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Network Engineer



Germantown, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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 Network Engineer in our Hughes Network Systems division. This position is located in our Germantown, MD office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and maintenance of the UAT and Production environments.
  • Monitor and maintain the current GCP Pods configuration in all markets for better Ordering flow.
  • Ensure configuration changes in GCP Clusters verify PODs are scaled up/down, perform IP address whitelisting and monitoring SRE alerts as requested.
  • Configure and maintain F5 LTM, ASM Load balancers such as configuring/monitoring virtual servers, proles, nodes, pool members, manage SSL certificates for continuous traffic flow within the environment.
  • Support the production and test environments for domestic and international business system specific to system setup, operating system installs, configuration, deployment, testing, troubleshooting and verification.
  • Sync/maintain production database tables and run Oracle DB queries for any patches/issues to get necessary output.
  • Automate application installation, updates, server patching and restarts.

Basic Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Networking, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications or a closely related field plus 6 months’ experience in network engineering OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Networking, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications or a closely related field plus 5 years’ experience in network engineering.
  • Experience must include 6 months in each of the following: Putty; Splunk; Wireshark; Infoblox DNS; Linux/Windows servers; Routing & switching; and Network security.

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.