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Technician, Station Support

Requisition Number:  18144
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Betzdorf, LU

ROLE DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Technician, Station Support to join the SSG team in our Betzdorf headquarters. In this role, you will cover the ground communications systems, as well as the power system operations on a 24/7 basis, and also act as first-line intervention to the Betzdorf power and HVAC systems during out-of-office hours and provide “hand and eyes” support to hosted customer equipment. In this position you will maintain and operate the SES ground assets in Betzdorf and other third-party sites globally. This includes support to third party teleports that are contracted for TT&C and payload services. 

 

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

  • Respond to any ground system anomaly that causes a payload communication or a TT&C outage or disturbance and restore the service with the least possible delay
  • Provide 24/7 service support to SES global customers
  • Deliver operation reports on technical activities
  • (Re)configure the Betzdorf teleport to provide backhaul, signal processing and uplink services to customers
  • Keep track and maintain the BTZ and backup stations in an excellent state
  • Assist the various satellite ranging systems ensuring continuity of accurate data provision to the Flight Dynamics team
  • Participate in LEOP (Launch and Early Orbit Phase) operations as well as satellite relocations for SES satellite missions and other operators
  • Support SES internal & external customers, including, equipment hosting, engineering and Sales
  • Take 1st line responsibility outside normal office hours for infrastructure systems
  • Ensure all IT security measures and procedures are followed

 

YOUR PROFILE

  1. Must have 
  • Technician diploma or degree in a relevant technical discipline (Telecommunications, Electronics, RF…)
  • Experience of 2 to 5 years in similar role, or in a satellite operations NOC-based role
  • Fluency in English
  • Comfortable working in a shift schedule
  • Aptitude for working with hardware, Earth Station systems, equipment and operations
  • System diagnostic skills
  • Willingness to undergo a EU/NATO security clearance process; a EU or NATO member state nationality

 

2.    Nice to Have

  • RF knowledge including RF signal routing and processing (waveguide, IF and RF switching, filtering and combining, linearisation etc.), amplification (TWTAs, KPAs, SSPAs), frequency conversion, an-tennas (drives, tracking etc.)
  • Knowledge of IP networks, platforms and Internet infrastructure (BGP/DNS/IPV6 etc.) and/or Broad-cast systems and technologies (DVB/Multiplexing/Contribution/Distribution)

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus plan
  • 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

   

GOOD TO KNOW

Embark on a career with us, where diversity isn't just a buzzword – it's our driving force. We are crafting a workplace mosaic that values every hue, background, and perspective. Join a global team where inclusivity sparks innovation, and individuality is not only embraced but celebrated. At SES we are committed to hiring inspiring individuals from all backgrounds. We take great pride in creating safe and inclusive processes and we support the recruitment, retention, and evolution of all employees irrespective of gender, colour, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or marital status, background or walk in life.

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