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    Job Description
    TitleJunior Engineer, Software
    Job code361
    Job posted on06/07/2017 (modified on 23/08/2017)
    Contract typeTemp/contract
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    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.

    Junior Engineer, Software (2 years contract)
    Luxembourg - Betzdorf 


    Role Description Summary

    This project related position will primarily support the design, development and verification of Network Monitoring Systems, Operational Support Systems and Business Support Systems (NMS/OSS/BSS) for SES Techcom Services’ satellite broadband platforms and managed services. This includes software development, documentation and configuration, system integration and validation, as well performance testing.

    The incumbent will be integrated and trained within an international team of highly skilled engineers and will gradually take more responsibilities.


    Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas

    • Support NMS and OSS/BSS development including requirement, design, specification, development, integration, release and software maintenance

    • Develop multi-tenant operational support systems and user interfaces for managed services such as VoIP, Web-Conferencing, Cloud Storage and WiFi

    • Participate in software development activities and facilitate the coordination of on-site and off-site development teams in coordination with technical managers

    • Assist validation, deployment and operation activities in coordination with service managers

    • Support the preparation of technical proposals in response to international tenders and the contribution to the development, implementation, and improvement of operational support systems

    • Manage product documentation and configuration

    • Develop automated unit and functional non-regression tests; define tests for new requirements and functionalities



    • Sound analytical and judgment skills

    • Ability to set priorities and to work under tight deadlines

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

    • Good communication skills


    Qualification & Experience

    • Master Degree in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) or equivalent

    • Minimum one year of experience in software development, continuous integration and quality assurance

    • Experience in other telecommunication sectors is considered as an asset

    • Experience with Eclipse Integrated Development Environment and Microsoft Office Suite

    • Acquaintance with distributed computing and message oriented middleware

    • Knowledge of measurement equipment operations, preferably in the radio frequency range

    • Experience in Zabbix, Cacti, Nagios would be an asset

    • Strong interest in software development, continuous integration and software quality assurance

    • Advanced ICT knowledge with tangible experience in Linux, Java and JavaScript frameworks, Angular and HTML-5/CSS-3/JS

    • Knowledge of TCP/IP communication, REST web services and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

    • Knowledge of Perl, Mercurial, Jenkins/Nexus or Docker would be an asset

    • Fluency in English, any other language is consider as an asset


    Other Key Requirements / Comments

    Willing to travel internationally and meet directly with customers and vendors world-wide


    Specific projects

    • Development of an OSS/BSS systems for SES Techcom Services’ Managed WiFi Network and Bonding products

    • Development of Network Monitoring System features of SES Techcom Services’ MoCoMe (Monitoring, Control & Measurement) products


    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.


    SES is 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.


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    Emailplease visit our website to apply online
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