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Compensation Specialist



Germantown, MD, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

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 Compensation Specialist. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


  • Research, prepare, present and administer compensation administration activities, including designing, testing and implementing system enhancements and automation.
  • Benchmarks jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation ranges and market trends.
  • Maintain and administer job and pay structures.
  • Interviews and surveys employees and managers to gather and document job and organizational information including duties, responsibilities, and skills required by each job.
  • Assess jobs and their duties to determine classification as exempt or nonexempt and appropriate salary range.
  • Advises management on applicable state and federal employment regulations and compensation policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and presents summary reports of job and compensation analysis information and routine compliance audits.
  • Conducts data and cost analyses to be used in employee compensation activities.
  • Plans and communicates preferred methods and best practices for hiring, training, compensating, and evaluating employees.
  • Build and maintain relationships with business partners and leadership across the organization.
  • Participate in various corporate events as a member of the HR Team, including Take Your Child to Work Day and Business Reviews.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, human resources or related fields
  • 8+ years of experience in designing and administering compensation programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Extensive knowledge of human resource laws, regulations and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational, project management and time management skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a project team
  • Experience in data integrity analytics, reporting, and system control practices

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.