SMTS - Systems Integration/Test and Automation Engineer

Jun 06, 2018
Aug 21, 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.

Hughes is seeking a Senior Engineer in Systems Integration/Test and Automation Engineering for the Hughes'Engineering Wireless Networks and'VLSI'Business Group.' This position will be located at our office in Gaithersburg, MD.


  • Design and develop test plans & procedures, and execute tests for integrating & qualifying software releases for satellite based communication systems

  • Provide warranty support to HNS customers for such satellite based communication systems deployed in different countries

  • Design & Develop test automation tools using Python, Perl and UNIX Shell scripts

  • Design & Develop test tools and applications using C/C++, JAVA, Database, Shell Scripts, J2EE tools

  • Perform tasks such as log collection, log analysis, debugging, issues tracking & reporting, user documentation

  • Interface with customers for issues debugging and providing solution in coordination with the SW development team

  • Maintain qualification test setups in lab

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Work on multiple projects, handle multi-tasking

  • Able to integrate communication' products from different vendors with HNS developed systems

  • Work with different HNS teams, vendors & customers located in different time zones

Basic Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer'Science'or related degree

  • 5 or more years of experience in systems integration, testing and automation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with 3G and 4G architecture

  • MS in Electrical Engineering or related degree

  • Experience in Perl scripting

  • Knowledge of Java & J2EE technologies

  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript, CSS

  • Knowledge of MySQL and Oracle database environment

  • Experience in C, C++

  • Proficient in Python and UNIX/Linux scripting

  • Proficient in'Mathplotlib

  • Experience with automation tools such as Selenium, Watir, PhantomJS, Apache JMeter

  • Experience in'testing RESTful Web Services
  • Proficient in documentation

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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