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Senior Manager - Mechanical Engineering at Hughes Network Systems

Senior Manager - Mechanical Engineering

Hughes Network Systems Germantown, MD (On Site) Full-Time

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 [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Manager - Mechanical Engineering. Follow [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Manager - Mechanical Engineering on Twitter.

Hughes has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager - Mechanical Engineering.  The team is engaged in research and development of cutting-edge satellite communication equipment & systems, engineering mechanical solutions to electronic packaging challenges at the chip level, board level, & enclosure level.  Custom indoor and outdoor enclosure design for custom circuit boards is a major area of focus for the team. 


  • Product design, implementation of advanced mechanical innovations, resource allocation, recruiting, and career development of team members.
  • Design and analysis of toolsets used by the team, creating process improvements and auditing of project outcomes.
  • Collaborate with ECAD Managers, EE Managers, in-house Manufacturing teams, and 3rd party suppliers in the design & development mechanical custom components.
  • Drive the full product life cycle from Concept Industrial Design, Analysis, CAD Development, Prototyping, Testing, Production Release, and ongoing Production Support.
  • Responsibly for the technical direction and mentoring of junior mechanical engineers.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in the design of Telecommunications Electronic Packaging solutions
  • 3+years’ experience leading R&D mechanical engineering teams
  • Previous experience managing a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s  degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • A well-spoken leader, with strong collaboration skills and desire to drive technology advancement in product design.
  • Solid knowledge of 3D CAD Systems, as well as thermal and structural analysis tools is required.
  • Working experience using CREO 3D CAD system.
  • Working Experience performing Thermal Analysis & Structural Analysis.
  • Broad material design knowledge for high volume fabrication techniques a must (including plastics, die castings, extrusions, sheet metal, & elastomers).
  • Knowledge with environmental test standards MIL-STD-810 & DO-160.
  • Technical awareness of UL safety standards, EMI/EMC standards, and design techniques to achieve compliance.
  • Project lead & Project management experience.

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.

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