Senior Network Engineer

Hughes Network Systems, LLC - Germantown, MD

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries—EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems— EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.

Hughes has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.

Provide technical support to manage large service provider network. Install, configure, maintain network services, equipment and devices.
Plans and supports network infrastructure. Documents network problems and resolution for future reference.
Provide clear technical documentation and written procedures to ensure other members of the support organization can assist in monitoring, troubleshooting and changing complex customer environments.
Runs network applications testing, and may also include running performance tests.
Requires monitoring and troubleshooting of platform and OS based problems, network infrastructure and connectivity issues.
Provide escalation support for other support organizations. Willing to be part of the on-call rotation and able to work off hours when required

Basic Requirements
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
3 years of relevant work experience
Hands on experience with networking and security devices
Professional level of hands-on experience with Cisco/Juniper switches and routers, Fortinet Firewalls and F5 load balancers

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of networking essentials
Experience with scripting and automation of network tasks using Ansible, Python
Experience with Cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, Azure
Industry Certifications like CCNP or JNCIP will be a plus
Knowledge of Cisco ACI/APIC is a plus
Knowledge of VMware products is a plus
Good knowledge of data communication concepts and technologies
Good customer service and communications skills (written and oral)
Good interpersonal skills
Adaptable and willing to learn new technologies
Must have the ability to effectively multi-task
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. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.