Senior Services Deployment Engineer

Sep 26, 2018
Dec 18, 2018
Full Time



Join an innovative team that is responsible for transforming the customer experience by creating and bringing to market new products and services based upon globalized connectivity without boundaries. We reach beyond the traditional satellite industry and the broader communications landscape.   As part of the Intelsat vision, we will define new products with the performance, features, and flexibility required to open new profitable markets, drive new revenue streams and ensure the most reliable and secure communications globally. To accomplish our goal, we are looking for bold thinkers who will continue our legacy of innovation for decades to come.


The Senior Services Deployment Engineer is responsible for leading deployment activities associated with maintaining, growing and evolving Intelsat's Flex managed services network.  You will lead collaborative efforts to build, deploy and validate Intelsat's Flex and other network satellite broadband platform solutions that support Intelsat commercial and enterprise networks.  You will interact with equipment suppliers, integrator vendors, and internally work with peers from Network Planning, Network Design, Field Service Engineering and Network Operations teams.  As a leader on the team you will drive the best practices in network system deployment and mentor more junior members of the team.  


An Equal Opportunity Employer


Critical Responsibilities

•Provides guidance on all existing and proposed architecture to ensure streamlined integration

•Proactively identifies system dependencies and project scope changes.

•Develops Statement of Works (SOW) for use with third party integrators and Technical Service Work Orders (TSWO) and lead efforts at remote locations based on these documents.

•Drafts technical drawings (rack elevations, wire and cable diagrams, network diagrams) and maintain as built and redline drawings into corporate repositories.

•Conducts design and service handoff reviews

•Adheres to structured deployment methodology and end-to-end testing.

•Implements and validates fault and performance systems

•Provides level 3 infrastructure support to the operations team, including on-call rotation support

•Resolves issues related to source data and/or systems anomalies.

•Ensures that best practice procedure is incorporated from a multiple department perspective, within your defined role and responsibility.

•Supports the development of automation capabilities.

•Collaborates with the Design Engineers, vendors, Field Service Engineers (FSE), and Program Managers.

•Contributes to current operating standards and process, to increase team effectiveness and process alignment.

•Provides knowledge transfer and mentoring to other engineers and peers as required.

•Contributes to technical training materials.


Important Responsibilities

•Represents the department as a primary technical SME.

•Participates in and leads meetings and activities to support Network Engineering.

•Documents and complies with recordkeeping procedures.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar discipline. At least three (3) years of network experience, with five (5) years preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the stated minimum education and experience requirements

•Network Engineering and system deployment expertise within a Multi-vendor integration experience

•Working experience in Linux command line syntax

•Working experience with Cisco and Juniper routing and switching

•Experience in low level design and configuration of broadband satellite platforms (ex. iDirect, Gilat, Comtech, Newtech) or data/Internet over satellite systems.

•Excellent hands-on network integration and problem-solving skills

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Influences others outside of the team to ensure goals are met and conflicts are resolved

•Ability to “think outside the box”

•Ability to work independently on multiple projects

•Desired Certifications: CCNA

•Must have excellent organizational and database skills, with the ability to coordinate between multiple systems.

•Ability to analyze situations and utilize problem solving abilities under pressure.

•Strong ability to interact efficiently with peers and customers is required.


  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world's leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat's customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.

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