(Senior) System Engineer, Defence Systems

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  • Be the technical lead to design and implement integrated ground systems/solutions (incl. terminals, gateways, terrestrial connectivity and IT) working with both internal teams and suppliers
  • Develop specifications, requirements, prepare documentation, and conduct presentations for internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage the operational handover of ground segment and communications systems inclusive related documentation, support the delivery to external customers and ensure the proper tools and training are in place including life cycle support
  • Support overall project management and adapt work as required to meet deadlines
  • Participate in tender processes i.e. design, submission and review
  • Manage cost budgets and relationships with vendors and stakeholders
  • Support GovSat’s Quality Management and ISO certification activities in the frame of ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO 27001 and further


  • Strong functional expertise in Military/Defense SATCOM solutions and architectures
  • Good project management skills (coordination/management of staff/resources, budgets, deadlines, risks)
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to use System Engineering processes
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to integrate into cross-functional, multicultural and/or virtual project teams
  • Business oriented and business proactive towards potential and/or current customers
  • Innovative spirit, proactive approach towards new technical solutions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, or related degree, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of system engineering experience in development and delivery of satellite communications systems
  • Proven experience in delivering successfully project management and systems installation and testing without direct supervision
  • Proven experience with implementing satellite based “end to end” system solutions of satellite ground systems inclusive RF integration to Network
  • Fluency in English
  • Willing to travel internationally


  • NATO/EU SECRET clearances are mandatory. Candidate must be willing to undergo a security clearance procedure as this position requires holding of a security clearance.


  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

Tagged as: iso 27001, iso 9001, iso14001

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