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Engineer Electrical

Cape Woolamai, VIC, 3925, Australia
December 27, 2019

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Javier Gavilanes

Spain Address: ** Ginzo de Lima, 14 A, Madrid (currently living in Spain)

Phone mobile: +34-651-**-**-**


Key Skills

- Experience performing FAT, SAT documentation and V&V test reports for railways systems.

- Experience with RAMS documentation (PSSA, FMEAS, FTA, FHA) Safety Requirements for European Aerospace regulatory standards Eurocontrol, ATM and Railways EN50126, EN 50129.

- Extensive experience in electronic circuit design, simulation with specific software, integration, assembly, validation and test with laboratory instrumentation (9+ years)

- Very strong writing skills of technical documentation, drawing electrical schematics and plans

- Strong interpersonal skills and client facing

Career History

System Engineer, Freelance/Contract Mar 2019 – present

Key Responsibilities:

Providing technical support experience in the electronic field mostly focused on satellite, railways, aerospace and telecommunications industry assisting with technical documentation, electronic/electrical drawings, wiring schedule, system requirement management, FAT, SAT documentation V&V testing procedure and verification.

System Engineer, Performance Drivers Nov 2017 – Jun 2018

Performance Drivers Sydney, Australia.

The specialised management consultants provide business consulting services to assist organisations achieve rapid and tangible performance and productivity improvements. Their core capability comprises a strong network of very experienced business professionals "Grey Haired Gurus"™ including subject matter experts, project management contractors, consultants, and interim executives who have excelled in their chosen disciplines and possess significant and deep experience across a broad range of industries..

Key Responsibilities:

Working for Tyco for Capital Metro Canberra project signalling and communication project assisting in different tasks relating with deployment of different subsystems:

. Producing, updating and adding technical information for Meridian V1.2 related with all systems, subsystems and work packages in relation with their specific requirements to be fulfilled according with their specific procedures.

. Using Trace Cloud database software tool for updating, reviewing and tracing all requirement according with their functionality and system.

. Producing documentation related with DIR (Deployed Item Register), updating all equipment and material used during the deployment of all different subsystems in all stops for Capital Metro project.

. Updating cable schedule for both external and internal cables and wires connecting between racks, subsystems and equipment in all Stops for Capital Metro Project.

Senior System Engineer, MCS Digital May 2017 – Jul 2017

MCS Digital Melbourne, Australia.

MCS Digital has specialized in the design, delivery and support of mission critical radio communications equipment and systems including 24/7 Managed Services. Our experience extends across a wide range of industry sectors including essential services, transport, oil & gas, petroleum, mining, public safety, emergency services, security and public events, with expertise in high risk and hazardous environments.

Key Responsibilities:

. I have produced the FAT (factory acceptance test) document related with Verification stage before to the installation on site of the different subsystems which are included in the Sydney Train project.

Lead Hardware Engineer, Digi International Nov 2015 – March 2016

Digi International Logrono, Spain.

As wireless data technologies evolved, we invented right along with it, expanding our product lines with RF modules, gateways, and cellular routers to build critical communications infrastructures, plus embedded wireless system on module (SoM) and single-board computer (SBC) offerings for makers of next generation connected products. See

Key Responsibilities:

. Producing the DVT (Design Verification Test) document to certificate according with IEEE standards 802.11/a b g n ac and 802.15.1 all RF circuitry embedded in the multipurpose board Connect Core i.MX6UL with WLAN and Bluetooth operational support.

Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Dic 2013 – Aug 2014

University of NSW Sydney, Australia.

The University of New South Wales has one of the strongest and most reputable School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications both nationally and internationally. See

Key Responsibilities:

. Researching and designing the electronic board PC104 with the Namuru receiver for the project QB50 for the Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications School of the University of New South Wales.

. Researching microsatellites type Cubesat best set up for the program of Masters in Satellites Systems developed by the Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications School of the University of NSW.


. The antenna switching design that I developed for the QB50 daughter board is currently used for the prototype of the Namuru receiver.

. I wrote the Cubesat report used to find and start working with space equipment and components supplier.

Project Consultant – Altran at RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety) department.

Mar 2008 – May 2011

Altran Technologies Madrid, Spain.

Altran Technologies is a global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting. Has been provinding services for about 30 years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Railway, Healthcare and Telecoms sectors. See

Key Responsibilities:

. Safety engineer, assessing PHA, PSSA documentation, performing FTA, FMEA, SWAL, Sensitivity analysis.

. Designing non-functional test procedures (environmental tests) of electrical and mechanical equipment.

. Technical support developing technical documentation, electrical and schematic plans.

. Assist scoping and writing technical proposals for new project offers.

. Dealing with clients and personnel related with the project.


. I have achieved a reliably battery of non-functional test useful for WESTRACE/MARK II environmental trials purposes.

Key Projects:

. Assessing SAM documentation for BOOM SubSystem (Airbus A330 in-flight Air Refuelling System) for EADS/CASA (Madrid, Spain 2008)

. Studying and developing the non-functional battery test for the interlocking electronic card WESTRACE/MK II according to the UNE railway European normative for DIMETRONIC (Madrid, Spain 2009).

. Researching and developing all technical documentation, electrical plans, interfaces plans and material and wire list of COMSSIC project for the Spanish navy ships for Indra Systems (Madrid, Spain 2009-2011).

. Researching and developing of all technical documentation, electrical plans, interfaces plans and material and wire list of the SECOMSAT project for the Spanish navy ships radars for Indra Systems (Madrid, Spain 2010-2011).

TT&C Subsystems Engineer – TTC (Telecommand, Tracking and Control) Department, Thales Alenia Space (Former Alcatel Space) Madrid Jul 2000 – Feb 2006

Thales Alenia Space Madrid, Spain.

European leader in satellite systems and a major player in orbital infrastructures, Thales Alenia Space is a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Finmeccanica (33%). Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio embody the two groups’ “Space Alliance”. Thales Alenia Space sets the global standard in solutions for space telecoms, radar and optical Earth observation, defense and security, navigation and science. See

Key Responsibilities:

. Achieved conceptual parameters, design specification with electronic software simulator.

. Technical support for commercial department, giving technical analysis for future satellite projects.

. Designing EQM boards (testing purpose card) welding and fixing electronic components.

. Testing and calibrating electronic cards with measuring equipment (polymeters, spectrum analysers, oscilloscopes, power meter) and temperature chambers, vacuum chambers and EMC probes.

. Write technical documentation, electric plans, components listing and user manual for the clients and laboratory personnel.

. Giving technical support all laboratory personnel during the release tests campaign of the FM equipment (Flight model).

. Dealing with clients and personnel from others departments in order to reach the schedule programmed in the dead line.


. Improved CAG and SPE Analogue Telemetries on the Demodulator board for the VHF Receiver on the MTSAT 1 satellites models

. Tuned PLL circuitry (Phase Locked Loop) on the Modulator board for the VHF Transmitter on the MTSAT II satellites models

. Increased signal level threshold and improved frequency accuracy range on Demodulator board in order to achieve top edge specifications according with client needs.

Key Projects:

. Designing and developing two FM Receptors electronic equipments in the VHF band for the project MTSAT to the Japan Meteorological Agency (Madrid, Spain 2000-2002).

. Designing and testing the back panel board for LEOSTAR transponder equipment. (Madrid, Spain 2001).

. Designing and developing two FM Transmitters electronic equipment in the VHF band for the project MTSAT II to the Japan Meteorological Agency (Madrid, Spain 2003-2004).

. Designing and developing five FM transponders equipment in X-Band for Herschel - Planck project for the ESA (European Space Agency) (Madrid, Spain 2004-2006).

. Studying and developing conceptual design of the FM down-converter electronic equipment for COMS project for South Korean Aerospace and Research Institute (KARI) (Madrid, Spain 2006).

Scholarship at TTC Subsystems – TTC (Telecommand, Tracking and Control) Department, Thales Alenia Space (Former Alcatel Space) Madrid. Feb 2000 – Jul 2000

. Giving technical support to main projects

. Testing EQM equipments in laboratories

. Writing technical documentation

. Simulating with specific software tools signals and complex electrical systems.


Advanced Diploma IT

Kent Institute – Sydney, Australia

Feb 2015 – Sept 2015

Diploma in IT

Australasia Academies – Sydney, Australia

Jan 2013 – Nov 2014

Certificate 4 in Business

The Eagle Academy– Gold Coast, Australia

Feb 2016 – Sep 2018

Postgraduate in satellite communications "Specialist in satellite communications"

EUI Telecommunications University – Madrid, Spain.

Nov 2005.

Telecommunications Engineering “Radiofrequency specialist”

ETSI Telecommunications - Madrid, Spain.

Dec 2001.

Computer and other Skills

Electrical design software: Altium, PCSPICE, ADS, AWR, EAGLEWARE, MENTOR graphics, Electrical AutoCAD.

Electronic equipment management: Oscilloscopes, frequency meter, spectrum analysers, network analysers, bolometers, polymeters, phase noise meters, from brands such as: Agilent, HP, Texas Instruments.

Operative systems: Windows 10.

Microsoft Office: MS office, MS Visio.

Programming tools: Jira, Confluence, Html, Macromedia Dreamweaver, C++, Visual Basic.NET, Mat Lab, Php, SQL, VMware, Trace Cloud.

Computer Graphic and video Design: Microstation, 3D Studio Max, Corel, Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

LAN / WAN network administrator: Configuring Cisco switches and Routers, LAN/WAN networks.

Language Skills

Spanish: Native

English: IELTS general overall: 6.5

German: Basic knowledge.

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