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Network Automation Engineer

Company: Hughes Network Systems
Location: Germantown
Posted on: June 25, 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 . Follow on Twitter. Hughes has an exciting opportunity for a Network Automation Engineer. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop code for automating and orchestrating COTS components for our next generation systems
    • Automated deployment of bare metal, containers and virtual machines
    • Integrating COTS components with the rest of the system to provide initial staging and incremental updates in the field
    • Develop infrastructure as code to support features and upgrades for the current Jupiter Platforms
      • Platform development to host software application and features
      • Upgrade of Operating Systems and other COTS to keep them up to date on bug and security fixes
      • Provide repeated test and integration test beds an plans to verify and qualify engineering developed software releases.
      • Research and develop new ideas and technologies to integrate COTS and Hughes developed platforms in support of NFV, SDN and orchestration goals
      • Provide tertiary engineering on-call production supportBasic Requirements:
        • Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical field
        • 2 years of relevant work experiencePreferred Qualifications:
          • Knowledge of the Linux, Python and Ansible is preferred. Should be familiar with NFV/SDN technologies and frameworks like Openstack, ONOS/OpenDaylight, Docker, MANOWill 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&D and disability
            • Work-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 HughesNet
            • Health: -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. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

Keywords: Hughes Network Systems, Germantown , Network Automation Engineer, Engineering , Germantown, Maryland

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