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Systems Engineer, Converged Multimedia Networks

Requisition Number:  13281
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

At SES, we cultivate an inclusive and healthy work environment that enables us to drive business success. As a company dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, we believe our story should reflect those of the millions we serve. We are committed to increasing the number of employees from underrepresented groups and nurturing an inclusive company culture where people can flourish.


The Technology's team mission is to ensure the safety of our combined GEO and MEO fleet and maximize spacecraft lifetime, provide the best performance to SES customers. We drive innovation for our infrastructure, products, and services and manage spacecraft procurement for both heritage and next-generation systems.


Are you…?  

  • Curious to an exploration of new satellite application concepts for current and future products?
  • Passionate about the development of proof of concepts, demonstrating the feasibility of the innovative concepts and preparing the ground for commercial product development
  • Genuinely interested in software development projects. Including the design of prototypes and their testing in the SES infrastructure environment


If you are interested in becoming part of the SES family, click on ‘read full job description’ to find out more.


Extended Job Description:



Primary Responsibilities/Key Result Areas:

  • Contribute to the exploration of new satellite application concepts enabling new SES products and leveraging our existing and future satellite infrastructure as well as satellite and non-satellite technologies and networks
  • Develop proof of concepts of such applications, demonstrating the feasibility of the innovative concepts proposed and preparing the ground for subsequent commercial product development for both SES Video and SES Networks
  • Explore new concepts for multimedia satellite applications and interactive services in collaboration with relevant SES teams, industrial partners, and research institutes.
  • Responsible for several hands-on in-house software development projects. Including the design of prototypes and their testing in the SES infrastructure environment.
  • Provide design and engineering review support for the development of product concepts and ensure that the designs incorporate flexibility, scalability, and reusability.
  • Contribute via detailed analysis and elaboration of requirements to RFIs for hardware and software to be developed and procured for new applications and subsequently support the resulting implementation projects
  • Develop engineering tools to support the analysis and optimization SES systems targeted by the newly proposed application
  • Maintain awareness of, study, and evaluate new techniques and components for the transmission, reception, and distribution of video, audio and data signals also about market trends, competitive and economic factors, customer requirements, standardization, licensing, and regulatory aspects
  • Deliver clear, concise, timely, and constructive contributions regarding all areas referred to above based on engineering knowledge and experience


Who We Are Looking For (More About You):

In order to achieve the outcomes described above, we believe you will have the following:



  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision
  • Self-Starter with a high level of personal accountability
  • Communication and presentation skills display a proactive approach towards internal and external customers
  • Ability to provide practical conclusions
  • Aspiration to innovate
  • Commercially focused with a good grasp of business principles
  • Demonstrate effective intercultural awareness
  • High level of integrity and work ethic


Preferred Education & Experience (a combination of education and experience will be considered):

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Digital Communications, Digital Signal Processing, Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent
  • Min of 2.years relevant experience
  • Established experience in software developments applying IP and web technologies
  • Evidenced knowledge in virtualization technologies
  • Practical experience in setting up communication networks, preferably applied to video distribution systems
  • Proficient understanding of information technology, computing architectures, IP networking, IP protocols.
  • Good knowledge in communication system architectures, wired and wireless IP networks, digital signal processing, IT, audio-visual source coding, digital modulation, and channel coding
  • Fluency in English
  • Willingness to travel internationally



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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