Sr Systems Engineer

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MD-Germantown, United States

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

EchoStar has an exciting opportunity for a Sr Systems Engineer in our Hughes Network Systems division. This position works within the Core Operations Systems Support group and will provide support to Operations Production deployments.  This includes System design, system and network buildouts, storage deployment and administration, virtualization engineering, Domain Name System administration, and Operating System troubleshooting and sustaining support. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


  • Maintain the production environment as part of a team that supports North American and International Information Systems.
  • Deploy, manage, and sustain various operating systems of both Unix and Windows varieties.
  • Install, manage, and sustain large Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage environments for production data.
  • Assist with Network deployments and troubleshooting to resolve active production issues and facilitate new integrations into production environments.
  • Support and Solutions engineering for multiple Virtual (VMware) environments.
  • Support data and system backups for all production systems.
  • Support 24/7 on-call on a staff rotation.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, telecommunications or a related technical field
  • 5 years of relevant work experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Ansible and Ansible Tower
  • Experience with VRealize Operations Manager, VCenter, and related VMware products.
  • Netapp Clustered On-Tap experience.
  • Experience with Windows Server operating system deployment, administration, and solutions engineering.
  • Experience with Linux Server operating system deployment, administration, and solutions engineering.
  • Strong Network engineering background/skills
  • Knowledge of storage concepts (NAS, SAN)
  • Strong independent work ethic and ability to lead/drive projects.
  • Scripting Knowledge with Python, Bash, and/or PowerShell
  • Understanding of BIND DNS and Unix authentication (PAM)
  • Experience with Infoblox DNS/IPAM
  • Knowledge of Windows Active Directory and DNS
  • Horizon Virtual Desktop or Azure Virtual Desktop administration experience

Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance.


EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all–from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!

  • Financial:  401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability

  • Work-Life Balance:  Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)

  • Employee Incentives:  Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet

  • Health:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.  U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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