(Senior) Engineer, Network Systems

Betzdorf, Luxembourg
Jun 14, 2018
Jul 14, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
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

(Senior) Engineer, Network Systems

Your Job

The (Senior) Network Engineer, is directly responsible to the Senior Manager, Services Delivery for the design, implementation and management of mission critical IP production networks associated with Satellite based IP platforms, Internet Backbone infrastructure and media content contribution/distribution. You will have a dedication and commitment to providing a high level technical competence, professionalism and customer service.

Your Responsibilities

• Implement and maintain high availability, scalable and cost effective IP/MPLS production networks involved in the support of mission critical operations and customer service provision

• Support Fixed Data and Mobile Data Networks which are integral to MSC activities

• Responsible for provision of Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours

• Provide and maintain a detailed documentation library for all IP networks under the responsibility of SES Services Delivery (drawings/operational procedures/trouble shooting guides), providing appropriate documentation to the operations groups

• Provide cost effective solutions based on operational, customer and budgetary requirements while taking into account currently available technologies

• Be proactive in implementing improvements to the existing network infrastructure in the drive for best in class service availability and reliability while meeting internal product requirements

• Manage vendors with particular emphasis on maintenance agreements, incident management and software deployment; acts as interface between SES and all customers

• Be able to understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the service delivery process

• Be proactive in recommending/implementing improvements to the existing network infrastructure in the drive for best in class service availability and reliability

• Manage allocated SES sites, hardware upgrades and capacity planning

Your Profile

• University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent

• At least 3 (5) years of professional experience in IP networking and LAN/WAN technologies including but not limited to Layer 2 & 3, network architecture and design

• At least 2 (3) years of experience in IOS XR platforms (ASR9000)

• At least 2 (3) years of experience in Service provider networks

• Thorough understanding of ISP backbone networks

• Professional certification to level of Cisco Certified Network Professional (Service Provider) mandatory, CCIE SP will be consider as advantage

• Proven track record in the design, implementation and support of high availability IP networks in the Service Provider domain along with associated security, traffic management and monitoring systems, including detailed multicast and MPLS network design

• Good knowledge in: MPLS, MPLS-TE, RSVP, OSPF, Multicast and multicast VPN

• Experience in deploying and managing virtualization technologies VMWare ESX and Citrix Xenserver

• Experience in administration Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu) servers

• Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible

• Able to read, write and debug shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python)

• Understanding of authentication and authentication protocols such as TACACS, RADIUS and LDAP

• Experience in managing IP Address Management tools and managing DNS/DHCP servers and services

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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