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Controller, Multimedia Networks Operations

Requisition Number:  15745
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

Role Description Summary


As a Controller, Customer Service Delivery (CSD), you will join a shift team responsible for the support, management and monitoring of SES platforms and services 24x7. You will be expected to diagnose and resolve service anomalies in the Satellite (RF), IP and Broadcast domains as part of a predefined incident management process.

How would we describe a typical workday?

You shall perform routine operational tasks such as trouble ticket management, service reporting and carrier line-up activities. You will be expected to fully engage with SES next generation services (HTS & Mobility) on a technological and service delivery level.     

You should also support other SES operational systems involved in the service delivery chain such as contribution, distribution and management networks, all of which have global scope. Ultimately, you will work with Network Management Systems (NMS) from multiple vendors in the IP and Broadcast domains.


Extended Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas


  • Maintain services to the highest possible standards, considering primarily service availability and quality of transmission, though the use of automatic and manual monitoring and analysis systems.
  • Provide 24/7 service support to SES global customers
  • Operate SES managed platforms and associated networks
  • Be accountable for the delivery of industry leading customer service
  • Perform timely and effective troubleshooting and service recovery actions
  • Perform line up tests of uplinks as required
  • Provide technical support to customer   
  • Create operational reports and statistics as required
  • Ensure the availability and preparedness of SES monitoring systems for Data and Broadcast services
  • Liaise with and escalate to Engineering support when required (Level 2)




  • Good knowledge of satellite communications techniques, architecture and protocols
  • Operating knowledge of VSAT platforms and associated systems 
  • Knowledge of IP networks, platforms and Internet infrastructure (BGP/DNS/IPV6 etc.) and/or Broadcast systems and technologies (DVB/Multiplexing/Contribution/Distribution)
  • Working knowledge of systems and server infrastructure (Linux/Windows)
  • Willingness and drive to continuously acquire new knowledge and skills
  • Strong aptitude for a systems approach to problem solving, and good analytical skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Self-motivation, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and independently as required


Qualification & Experience


  • An electronics/telecommunications/ICT (BS/MS) degree, or equivalent qualifications and experience
  • 2-3 years working experience in technical customer support and service/systems management
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of satellite communications, networking and/or IT systems


Other Key Requirements / Comments


  • Quick learner and team player
  • Accurate reporting
  • Innovation to develop working environment
  • Good level of English, any other languages considered an asset


What’s in it for you: 


  • Flexible working policy 
  • Bonus and equity plans 
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans 
  • Access to Microsoft Azure training suite 
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location) 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story 


Good to know: 


SES is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. 

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