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    Job Description
    Title(Senior) Engineer, Ground Systems
    Job code8215
    Job posted on09/10/2019
    LocationBetzdorf
    CountryLuxembourg
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    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.


    (Senior) Engineer, Ground Systems
    Luxembourg - Betzdorf

     

    Your Job

    You will be a key member of the SES Engineering Ground Systems Engineering team, providing technical expertise in the areas of satellite earth stations and the development of Next Generation gateways. In this role, your primary objective is to provide highest quality integrated, turnkey systems which meet the company’s system performance requirements.

     

    Your Responsibilities

    Design, specify and implement satellite gateway systems, which may be combinded with TT&C function, including fixed or mobile antennas, HPA's, switch matrix, up/down-converters, TT&C Modems, inter-facility connection equipment and Monitor & Control Systems (M&C)

    Perform or support site surveys for gateway implementation, create related reports and provide site selection recommendations

    Design, specify and manage the integration of satellite payload measurement systems (In Orbit Test system IOTS, Footprint monitoring systems) and ranging systems

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

    Define and specify building and IP infrastructure as required for such ground based systems

    Handle budgets, procurements, manage installations and the operational handover of ground segment and communications systems

    In the scope of the project, coordinate with other functions (Project Control, Legal, Finance) for the transparent and effective realization of assigned projects

    You must efficiently own and implement the related full project life cycles:

    from requirements collection/definition in- and outside the company and budgeting

    via project/program management incl. procurement or design/development

    to the operational 2nd/3rd level support

    You shall as well:

    deliver clear, concise, timely and constructive strategic or technical guidance and

    be co-operative support to peers/customers in- and outside the company

     

    Your Profile

    A recognized Electrical/Telecommunications Engineering degree (BS/MS or similar)

    Minimum of 5+ years (Senior Engineer) relevant "hands-on" engineering experience in the satellite communications domain as Systems Engineer or Test & Integration Engineer

    Hands-on experience in RF measurement techniques, test and verification of ground stations and auxiliary systems

    Proven flexibility and reliability in delivering successfully ground system solutions globally without direct supervision

    Highly experienced in developing high availability satellite or  telecommunications systems through the use of manned and unmanned facilities

    Thorough understanding of and ability to use System Engineering processes

    Excellent/Good command of MS Office package (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio), Autocad, Excel VBA, Windows and Linux or similar

    Excellent written and oral communication skills, in English, other languages are considered as valuable assets

    Effective communication and presentations skills in working with both technical and non-technical support staff

    Ability and wiliness to integrate into an international environment, to travel internationally and to communicate with international peers and customers

     

    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.

     

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    For more information on SES, click here.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity!

     

    Apply HERE

     

    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressChâteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    Emailplease apply online
    Web Pagehttps://www.ses.com


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