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June 1, 2024

Aircision: Telecom Network Engineer

Aircision is a startup based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, developing next generation free space optics (FSO) systems for use in backhaul within new telecom and enterprise networks. Our partners include Eindhoven Startup Alliance (which includes ASML and Philips), multinational telecom system integrators, TNO Space & Scientific Instrumentation and other global research institutes, universities and innovative manufacturers. We are a Spin-off of TNO. We offer competitive pay and an Employee Stock Appreciation Rights Program.

Telecom Network Engineer

You should have interest in developing new systems for FSO communications. Essential Technical Skills

• Proficiency in handling optical network hardware and devices.
• Networking Fundamentals: Good understanding of networking concepts, including TCP/IP, OSI model,
routing protocols, and VPN technologies.
• Linux Administration and Network Protocols and Standards: Knowledge of network protocols and
standards such as HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, SMTP, and IPv4/IPv6.
• Proficiency in Programming Languages: Python, C/C++ for developing network software.
• Containerization and Orchestration: Experience with containerization technologies like Docker.

Your responsibilities

• Design, maintain, and support the network infrastructure for a cutting-edge Optical Wireless
Communication (OWC) device.
• Integrate Free Space Optics (FSO) and Optical Wireless Communication (OWC) devices with other
systems and industry solutions.
• Develop software tools to gather network performance metrics from diverse devices in the network.
• Aid the development team in containerization and upkeep of the Continuous Integration/Continuous
Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline.
• Design and manage the organization’s cloud network infrastructure (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
• Evaluate third-party solutions to improve network reliability and availability.
• Lead and execute studies for next generation FSO systems, for higher bandwidth and hybrid solutions.

Personal Skills

• Strong English verbal and communication skills.
• You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
• Willing to present yourself and necessary technical details to our customers.
• Able to work closely with a wider engineering team within the company and with our partners.
• Prepared to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team while able to work autonomously.
• Self-propelling, flexible, showing initiative, result driven.
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to have fun.

‍Please forward your CV and cover letter to

‍*Aircision is an equal opportunities employer. Their policy applies to recruitment, pay and conditions, appraisals, conduct at work, promotion and benefits. Aircision does not accept any unsolicited Agency CVs.