About us: It’s a great time to be part of the SES team
We are the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often life-changing difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.
Engineer, Spectrum Management & Development Americas
United States - Washington, District of Columbia
Role description summary
You will be supporting GSO and NGSO spectrum activities as well as frequency coordination matters for the region. The role also includes active participation on international bodies like FCC, EU, CEPT, CITEL, and ITU to represent SES interests.
Primary responsibilities / Key result areas
Prepare ITU and national admin filings (GSO or NGSO)
Prepare and support selected coordination meetings for the affected administrations and operators (GSO or NGSO)
Spectrum development and defence at the ITU
Actively participate with relevant regional regulatory bodies and the ITU especially for the technical activities
Prepare the required technical studies and support the defence them during the meetings
Support the advocacy of SES positions in ITU and Regional meetings to identify and secure new spectrum as well as to protect existing spectrum
Support Business Development, Sales & Fleet Development activities
Study assets and regulatory environment for internal projects
Support the development of orbital slots including satellite design within specific regions as requested
Support the translation of spectrum availability and constraints into satellite designs and sales engineering guidelines
Support Regulatory in technical analysis required in regional processes (licensing, rulemaking, and public consultations)
Excellent project management, diplomatic and interpersonal skills
Be a team player
Show some negotiation and lobbying skills
Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in an international environment
Qualifications & Experience
Hold an internationally recognised engineering qualification (e.g. electronics, radio-frequency or equivalent)
Minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in a relevant engineering field
Understanding of satellite technologies and applications
Fluency in English; the knowledge of other languages of the REGION is considered an additional asset
Willingness to travel approximately 30% of the time
Other key requirements / EXPECTED RESULTS / comments
Secured spectrum assets allowing SES region Segment business to expand
SES business interests preserved and protected in regional and ITU work
All regulatory deadline associated to ITU regulations met
What’s in it for you?
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.
Good to know
SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.
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