Manager Ground Connectivity Services (M/F)

Join Eutelsat and use your skills to contribute to innovative projects.

Eutelsat is one of the world's leading commercial satellite operators with a fleet of about 40 satellites.
As a space pioneer with over 40 years of experience, our mission is to provide satellite capacity.
Our satellites are used to broadcast television channels and packages, transmit news reports, provide broadband Internet access services and interconnect data networks.
All our efforts are aimed at providing the highest quality of service to our customers, based on 5 pillars:



  • The best of space to the earth
  • Global coverage for local connectivity
  • Technological excellence made accessible to all
  • A key position at the heart of telecom and audiovisual networks
  • Innovation, driving the connectivity of tomorrow


Eutelsat develops new satellite communication services and related telecommunications infrastructure. As Manager, Ground connectivity services, you will contribute to the definition and deployment of such infrastructure as well as the evolution of the existing portfolio and services.
The position is within the Technical Department, reporting to the Director for Technology, Architecture and Portfolio in charge of ground engineering.

Your main responsibilities:

• Manager for a team of experts in charge of the technical specifications for the ground features of the Eutelsat Managed Services telecommunication infrastructure. Those specifications derive from the requirements defined by the commercial department, Eutelsat strategy and are the result of the co-ordination with the satellite engineering department and Eutelsat operations.
• Responsibility for the evolution of the Eutelsat ground infrastructure by anticipating long term needs while considering operational constraints
• Negotiation with Eutelsat baseband suppliers

You may have to travel in France or outside of France.

Your profile:

Diploma: Master’s degree in Telecommunications, options in radio communications would be a plus.


• At least 15 years of experience in the Telecommunications sector in either a satellite operator, a Telecom operator or with a Telecom ground infrastructure manufacturer (satellite or cellular segment)
• Expertise in services and/or baseband technology
• A management experience

Key competencies:

• Good ability to do synthesis and executive level presentations
• Expertise in telecommunications
• Global understanding of telecom network architecture
• Autonomous, rigorous
• Fluent in English

Soft skills:

• Team player
• Pro-active
• Positive mindset
• Ability to motivate colleagues
• Demonstrates and develops interactions based on trust

What we offer:

• An international environment and multicultural teams: an attractive and responsible employer, Eutelsat relies on 1,200 employees from 50 countries who are committed to providing the best quality of service every day
• A stimulating sector of activity
• Issy les Moulineaux: modern premises just outside Paris
• 2 days a week of teleworking
• An attractive package including base salary + bonus

• Eutelsat is committed to integrating social and environmental issues into its activities as an essential element of successful operations. Eutelsat uses its satellite resources as the preferred infrastructure for bridging the digital divide, while striving to keep the space around the Earth uncluttered and clean in the implementation of its operations.

Be part of the adventure, apply now!

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