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Internship - Systems Engineering - Platform configuration automation

Requisition Number:  16194
Contract Type:  Internship/trainee

Betzdorf, LU The Hague, NL

6-month internship, starting in September 2022
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Systems Engineering - Performance & Operations team in a fast-paced, global organization within an innovative and unique industry. 

Based in The Hague (Netherlands) or Betzdorf (Luxembourg), you will contribute to the business optimization of SES Networks by reviewing system performance, identifying best practice and implementation gaps and by taking action to resolve those gaps.

You will lead technical implementation projects associated with automation of system resource optimization. These projects will involve multiple SES teams within Technology, SES Networks and other relevant SES entities. In particular, you will integrate the operational feedback of aero terminals performances using our latest GEO asset SES-17 into the continuous improvement of our platform configuration.



  • In collaboration with our platform management team, you will become familiar with Mobility platform for Satcom system
  • Learn how to collect aero terminal performances and produce synthetic reports using SES and third-party reporting tools
  • Automate report generation with the help of SES existing infrastructure (Power Automate, cloud-based microservice, PowerBI, …)
  • Understand how to tune up the mobility platform for better link performances
  • Create a pipeline able to transcribe the performance report into platform configuration recommendation and/or configuration improvement to be pushed to platform
  • Contribute to and create automation in processes and procedures
  • Work with Azure Devops and in a cloud-based environment
  • Assist team members in various projects depending on your skillset and aspirations



  • Being a current Bachelor’s/Master’s student in Aerospace, Computer Science, Software Engineering or in a relevant technical area
  • Strong interest in media/telecommunication business and technical interest in satellites
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills
  • Familiarity with at least one language and automation tool such as Shell/Linux or PowerShell/Windows, Python
  • Basic knowledge of DataBase and associated languages (MySQL, …)
  • Notion of Dashboard creation (PowerBI or python based Panel or similar)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset
  • EU nationality or work permit for The Netherlands or Luxembourg



  • Flexible working policy
  • A paid internship
  • You will be involved in what drives end to end space solutions
  • You will learn how the space industry uses and deploys software
  • You will work with State-of-The-Art space assets, in a recognized technical authority team in complex satcom systems
  • 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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