CV: Ground segment system engineer


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 Date Submitted:09-09-2017
 Last Modified:12-07-2018 (07:06)
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 Current job:Ground segment system engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsMission Analysis, System engineering, Flight Dynamics, Ground segment system engineering


Fabio Paudice



19, Via sant'Angelo dei lombardi, 00173 Rome (Italy)


(+39) 3470847703


Sex Male | Date of birth 26/11/1990 | Nationality Italian


Mission analyst, System engineer, Flight dynamics engineer


Ground segment system engineer


NEXT ingegneria dei sistemi, Rome (Italy)


Actually i am involved on project and offering activities regarding:


Flight dynamics and mission control system design and developement for mini/nano satellite systems

System Requirement identification according to ECSS-E-ST-10-06C standard

System Architecture definition  according to ECSS-E-ST-10C standard

Functional architecture definition

External interfaces identification (NOAA, IGS, IERS, CDDIS, NORAD)

Commercial/Open-source Mission operations/Flight dynamics software Trade-off analysis

Propagator set-up according to ECSS-E-ST-10-04C Space enviornment standard

Orbit and attitude data message description according to CCSDS standard (AEM-OEM)

Cubesat technology analysis

Cubesat commercial and scientific application identification

Cubsat sub-systems performances analysis (AOCS, EPS, TT&C- Link and power budget implementation)

Cubesat launch segment analysis: available launchers and launch providers, Dispensers interface

Cubesat mission cost analysis assessment




System engineer


ALI s.c.a.r.l, Naples (Italy)


During this experience i continued working on the prjoects i was involved during the internship. In particual i have performed System engineering and project management activities as:

​Definition and analysis of the system requirements

Test bed definition

WBS definition and WP allocation

Business plan definition




Euro.Soft s.r.l, Naples (Italy)


Through the thesis work I carried out the Mass Budget, the Power Budget and the Link Budget of a capsule for a small mission to Mars. The work was part of  "Small Mars Satellite" ESA Project (Phase 0-A).


Mass Budget

Satellite sub-system weight and size identification

ESA policy of margin application

Tsiolkovsky equation implementation and Propellant mass evaluation

Final launcher payload capability verification

Power Budget

Mean solar radiation evaluation during the journey to Mars

Solar radiation evaluation on the Mars region selected

Concept of operations definition

Sub-system energy consumption  assesment

Solar panels and battery sizing 

final power budget verification  

Link Budget 

Ground and satellite telecommunications system architecture identification  .

link budget implementation

Earth-Mars Data rate evaluation for both uplink and downlink





II level Master in "Space technology and science"

EQF level 8


Second university of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome (Italy)


Seat: University of Rome Tor Vergata

Subjects of study: astrophysics, orbital mechanics, cosmology, space missions, space flight dynamics, space instruments, management and marketing strategies, system engineering​​

Mark: 110/110 Cum Laude

Thesis Topic: Defence/survaillance satellite mission for  Earth low-mid latitude regions monitoring

Orbit selection activity (orbital parameters selection according to coverage, revisit time, perturbation minimisation, ground track tollerance and maximum off-nadir angle requirements

Orbit control process assessment (DeltaV budget definition according to: Launcher injection error mitigation, atmospheric drag counter-action, collision avoidance and disposal)

Thesis title "Low-mid inclined orbit selection criteria and control assessment"​


Master degree in aerospace engineering LM-20, class of master degrees in aerospace engineering and astronautics

EQF level 7


University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)



Seat: University of Naples Federico II

Main subjects of study: Combustion, Business Administration, III Mathematical Analysis, Aircraft Aerodynamics, Aerospace Construction, Applied Mechanics, Dynamics and Flight Simulation, Space Systems, Avionics, Space Experiments, Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Aircraft Maintenance

Thesis Topic: Design of a capsule for the "SMS" program (Small Mars Satellite) whose purpose is to develop a mission to Mars to be launched in 2024 on-board of an ESA launcher that shall land at Mars a small payload for scientific experiments. The thesis was elaborated during an internship at the Italian consortium ALI s.c.a.r.l

Mark: 110/110 Cum Laude

Thesis title "Design of a spacecraft for a small Mars mission"​


Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering L-9, class of degrees in industrial engineering

EQF level 6


University of Naples Federico II, Naples (Italy)


Seat: University of Naples Federico II

Subjects of study: Mathematical Analysis, Algebra And Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, Industrial Technical Drawing, Flight Stability and Manoeuvres, Aerodynamics, Gasdynamics, Theory Of Construction, Space Systems, Information Technology, Aerospace Materials Technology, Reliability And Quality, Catia CAD Drawer, Numerical Methods (Matlab), Aerospace Propulsion.

Thesis topic: Study of a double slot synthetic jet as inverter heat – sink from the informatics to the aerodynamic applications.​​


Scientific high school diploma

EQF level 4


Pontano Institute, Naples (Italy)



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Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Communication skills

​Rapid learning and organisational autonomy, practicality, accuracy and curiosity at the same time allow me a rapid learning and the time and resources organisation.

Resistance to stress and capability to bear high working loads gained through a constant study during the academic years.

Flexibility and motivation in terms of professional growth with enthusiasm to learn.

Organisational / managerial skills

Natural inclination to the work group, capability to manage various demands related to different ages or personalities gained through 12 years of scouting​​

Digital skills



Information processing


Content creation


Problem solving


Independent user

Proficient user

Independent user

Independent user

Proficient user


Digital skills - Self-assessment grid



Good skills in Microsoft Office™ tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Basic usage of Microsoft VISIO

Basic knowledge of OOP language JAVA (v.8, Netbeans as  IDE)

Good skills in Matlab usage 

Basic usage of CAD software Catia, FEM Analysis software FEMAP

Basic usage of SysML tool IBM Rhapsody

Basic usage of DOORS

Good skills in NASA Mission analysis tool GMAT

Satellite Tool Kit (STK) level 1 certification

Other skills

Sport High concentration capability obtained through the exercise of martial arts, in order to increase the psycho-physical balance and a possible self defence. Certified as open water Scuba ( up to 18 mt)

Music Guitarist and singer for 10 years​

Driving licence

A, B




"THE SMALL MARS SATELLITE: A EUROPEAN SMALL-SIZE MARS LANDER" 7th International Conference on Systems & Concurrent Engineering for Space Applications, SECESA 2016

E. Fantino, R. Aurigemma, D. de la Torre, P. DellAversana, L.Gramiccia, M. Grassi, C. Molfese, F. Paudice, F. Punzo, R. Savino.


E. Fantino, R. Aurigemma, D. de la Torre, P. DellAversana, L.Gramiccia, M. Grassi, C. Molfese, F. Paudice, F. Punzo, R. Savino​


Universitary Intern


ALI s.c.a.r.l, Naples (Italy)


During this period i have been involved in several projects which provided me to acquire new competencies in in terms of:

​Mission Analysis for satellite interplanetary applications

Write proposals for ESA mission ( phase 0/A )

Research for fundings ( HORIZON2020, ESA EMITS )


Beside of this i have increased my knowledge about deployable satellites and their applications​

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