady state Analysis (FEA) using Patran/Nastran.

FEMM 4.2 for magnetic simulation.

Ansys Workbench for Thermal Analysis

Average knowledge of Catia V5, Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor





Computer skills and competences

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package





Driving licence

European car and motorcycle driving licence [A,B]


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