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Satellite Communications Engineer


About Asia Consultancy Group (ACG)

Asia Consultancy Group (ACG) is a leading Telecom Infrastructure, Tower Share and Managed Services company based in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan Telecom and Regulatory Authority (ATRA) have awarded a license to Asia Consultancy Group (ACG), to deploy Direct to Home (DTH) as well as Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV) with DVB-S and DVB-T2 standards across whole Afghanistan. ACG is currently operating 60 sites with satellite back haul by utilizing i Direct Technology. We are growing and planning to add additional 2G/3G sites with satellite back-haul in future.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will be responsible for broadcasting (DTH), VSAT, Teleport design, installation and supporting customer support & services as well as project management, and network operations center.
Also this position required, working with satellite communication equipment vendors, broadcast service providers, VSAT service providers and teleport operators.
Moreover, closely work with satellite operators & field engineers to bring new sites into the network and interacting with the customers, vendors and satellite operators for resolution of service related problems. Also should have a strong understanding and experience to work with i Direct technology.

Job Details

Date Posted: 04 Nov 2018 Reference: ACG/HRD/18/60
Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Telecom/Engineering Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 8 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• Support full network infrastructure life cycle but not limited to design, implementation and maintenance
• Coordinate, execute and provide technical support to broadcast (DTH), VSAT, teleport installation, commissioning and troubleshooting.
• Design, develop, configure and maintain the hardware used in broadcast, VSAT and teleport networks which include receivers, transmitters, antennas, and network HUB infrastructure.
• Operate and maintain the VSAT network to achieve service stability, network performance and high availability.
• Perform RF operation tasks (antenna performance verification, polarization adjustment, power levels adjustment and space segment monitoring)
• Perform link analysis and optimization that include effects of propagation medium and possible interference sources with respect to broadcast and VSAT communications architecture.
• Monitor and maintain all satellite back-haul links and network devices which is deployed by telecom engineering department.
• Ensure continuous operation of servers, modems and other network elements and trace, identify, and correct network outages or degradation
• Provide quality support for customers and respond to customer queries and complaints.
• Maintain and provide support to i Direct network.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


• Knowledge of broadcast network, telecommunication services, applications appropriate for Satellite communications and its related network.
• Good understanding of VSAT and teleport systems installation planning, site surveys, commissioning and maintenance.
• Teleport work and NOC operation experiences are preferred
• Good knowledge and understanding of Ku/Ka/C band and IP networks
• Strong working knowledge of networking services including routing, switching, wireless, and security
• Experience in remote communications (VSAT, microwave), voice and video solutions
• iDirect and SCPC Satellite experience
• Comprehensive knowledge of network engineering tools and technologies
Having ability to complete difficult and complex assignments
• Excellent problem solving and organizational skills with strong attention to details
• Capable of working independently with minimal supervision


Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering; Masters preferred; supplemented minimum eight (8) years of experience with focus in broadcast, VSAT Engineering and IP Networks over Satellite.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Telecom/Engineering

Submission Guideline

Respected Applicants are kindly requested to submit a comprehensive cover letter along with a copy of their updated Curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume to ACG's human resource department email address. Please note that you must include the position title and vacancy number in the subject line of any email in response to this job announcement and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process.

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