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Information Assurance Engineer

Company: Hughes Network Systems
Location: Germantown
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit echostar.com. Follow @EchoStar on Twitter. Hughes has an exciting opportunity for an Information Assurance (IA) Engineer to support projects within our Defense Division. This position will be located at our office in Germantown Maryland.Responsibilities:Maintenance (including integration of software patches and system upgrades), configuration, and reliable operation of the computer systems and users.Installation of hardware and software, audits, updating and maintaining policy and procedures that pertain to the Security Systems of the classified program.Implementing and maintaining a Media Control plan, and Configuration Management plan with the assistance of the ISSM and ISSO. Assist the ISSM, ISSO, and FSO as needed.Basic Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, or related fieldMust be capable of obtaining and holding a U.S. government security clearancePreferred Qualifications:Experience and knowledge of computer system technologies and associated best practicesTeam co-worker willing to collaborate on solutions and scheduling those solutionsAbility to document problems and associated resolution for future referenceProvide clear technical documentation and written procedures to ensure other members of the support organization can assist in monitoring, troubleshooting, and changing complex customer environmentsGood customer service and communications skills (written and oral) are requiredAdaptable and willing to learn new technologiesMust have the ability to effectively multi-taskExperience with configuration, backup, and restoration of:Red Hat LinuxWindowsFamiliarity with VMWare hosts management using, Vcenter, storage management other similar toolsAbility to work across multiple programsEnsures all incidents are addressed in a timely manner. Assist in the design and implementation of information systems to support U.S. Government programs, including implementation of security controlsDocument system implementation and security controls as part of the NIST Risk Management Framework following the requirements from external customersPerform on-going system monitoring as well as system updates to ensure the information systems are in compliance with IA controlsProvide day-to-day System Administration supportforusers of the system to investigate and resolve problems as required.Technical ability to design andimplement multi-userinformation systemsAbility to install, configure, and maintain 3rd-partyapplications to support multiple usersCertifications in one or more related technologies is preferred: Security+, Network+, or related Information Assurance certificationExperience in software scripting, systems architecture, database managementFamiliarity with Department of Defense standardsFamiliarity with remote desktop managementFamiliarity with IT lab managementExperience with Enterprise level softwareapplicationsExperience with Information Assurance security applicationsExperience as an IT professional or Information Assurance engineerCurrent security clearanceWill be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance. #LI-LT1 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 allfrom 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. U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

Keywords: Hughes Network Systems, Germantown , Information Assurance Engineer, Engineering , Germantown, Maryland

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