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(Senior) Engineer, Teleport Network Engineering

Requisition Number:  13143
Contract Type:  Permanent

Munich (Unterföhring), DE

Role Description Summary:

You will directly report to the Senior Manager Teleport Network Engineering, for the design, implementation, and operation of IP production networks associated with Satellite-based IP platforms, Internet Backbone infrastructure, and media content contribution/distribution. He / She will have a dedication and commitment to providing high-level technical competence, professionalism, and customer service.


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Extended Job Description:



Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas:

  • Lead the design of the SES Teleport 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.
  • In-time implementation of the teleport networks nodes and points-of-presence (PoP) in line with the design principles and business requirements; Strong focus on releasing and maintaining up-to-date documentation (drawings/operational procedures/troubleshooting guides).
  • Responsible for proactive maintenance of the teleport networks, through upgrades and preventive maintenances and for reactive maintenance via Level 3 network engineering support to Net-work Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours
  • Engineering and business support for sales, sales engineering, and product development teams both for Video business unit (primary) and Networks (secondary), with a focus on customer requirements, operational efficiency, and budgetary requirements.
  • Senior representative and lead for Teleport Network Engineering in cross-functional and company strategic projects. 
  • Subject-matter expert in systems and technologies deployed in the Teleport Networks, service provider, and data center best practices as well as excellent mastering of SES service and technologies portfolio.
  • Manage allocated SES sites, hardware upgrades, and capacity planning.


Who We Are Looking For (More About You):

To achieve the outcomes described above, we believe you will have the following:



  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; able to deliver visible and measurable results with limited or no supervision and incomplete input. 
  • Be able to understand and communicate to others the company goals and maintain focus on the end customer experience and quality of service and infrastructure delivery.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent documentation and report writing skills for team members and/or cross-functional peers and management.
  • Willingness to explore next-generation solutions and technologies and adapt them to SES business needs.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and major network implementations.
  • Systematic and consistent problem and technical issues solving both in business as usual and stress environment.
  • Ability to translate business strategic initiatives into technical solutions and present complex next-generation technologies to a non-technical audience.


Qualification & Experience:

  • University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent
  • At least 8 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. 
  • Provide a track record of designing and supporting end-to-end solutions in a service provider environment is mandatory; Experience with satellite-delivered services is a considerable advantage.
  • Very strong knowledge in OSPF, BGP, Multicast, and Unicast. Continuously building experience with other related technologies. 
  • At least 5 years of experience in Service Provider networks or Datacenter.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Cisco IOS XE/XR/NX-OS platforms are mandatory; Building experience with Juniper platforms and/or vendors.
  • Cisco certified at a professional level (Routing and Switching track) mandatory; CCIE R&S, as well as additional vendor certifications, are encouraged.
  • Experience with ASA or Fortinet Firewalls
  • 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.


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)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story



The contents of this job description are subject to change. 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, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.


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