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Engineer, Network Systems

Requisition Number:  11809
Contract Type:  Permanent

Bucharest, RO

Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas

  • 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;
  • Implementation of the core transport networks nodes and points-of-presence (PoP) in line with the design principles and business requirements;
    • 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 with focus on customer requirements, operational efficiency and budgetary requirements;
  • Participate and responsible for Core Network Engineering in-time delivery in cross-functional and company strategic projects;
  • Be able to understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the infrastructure and service delivery process
  • 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



  • Good problem solving and analytical skills; able to delivery visible and measurable results with limited supervision and incomplete input;
  • Must be able understand and deliver on company goals and maintain focus on the end customer experience and quality of service delivery;
  • Be able to demonstrate good documentation and report writing skills for team members and/or cross-functional peers;
  • Willingness to explore next-generation solutions and technologies;
  • Ability to coordinate business requirements and day to day tasks, both autonomously and in interdisciplinary teams;
  • Ability to manage complex projects and major network implementations;
  • Good communication skills and team-spirit;
  • Systematic and consistent problem and technical issues solving both in business as usual and stress environment;


Qualification & Experience

  • 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;
  • Thorough understanding of ISP backbone networks and associated services;
  • Proven 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; Building experience in Multicast;
  • Very strong knowledge in OSPF, MPLS, BGP, MPLS services is a must; Building experience on MPLS-TE, RSVP, Multicast and multicast VPN;
  • At least 3 years of experience in Service Provider networks;
  • Building experience in Cisco IOS XR and Juniper JUNOS;
  • Building experience with using automation tools and technologies;
  • Able to read, write and debug shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python)
  • Cisco certified at professional level (Service Provider tracks) mandatory; CCIE SP as well as additional vendor certifications are encouraged;
  • Experience in deploying and managing on-premises virtualization technologies VMWare ESX and Citrix Xenserver; Building experience with cloud hosted applications;
  • Experience in administration Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu) servers;
  • Understanding of authentication and authentication protocols such as TACACS, RADIUS and LDAP and experience in managing IP Address Management tools and managing DNS/DHCP servers and services;


Other Key Requirements / Comments

  • KPI – deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Maintenance of network
  • Understanding of service provider business environment;



SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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