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    Job Description
    TitleSenior Engineer, Ground Systems
    Job codeSES0549
    Job posted on13/03/2015 (modified on 27/03/2015)
    LocationPrinceton
    CountryUnited States
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typeAny
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    Senior Engineer, Ground Systems

    Ref SES0549
    Region North America
    Location USA - Princeton, NJ
    Company SES
    Category Ground / Terrestrial Engineering
    Position Staff
    Published 2015-02-27

    Context

     

    The mission of SES is to connect people around the world without boundaries and limitations. As the world’s leading satellite operator, we have a comprehensive view on market trends and understand the specific needs of our customers around the globe.

    At SES we employ dynamic people who have the passion to connect the world's population. We offer an open atmosphere where cultural and regional diversity are valued as unique business assets. Our employees are performance driven and committed to the growth of the company.

    We are looking for enthusiastic team players who are experts in their field and aim to deliver results by thinking out of the box. If you are searching for global challenging work opportunities and are keen to grow your career - find this opportunity at SES.


    The incumbent in this role is responsible for the detailed engineering and field implementation of ground-based RF/antenna systems and stations at SES. The mission focuses on the successful completion of projects with effective and efficient leadership and ownership of the full project life cycle.

    Key activities include active support on RF-related aspects to Spacecraft Engineering, Spacecraft Operations, Ground Operations, Global Access Services and Sales Engineering.

    Responsibilities

    ·   Deliver (products, services, systems) to customers within budget, specification and on time

    ·   Either support or be responsible for:

    ·   Design, specify and implement ground-based Satellite Communication Systems:
    - RF systems including the tracking antennas for (Telemetry, Tracking and Control) TT&C and/or Payload
    - Baseband and control room systems
    - Satellite ranging systems

    ·   Design, specify and implement fixed, transportable or mobile uplink or receive-only stations

    ·   Design subsystems and implement earth station equipment including antennas, HPA's, switch matrix, up/down-converters, modulators and inter-facility equipment;

    ·   Design, specify and manage the integration of measurement, communications and monitoring & control systems (including M&C Systems)

    ·   Perform transmission analysis, in particular link budget calculations, and studies in support of business development, customer services and TT&C

    ·   Conceptual design of innovative satellite networks and/or network elements and development of associated specifications for next-generation High Throughput Satellites

    ·   Preparation of commercial documentation such as system requirements specifications, statement of works, technical system specifications, cost/technical proposals and contractual documents in coordination with other internal and external parties

    ·   Collect (internal/external) customer requirements, perform system design, setup budgets, handle procurements, manage installations and the operational handover of ground segment and communications systems

    ·   Support Spacecraft Engineering and Spacecraft Operations during pre-launch activities at satellite manufacturer and during Begin-Of-Life / In-Orbit-Testing phases

    ·   Follow-up of delivered systems during lifetime operations and support Ground Operations teams at SES-owned Teleports and at 3rd Party Teleports both in the US and worldwide as 3rd level escalation technical support

    ·   Administer FCC compliance for SES facility licensing and antenna technical compliance

    ·   Execute other telecommunications-related projects

    ·   Manage and build up successful technical customer and partner relationships

    ·   Awareness and evaluation of relevant technological developments, market trends, competitive factors, customer requirements, standardization, licensing and regulatory aspects

    ·   Travel as required across US & worldwide to meet customers, partners and manage field implementation projects

    ·   Provide multiple engineering and operations services to SES companies and partners

    Experience / Qualifications

    ·   Degreed in engineering with emphasis in: RF, Electronics, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent

    ·   Have min. 8 years of applicable professional experiences in RF engineering and implementing of telecommunications systems in the satellite domain

    ·   Advanced understanding of satellite and terrestrial system design, satellite link analysis, modulation standards

    ·   Operational knowledge of ground stations, carrier monitoring, geo-localization, In-Orbit-Testing

    ·   Basic IP Routing & Switching experience (Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching certification desirable)

    ·   DVB knowledge highly desirable

    ·   Fluent in English

    ·   Computer literacy: AutoCAD, Matlab, MS Office, MS Project…

    ·   Proven project/budget and time management experience

    ·   Ability to integrate into and/or lead cross-functional and/or virtual project teams

    ·   Strong communication skills, analytical abilities, innovative spirit, business mind, coordination and priority setting abilities, problem assessment and solving, autonomy and team work, flexibility and mobility

    ·   Proactive approach towards potential and/or current customers

    ·   Conflict management skills in a multicultural and interdisciplinary set-up

    ·   Excellent internal and external communication skills as well as team-spirit

    ·   Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

    ·   Deliver (products, services, systems) to internal as well as to external customers within budget, specification and on time

    ·   Provide effective communication & workflow of information

    ·   Successful customer and partner relationships

    ·   The incumbent will be required to access radio frequency rooms/areas

    ·   US citizen or permanent resident

    Our Offer

    Competitive salary package, coupled with a diverse array of challenges and development benefits.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    This position reports to

    Manager, Ground Infrastructure, Ground Systems Engineering (US)

    ·   Apply for this Job online

    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com/8233697/job-overview/show/64647
    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressCh√Ęteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    Emailplease visit our website to apply online
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com


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