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Systems Engineer, Satellite Telecommunications

Requisition Number:  16555
Contract Type:  Permanent

Manassas, VA, US The Hague, NL Betzdorf, LU

Engineer, Telecommunication Systems

(Washington, D.C., The Hague, NL, or Betzdorf, LU)


Role Description

As our Engineer, Telecommunication Systems, you will be responsible for: (this is not an exhaustive list)

  • End-to-End user centered processes
  • Translating Customer business needs into a system concept
  • Apportion technical requirements for each element of the system
  • Execute studies to pave SES’s path to the business expansion and diversification as it pertains to our Strategic Plan


You will be a valued member of a team of 6 globally dispersed engineers working on end-to-end systems projects on satellite investment cases including replacements and expansion of existing businesses!


Your Profile

Must Haves

  • Degree in telecommunications or related field
  • Theoretical Knowledge of satellite and associate technologies
  • Minimum of 5 years in an Engineering role

Nice to Have

  • Experience in satellite manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages besides English
  • Knowledge of project financial structures


Hiring Process

  • Phone Screen w/ Hiring Manager
  • Video Interview w/ Hiring Manager plus Team
  • Phone Interview w/ Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Offer Discussion (references and education verification)
  • Employment Offer Extended
  • Welcome to SES!


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 programmes (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story


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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