Engineer, Spacecraft Subsystems, Payload
SES Latin America
Betzdorf, LU
il y a 2h


SES’ purpose is to do the extraordinary in space to deliver amazing experiences on earth and the Spacecraft Engineering team is core to this promise. We ensure :

  • Six sigma satellite service availability
  • Safe and efficient operations of the satellite fleet
  • Collaborate and co-create spacecraft specifications and solutions together with the Space Operations and Spacecraft Procurement teams
  • Analyse cost and opportunity and provide recommendations and technical advice
  • Do you have...

  • knowledge of satellite telecommunications payload subsystem components?
  • knowledge and understanding of link budgets?
  • knowledge and experience with software programming skills in a Python ecosystem?
  • If so, please click below to review the full job description!

    Please note this position will be filled in Manassas, VA, USA


  • Monitor health status and provide on-call support for satellites in operation, including recovery and follow-up of eventual spacecraft off-limit conditions, anomalies and service interruptions
  • Ensure Customer satisfaction and maximize satellite fleet availability and longevity
  • Support procedure development of payload mission of the current and upcoming satellites. Ensure lessons learned are applied.
  • Specify, develop and maintain applications and tools required for dynamic payload operations in a modern environment
  • Implement satellite reconfigurations with a focus on satellite safety and Customer satisfaction
  • Plan, coordinate, perform and evaluate payload RF testing as required
  • Provide engineering support for the satellite requirement definition, proposal evaluation and negotiation, design analysis and all other satellite procurement related duty of SES spacecraft.
  • Develop system level operational concept used as reference to define development
  • Perform required engineering analysis, modelling and parameters modifications to optimise satellite performances or adapt them to new business needs

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (master’s degree preferred), with a specialization in Radio Frequency telecommunications.
  • Prior professional experience in a similar assignment is an asset
  • Fluency in English (any other language being an asset)

  • Knowledge in cloud environment is an asset
  • Be able to provide 24 / 7 on-call support, react to contingencies and cope with high stress situations
  • Ability to generate, review and validate reliable operating procedures and instructions
  • Ability to adapt to fast-paced or custom situations with innovative and effective solutions
  • Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff
  • Have strong communication skills, both written and oral, and team-spirit
  • Be willing to integrate into an international environment
  • 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.

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