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    Job Description
    Title(Senior) Communications Systems Engineer - Satellite based - e-solutions
    Job codeSES0681
    Job posted on24/11/2015 (modified on 08/12/2015)
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    (Senior) Communications Systems Engineer - Satellite based - E-Solutions

    Ref SES0681
    Region Europe
    Location Luxembourg - Betzdorf
    Company SES
    Category Ground / Terrestrial Engineering
    Position Staff
    Published 2015-10-12




    SES Techcom Services is a Luxembourg-based subsidiary of SES. Levering on the technical expertise accumulated within the Group by operating satellites for more almost 30 years, it provides technical services to the Satellite Industry on a worldwide basis.
    In this  position  you will contribute to and lead projects related to the development, implementation, improvement of ground based services and systems. You will also be responsible to attract new projects for SES and SES Techcom Services.
    In cooperation with SES internal and external partners, you will develop innovative technical and business solutions. 
    In this specific role you will primarily support the design, development, testing and delivery of system and services for the public good for the health community. SES aims to serve non-governmental organisation, hospitals, medical universities and other health care providers that are active in resource poor areas. Our tools and services shall support and facilitate work and projects in the area of e-care, e-learning, e-surveillance, e-health. 
    Join us and realise projects and services that support  SES Techcom to become a leading supplier of technical products/services, systems and applications in the field of satellite-related engineering and operations to satellite manufacturers, satellite operators and associated partners around the globe.


    • Attract contracts by managing or supporting customer requests for proposal (RFP), comprised of activities such proposal team set up and management, technical and financial proposal preparation, and contract negotiation;

    • Deliver projects and services to SES customers within budget, specification and on time;

    • Awareness and evaluation of relevant technological developments, market trends, competitive factors, customer requirements, standardisation licensing and regulatory aspects;

    • Either support or be responsible to:
    o Design and implementation of software/computer infrastructure and/or modifications to comply with specific customer requirements such as their standards, interfaces and software and hardware technologies;
    o Design of innovative satellite networks and/or network elements;
    o Interface customer and collect requirements for the setup of budgets, procurements, installation management and the operational handover of systems;
    o Procure equipment, software and services necessary to build the infrastructure at customer premises and manage shipment;
    o Supervise specification, design, and development work necessary for project implementation, including project control functions;
    o Follow-up of delivered systems during lifetime operations;
    o Interface and engage with external partners (e.g. customers, NGO’s, Government bodies, investment partners, vendors, shareholders, etc.) and present our solutions at exhibitions, trade shows and lectures.

    Experience / Qualifications

    • Have a university degree Telecommunications, Systems/Software Engineering, or equivalent;

    • Have min. 5 years of applicable professional experience in engineering and implementing of telecommunications systems;

    • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) or comparable degree, is seen as an asset;

    Systems engineering experience on satellite to ground communication means;

    • Ability to think strategically and out of the box to meet customer requirements;

    • Knowledge of software specification, design, implementation, verification and validation;

    • Knowledge of data centre management systems;

    • Knowledge of network architecture with emphasis on IP routing, QOS and end-to-end communication;

    Knowledge of the satellite technologies and satellite based communication (VSAT);

    • Be able to integrate into and/or lead cross-functional and/or virtual project teams;

    • Have good communication capabilities, analytical sense, innovative spirit, business mind, self-starting qualities, coordination and priority setting abilities;

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

    • Fluent in English and another language of the EMEA region.

    Willing to travel internationally to meet partners (up to 30%)

    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

    Senior Manager, Project Engineering

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