System Engineer

technical implementation

Nice to meet you!

Are you ready to leave your mark on the world? Because we are the global leading supplier of end-to-end open monitoring and orchestration software for ICT, media and broadband platforms. Basically, our software platform—called DataMiner—makes sure that you can order your products online, watch the latest episode of your favorite show, or call your friends whenever you need them.

We’re looking for a System Engineer

As a System Engineer, you join a squad of talented engineers and support them with the technical implementation of DataMiner projects for our users. You are a contact for the users on all technical matters, enabling smooth collaboration between them and the different departments within Skyline.

At Skyline, we're all about agility. It's a necessary mindset delivering continuity in these fast-changing times. Iterative increments, close collaboration, cross-functional and self-organizing teams, and short feedback loops are just some of the Agile ways of working you'll experience while working with us.


DataMiner is deployed by 1500 companies in over 125 countries worldwide.

Let’s get down to business

A glimpse of.your [future]

Transparency is a key value here at Skyline. So let's forget about empty job titles or colorful descriptions for a moment and take a look at what you'd actually be doing here.

  • You will acquire and maintain detailed knowledge of all DataMiner features.
  • You will help building key solutions which are globally recognized and used
  • You will become a customer’s contact for technical matters related to your projects
  • You will have to fully understand all aspects related to the functional and technical specifications of your projects
  • You guarantee the efficient implementation of all technical aspects of the projects
  • You will troubleshoot all technical solution issues that affect project delivery
  • You will perform quality assurance from functional perspective on all technical features in your projects
  • You will create and maintain all required project documentation for acceptance, hand-over, and internal presentation procedures
  • You will help to collect user stories of the customer and where required start discussions with other teams/departments

What skills.do you require?

Let's dig a bit deeper into the various technical skills you'll need to get started as a System Engineer.

  • Experience with markup languages (XML)
  • Knowledge of communication protocols in general, such as SNMP, HTTP or serial
  • Knowledge of databasing (e.g., Apache Cassandra, Elasticsearch)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, multithreading, Web Services (REST, SOAP), and JSON is a definite plus
  • Knowledge of C# is a plus
  • Interest in the telecom and broadcast industry (e.g. HFC broadband, IPTV, broadcast, cable, satellite systems…)

Your [competencies]

You'll be working in a highly technical environment prone to constant change and evolution. On top of that, you'll have to collaborate with a great many (marvelous) people. All very exciting! But it also calls for a special kind of mind- and skillset.

  • You are a fast learner and adapt quickly to new situations
  • You have a positive can-do attitude and are a team player
  • You are communicative and have effective interpersonal and organizational skills
  • You think logically and always keep the client’s needs in mind
  • You have natural technical insight and are passionate about the benefits of software technology
  • You can work independently and prioritize tasks
  • You have good verbal and written communications skills in English
  • You have a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree in ICT, Software and/or Telecom


System Engineer





(Lisbon or Aveiro)




What's in.it [for you]

Well-being & health

Your healthy & happiness are our number one priority. From ergonomic office spaces to prime health insurance plans, we’ve got you covered.

Positive impact

We are dedicated to making a lasting impact on the future, from local community initiatives to company-wide environmental programs.

Money & benefits

We offer financial peace of mind through competitive compensation and benefits like a mobile phone plan, hardware budget, public transportation allowance, etc.

Personal growth

Your future is really important to us. That’s why we support your personal development with continuous training & growth opportunities.

Flexibility & balance

You get the flexibility to work when & where you want. Or take time off when you need it. Because who knows you better than … you?

Close-knit community

We’ve got your back. You can always count on your fellow Skyliners for a helping hand, a pleasant padel session, and amazingly fun team events.


Stories from the Skyline [team]

Bram [Agile Coach]

As an agile coach, Bram is on a mission to enhance team effectiveness by creating the ideal environment tailored to each team's unique needs

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Edith [Technical Writer]

Edith is a member of our Technical Writing team, they work closely with developers to translate their technical insights into user-friendly DataMiner docs.

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At Skyline Communications, our success is driven by the exceptional individuals who make up our team. Explore the unique journeys, experiences, and insights of our talented employees through their testimonials.

The company: Skyline Communications



Our Skyline family is built up of more than 350 amazing, unique and creative people. They work from all over the world, but we have workspaces in Belgium, Portugal, Singapore and the US. Those offices are where we spend time together, eat together, talk together, and inspire each other. Work can happen anywhere, collaboration happens there.

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The product: DataMiner


the [product]

Our flagship DataMiner software is changing the way that ICT, media and broadband companies worldwide handle their day-to-day operations. More than 1000 companies in over 125 countries rely on DataMiner to keep their users connected, no matter where they are.

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