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Internship - Model-Based System Engineering

Requisition Number:  17822
Contract Type:  Internship/trainee

Betzdorf, LU




This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Solutions Engineering team and design the ground segment of a novel satellite-based quantum key distribution system.

Based in Betzdorf, Luxembourg, you will familiarize to QKD systems and contribute to performing the design of a space and terrestrial Quantum Computing Infrastructure (QCI) network. You will use a model-based system engineering (MBSE) digital-modeling tool to assist you to perform the ground segment design. 


Your responsiblities include, but are not limited to:

  • Familiarize to QKD networks (QKDN) and main components  
  • Engage with senior engineers in order to analyze the main requirements driving the design
  • Familiarize to MBSE methodology for system design
  • Use a MBSE digital-modeling tool perform the design of a QCI Network 
  • Report progress in sub-project meetings
  • Assess the advantages and limitations of the selected MBSE Tool


1. You must

  • Be a Master's student in Computer Science, Information Technology, Aerospace, Physics, Networks, Quantum or relevant technical area;
  • Experience in programming languages 
  • Ability to use collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams and Office 365; 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Able to work in Luxembourg (EU-citizenship or valid work permit for Luxembourg).


2. It would be nice if you had 

  • Strong interest in Quantum technology 
  • Knowledge of model-based system engineering methodologies, such as Capella or UML2
  • Additional languages considered an asset



  • Screening and Remote Interview with our Talent Acquisition Specialists 
  • Remote Interview with your future supervisor  
  • Internship Offer 
  • Internship Agreement signature 
  • Welcome to SES! 



  • Flexible working policy 
  • Valuable, meaningful and hands-on experience 
  • A paid internship 
  • 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 


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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