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    Job Description
    TitleEngineer Program Management
    Job code316-en_GB
    Job posted on03/03/2017 (modified on 17/03/2017)
    LocationWashington
    CountryUnited States
    Job Description

    SES is the world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of more than 50 geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmental organizations worldwide. SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and excellence in the satellite industry. The culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements. SES holds a participation in O3b Networks, a next generation satellite network combining the reach of satellite with the speed of fiber.

     

    At SES, we believe we can reach the unreachable!

     

    Where others see barriers, we see opportunities.

    Do you enjoy supporting customers realizing breakthrough value? Do you stay attuned to your customers’ needs and visions? 

    Do you like to work openly and supportively together with your colleagues and customers? Our work involves many different minds and skills, it can’t be done alone.

    It's a great time being SES.

    SES is the world-leading satellite operator providing end-to-end communication solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, enterprise, mobility and government.

    We are a team of people coming from all across the globe who work together to make a real difference in the world.

    * We help to bridge the digital divide by connecting millions of people on the African continent.
    * We make it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km up on a commercial airplane
    * We provide extensive satellite coverage of all of the world’s seas and ocean regions via our dedicated mobility beams
    * We distribute 7,400 channels to more than 1 billion people in 317 million homes.
    * We work together with our partners to develop new standards that transform how people consume and enjoy entertainment

     

    Context
    SES is implementing a new satellite program in conjunction with strategic aeronautical partners to provide high-speed data connectivity to commercial airline and maritime customers. This new program will enable the SES Mobility Market Solutions Center (MSC) to set a new standard in mobile data connectivity, and deliver “home equivalent” media and broadband experiences to passengers at sea and in the air.
    The incumbent has the primarily responsibility to harmonize and manage all requirements surrounding the implementation of major SES HTS satellite programs in support of the Data Mobility MSC and its customers.

    In the post sales process he/she will have a leadership role in managing key customer accounts, interacting with customers, providing products and services as per executed contracts, ensuring customer satisfaction, promoting additional services as he/she anticipates. In addition, the candidate is responsible for any third party procurement relationship required for the execution of MSC aeronautical, maritime and Oil & Gas contracts.

     

    Responsibilities
    *  Act as Program Manager by leading, managing and executing all the proposal efforts to support new Data Mobility contracts: traffic simulation, link budgets, spectrum analysis, financial simulation, ground infrastructure, vendor selection/negotiation, satellite design/capability definition, business planning, contracts design
    * Responsible for the order fulfilment of all mobility contracts/programs with key customers
    * Execute on all post-sales and contract signature customers’ requirements
    * Liaise in a support capacity with third party partners (space infrastructure, teleports, new platforms and other elements of the value chain including antennas, modems, wave form suppliers, IP connectivity) in the frame of those contract fulfilments 
    * Cross-functional coordination to ensure the products/services are on time, on cost and on quality
    * Provide product training and awareness to regional sales teams for Data Mobility solutions

     

    Competencies
    * Innovative and entrepreneurial mind-set
    * Drive, engagement and creative thinking to bring new business models to the front
    * Outstanding problem solving and negotiation skills
    * Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
    * Sound written, verbal communication and presentation skills
    * Ability to deal with multi-disciplinary stakeholders (technical, finance, commercial, legal)
    * Manage customer requirements in the form of face to face and remote meetings. Address challenging commercial and technical issues quickly and manage customer expectations accordingly.
    * Provide direct link between SES commercial and technical teams to ensure services are designed, implemented and maintained throughout contractual term.

     

    Experience / Qualifications
    *  Master Degree in Engineering, Telecommunications, or related fields. Engineering Degree shall ideally complemented by an IP Network certification (CCNA or equivalent)
    * 10 + years’ professional experience in the Data Mobility industry, in areas such as proposal management, program management and after-sales
    * Demonstrated experience in designing, rolling out and continuous improvement of fulfillment capabilities in Data Mobility products
    * Advanced IP Networking skills: network design/architecture, network engineering, network operations and management, routing and switching, VOIP, QoS firewalls, servers
    * Excellent analytical/evaluation skills and understanding of business models, financial analysis, including valuation and detailed P&L
    * Deep knowledge of satellite systems engineering with high level understanding of technical impact on operational effectiveness (capacity allocation flexibility, transponder value, fill rate optimization, link budgeting, RF coordination)
    * Solid understanding of HTS technology and satellite ground equipment
    * Proven ability to work with Data Mobility customers and key stakeholders
    * Fluency in English. French, German, Spanish and other languages are considered as additional assets

     

    Other
    * You should be the holder of an applicable USA work permit
    * Flexibility and resiliency to approx. 20% domestic travel

     

     We offer you
    *  A diverse workplace. For SES, diversity is more than a question of gender or race; we welcome different minds and different skills.
    * An exciting job opportunity in a fast moving and fascinating industry. Our technology is launching into space on the next generation of rockets.
    * Opportunities to further grow and develop in a global and growing company; we believe life-long learning is key to bring the best of SES worldwide.
    * A competitive compensation package linked to your performance and further completed with attractive benefits.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    SES is implementing a new satellite program in conjunction with strategic aeronautical partners to provide high-speed data connectivity to commercial airline and maritime customers.  This new program will enable the SES Mobility Market Solutions Center (MSC) to set a new standard in mobile data connectivity, and deliver “home equivalent” media and broadband experiences to passengers at sea and in the air.

    The incumbent has the primarily responsibility to harmonize and manage all  requirements surrounding the implementation of major SES HTS satellite programs in support of the Data Mobility MSC and its customers.

    In the post sales process he/she will have a leadership role in managing key customer accounts, interacting with customers, providing products and services as per executed contracts, ensuring customer satisfaction, promoting additional services as he/she anticipates.  In addition, the candidate is responsible for any third party procurement relationship required for the execution of MSC aeronautical, maritime and Oil & Gas contracts.

     

    To apply : click here

    Web Pagehttp://ses.contactrh.com/jobs/4292/18067133
    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressChâteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    EmailPlease apply online
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com


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