About us : It’s a great time to be part of the SES team We are the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO).
We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units : SES Video and SES Networks.
Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often life-changing difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision.
At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.
Engineer, IT Systems (Virtualization) Luxembourg - Betzdorf ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The position is responsible for the evaluation, design, analysis, implementation and documentation of Hardware and Software Linux projects within SES and affiliated companies, as well as for IT project support (execution) within the organization and for the assigned customer related projects.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULTS AREAS Design, specify, procure and implement IT systems based on Linux Review, document and optimize all existing Linux-based infrastructure Review or create processes and workflows for Linux projects (from analysis to hand over) Support on-going Infrastructure projects Define, write, optimize processes about user / systems / project creation Review, document, maintain and update all BCP processes including Linux systems Ensure maturity improvement and adherence of / to all IT service management processes, including Change Management, Incident Management and Problem Management Provide support to 3rd party applications (Varonis, Papercut ) Play an active role in project management (from budget setup via procurement control to handover and documentation) for the implementation of any required project Provide support to internal and external customers for clarification of technical matters, new solutions deployments and optimizations Provide general engineering support to other sections in the operational, engineering, sales and business development area Provide effective support to users upon request and deliver professional message and communications according to SES IT standards Provide deliverables according to timelines fixed in project charters Provide necessary input for annual budgets in time Liaise with equipment suppliers and recommend cost effective solutions and ongoing maintenance arrangements Provide continuously feedback / input to the Senior Manager, Global IT Systems, participate actively in team meetings Ensure full adherence to existing policies (CoBIT, ITIL, Security and other IT related) Focus on simplification and standardization Perform other tasks as requested / required Stay up-to-date with state-of-the-art IT concepts and technologies (virtualization concepts mainly) On-call duties will be required 24 / 7 on a rotational basis COMPETENCIES Ability to integrate into cross-functional and / or virtual project teams Good analytical and problem-solving skills : ability to frame complex problems or business issues and can elaborate and articulate alternative solutions Process oriented with very good documentation skills Proactive approach towards potential and / or current customers Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to understand priorities and to proactively deliver results, even under tight deadlines Ability to overcome resistance to change Ability to learn new technologies quickly Ability to understand business requirements and all stakeholders in the service delivery process QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or equivalent Minimum three to five years of applicable professional experience in a large heterogeneous environment Good experience on Project Management Methodology as well as in IT Process Methodology (ITIL, COBIT ) Proven experience on Linux Technologies (Debian, CentOS preferred) Strong experience on virtualization technologies (Citrix, VmWare, Datacore );
any certification will be considered as an asset Poven experience in servers management, administration, troubleshooting and deployment (preferably HP Hardware) Good working experience on scripting Proven experience with monitoring tools (Puppet, Centreon, Altiris .
Good experience on documentation and use of all solutions in Microsoft Office Suite Sound technical understanding of SAN-, cloud- and backup technologies Proven experience in Microsoft Active Directory management, certification preferred Broad knowledge of Information Security and knowledge of the specificities of the satellite industry Vendor Certifications preferred Fluency in English, any other language is considered as an asset Willingness to travel internationally SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
What’s in it for you? In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development.
But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most.
We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.
Good to know For more information on SES, click here. SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity!