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Engineer (Submarine Network Engineering)

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Date: 24-Aug-2021

Location: StarHub Green

Company: StarHub Ltd

Job Description



  • Operate & maintain StarHub’s submarine cable systems.
  • Ensure optimal quality and continuity of traffic.
  • Deliver co-location customers’ facilities and interconnection requests.



  • Operate and maintain telecommunication equipment and submarine cable communication systems at our cable landing station
  • Test, implement and troubleshoot submarine cable communication equipment and links
  • Develop and administer the operational procedures for cable station, co-location, interconnection and consortia equipment
  • Manage and deliver consortia and co-location customers’ access, logistics, risk assessments, security and additional requirements, including the allocation of floor space, and power and utilisation plan in the cable station
  • Ensure all co-location customers’ interconnection requests are met, including cabling, fibre patching and troubleshooting activities
  • Prepare and submit reports to submarine cable consortia NOC and NA for consortia related activities
  • Plan and supervise submarine cable and co-location projects, site surveys, inspections
  • Coordinate with government authorities on work permit requirements, and renewal of wayleave/lease agreements related to submarine cables and station. 
  • Review and work on contractual agreements
  • Perform 24x7 standby and call-out duties to manage adhoc operations, localise submarine cable system faults (dry and wet segments), and support fault repairs 
  • Carry out on-board vessel representative duties for submarine cable projects, repairs, and surveys
  • Maintain documentation of all co-location customers’ facilities and interconnection services


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical/Electronics/ Communication Engineering
  • Good understanding of Transmission networks, fibre optic cabling and server rack management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Database Management. Preferably knowledgeable in Microsoft VBA Micro
  • Strong analytical, project management, system testing and problem solving skills
  • Willing to perform 24x7 standby duties including weekends and public holidays


*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.