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Entry Level Customer Network Engineer - Enterprise



IT, Customer Service
Germantown, MD, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

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.

EchoStar has an exciting opportunity for a Entry Level Customer Network Engineer - Enterprise in our Hughes Network Systems division. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


  • Design, implement, troubleshoot and manage routing and switching of Enterprise Customers’ satellite and terrestrial networks.
  • Ensure the secure transmission of network traffic through network nodes.
  • Enable new features in networking devices and implement network systems improvements to enhance network performance and reliability.
  • Configure and support Enterprise Customers' routers and switches with networking protocols to ensure seamless communication among network devices.
  • Work on Windows and Linux servers to troubleshoot network issues and to analyze network performance.
  • Perform firmware upgrades on networking devices for bug fixes and enhancements.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Telecommunication's, Engineering or related technical field
  • 1+ years of relatable experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or knowledge in an of the following: TCP/IP; LAN/WAN; Switching and Routing Protocols; Linux and Windows; Networking Technologies.
  • CCNA

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.