Principal Software Engineer - C++

EchoStar Corporation
Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 03, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
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 is revolutionizing the way communications systems are designed and built. Hughes is participating in the cutting-edge development of a new communications network leveraging existing Hughes expertise combined with a new state-of-the-art communications network design. Join us to become part of the driving force in satellite communications bringing your unique set of skills and experience applied to our fast-paced agile development project. In support of this mission, we are looking for a hands-on Principal Software Engineer, for a SATCOM hub project. Responsibilities Work from system requirements through to system delivery Develop robust system and high-level software designs and implementations that meet requirements Collaborate with customers, software engineering, product owners and program management to develop, test and integrate software solutions that meet requirements Resolve issues raised by implementation teams in a timely and effective manner Requirements Bachelor's of Science in Engineering or a related discipline 15+ years of software development experience in C and C++ 3+ years of Python experience Scrum Master (certification preferred) 8+ years of software design experience Must be capable of obtaining and holding a US government security clearance Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance. #LI-EM1 Preferred Qualifications MS degree in engineering related discipline Experience with a system modelling tool eg Enterprise Architect Experience working in agile project environment eg Scrum Experience working on a satellite telecommunications system Experience with Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, Jenkins, SonarQube and Artifactory Experience of applying computer networking principles to project designs Experience reviewing software implementations to ensure they meet system requirements Experience writing technical documents 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. US Persons or those able to obtain and maintain US government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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