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Senior Solutions Engineer

Requisition Number:  16296
Contract Type:  Permanent

The Hague, NL Betzdorf, LU Miramar, FL, US

Role Description Summary


The Senior Solutions Engineer is the technical point of contact for a Maritime Global Sales team. The Senior Solutions Engineer is a key member of the Solutions Engineering Team, providing guidance and planning in aspects of defining, developing, and improving solutions for customers’ service requirements using the full suite of SES products and services. In this role, you will be responsible for solution design and technical support which impacts the performance of SES. Mentoring and training are key components of the role.


This could be remote position.


Extended Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas


  • Support Maritime Solutions Engineering team to ensure technical solutions are presented clearly and address commercial considerations
  • Support technical service solution design and prepare technical proposals in support of sales requests with a detailed understanding of the customer’s service requirements
  • Perform engineering analysis guidance to determine how new and existing services can be optimized
  • Challenge legacy processes based on assimilated data and present alternate efficient options
  • Develop and provide training to both internal and external customers on SES services and products
  • Support Marketing Department as technical consultant for SES products and services
  • Represent SES Networks at trade shows and industry conferences by presenting and supporting panel discussions
  • Support operational events, contingency planning and regulatory considerations
  • Track and understand new satellite access schemes, earth station antenna design, and wireless network technologies
  • Other ad-hoc duties or projects, as required by Solutions Engineering Management




  • Knowledge in satellite transmission analysis and complex solution engineering
  • Knowledge of IP networking to include Cloud based solutions
  • Good Negotiation & Communication skills to include excellent presentation skills
  • Proven Customer Relation skills
  • Market intelligence & technology development awareness
  • Specific knowledge related to region/segment
    • Analysis knowledge & ability to optimize technical solutions


Qualification & Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Communications/Computer Science
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant Solution Engineering experience in Maritime, Energy, Commercial Shipping markets
  • Theoretical and practical experience with antenna design and optimization
  • Knowledge of satellite access technologies and earth station components
  • Knowledge of English is essential, additional regional languages desirable
  • Willingness to travel internationally and meet directly with clients
  • Ability to work effectively in a global high energy multicultural team



What's In It For You:


  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story


Good To Know: 


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

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