Senior Director Technical - Hardware

Jun 06, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
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 Hughes we are developing some of the largest and most powerful satellite and terrestrial IP-based communications systems in the world. Our ground segment group in Germantown, Maryland has need for hardware engineering professionals to help us achieve our vision of providing broadband connectivity everywhere.  As a Senior Director Technical - Hardware, your role is to bring best-in-class user terminal solutions to our high-throughput ground networks.


  • Technical development and project management for the development and delivery of advanced user terminal solutions for satellite and terrestrial IP-based communications systems
  • Lead and direct a multi-functional engineering team to develop and integrate hardware, software, and network technology to satisfy customer requirements and deliverables
  • Establish objectives, specifications, schedules, budgets, resource plans, and contingency plans to ensure projects are executed effectively
  • Oversee all aspects of the development over the entire project life (concept, development, integration, qualification, acceptance, and delivery)
  • Coordinate across multiple corporate functions including business, operations, and manufacturing
  • Perform the function of technical customer interface
  • Ensure the timely and cost effective accomplishment of contractual commitments
  • Monitor and reports progress to management


Basic Requirements: 
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • 15+ years of experience with a background in satellite and terrestrial IP-based user terminal architectures and systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • PMP or equivalent a plus
  • Knowledge of systems to include:  baseband, RF, antenna, and electronic packaging technologies
  • Ability to lead cross functional engineering teams in design and development projects with external customer deliverables
  • Project management experience highly desired with formal training or equivalent (PMP) training

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.

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