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SES is the world-leading satellite operator providing end-to-end communication solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, fixed data, mobility and government We are a team of people from around the world working together to make a significant difference in the world.
As a part of the SES Networks team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision to bring differentiated networks and services to our customers, and grow our business with exciting customers, and become the world's leading provider of global, satellite-enabled, data communications services. SES Networksthe only network provider with a multi-band, multi-orbit infrastructuredelivers end to end managed networking solutions through the company's robust global services capability, providing maximum value to customers across industries and geographies.
Helps close the digital divide by connecting people in the most remote and difficult to connect places around the world.
Makes it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km high on a commercial airplane.
Provides extensive satellite coverage across all the world's seas and oceans via dedicated mobility beams.
Works together with our partners to develop new standards and technology, use intelligent analytics to optimise capacity utilisation and user experience.
Engineer, Ground Terminal
USA, VA, Manassas
ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
As our Senior Engineer, Ground Terminals is a key member of the SES Networks Ground Systems Engineering team providing technical leadership and expertise in the development, deployment, and support of SES Networks' Customer terminals. Your primary objective is to ensure SES Networks Customers' have the highest quality terminals systems available, meeting the company's system performance requirements.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS
Provide technical leadership to a multi-discipline product focused team to ensure timely and accurate project delivery
Effectively communicate status of ongoing projects to technical and non-technical stakeholders
Perform system engineering design and analysis in support of the SES Networks customer terminal in an operational environment
Develop and validate ground terminal implementation, integration, and certification processes
Provide technical leadership to subcontractors and vendors developing MEO Ka compatible antennas, RF components, and baseband equipment
Provide system engineering leadership in the deployment of the Ground Infrastructure at SES Networks and Customer facilities located worldwide
Develop and document requirements, specifications, interfaces, and test plans supporting development and enhancement of SES Networks' customer terminals
Develop forward-looking architectures and designs that support implementation of evolving SES Networks' products and capabilities
Lead development of advanced terminal capabilities including antennas, modems, and RF components
Other ad-hoc tasks, as assigned by Line Manager
Excellent written and oral communication skills, in English
Effective communication and presentations skills in working with both technical and non-technical support staff
Ability to provide accurate information to vendors and other colleagues, in a timely manner
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, with well-developed organizational skills
High attention to details
Demonstrated performance as a reliable team player
Self-Starter with a high level of personal accountability
Sense of urgency, initiative and competitive drive to get things done
Resourcefully working through or around anything blocking things that need to be accomplished
Ability to work at in a fast pace environment
Ability to travel, up to 15% of the time, including international
QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
BS in Electrical Engineering, RF Engineering or Computer Science, or similar
Master degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Telecommunications or similar, preferred
10+ years of experience in developing satellite communication systems, satellite terminal systems or satellite-based networking & data systems; Ka-Band systems experience a plus
Experience in the development or application of VSAT antennas and baseband equipment
Experience in development and deployment of VSAT networks
At least 5 years of operational experience in remote baseband, IF, RF, antennas, and WAN/LAN equipment
In-Depth knowledge of Telecommunications Satellite Systems including VSAT systems
Expert working knowledge of Satellite Communications Baseband, Network Management, and Modem systems equipment
Highly experienced in developing and maintaining high availability satellite or telecommunications systems through the use of manned and unmanned facilities
Complete understanding of GEO, MEO, and LEO telecommunications satellite technologies and systems
Knowledge of internet based network connectivity principles and implementation
Thorough understanding of and ability to use system engineering processes
Excellent/Good command of MS Office package (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
Working knowledge of Linux/Unix operating systems
SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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 supplemented 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.