CV: Hardware Engineer


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 Date Submitted:01-09-2013
 Last Modified:01-09-2013 (07:04)
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 Current job:Hardware Engineer
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
 KeywordsHardware, EGSE, data acquisition, Engineering, junior

Nationality: Spanish.

Birth date: 07/09/1988.


2006 - 2013     Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

Telecommunication Engineering

Escuela Politécnica Superior

MS thesis: “Tomography signal analysis for event detection on Martian atmosphere” Grade: 9,5

2004 - 2006     Colegio Nuestra Señora del Pilar

Technologic Bachelor (Highschool degree)

Work experience

07/2013 – Now            SENER Ingeniería y sistemas S.A. (Madrid, Spain)

Hardware Engineer at SENER Optics and Electronics Section. Aerospace Division.        


SOLAR ORBITER  APME (Antenna Pointing Mechanism Electronic):

·       Hardware design of the Engineering Model sensors acquisition board of the High Gain Antenna and Medium Gain Antenna Pointing mechanism, which is based on the acquisition of a potentiometer for the coarse measure, and an Inductosyn for the fine measure.

·        Worst Case Analysis of the Inductosyn and potentiometer acquisition chains.

·        Part stress of the Sensor acquistion board.

·       Development of the correlation algorithms between the Inductosyn and potentiometer measures, in order to obtain the absolute position and transmit it to the onboard computer by the 1553 bus.

·       Hardware design of the Spacecraft EGSE (Electrical Ground Support Equipment), which simulates the onboard computer and the 1553 bus of the solar orbiter.

·       Hardware design of the Antenna Pointing Mechanism EGSE, which simulates the Inductosyn and the Potentiometer.

07/2012 – 07/2013      SENER Ingeniería y sistemas S.A. (Madrid, Spain)

Internship at SENER Optics and Electronics Section. Aerospace Division.

Participation in projects:

DTA (high Detent Torque rotary Actuator):

·       Performance verification of the FEE (Front-End Electronics) motor drivers and identification and resolution of anomalies.

·       Preparation of the FEE Design Description and user manual; FEE Test Procedure and FEE Test Report.


·       Support to the design of the EGSE electronic circuits for thermal control.

·       Design of the load simulator plate in order to simulate the external interface of the EGSE.

·       Preparation of the EGSE Hardware Design Description and user manual; EGSE Hardware Test Procedure and Test Report; EGSE Part List.


·       Design and implementation of the STM (Structural and Thermal Model) EGSE in order to perform the thermal simulation tests.

·       Software development (Labview) for the correct performance of the EGSE.

·       Design of the load simulator plate in order to simulate the STM and check the EGSE.

·       Preparation of the EGSE Design Description and user manual; EGSE Test Procedure; EGSE Test Report.

BEPI-COLOMBO MGA Major Assembly & HGA Pointing Assembly:

·       Worst Case Analysis of the Pt100 thermistors and associated resistors.

·       Derating analysis of the critical parts of the harness.

·       Worst Case Analysis of the FPGA Fan out.


·       Part stress analysis of the Calibration Mechanism.


·       Hardware design of the sensors acquisition PCB with Mentor Graphics.

·       Worst Case Analysis of the potentiometer acquisition chain.


·       Spanish: Fluent (mother tongue)

·       English: (B-2 level), FCE (First Cambridge Exam) 2012

·       French: basic (Long term stay abroad in Toulouse during high-school)

Computer skills

·       Operating Systems:

Windows, Linux, Mac OS.

·       Microsoft Office:

MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point

·       Programming:

Matlab, C/C++, Java, VHDL, SQL, HTML, PHP

·       Design:

OrCAD Pspice, Mentor Graphics, Xilinx, LabVIEW, ADS, CST, MS Visio


·       Experience in aerospace industry

·       Experience with EGSEs and development of AIV/AIT electrical and software tools

·       Experience in data acquisition electronics and signal conditioning.

·       Experience in motor control electronics

·       Production of test and design documentation

·       Familiar with ESA methodology (ECSS)

·       Management of laboratory instrumentation (oscilloscopes, multimeters, spectrum analyser, signal generator etc…).


·       MIT online course in Circuits and Electronics 6.002x. (5 months)

·       Communication and teamwork course. (2 days)


·       Fast acquisition of new concepts.

·       Good work under pressure.

·       Clear and effective communication of ideas.

·       Willing to travel abroad.


·       Robotics: self learning of analogue circuit design

·       Comic drawing

·       Reading

·       Sports: tennis, paddle, swimming

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