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Systems Engineer at Hughes Network Systems

Systems Engineer

Hughes Network Systems Germantown, MD (Onsite) 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 . Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

Hughes Network Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer . This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.
As a member of our Core Operations Systems Support group, the engineer will be expected to provide support to the Operations Engineering teams through System Administration, Systems Engineering and Design, Virtualization concepts and Support, Domain Name System, and Storage Administration. Additionally, the role requires support of the 24/7 Operations centers on a rotation for all of the listed technologies.
Support Network Operations platform and system engineering needs and issues.
Implement solutions for platform, operating system, and storage infrastructure.
Maintain firmware, software, and versions of all Common Off the Shelf Products used for platform and system support.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues with VMware, Netapp, EMC, Windows, Red Hat, and other major technology vendors.
Basic Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Network Engineering, telecommunication or related technical field
5 years’ experience with Windows, Red Hat or equivalent Enterprise Linux operating system deployment, administration, and solutions engineering.
5 years’ experience with Virtualization (VMware. KVM, or Hyper-V.  VMware preferred.)
Preferred Qualifications:
Strong network engineering background
Scripting knowledge in Python and Bash.
Strong independent work ethic and ability to lead/drive projects.
Scripting Knowledge in PowerShell
Understanding of BIND DNS and Unix authentication (PAM)
Strong understanding of Network File Storage/Network Attached Storage support

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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