8 Sep 2018

Full-Time Tools & Systems Engineer – (Great For College Graduates)

SES NETWORKS – Posted by JustinManassas, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

Engineer, Tools & Systems Administration
Manassas, VA

The System Engineer Tools is a key member of the SES Networks Operations team, providing technical leadership and expertise in the areas of ground systems operations, maintenance, and system adaptation and enhancement. The engineer’s primary objective is to ensure SES Networks customers are provided the highest quality service, through the development of tools and process for NOC, and supporting NOC Support Engineers, Gateway and services providers, and customers in troubleshooting and problem resolution.


  • Develop, maintain, and enhance monitoring and reporting tools, techniques, procedures, and efficiency in support of SES Network’s Satellite Ground System & Network Operations
  • Assist in the development and operational validation of new products, systems, procedures, and tools.
  • Develop creative solutions to aid in the quick identification and resolution of network events.
  • Perform data analysis, anomaly evaluation and reporting.
  • Support integration, enhancement and testing network management system.
  • Provide Engineering leadership in the testing, monitoring, and ongoing support of the Ground Infrastructure at SES Networks and Customer facilities located worldwide.


  • BS in Engineering and/or Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with software tool development to support Network operations
  • Familiarity with Network and Systems Environment, preferably in a system engineer role.
  • Strong software tool development background (preferred… Python, Shell, JavaScript)
  • Strong Unix/Linux system understanding (preferred…Systems Administration/Deployment experience)
  • Strong SQL/MySQL Database experience, maintaining database integrity by identifying and resolving database performance issues, capacity planning, replications and other data issues
  • Ability to troubleshoot software platform and infrastructure components
  • Experience with RESTful interfaces. JSON, SOAP, etc.
  • Strong understanding of System Engineering principles and techniques
  • Experience working with highly complex networks and remotely deployed systems
  • Design, implementation, and integration of infrastructure systems (like EM7, Salesforce, Splunk, etc.)
  • Understanding of GEO, MEO, and LEO telecommunications satellite technologies is a plus
  • Prior development experience with network automation tools is a plus


  • Self-starter with a high level of personal accountability
  • Intelligence and a sense of humor to mix in well with a diverse group of bright engineers
  • Sense of urgency, initiative and competitive drive to get things done
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • High attention to detail
  • Resourcefully working through or around anything blocking things that need to be accomplished
  • Ability to set priorities and to work under tight deadlines
  • Strong customer and communication skills
  • Ability to travel, internationally, up to 15% of time

We offer you

  • A diverse workplace. For SES, diversity is more than a question of gender or race; we welcome different minds and different skills.
  • An exciting job opportunity in a fast moving and fascinating industry. Our technology is launching into space on the next generation of rockets.
  • Opportunities to further grow and develop in a global and growing company; we believe life-long learning is key to bring the best of SES worldwide.
  • A competitive compensation package linked to your performance, and further supplemented with attractive benefits.

SES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Contact Gail Glassmoyer @


Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: College, Graduate, SES Networks, system engineering, and Tools Engineering. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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