Careers

Castor Networks is a fast growing IT service provider offering satellite based TV and Telecommunication services to Customers worldwide based on its own Teleport and network infrastructure. We are a vibrant company full of opportunities. Self-starters and self-motivated individuals are encouraged. We value teamwork, accountability, commitment and communication. Qualities we look for in new employees:

  • Enterprising
  • Dynamic
  • Responsible
  • Strong communication skills in English (other languages like French, Spanish, Italian are very welcome)
  • Customer services oriented
  • Willingness to learn
  • Innovative
  • Professional

Current vacancies

As a NOC engineer you monitor and manage all production systems and services, taking steps to improve performance, reliability or uptime. The NOC engineer configures and activates new VSAT installations and operates and maintains these, and other services.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Providing support to international customers with regards to satellite communication systems and services (IP/ Data/Voice/ Audio/Video)
  • Implement and activate fixed and maritime VSAT sites within the iDirect platform
  • Provide 1st and 2nd line support to international customers (VSAT/IP/ Data/Voice/ Audio/Video/Teleport)
  • Provide line-ups for occasional use
  • (Pro)active monitoring of our platforms, networks and infrastructure
  • Solve issues and register issues a in our trouble ticket system
  • Tasks will be performed in a 24/7-NOC shift and 24/7 callout shift

We are looking for a network engineer with following qualifications:

  • You have a relevant work experience as an IP/RF/VSAT engineer or in a technical help desk or NOC environment
  • You are Cisco certified, at least CCENT level. CCNA or CCNP is preferred
  • Knowledge of iDirect VSAT services is preferred
  • Experience with telecommunications and IP, knowledge of iDirect VSAT/services is preferred
  • Excellent English language skills both orally and in writing
  • French language skills are a plus
  • Team player with good communication skills and customer focused orientation
  • You perform well under stressful situations
  • You are enthusiast to engage and communicate with customers in providing them the support they need
  • You are a EU resident(!)

Personal characteristics

  • Optimistic attitude
  • Customer oriented
  • Effective communicator
  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Problem solver
  • Self motivator

We offer:

  • An independent position with many responsibilities, an interesting customer base, and capability to work on a large number of technical platforms
  • An informal and pleasant working atmosphere
  • Room for personal development with good training opportunities, for example in the area of Cisco and iDirect
  • Fulltime contract for one year initially, with intention to renew after 1 year

Compensation

A competitive salary, based on relevant experience

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to bas.vogel@castornetworks.com. For additional information about the position you can contact Bas Vogel, +31 (0)88-6460115.

Note to agencies: Acquisition is not appreciated.

As a Senior NOC engineer you provide excellent support to our customers and you monitor and manage all infrastructure, platforms and services, taking steps to improve performance, reliability or up-time.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage, monitor and optimize performance of the iDirect network and active modems
  • Implement network up and downgrades and configure new iDirect networks
  • Configure and activate new VSAT installations and other services
  • Provide 1st and 2nd line support to international customers (VSAT/IP/ Data/Voice/ Audio/Video/Teleport)
  • Provide line-ups for occasional use
  • (Pro)active monitoring of our platforms, networks and infrastructure
  • Tasks will be performed in a 24/7-NOC shift and 24/7 callout shift

We are looking for a network engineer with following qualifications:

  • You have a relevant work experience as a VSAT support engineer or VSAT installer
  • Experience with and knowledge of the iDirect VSAT platform (Advanced IOM/ Network Design Course is preferred)
  • You have experience with telecommunications and IP are preferably Cisco certified at CCNA or CCNP level
  • Able to contribute at a professional and intellectual level (at least HBO level)
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written
  • Team player with good communication skills and customer focused orientation
  • You perform well under stressful situations
  • You are enthusiast to engage and communicate with customers in providing them the support they need
  • You are a EU resident

Personal characteristics

  • Optimistic attitude
  • Customer oriented
  • Effective communicator
  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Problem solver
  • Self motivator

We offer:

  • An independent position with many responsibilities, an interesting customer base, and capability to work on a large number of technical platforms
  • An informal and pleasant working atmosphere
  • Room for personal development with good training opportunities, for example in the area of Cisco and iDirect
  • Fulltime contract for one year initially, with intention to renew after 1 year

Compensation

A competitive salary, based on relevant experience

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to request@castornetworks.com. For additional information about the position you can contact Ivo Veldkamp, +31 (0)88-6460100.

Note to agencies: Acquisition is not appreciated.