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(Senior) Engineer, Spectrum Monitoring Solutions

Requisition Number:  12494
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU


You will innovate, design and efficiently implement all RF Monitoring solutions for SES current and future satellites, as well as applicable retrofits on the existing systems.

You should also lead the supplier relationship for SES’ spectrum monitoring products, drive requirements and ensure SES priorities (incl. IT security).


Extended Job Description:




  • Successfully lead the analysis, design, specification and implementation of:
    • RF Spectrum monitoring and analysis systems-level engineering
    • system and sub-system level selections based on market availability
    • systems digitalization efforts in the (spectrum) monitoring areas
  • This includes the successful deployment (and/or design) of e.g.:
    • content/data/IF/RF spectrum measurement and monitoring and control systems
    • building on IT infrastructure as required for such ground-based systems
    • global homogeneous, sustainable and scalable Monitoring Solutions
  • Efficiently own, follow-up and implement the related full project life cycles, including:
  • requirements collection/definition (for all system aspects of the final function)
  • project setup incl. budgeting and budget ownership during the project execution
  • project/program management (including design/development or procurement)
  • identifying and managing the required resources (e.g. contractors and suppliers) in an integrated approach towards the internal or external stakeholders
  • pro-active operational 2nd/3rd level and sales engineering support as required



  • High level of integrity and work ethic.
  • People management skills including team building, delegation, staff coaching and supervision.
  • Ability to identify and implement change and solve problems.
  • Ability to coordinate with business requirements
  • Work efficiently both autonomous and in interdisciplinary teams or lead them successfully
  • Have and show sound analytical skills, innovative mind, coordination & priority setting facility, problem solving, project & time management, critical task/tactical related decision making, vendor relation skills and diplomatic skills as well as the ability to provide practical conclusions;
  • Good negotiation skills with commercial and analytical abilities.
  • Good communication and presentation skills. Show a proactive approach towards internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse organization



  • a recognized Electrical/Telecommunications Engineering degree (BS/MS or similar) with a deep knowledge of RF and telecom theory
  • 5 years relevant “hands-on” engineering experience and worked successfully as Development or Systems Engineer and as Project Manager
  • 5 years of hands-on engineering experience in satellite ground systems engineering/project management and systems installation and testing
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in RF measurement techniques, spectrum and signal monitoring systems, test and verification of ground stations and auxiliary systems
  • Knowledge of Kratos CSM monitoring products considered an asset
  • Knowledge and expertise in auxiliary systems like Network (IP, switching, routing), Monitoring and Control systems.
  • Proven experience in tools like MS 365 suite, Excel (incl VBA), Powerpoint, MS Project, Visio, AutoCad, Lotus Notes, Windows and Linux or similar
  • Software development skills in Keysight VEE, C/C++, Mathlab and relational database (e.g. Postgres SQL) being a valuable asset
  • Fluency in written and oral English. Other languages are considered as valuable assets,
  • Ability and willingness to integrate into an international environment, to travel internationally, and to communicate with international peers and customers
  • Demonstrate high self-starter qualities and a high motivation to do projects effectively and autonomously without direct guidance or direct supervision
  • Awareness of and ability to evaluate relevant technological developments, market trends, competitive factors, standardization licensing and regulatory aspects
  • Eligibility and willingness to register for security clearance NATO, EU, LUX (TBD)


SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.      

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