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Engineer (Submarine Cable Engineering Operation)

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Date: 13-Nov-2020

Location: N/A

Company: StarHub Ltd

Job Description


Carry out operation and maintenance of StarHub’s submarine cable systems as as to ensure optimal quality of service, uninterrupted network traffic, and deliver customers’ facilities and interconnection requests



  • Operate and maintain the submarine equipment and telecommunication systems at our cable landing station
  • Test, implement and troubleshoot communication equipment and links
  • Develop, administer and update operational procedures of the cable station, consortia equipment, co-location and interconnection
  • Perform 24x7 standby duties and attend to technical faults (dry and wet segments), including fault localization and repair works
  • Coordinate with government authorities on requests for permits, and renewal of wayleave/lease agreements
  • Facilitate site survey and inspection relating to submarine cable and co-location projects
  • Manage co-location onboarding projects, including cabling, fiber patching and troubleshooting activities
  • Manage consortia and co-location customers’ access, logistics, risk assessment, security and other requirements
  • Plan and deliver co-location customers’ facilities requests, including the allocation and utilisation of floor space and electrical power
  • Maintain documentation of all co-location customers’ co-located facilities and interconnection services in our cable station
  • Prepare and submit reports to submarine cable consortia NOC and NA regarding consortia-related activities
  • Carry out the role of an onboard-ship representative during out-at-sea submarine cable projects, surveys and repair activities


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical/ Electronics/ Communication Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of transmission network, fibre optic cabling, server rack management preferred
  • Familiar with MS Office, AutoCAD and Database Management.
  • Knowledge of VBA Macro will be advantageous
  • Demonstrated abilities to carry out technical fault analysis, project management, system testing, and problem solving
  • Willing to perform 24x7 standby duties
  • Willing to perform administrative work such as preparing contractual documents


*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.