Sr. Network Engineer

Location
Germantown, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2016
Closes
May 30, 2017
Ref
7445BR
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time



Determines network/system and/or database requirements for designing and developing hardware, software and communications solutions. Responsible for planning, installing, configuring, maintaining and distributing system software and/or databases. Design

Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications and 8 yrs of experience or an equivalent amount of education and experience
  • Minimum of 8years’ network and system administration and experience supporting network protocols, systems and products (Cisco, Aruba, F5, LifeSize, HP)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with load balancers, firewalls and wireless technologies and security
  • Minimum of  7 years of experience working with layer 2 and 3 routing, and WAN related technology, including EIGRP, BGP, OSPF PfR, VRFs, MPLS, DMVPN, VTP, HSRP, VPN and QoS.
  • One or more active networking certifications are desirable such as CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Strong knowledge of data communications principles, architectures and protocols including TCP/IP, routing, switching, VoIP, SIP, WAN and Ethernet technologies to design and implement efficient network configurations and interoperability troubleshooting skills (data, voice and video)
    • Deep knowledge of the practices and principles of telecommunication systems analysis, planning, design, and problem resolution
    • Maintain and update documentation of the network connectivity, topology and system 
    • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    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.
     
    At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you!
     
    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.