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Engineer, Network Systems

Requisition Number:  11810
Contract Type:  Permanent

Hawley, PA, US

Role Description Summary

As our Network Engineer you will be directly responsible to the Manager, Core Network Engineering for the design, implementation and management of mission critical IP production networks associated with

Satellite based IP platforms, Internet Backbone infrastructure and media content contribution/distribution. You will have a dedication and commitment to providing a high level technical competence, professionalism and customer service.


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Extended Job Description:


Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas

  • Participate in the design of the SES core transport networks and its associated provisioning and assurance systems, including, but not limited to: validation of technical requirements, assessment of platforms or vendors and budgetary requirements;
  • Implementation of the core transport networks nodes and points-of-presence (PoP) in line with the design principles and business requirements;
    • Strong focus on maintaining up-to-date documentation (drawings/operational procedures/trouble shooting guides);
  • Responsible for proactive maintenance of the core transport networks, through upgrades and preventive maintenances and for reactive maintenance via Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours
  • Engineering support for sales, sales engineering and product development teams both for Video and Networks with focus on customer requirements, operational efficiency and budgetary requirements;
  • Participate and responsible for Core Network Engineering in-time delivery in cross-functional and company strategic projects;
  • Be able to understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the infrastructure and service delivery process
  • Subject-matter expert in systems and technologies deployed in the Core Transport Networks as well as broad mastering of service provider best practices and current deployments;
  • Manage allocated SES sites, hardware upgrades and capacity planning



  • Good problem solving and analytical skills; able to delivery visible and measurable results with limited supervision and incomplete input;
  • Must be able understand and deliver on company goals and maintain focus on the end customer experience and quality of service delivery;
  • Be able to demonstrate good documentation and report writing skills for team members and/or cross-functional peers;
  • Willingness to explore next-generation solutions and technologies;
  • Ability to coordinate business requirements and day to day tasks, both autonomously and in interdisciplinary teams;
  • Ability to manage complex projects and major network implementations;
  • Good communication skills and team-spirit;
  • Systematic and consistent problem and technical issues solving both in business as usual and stress environment;


Qualification & Experience

  • University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in IP networking and LAN/WAN technologies including but not limited to Layer 2 & 3, network architecture and design;
  • Thorough understanding of ISP backbone networks and associated services;
  • Proven track record in design, implementation and support of high availability IP/MPLS networks in the Service Provider domain along with associated security, traffic management and monitoring systems; Building experience in Multicast;
  • Very strong knowledge in OSPF, MPLS, BGP, MPLS services is a must; Building experience on MPLS-TE, RSVP, Multicast and multicast VPN;
  • At least 3 years of experience in Service Provider networks;
  • Building experience in Cisco IOS XR and Juniper JUNOS;
  • Building experience with using automation tools and technologies;
  • Able to read, write and debug shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python)
  • Cisco certified at professional level (Service Provider tracks) mandatory; CCIE SP as well as additional vendor certifications are encouraged;
  • Experience in deploying and managing on-premises virtualization technologies VMWare ESX and Citrix Xenserver; Building experience with cloud hosted applications;
  • Experience in administration Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu) servers;
  • Understanding of authentication and authentication protocols such as TACACS, RADIUS and LDAP and experience in managing IP Address Management tools and managing DNS/DHCP servers and services;


Other Key Requirements / Comments

  • KPI – deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Maintenance of network
  • Understanding of service provider business environment;


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.

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