GX Operations System Engineer

Electus Recruitment Solutions Limited
London (Greater)
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
GX Operations System Engineer
You will be responsible for ensuring the Operational Systems Engineering aspect of the newly delivered GX System and well-established Radio Network Subsystems on a global scale. The role will involve providing 3rd and 4th line trouble shooting support on a 24/7 on call basis as and when required. You will coordinate and interface externally with manufacturers as and when required.
You will be working for an industry leader and pioneer of mobile satellite communications.

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Key Responsibilities:
*System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) methodology.
*On-call duty, providing 24/7 engineering support for the GX and BGAN Radio network, globally
*Responding to Network Operations and Customer Service enquiries and solution given promptly
*Troubleshoot any Gx-service and RAN occurred problems (H/W or Systems), in order all agreed SLAs and availability figures are met.
*Raise case supports to vendors and manage the bug fix implementation at iDirect system with minimum traffic impact
*Interact with vendor Development teams to validate and cascade new software and configuration settings into the live network safely
*Provide regular traffic and network performance reports to Business Unit teams and SLA reports analysis.
*Perform preventive maintenance and maintain H/W availability for all redundancy schemes.
*Actively participate to RDT functionality by implementing Modification Requests and preparing all sites for new s/w and patch roll-out.
*Support the Spectrum team to map spectrum efficiency to Service efficiency and to help troubleshoot spectrum issues on the RAN air interface
*Interact with the Regulatory team to keep update all constrains into system for all type of terminal provisioning
*Troubleshoot and help introduce any new User Terminal vendor into the system
*Create procedures for Network Operations and site operators, to follow and maintain proper systems behaviour.
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
*A relevant University degree or equivalent and considerable post-graduate experience in systems engineering management, including any telecommunication system design, test and implementation exposure.
*Experience in an operational technical environment or product development position within the satellite communications industry
*Knowledge of a network design, integration and testing issues associated with satellite access stations, operating in the Ka/Ku band, providing VSAT and IPTV services.
*Good knowledge of DVB-S2/ACM and TDMA
*Good knowledge of modulation and coding
*Good understanding of 3GPP
*Good knowledge of protocol analysing tools and RF measurement technics
*Ability to create and update Link Budgets
*Experience of working directly with prime contractors
*Experience on working within an operational 24x7 environment
*Methodical approach to work, with sufficient commitment and drive to complete tasks, even where adverse conditions are encountered
*Ability to generate innovative solutions for customer excellence
*Willingness to travel overseas
Desirable Knowledge and Skills:
*Msc/MEng (or equivalent) in a relevant technical degree (telecommunications / electronic engineering)
*Proven experience on proving robust technical advice and solutions to customers in a commercial or business units community
*Clear and concise communication skills; ability to articulate technical material to both a technical and non-technical audience
*Scripting and any proven software engineering and database management capabilities are very much appreciated
*Cisco CCNA, Cisco Certified Network Associate
*Systems engineering expertise and project management
Experience on FPGA, micro-processing and A/D-D/A system architectures

GX Operations System Engineer
Salary: to £65000 with On call Rota and Bonus

Key Skills: Linux, SatComms, VSAT, RAN, 3GPP, RF, 3rd Line 4th Line

Please note: Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and travel internationally

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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