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Echostar Corporation

Engineer II - Network Security Echostar Corporation
Germantown, MD

EchoStar is a provider of broadband satellite technologies and broadband Internet services.

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About Echostar Corporation

Job Description

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 has an exciting opportunity for a Network Security Engineer to manage systems and applications used for network security, recommend improvements as necessary to ensure proper operation, maintain compliance and ensure that network security best practices are met. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


* Develop scripts and tools to automate configuration of a large number firewall and network infrastructure devices distributed across multiple data centers
* Manage the configuration on multiple physical and virtual firewalls across multiple data centers
* Propose and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the network security infrastructure
* Applies capacity planning configuration changes as demanded by the business
* Address performance, scalability and service architecture administration issues
* Design, install, configure, maintain network security services, equipment and devices
* Plan and support network security infrastructure
* Provide clear technical documentation and written procedures for issues identified and addressed
* Monitoring and troubleshooting of platform and OS based problems, network security infrastructure and connectivity issues
* Perform launch testing for new software releases and the introduction of new features
* Work in a 24x7 mission critical environment
* Provide on-call support outside business hours
* Coordinate equipment orders including physical or virtual appliances, as well as upgrading, monitoring, testing and servicing the systems as needed

Basic Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, telecommunications, or an engineering focused field
* 0-2 years of relevant network engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Working knowledge using Linux operating systems: RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu
* Knowledge of Ansible or other automation technologies
* Understanding of web services and REST APIs
* CCNA or CCNP Routing and Switching certification
* Experience with VMware and virtual security appliances
* Thorough knowledge of networking routing, switching, firewalls, authentication services and load balancers.
* UNIX/Linux system administration experience
* Experience with network security products and protocols
* Strong knowledge of networking principles
* Excellent verbal and written communications
* Working knowledge of Python, Bash or other scripting languages
* Ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects of varying priority

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.

About Echostar Corporation

EchoStar is a provider of broadband satellite technologies and broadband Internet services.

5000 employees
Echostar Corporation

100 inverness terrace east

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