Unix Systems Engineer

Germantown, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
Full Time
Market Job Title Unix Systems Engineer Requisition Number 8159BR Company Hughes Network Systems Job Category Engineering Geographic Location (posting location) MD-Germantown-EXP Job Description (Do of the Job) Hughes Network Systems (Hughes), an EchoStar Company, 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. HughesNet is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.Hughes is seeking a Unix Systems Engineer for the Germantown, MD office to support production DNS systems including BIND servers running on a Linux as well as Infoblox grid.Responsibilities:Build, configure, and maintain many systems from command-line.Demonstrate constant improvement processes through proper documentation, automation, industry awareness, as well as the training of additional groups.Support production DNS Systems including, but not limited to BIND servers in a Linux environment.Understand security considerations as well as DDOS mitigation. Qualification/Skills (Know of the Job) Basic Requirements:B.S in Computer Science/Engineering is required5+ years of experience with Domain Name Systems (DNS); ideally a mix of BIND and Infoblox5+ years of experience with Linux OS; specifically a mix of Red Hat and CentOSPosition requires on-call support with some off-hour and weekend deployments at timesPreferred Qualifications:Scripting experience in one or more of the following: Shell, Perl, Python, PHP, or JavaScriptNetworking experience in a mix of the following: routing, switching, VLAN, load balancers (F5 LTM)Some experience with configuration management tools like Ansible or GITGeneral knowledge in a mix of the following - SNMP, Apache/Tomcat, Oracle/MySQL, JSON/REST, Radius/RSA/LDAP/Active DirectoryEchoStar 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.

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