Consumer Networks Engineer

MD-Germantown, United States

Full Time

5 days 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 Consumer Networks Engineer in our Hughes Network Systems division. This position is located at our Germantown, MD office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, test, implement, and identify new networking technologies and network infrastructure for consumer networks.
  • Support the maintenance of satellite communications equipment and systems, configure, monitor, and maintain enterprise and consumer Network Management Systems, including routers, firewalls, switches, and virtual and physical servers.
  • Provide on-call support for consumer customer networks. Maintain constant contact with customers and vendors to enhance the performance and design of networks.
  • Generate status reports, perform network anomaly analyses, perform engineering changes and upgrades, identify security vulnerabilities and code to automate network changes

Basic Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, or a closely related field plus 2 months’ experience in network engineering OR Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications or a closely related field plus 5 years’ experience in network engineering.
  • Experience must include 2 months in each of the following: TCP/IP; NTP; Python; Packet switching, routing, internetworking, addressing; intrusion detection, security architecture, vulnerabilities prevention, and running web server, deploy services and code in Linux environment.

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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