Marine IT / VSAT Field Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Electronics, Engineering
Palma de Mallorca, Balaeric Islands, Spain
£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Job Ref:

Marine IT / VSAT Field Engineer - Majorca - Permanent - ´┐ŻNegotiable

Marine IT / VSAT Engineer required for a leading marine network solutions provider, offering a range of products and services from their base in Palma de Mallorca. Services are provided to some of the worlds largest yachts and key cruise line companies. Offering end to end solutions across design, implementation and support of onboard IT networks with a network of global teleports & HUBs.

The Marine IT / VSAT Field Engineer will be a part of an international team of installers, travelling to install and commission onboard IT networks and VSAT systems. Around 85% of installation jobs are in Europe, you will be required to travel all over the world if needed.

Key Responsibilities are: -
Installation of marine stabilized parabolic antennas like SeaTel, Orbit, Intellian, etc.
Trouble shooting and repair of the antenna components
Cable runs and patch work
Physical installation of network components like modems, routers and switches
Basic configuration of the network components
Troubleshooting of the network components
Document the installation with a report, network diagrams and photos
Installation and maintenance of teleport infrastructure

Candidate Requirements are: -
Good command of English (written & verbal)
Good communication skills with a client-focus
Ability to grasp the fairly complex & broad scope of the technology managed.
A strong background in a relevant subject (Telecommunications Engineering, Satellite engineering, IT/Networking or computers/programming).
Practical “hands on” knowledge of IT networking concepts & fundamentals (routing, switching, wireless networking) at least at the level comparable to the Cisco CCNA certification. Familiarity with VoIP & security would be a pro.
Experience with operating and/or installing iDirect satellite networks
Experience with installing and/or operating stabilized satellite antenna systems (such as Seatel, Orbit, Intellian)
General RF knowledge
Experience with Microsoft OS's and applications
Experience with Linux operating system

The following certificates would be a plus:
Cisco CCNA or comparable
Cisco specializations (wireless networking, security etc.)
iDirect training certificates
Seatel training certificates
Orbit training certificates
Intellian training certificates
Microsoft training certificates
Willing to work outside normal hours
Willing to relocate to Palma de Mallorca

Comparable functions
Existing (or ex) IT-officer (ITO) or Electronics Technical Officer (ETO) of a large yacht
Any comparable function as installer in the maritime satellite industry
Same in the satellite operator industry (Intelsat, Telesat, Astra etc.)

Our client offers an excellent opportunity to join a leading name in IT / VSAT installations within the busy Marine centre of Palma de Mallorca. A competitive salary, mobile phone and additional benefits.
Relocation assistance can also be provided.

If the Marine IT / VSAT Field Engineer opportunity sounds of Interest and you would like to apply of find our more, please get in contact with Ben Chamberlain on +44(0)2392 314781 or e-mail

Navis Consulting; Keeping your career on course.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392314781
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Ben Chamberlain

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.


This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Latest Job Listings