Engineer, Spectrum Management & Development


Direct Entry Job Permanent Isle of Man, UK

Uploaded 10 Aug 2018

Job Description

Are you ambitious? Want to work in a dynamic international environment with the opportunity for advancement within a global market leader?

SES Satellite Leasing Ltd is part of SES, the world’s preeminent communications company providing first class, worldwide broadcast and broadband communications through a fleet of 72 satellites.  SES Satellite Leasing Ltd currently operates 13 of those satellites through a network of partners that give it global coverage with regional expertise.  This ambitious company is continuously expanding and is looking to fill the following position:

Engineer, Spectrum Management & Development

Role Summary

Reporting to the VP, Satellite Project Oversight, as Engineer, Spectrum Management & Development, the successful candidate will assist in securing, maintaining and advancing the company’s interests in interference free use of spectrum. Participating in ITU and regional/national meetings to ensure that the company’s interest is secured in relation to spectrum utilization and domestic policy proceedings, the post holder will support the identification of potential new spectrum for expansion capability of the company’s space and terrestrial infrastructure and assist in relationship management with the Isle of Man Government, OFCOM & ITU as well as regional regulatory authorities officially representing SES when required.


  • Obtain/protect new/existing spectrum
  • Influence ITU spectrum allocations and satellite coordination procedures
  • Support Business Development with technical due diligence activities
  • Support spectrum coordination
  • Development of technical papers/studies and ITU filings
  • Support licensing of satellites and earth stations

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Satellite, Telecommunications, or Electronic/Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience in radio frequency system design or regulation, radio, microwave or telecommunications industries
  • Knowledge of the ITU Radio Regulations and Regional Regulations
  • An understanding on satellite technologies and applications
  • Have an understanding of orbital mechanics and how to model and simulate the flight paths of space objects
  • Fluency in written and oral English are required, working knowledge of other languages would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of a programming language eg. Python or Matlab
  • Strong desire to learn and take on new challenges
  • Possess a proactive, “can do” attitude
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 50%)
  • A willingness to re-locate to the Isle of Man, where the post will be based

If you wish to apply for the above position, you can apply online at

SES is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer


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