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, Mobile Backhaul Solution
ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
SES’s products and solutions are going beyond pure satellite connectivity and are becoming an inte-gral part of Mobile Network Operators’ networks. SES Networks’ Mobile Backhaul Solution (MBH) under the Signature Telecom Solutions is designed to meet the technical and business requirements specific to MNOs globally. The Engineer, Mobile Backhaul Solutions is a significant ‘Subject Matter Expert’ role influencing innovative change across the company, responsible to architect, develop, and certify SES’s 2G, 3G and 4G mobile backhaul solutions. Working with continued input from Solu-tion/Product owner, the Engineer, Mobile Backhaul Solutions will lead the technical execution during the development phase of the solution/product life cycle.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS
Translate business requirements into technical requirements
Define the line-up of technical features needed to address those requirement
Lead the Mobile Backhaul architecture building-blocks taking an end-to-end view (RAN, backhaul and core)
Create design documentation taking into consideration the Data, Control, Management and Syn-chronization planes.
Define and document a comprehensive test plan to certify the solution’s technical compliance.
Help the Product Owner to commit predictive solution release dates
A strong communicator and ability to lead without power
Creative thinking to work through or around any blocking issues
Proactive and positive attitude to continuous learning
Solid overall understanding of Mobile Networks (RAN, backhaul and Core)
Comprehensive understanding of Macro, Small-Cell, and Heterogeneous network architectures.
Fluent understanding of the 2G, 3G and 4G Mobile Backhaul interfaces, and its typical KPIs
Proven experience with L2 and L3 networking, including IPSec, QoS
Good understanding of synchronization requirements in 2G, 3G and LTE networks
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor degree required (experience may be substituted for education)
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in designing and building Mobile networks required
Excellent command of MS Office package (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
Experience working with Agile product development tools (preference Jira)
In depth knowledge of test management and solution certification
Experience working in Mobile Network Operators or Mobile network vendors
Ability to present and sell the services portfolio to customers, supporting the sales teams
OTHER KEY REQUIREMENTS / COMMENTS
Language skills: English; any additional languages would be beneficial
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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