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Riccardo Gustinelli

Proposal Manager at Sirti


Currently serving as a Proposal Manager at Sirti. Sirti is a major system integrator in Italy providing solutions for telecom markets, transportation, enterprise and energy.

More than 18 years experience in the challenging telecom market, with focus on Telecom network infrastructures  all-round solution: design, deployment, maintenance.

Strong organizational capabilities to coordinate different business units in case of special projects. Telecommunication knowledge, trainer for wireless products and technologies, experience in Telco industry and wireless/wired network infrastructure, roll-out/swap/maintenance.


Proposal Engineering

Multidisciplinary telco projects

RF technologies

Inside Plant


I am keen to begin a new career in telecom adjacent markets such as energy, rail, IoT, automation, smart power. Thanks to my resilience and to the years spent on telecom training ground, I can easily and fast adapt to new challenging environment.

Work History

Feb 2015Present

Head of  Competence Center


Reporting to the CTO, responsible for SPS (Site Plant Solutions) competence center.

Leading the team (12SMEs) in presales, proposal and design of telecom site infrastructures solutions (HVAC, Power, maintenance, managed services etc...) and HV/MV power infrastructures.

Main projects: Wind|3 TS national maintenance, PSTN decommissioning for Telecom Italia, EXPO 2015, FTTH Enel Open Fiber (Fast Track Perugia), Design and implementation of PoPs for Oper Fiber

Mar 2016Mar 2017

Engineering Manager


TETRA System for Msheireb Downtown Doha - QATAR : responsible for design and deliverables for MDD Project 20+M€. Managed a team of 10 SMEs.

Jan 2006Jan 2015

Proposal Manager


Responsible for co-ordination and review of engineering tender deliverables - Radio solutions (GSM/UMTS - WiMax - TETRA - DVBT/H/s - Microwave - VSAT).

Cost estimating and preliminary design. Develop documentation for tender submission, supervise development of schedules for engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning. Oversee the review of Client documentation and determine overall technical compliance, producing technical clarifications and qualifications as necessary. 

Main succesful bids: WIND HSPA network deployment, DVB-T national network for Aljeel Aljadeed (former LPTIC - Libya), Communication facilities for Khurais&Qurayyah oil fields (SAUDI ARAMCO), TETRA system for Msheireb Downtown Doha (QATAR)

Jan 2013Jul 2014

Engineering Manager


3G/4G Mobile network rollout - BTN contract

Start-up of RF planning team c/o Wind premises in Pozzuoli (Naples)


Engineering Manager


Responsible for the design of Libyan broadcasting DVB network. Suppliers qualification, cost analysis and project management basics. Tracking of  project progress. Technical courses for Customers O&M personnel.


RF network engineer


2G/3G RF planning for main italian MNOs (WIND, Telecom Italia).

Special radio solutions for AV/AC (High-Speed italian railway) railway network (RFI)

DVB Network deployment for italian main public Broadcaster (RAIWAY)


Jan 2006May 2007

MIP-Politecnico Di Milano

The training program includes basics of economics, strategy, organization and management as well asprocesses, project management, marketing and human resource management.

Sep 1993Feb 2000

Master degree

Politecnico di Milano

Telecommunication Engineering