Application Delivery Controller Network Security Engineer
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 Network Systems has an exciting opportunity for a office anApplication Delivery Controller Network Security Engineer. This position will be located at our headquarters inGermantown, MD.Responsibilities:Plan, Design, Develop, Implement and Operate F5 products such as LTM, ASM, BIG-IQ and APMManage the configuration on multiple physical and virtual F5 across multiple data centersDevelop scripts and tools to automate configuration of a large number network security devices distributed across multiple data centersPropose and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the network security infrastructureApplies capacity planning configuration changes as demanded by the businessAddress performance, scalability and service architecture administration issuesDesign, install, configure, maintain network security services, equipment and devicesPlan and support network security infrastructureProvide clear technical documentation and written procedures for issues identified and addressedMonitoring and troubleshooting of platform and OS based problems, network security infrastructure and connectivity issuesPerform launch testing for new software releases and the introduction of new featuresProvide on-call support outside business hoursCoordinate equipment orders including physical or virtual appliances, as well as upgrading, monitoring, testing and servicing the systems as neededBasic Requirements:Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, telecommunications, or an engineering focused field2 years of relevant F5 experiences with F5 LTM, ASM, BIG-IQ, and APM administration and life cycle management including experience with advanced iRule creation and troubleshooting;1 year of experience handling multiple complex F5 configurations and deployments at once with an understanding of networking at all layers of the OSI model to include web application technologies1 year of experience integrating with Atlassian and OKTA.Preferred Qualifications:Working knowledge using Linux operating systems: RedHat, CentOS, UbuntuKnowledge of Ansible or other automation technologiesUnderstanding of web services and REST APIsCCNA or CCNP Routing and Switching certificationExperience with VMware and virtual security appliancesThorough knowledge of networking routing, switching, firewalls, authentication services and load balancers.UNIX/Linux system administration experienceExperience with network security products and protocolsStrong knowledge of networking principlesExcellent verbal and written communicationsWorking knowledge of Python, Bash or other scripting languagesAbility to simultaneously work on multiple projects of varying priorityWill be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance.EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all-from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!Financial: 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD and disabilityWork-Life Balance: Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)Employee Incentives: Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNetHealth: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)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.