CV: RF Engineer


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 Date Submitted:10-07-2013
 Last Modified:28-02-2014 (08:44)
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 Current job:RF Engineer
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
 KeywordsRadiofrequency microwave engineering

Personal data

Current job: RF designer/ System Engineer at Selex ES, Nerviano (MI)

Last degree obtained: Master Degree in Electronic Engineer (2 years RF and microwave electronics specialization)

Nationality: Italian

Date of birth: 22 October 1986

Place of birth: Nardò (LE)




Graduated in Electronic Engineering with two years specialization in RF and microwaves electronics. Experience in electronic design of passive and active RF structures for space applications, and as responsible of the development of an RF amplifier.

Assistant technical project leader for the mini Passive Hydrogen Maser program.

Looking for an RF designer / System Engineer role. Interested into the opportunity to work abroad.

Professional experience

April 2012 – Today

RF Designer and System Engineer at Selex ES - Space Microwaves Engineering - Nerviano (MI)

Program: mini Passive Hydrogen Maser (mPHM) for ESA

Engineering and development of the mini Passive Hydrogen Maser (mPHM), miniaturization of Maser, the atomic clock, reference system for GALILEO satellites

Main Activities

·         Assistant technical project leader

·         responsible for the development of the Low Noise Amplifier

·         design/test of RF solutions

·         analysis and definition of electronic module requirements

·         support in definition of mechanical and electrical interfaces

·         support in planning activity

·         finding and interfacing with suppliers and manufacturers

·         support in procurement of components activity


Program: Various

Support in the elaboration of proposals for hybrid SSPAs

Main Activities

·         study and analysis of technical requirements

·         definition of SSPA line up

·         selection of active and passive devices

·         design of power divider and combiner on Allumina substrate

·         support in definition of hybrid mechanical structure

·         finding and interfacing with manufacturers

September  2011 – February 2012

Internship at Thales Alenia Space Italy - Research & Development - Rome

design and test of passive and active structures, in electronics for microwave and radio frequencies department.

Main Activities                                                                                                 

·         design and test of coupled line X and C band filters on LTCC (low temperature cofired ceramic) and Alumina substrate,

·         improvement of the layout of hybrid high power and low noise amplifiers,

·         design of 0-20GHz test fixture for high power amplifier,

·         tuning and characterization  of a Tx – Rx module.


September 2011

Professional qualification: Chartered Engineer registered into the Italian Institute of Information Engineers

November 2008 – April 2011

University of Rome “Tor Vergata” - Master Degree in ElectronicEngineer

Final Mark: 110/110

Thesis: “Study and design of an high gain power Amplifier MMIC Doherty in asymmetrical configuration for LTE applications

Supervisor: Prof. Paolo Colantonio / Microwave and Millimeter wave Electronics department

September 2005 – November 2008

University of Rome “Tor Vergata” - Bachelor Degree in Electronical Engineer

Final Mark: 110/110 cum laude

Study and implementation of image processing’s algorithms on DSP and acceleration techniques”

Supervisor: Prof GianCarlo Cardarilli / Digital Electronics department

March 2010 - July 2010

Erasmus experience at the “Universidad Politecnica de Valencia” in Valencia (Spain)

September 2000 – July 2005

“Galileo  Galilei”  High  School  and  GCSE  scientific  studies  (PNI:  Piano  Nazionale  Informatica). 

Final Mark:  100/100



·         Italian (native).

·         English (good speaking and writing).

·         Spanish (good speaking and writing).


Technical skills

·         Experience in design of Power Amplifier using AWR Microwave Office and ADS-Advanced design system

·         Experience in design of passive structure using Electromagnetic Software Simulation: Sonnet, CST Studio Suite, Axiem.

·         Experience in using Pspice, Verybest, Dx Designer (certified)

·         Experience in using AutoCAD and BricsCAD

·         Programming in Matlab, Mathcad, C language

·         Experience in using Microsoft Office package.

·         Good dexterity with electronic components and instruments such vector and scalarnetwork analyzer, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes,power meter.

General skills

·         Recognized attitude to rational problem solving.

·         Capability of successful cooperation and leadership in a research group.

·         Prepared to work in teams, able to find compromises, but also to argue personalposition.

·         Ability to relate with people having more experience

·         Excellent organizational skills and self-management of work


·         Playing basketball, also achieving semi-professional level (i.e.D)

·         Reading and doing a variety of sports: football, running, gymnastics, swimming and skiing



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