Project manager KVHTS ground infrastructure (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 Project manager KVHTS ground infrastructure, 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, more precisely the Technology, Architecture and Portfolio Unit in charge of ground and terminal engineering.

Your main responsibilities

• Responsibility on the technical specifications and vendor/supplier negotiations related to the ground infrastructure for the soon to come High Throughput Satellites (HTS) from Eutelsat (KVHTS & E10B). This includes in particular Teleport negotiations, Earth Station procurement, and transmission infrastructure.
• Project Management of the Mission Segments for those satellites which are developed by Thales Alenia Space
• Preparation for the ground infrastructure deployment in co-ordination with the satellite and ground operation departments.
• Analysis and optimization of the TCO, and expertise center for the deployment of the future satellites.

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

Your profile:

• Master’s degree in Telecommunications, options in radio communications would be a plus.
• At least 10 years of experience in the Telecommunications sector with at least 5 years in the satellite sector, either with a satellite operator or preferably a satellite manufacturer.
• Project Management of complex projects

Key competencies

• Expertise in satellite payload and/or ground infrastructure
• Good telecommunications understanding
• Autonomous, rigorous
• Fluent in English
• Good communication
• Team player
• Pro-active
• Positive mindset
• 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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