Senior Satellite Solutions Engineer
Miami, Florida

Job ID: 11254
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Temp Project
Job Industry: Engineering

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site 100% of the time. No telecommuting or remote work.

Estimated Duration: 6 months with possible extension.

Description: Our Client, a cruise and vacation company, is hiring a Senior Satellite Solutions Engineer in Miami, FL.


• Assist the engineering, shipboard IT Officers with supporting and maintaining shipboard satellite systems with a high degree of availability;
• Provide on-site support for projects such as dry-docks and new-builds for VSAT, fiber optic, antenna and associated infrastructure that enables satellite connectivity. Serve as the subject matter expert on stabilized antennas, satellite modem technology, and fiber optic systems;
• Function as a champion for the VSAT solutions, and as a liaison between vendors, shore-side IT support teams and the IT Officers with the goal of resolving issues within SLA’s and to maximize guest and crew satisfaction;
• Serve as the key resource for the operating companies in terms of satellite and telecommunications services implementation and operational engineering support;
• Work closely with OneIT Infrastructure team members, and Operating Company’s technical representatives.


• Experience with MTN (MTN Satellite Communications) formally Maritime Telecom Networks or Intelsat experience;
• Knowledge of TCP/IP networking protocols, routing, troubleshooting;
• Experience with Traffic Optimization;
• Experience with Traffic monitoring tools;
• RF experience;
• Experience with Satellite Antennas (Stabilized is a plus);
• Knowledge of iDirect, and/or Comtech Satellite Baseband Infrastructure;
• Experience with Satellite antennae (C-Band, Ka and Ku), satellite bandwidth pooling, QoS;
• Experience with internet optimization products / appliances such as caching, pre-fetch, compression and others;
• Experience deploying, configuring, troubleshooting Wi-Fi systems, preferably in large enterprise;
• Experience with network equipment, testing, troubleshooting, specification of hardware and software;
• Knowledge of Satellite RF sub-systems (Block Up Converters, LNBs, antennas) (preferred);
• Experience with Riverbed products (preferred);
• Cisco CCNA or CCNP and/or Linux certification (preferred);
• Bachelor’s degree.

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