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Friday, 2 March 2018

Regional Sales Engineering Internship Opportunity 2018

Where others see barriers, we see opportunities. Do you enjoy supporting customers realizing breakthrough value? Do you stay attuned to your customers’ needs and visions? Do you like to work openly and supportively together with your colleagues and customers? Our work involves many different minds and skills, it can’t be done alone.

Internship - Regional Sales Engineering
South Africa - Johannesburg

It's a great time being SES.

SES is the world-leading satellite operator providing end-to-end communication solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, enterprise, mobility and government

We are a team of people coming from all across the globe who work together to make a real difference in the world.
We help to bridge the digital divide by connecting millions of people on the African continent.
We make it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km up on a commercial airplane. We provide extensive satellite coverage of all of the world’s seas and ocean regions via our dedicated mobility beams
We distribute 7,400 channels to more than 1 billion people in 317 million homes.
We work together with our partners to develop new standards that transform how people consume and enjoy entertainment.


Up to 6-month internship, starting ASAP.

Based either in Singapore, Johanesburg, Princeton or Luxembourg: candidates to be local resident to our respective office locations, you will contribute to day to day Sales Engineering activities.

Your Responsibilities

  • The main objective of the task is to deliver a competitive analysis report summarizing, from a technical perspective, the performance of SES Video products (with a focus on satellite delivery)  
  • Assemble selected satellite downlink EIRP coverage maps available for video services over respective regions  
  • Prepare a comparison of coverage values, both at point level as well as using a "heat map" (mapping and analysis tools available within SES) 
  • Execute reference link budgets for a series of satellite delivery scenarios, and build a comparison focusing on the pre-selected QoS criteria 
  • With defined quality of service criteria's to be used to compare service performance, create performance ranking and define performance co-efficient factor  
  • As part of these activities, you may be required to develop your own set of analysis functions using matlab or VBA. Form most of the tasks you will be using SES internal software under the guidance of the SES supervisor
Your Profile
  • University student with engineering/science background, familiar with communications concepts or with a basic understanding of the physics behind transmission of signals (basic link equation, signal transmission, radar systems). Students of a telecommunications program with courses on electromagnetism, antenna engineering, high frequency systems, communication systems, will be well placed to address this project  
  • Programming skills in Matlab, Visual Basic MS-Office macro's or similar is considered as an asset
  • Able to work independently following the direction agreed with the supervisor at SES,  
  • Good command of english is necessary, both to prepare the final report as well as to communicate within the company 
  • Command of office applications is necessary (Word, Excel)

SES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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