Engineer, Network Systems

Job type: Full-time

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, Network Systems Luxembourg - Betzdorf   Your Job The Engineer, Network Systems is directly responsible to the Senior Manager, Service Delivery for the design, implementation and management of mission critical IP production networks associated with Satellite based IP platforms, Internet Backbone infrastructure and media content contribution/distribution. You will have a dedication and commitment to providing a high-level technical competence, professionalism and customer service.   Your Responsibilities Implement and maintain high availability, scalable and cost-effective IP/MPLS production networks involved in the support of mission critical operations and customer service provision Support Fixed Data and Mobile Data Networks which are integral to MSC activities Responsible for provision of Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours Provide and maintain a detailed documentation library for all IP networks under the responsibility of SES Services Delivery (drawings/operational procedures/trouble shooting guides), providing appropriate documentation to the operations groups Provide cost effective solutions based on operational, customer and budgetary requirements while taking into account currently available technologies Be proactive in implementing improvements to the existing network infrastructure in the drive for best in class service availability and reliability while meeting internal product requirements Manage vendors with particular emphasis on maintenance agreements, incident management and software deployment; acts as interface between SES and all customers Manage allocated SES sites, hardware upgrades and capacity planning     Your Experience / Qualifications University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent At least 3 years of professional experience in IP networking and LAN/WAN technologies including but not limited to Layer 2 & 3, network architecture and design At least 2 years of experience in IOS XR platforms (ASR9000) At least 2 years of experience in Service provider networks Thorough understanding of ISP backbone networks Professional certification to level of Cisco Certified Network Professional (Service Provider) mandatory, CCIE SP will be consider as advantage Proven track record in the design, implementation and support of high availability IP networks in the Service Provider domain along with associated security, traffic management and monitoring systems, including detailed multicast and MPLS network design Good knowledge in: MPLS, MPLS-TE, RSVP, OSPF, Multicast and multicast VPN Experience in deploying and managing virtualization technologies VMWare ESX and Citrix Xenserver Experience in administration Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu) servers Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible Able to read, write and debug shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python) Understanding of authentication and authentication protocols such as TACACS, RADIUS and LDAP Experience in managing IP Address Management tools and managing DNS/DHCP servers and services Be able to understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the service delivery process Be proactive in recommending/implementing improvements to the existing network infrastructure in the drive for best in class service availability and reliability     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 SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity!

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