CV: Senior Thermomechanical Systems Engineer



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 Date Submitted:15-05-2019
 Last Modified:27-06-2019 (05:47)
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 Current job:Senior Thermomechanical Systems Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsStructural, Nastran, Patran, Femap, Thermal, Thermica, Thermisol, Thermal Desktop, Sinda

Pro active, self motivated and loyal individual, with 15 years of experience in the Space business. Broad experience mainly in Mechanical and Thermal Design and Analysis and MAIT, from basic R&D to flight hardware delivery. My biggest asset is a strong determination which lets me succeed at any assigned role.

Thermo-Mechanical Design, Analysis and MAIT of Highly Stable Structures and Units (mechanisms, optomechanical instrumentation)
Conducting Technical Reviews
Strategic planning
Bid preparation



2007-PRESENT, Technical Authority for the following programs (also Program Manager for some of them):
-2013-Present: Meteosat Third Generation Telescope Optics for FCI & IRS Satellites: Mechanical Design, Opto-mechanical AIT
-2012: Thermal Vacuum release MGSEs for Amazonas 3
-2009-2015: Photonic Transceiver (ESA TRP program led by TÜV Nord, formerly Tecnológica)
-2009-2011: PLATO FPA (Phase A)
-2008, On behalf of AIRBUS (formerly EADS CASA Espacio), generic Hold Down and Release Mechanisms Design Justification, Analysis and Qualification Campaign. Acceptance Test Campaign for ARABSAT 5A  and 5B
-2007-2014, BepiColombo MIXS FPA (Phase B-D)

2002-2005, Design and Analysis Engineer
-2005: Cryogenic Translation Unit, Design and Analysis of a linear translation unit for cryogenic temperatures with nanometer resolution (internal R&D) which resulted in an OTS product
-2004: On behalf of AIRBUS (formerly EADS CASA Espacio), structural analysis of the Antenna and its HRM (Hold Down and Release Mechanism) for the SMOS Satellite
-2002: INTA, Analysis Engineer, FEM and hand calculations for the Eddington FPA


2004-2005: Program Manager and Technical Authority for the Design and Manufacturing of the High Temperature (>500ºC) qualification MGSE for Meteor
2002-2004: On behalf of AIRBUS (formerly CASA MTAD): Preliminary analysis of the ARBS (Advanced Air Refueling Boom System), based on Airbus A310/330


2006-2007, PORSCHE AG, Weissach, Germany, Master Thesis grantee: “Comparison of the performance of FTire and RMOD-K tire models to obtain fatigue loads within a virtual test track in ADAMS/CAR”
2000: SAOCA Motorsport, Track Engineer for 3 Renault Clio V6
1999-00: ITEVELESA, Technical Manager of a Vehicle Inspection Center


1999-00: Freelance Spanish-English translator
1999: MEDIS, Design Engineer

OS: WINDOWS, UNIX, LINUX administrator
Office: MS Office, LibreOffice
CAD: CATIA V5, OnShape , ProEngineer v2000i, Unigraphics V14, Solid Edge V6
CAE: NASTRAN, PATRAN, FEMAP, SimScale, ADAMS, MATLAB, SIMULINK, MATHCAD, Thermal Desktop/Sinda, Systema/Thermica/Thermisol
Programming: FORTRAN 77/90, C, BASIC
Other: MS Project, LabView

2005-2007: MsC AE-Mechatronics, FHTE Esslingen, Germany (DAAD-LaCaixa grantee)
1999-2002: BS Mech. Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Spanish: Mother Tongue
English: C2
German: B2

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