Senior Engineer, Strategic Teleport Partners

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Lead the site search and selection process for SES’ new High Throughput Satellites (HTS) and O3b mPower gateways.


  • Lead the site search and selection process for SES’ new High Throughput Satellites (HTS) and O3b mPower gateways
  • Negotiate technical, commercial, and contractual terms with newly selected and existing teleport partners.
  • Develop and maintain Teleport Services Agreements (TSA) and related Service Orders for teleport partners in your region; this will include drafting new service orders as additional uplinks and other new services are brought online
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the SES Legal team to develop and refine the contractual documents required to implement third party services and new gateway hosting projects
  • Manage the site selection process for new satellite services which are required to be uplinked by third-party teleports
  • Research, qualify, and select third-party teleport sites to support Telemetry, Tracking & Command (TT&C) and Carrier Spectrum Monitoring (CSM) services
  • Interface directly with SES Ground System Engineering and Operations groups to define project technical and operational requirements to develop Request for Proposal (RFP) and Statement of Work (SOW) documents
  • Liaise directly with SES Sales, Accounting, Tax, Fleet Planning, Spectrum, and Regulatory groups throughout the planning and implementation phases of major projects
  • Visit new potential sites to validate technical and operational suitability


  • Negotiation
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical
  • Self-motivated
  • Global cultural awareness
  • Team work
  • Prioritization



  • Minimum 8-10 years of combined experience and/or education in Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • Moderate experience with satellite teleport operations
  • Moderate experience with standard earth station equipment (i.e. antenna systems, HPAs, frequency converters, and baseband / platform equipment)
  • Moderate proficiency with Word, Excel, Visio, and Power Point
  • Moderate experience 15% internal and domestic travel
  • Advanced proficiency with English, other languages a plus


  • Bachelor’s in Science degree
  • Experience with earth station design, network implementation, and engineering techniques as related to Geostationary, MEO, or LEO satellite operations
  • Industry knowledge of key ground segment equipment vendors and teleport operators
  • Proficiency with SAP


Tagged as: ms office, SAP, HTS, o3b mpower, geostationary, meo/leo

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