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Senior System Engineer, System Architecture

Requisition Number:  17573
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

SES TechCom in Luxembourg is looking for a Senior System Engineer to join the System Architecture team. The System Architecture team works closely with other teams, such as Solutions Engineering and Software Solutions, to support the delivery of innovative solutions to areas of quantum communication, emergency relief and satellite navigation and communication.


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

  • Specify and design satellite networks services, RF, optical or hybrid satellite/terrestrial communications systems and follow up their implementation
  • Research and recommend solutions best suited for customer needs
  • Keep abreast of technological developments, market trends, customer requirements, standardization licensing and regulatory aspects
  • Support the attraction of new business by defining the solutions elements for various Re-quest for Proposal (RFP) phases like preparations, handover, proposal, and contract negotiations
  • Supervise and coordinate interdisciplinary teams during the technical and financial proposal preparation, contract negotiation process as well as delivery of multi-disciplinary projects and services to international customers within the agreed budget, specification and schedule





Must have 

  • Degree in Mathematics, Electronics, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience in design, engineering, implementation or operations of telecommunications systems
  • Experience in RF engineering in ground stations, VSAT networks or network orchestration
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken


Nice to have

  • Experience in delivering customer projects
  • Experience with GEO, MEO, or LEO satellite ground systems 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and leads with different and evolving priorities
  • Willingness to enroll in the security clearance process




  • 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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