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Software Engineer (Applications Development)



Software Engineering, IT
Germantown, MD, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 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 Software Engineer (Applications Development) in our Hughes Network Systems division. This position is located in our Germantown, MD office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create high level, low level designs and data models for business requirements and after development using tools (Jira and Confluence) for creating and performing Unit and Integration testing.
  • Create and update backend APIs using Web technologies for UI and frontend enhancements for the system. Use Ansible and Liquibase scripts for deploying the code in higher environments and perform integration testing.
  • Streamline the build and deployment process for OASIS mobile app by automating CI/CD pipeline.
  • Debug any production related issues using Google Cloud Platform logs and system logs and provide RCA along with intended fix for the problem.

Basic Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related field plus 6 months’ experience in software applications development or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related field plus 5 years’ experience in software applications development.
  • Experience must include 6 months in each of the following: software requirement gathering, analysis, and documentation; software (high level and low level) design document- SDD; Java; JavaScript; Oracle SQL; HTML; CSS; Linux; Unit Testing; and Functional Testing.

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.