RF Engineer (Burum, The Netherlands)

 

As a leading satellite service provider and teleport operator, based in the Netherlands, we provide VSAT, L-band, 4G and IT services to maritime and land customers.

Castor has offices in De Meern (HQ, NL), Groningen (NL), DR Congo, South Sudan and Central African Republic. The main Teleport facility for Castor is based in Burum Netherlands which currently consists of 16 antennas from 3.7m to 16m in diameter.

We have a requirement for an RF Engineer to join our Teleport facility team in Burum, The Netherlands.

The RF Engineer will be expected to carry out various RF ground engineering activities, necessary to provide satellite communication services. This includes implementation and maintenance of KU and C-band Earth Stations and related Monitoring and Control hardware and software. Also the RF engineer provides some remote hands assistance to colleagues on VSAT platforms and IP infrastructure in the teleport. An important objective of the teleport team is to maintain the quality and availability (uptime) of teleport services within the agreed SLA’s (service level agreements) in a cost-effective and flexible (fast) manner.

 

Activities and result areas include:

  • Installation and maintenance of RF systems at Burum Teleport
  • (Pro) active monitoring and correction of RF systems, networks and infrastructure for the purpose of minimizing incidents and acting adequately and purposefully in the event of

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with RF/ Teleport
  • Specialization in RF and/or telecommunications
  • Understanding of protocols for satellite communications.
  • Practical knowledge of the construction of satellite earth stations and antenna tracking systems is preferred.
  • Ability to measure with high-quality spectrum and network
  • Able to read and understand technical operations manuals.
  • Knowledge of Teleport / LES equipment, RF + IF and fiber optic networks,
  • Ability to summarize complex problems, solutions and
  • Updates drawings and create new ones for all future projects.
  • No limitations to perform physical work on antennas, which may include lifting equipment and working at heights.
  • Fluent in English, written and
  • Willingness to acquire; VCA (basic safety), aerial platform & forklift

 

The successful candidate must be able to work in the Netherlands so must have an EU residence and work permit

To apply for this position, please email your resume to HR: HR@castormarine.com 

Note to agencies: Acquisition is not appreciated.

      About Castor Marine

      Castor Marine was once the satellite broadcasting division of the leading national telecom operator KPN. Castor Networks and Castor Marine were initiated in 2005. The company is now privately financed and based in De Meern, the Netherlands. We are owner-operator of two teleports and a leased fibre network. Our dedicated team consists of technical, operational and sales staff who work in various places around the world. We aim to exceed your expectations when it comes to Internet connectivity and IT services.

      24/7 professional support
      We are ready to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, wherever you are.
      Voyager platform
      Gives you unique real-time visibility of your internet traffic.
      Global coverage and reliable connectivity
      We provide reliable and secure onboard Internet connectivity using 4G LTE and VSAT systems.
      Full service – we have everything in-house
      Our own teleport, network solutions, global service and more.

      How to apply

      If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@castormarine.com

      Note to agencies: acquisition is not appreciated!

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