Product Engineer

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FTSE Global Telecoms/Satellite firm
£40k + benefits

Department: Product and Service Management

Primary purpose of the position:

An exciting position has arisen at the fulcrum of our global growth satellite and telcomms company at the vanguard innovation. You will be heavily involved in Product and Service Management, including the continued development of broadband data connection technology for anywhere on Earth. The management of SPS products, and product developments related to GSPS deployment.
A key individual is therefore needed to support a full range of activities, covering all Land and Maritime Products under development or in evolution.

The new role will involve testing, system verification and integration as well as operational deployment of our mobile satellite communication systems; it will also encompass the end-to-end delivery of specified projects related to Product Management.

The successful candidate will join the Product and Service Management department within Commercial, Product and Service Management.

Key responsibilities of the position:

The successful candidate will be required to carry out duties to include the following:

Play a key role in the implementation, integration, commissioning and introduction of new services, which will include verifying the system performance in the presence of various impairments both in the laboratory and over the satellite.
Support areas of existing product infrastructure, such as BGAN SIM logistics (including discreet SIM operations).

Enterprise Spirit

Is driven and self-motivated
Allocates resources affectively and improve efficiencies by latest technology use;
Best Value

Contributes to process improvements/technical innovation.
Takes every opportunity to combine or co-ordinate with others to widen business impacts and benefits.
Inspired Communications

Maintains collaborative relationships across different areas.
Produces well-written reports (both concise and analytical).
Makes effective use of technology to manage information.
Delivers clear, specific and focused messages.
Actively seeks feedback on customers’ satisfaction.
Solution Focused

Resourceful and seeking continuous improvement.
Uses new and alternative methods of finding solutions.
Demonstrates the desire for continuous improvement.
Maintains commitment and effort over long periods, in spite of setbacks.

Takes full ownership of end-to-end project delivery.
Has vision – shares ideas/concepts and drives collaboration.
Customer Excellence

Creates a sense of common purpose in the team, through an understanding of different team roles and styles, and how best to use them.
Essential knowledge and skills:

University degree in relevant IT / Telecommunications subjects, preferably at Masters level.
Solid experience in delivering communications solutions and IT project management.
Good knowledge of system integration, field test and integration campaigns, software development and engineering techniques, protocol testing methods, system modelling and validation techniques.
Professional certification in networks and systems (CCNA / MCP etc).
Hands-on experience with User Terminals / mobile handsets (Satellite / 3G).
In-depth knowledge and experience of TCP/IP, UDP, Ethereal/Wireshark and other network analysis tools.
Full network understanding of 3G / UMTS mobile communications.
Desirable knowledge and skills:

Practical experience and good knowledge of satellite communication systems and equipment (testing and verification, data communication and networking).
Business / Management qualification at diploma level or above a bonus (particularly in Project Management fields).
Knowledge in a range of the following areas, e.g.:
Data communications: TCP/IP, VPN, PPP, L2TP, IPSec
Network management: SNMP, Radius etc.
Departmental interfaces