Internship - Ground Platform Engineer
Manassas, VA 
Posted Today
Job/Internship Description

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Ground Engineering team in a fast-paced, global organization within an innovative and unique industry. Working remotely, you will contribute to design, engineer, and build our Skala global connectivity service.

Your responsibilities

  • Automate parts for the Ground Platform Engineering life cycle including automated test cases
  • Develop test plans to support the validation of MEO and GEO ground platforms to ensure they meet the technical, functional, performance, and business requirements
  • Deploy ground systems in a lab environment, run test plans, and generate test reports
  • Evaluate and recommend third-party test tools to aid with systems test efforts
  • Drive technical defects and bug resolution with our partner vendor HNS

Your profile

  • Being an advanced student in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or in a relevant technical area;
  • Strong interest in the media/telecommunication business and technical interest in satellites
  • Basic understanding of RF waveforms
  • Basic experience with IP protocols, TCP, UDP, RTP, routing protocols, and switching
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills
  • Experience with different programming languages (ie C, C++, C#, python, etc) is a plus
  • Ability to set priorities and to work under tight deadlines
  • Work independently as well as in a team
  • Easiness to communicate at all levels
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset

SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Goverment, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a "protected individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
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