Program Director

Employer
EchoStar
Location
Germantown, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Market Job Title Program Director Requisition Number 8172BR Company Hughes Network Systems Job Category Business Support Geographic Location (posting location) MD-Germantown-EXP Job Description (Do of the Job) Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar Company, (Hughes) is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. In the Enterprise segment, HughesON delivers comprehensive managed solutions for distributed organizations, with award winning technology platform and industry leading technologies for broadband, software defined networking and digital media.Hughes is seeking a Program Director for its Germantown, MD headquarters to be responsible for the development and performance of company programs/projects or subsystems of major programs/projects.Responsibilities: Serve as the subject matter expert for business systems supporting the North America Consumer Business, including ordering, billing, customer care and business operations.Act as the focal point and drive the implementation of major projects spanning multiple company functions including Marketing, Sales, Legal, Engineering, Network Operations, IT, Business Systems, and Customer ServiceDirect all phases of programs/projects from inception through completion. Participates in the preparation of proposals, negotiation of contract and contract changes, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Direct the establishment of design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Develop new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules. Identify program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Qualification/Skills (Know of the Job) Basic Requirements:5+ years of experience in technical project/program management.5+ years of experience in driving projects to successful completion within deadlines. 5+ years of experience in leadership, with an ability to motivate team members. 5+ years of experience with computer programming, as well as IP networks.BS in Science or Engineering or other relevant technical fields.Preferred Qualifications:MS in Science or Engineering or other relevant technical fields.10+ years of experience in technical project/program management preferred. Experience in development and/or management of Consumer Services Business Systems.Detail oriented individuals are highly preferred for this role.An ability to thrive in a challenging and changing environment. 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. US Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.