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Engineer, Station Support

Requisition Number:  11714
Contract Type:  Permanent

Bristow, VA, US


Provide station-wide technical support for all teleport operation, installation, and maintenance processes at the Manassas facilities.  Also, as required, provide station support through the planning, design, implementation, and configuration of Manassas Ground Operations systems and infrastructure.



  • Specify technical requirements
  • Evaluate new station hardware
  • Provide 24/7 on-call support to the Network Operations Center
  • Interface and coordinate with Logistics for shipments
  • Provide local program management oversight
  • Perform maintenance of all station RF, IF and baseband equipment
  • Operate, maintain, install, test, and configure all station RF, IF and baseband equipment
  • Maintain accurate station block and level drawings
  • Provide operational support to PMOCL2 and NOC in trouble resolution as required
  • Respond to station alarms being monitored by M&C System


  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse organization
  • Be able to be on call 24x7x365 for off-hours emergencies
  • Be able to lift at least 50 pounds and climb ladders
  • Customer-centric communication and interpersonal skills (both oral and written)
  • Design engineering and implementation experience with SATCOM, broadband, telecommunications, digital video, and TCP/IP systems
  • Good knowledge of microwave and satellite techniques and the ability to troubleshoot at system level using test equipment
  • Minimum of three years of satellite communication technical experience (five years preferred)
  • Minimum of three years of teleport /earth station experience (five years preferred)
  • Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, trade school, or military training in electronics / communication systems


In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.



SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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