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Global Gateway Services Engineer

Requisition Number:  16695
Contract Type:  Permanent

Manassas, VA, US



The Global Gateway Services Engineer is a key member of the SES Technology Ground

Infrastructure team providing expertise in the Order-to-fulfilment domain, mainly Service Design,

Implementation and Commissioning at SES Gateways. The engineer’s activities will include the

active collection as well as definition of technical requirements and processes for implementing  

Service platforms. This comprises interface management as well as coordination across multiple

internal teams and customers. A further part of the role is in the lead-to-order domain with focus on

providing customer focussed technical proposals for above mentioned services.




  • Design, specify and implement services (Data & Video) at SES Gateway and Teleport locations for High Throughput satellites, Widebeam GEO satellites and MEO satellites and other missions.
  • Lead technical coordination for end-to-end RF service commissioning at global SES Gateway locations across internal teams and customer representatives
  • Define, specify and report on Key Performance Indicators applicable to Service Fulfilment and Service Assurance for SES Gateways and Teleports
  • Define and lead implementation of Continuous Service Improvements initiatives and monitor results
  • Design subsystems and implement RF earth station equipment including antennas, HPA’s, switch matrix, up/down converters, modulators, inter-facility connection equipment and Co-lo space
  • Design, specify, and manage the integration of measurement, communications and monitoring and control systems (including Service IOT and M&C Systems)
  • Perform transmission analysis, in particular link budget calculations and studies in support of business development and customer services
  • Define and specify building and IP infrastructure as required for such ground based systems
  • Handle budgets, procurements, manage installations and the operational handover of ground segment, services and communications systems




  • Effective organizational skills with high attention to details and multitasking
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible and to deliver under time constraints, to take initiative and to operate without direct supervision
  • High sensitivity to clients’ needs and capacity to find solutions to complex technical problems and overcome obstacles to deliver a high quality of service
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills that include the ability to present highly technical concepts in non-technical terms, and ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members
  • Self-motivated and sound aptitude for continuous technical learning




  • BSc or MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering degree or similar
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of experience in the Satellite communications domain as Development Engineer, Systems Engineer, Test & Integration Engineer, NOC/Teleport Operator, and/or Project Manager (a combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • Experience in RF measurement techniques, test and verification of ground stations, and auxiliary systems
  • Moderate proficiency with MS Office package (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio) required
  • Moderate proficiency with Autocad and Excel VBA are an asset
  • Fluency in English (oral and written)




  • Ability to travel internationally from time to time (10% or less)


What’s in it for you: 


  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs (varies by location)


Good to Know:

SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. SES is committed to workplace diversity, equity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law



Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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