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Engineer, Network System

Requisition Number:  17385
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU


The Engineer, Network System is responsible 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. For this position you should be dedicated and commitmed to providing a high level technical competence, professionalism and customer service, in order to be able to understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the infrastructure and service delivery process.


You will be responsible for (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Participate in the design of the SES Core Transport Networks and its associated provisioning and assurance systems, including, but not limited to: validation of technical requirements, assessment of platforms or vendors and budgetary requirements
  • In time implementation of the Core Transport Networks nodes and points-of-presence (PoP) in line with the design principles and business requirements with strong focus on maintaining up-to-date documentation (drawings/operational procedures/trouble shooting guides)
  • Responsible for proactive maintenance of the Core Transport Networks, through upgrades and preventive maintenances and for reactive maintenance via Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours
  • Engineering support for sales, sales engineering and product development teams both for Video and Networks segments with focus on customer requirements, operational efficiency and budgetary requirements
  • Core Network Engineering in-time delivery in cross-functional and company strategic projects 
  • Subject-matter expert in systems and technologies deployed in the Core Transport Networks as well as broad mastering of service provider best practices and current deployments
  • Manage allocated SES sites, hardware upgrades and capacity planning





1. Must Have

  • University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in IP networking and LAN/WAN technologies including but not limited to Layer 2 & 3, network architecture and design
  • Understanding of ISP backbone networks and associated services
  • Track record in design, implementation and support of high availability IP/MPLS networks in the Service Provider domain along with associated security, traffic management and monitoring systems
  • Knowledge in OSPF, MPLS, BGP, MPLS services is a must
  • At least 3 years of experience in Service Provider networks
  • Read, write and debug shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python)
  • Cisco certified at professional level (Service Provider tracks
  • Expertise in deploying and managing on-premises virtualization technologies VMWare ESX and Citrix Xenserver; Building experience with cloud hosted applications
  • Skilled in administration Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu) servers
  • Acumen of authentication protocols such as TACACS, RADIUS and LDAP and experience in managing IP Address Management tools and managing DNS/DHCP servers and services
  • Building experience:

- Cisco IOS XR and Juniper JUNOS
- using automation tools and technologies

- MPLS-TE, RSVP, Multicast and multicast VPN


* This position requires scheduled On-Call standby and support during regular out-of-office hours according to and within the limitations of the currently applicable On-Call policy.

2. Nice to Have

  • CCNP SP / CCIE SP as well as additional vendor certifications
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to manage complex projects and major network implementations and to deliver results with limited supervision
  • Documentation and report writing skills, and ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members




  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

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


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