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Senior Engineer, Maritime Systems

Requisition Number:  10674
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Manassas, VA, US

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Maritime System Engineer provides technical leadership and expertise in the areas of satellite maritime terminal systems and baseband systems development for Maritime and Energy customers as a member of a cross-functional team.  The engineer's primary objective is to ensure such customers have the highest quality terminals and baseband systems available exceeding stringent SES system performance requirements.  This role will define the SES Maritime Cruise customer experience journey.

Extended Job Description:

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Maritime System Engineer provides technical leadership and expertise in the areas of satellite maritime terminal systems and baseband systems development for Maritime and Energy customers as a member of a cross-functional team.  The engineer's primary objective is to ensure such customers have the highest quality terminals and baseband systems available exceeding stringent SES system performance requirements.  This role will define the SES Maritime Cruise customer experience journey.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Perform system engineering design and analyses in support of the SES Maritime terminal and baseband systems development and implementation
  • Develop and validate maritime terminal implementation, integration, and certification processes
  • Provide technical leadership to subcontractors and vendors developing SES MEO/GEO compatible maritime antennas, RF components, baseband, Monitoring & Control, and network equipment
  • Develop and support integration and testing methods and procedures for the Maritime Terminals at the component, subsystem, and system levels
  • Provide system engineering leadership in the deployment of Maritime terminals and systems at Customer facilities located worldwide
  • Support the Operations Team as an SME in resolving the most difficult customer troubleshooting efforts per internal escalation procedures from Level 3 to Level 4
  • Develop forward-looking architectures and designs that support implementation of evolving SES products utilizing expertise with Intellian products.
  • Perform end-to-end test and validation of maritime systems to include Monitor & Control, Out of Band functionality

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrated performance as a reliable team player
  • Self-Starter with a high level of personal accountability
  • High attention to the details
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Seniority will be based on experience
  • 8-10 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree, 6-8 years of experience and a Master’s degree, or 4-6 years of experience and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, or related field (a combination of experience and education will be considered)
  • Moderate experience developing and/or maintaining Maritime SATCOM systems, terminals and satellite-based networking & data systems; O3b Ka-Band systems
  • Experience in development and deployment of maritime SATCOM networks
  • In-Depth knowledge of Telecommunications Satellite Systems including VSAT systems
  • Complete understanding of GEO, MEO, and LEO telecommunications satellite technologies and systems
  • Experience with Azure 
  • 10% domestic and internal travel

 

Preferred

  • Proficience with Juniper or Cisco certifications and experience e.g. JNCIS / JNCIP / JNCIE / CCNP / CCIE
  • Working knowledge of internet-based network connectivity principles and implementation
  • Experience in development of monitoring and control systems using Kratos Compass or other Network Management Systems

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

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.

 

GOOD TO KNOW

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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