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Sr IT Manager

Company: Hughes Network Systems
Location: Germantown
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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.
Echostar has an exciting opportunity for a Sr IT Manager. This position will be located at our office in Germantown, MD.

  • Oversee the administrative server group responsible for the day-to-day support, maintenance, architecture, and deployment of Microsoft based products for the performance of Corporate-wide business and engineering functions.
  • Work of Microsoft Server administrators, comprised of entry and journey level professionals; and provide strategic direction to the overall Microsoft architecture of Corporate deployed systems for all Business, Accounting, Finance, HR, Engineering, and IT Security functions utilizing Microsoft products in their respective daily activities.
  • Performs responsible professional, highly technical and managerial duties with responsibility for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Corporate Microsoft products.
  • Ability to effectively supervise a staff comprised of entry and journey level professionals engaged in carrying out day-to-day departmental functions; ability to plan, organize, direct, and appraise the work of assigned personnel.
  • Assists in the IT Core Services establishment of policies, procedures, and other business management documentation utilized at the department and corporate levels.
  • Responsible for the selection, placement, promotion, training, development, discipline, safety, and appraisal of assigned employees.
  • Receives, prioritizes, and responds to staff, end user and department requests for troubleshooting, maintenance, and resolution to requests for support concerning major and integrated systems of the assigned functional areas.
  • Provides project management input and leadership for the major systems installations, upgrades, and modifications; may require management of multiple projects simultaneously to ensure adherence to critical paths and project goals. Knowledge of project management skills.
  • Provides advisement and consultation with management regarding the overall architectural vision of the assigned systems, problem anticipation, and problem solving on an enterprise level. Participates in the development and implementation of IT strategic planning.
  • Assists in the development of complex Requests for Proposals, Quotes, Information (RFP, RFQ, RFI) for IT projects and systems, detailing specifications, minimum standards, desired outcomes, and project timelines where applicable.
  • Ability to evaluate operational performance and implement changes.
  • Assists in the development and management of IT Expense and Capital budgets.
  • Skilled in interpersonal, leadership, planning, management, and communications to include team building, and motivational skills; ability to communicate professionally verbally, in writing, and in presentations.
  • Implement a process to produce monthly KPI's for the services provided to customers
    Basic Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Technology, Computer Science or related field
    • 10+ years of progressive management of IT technical teams/groups
    • Previous experience managing a team
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Cloud certifications on Azure or GCP
        Will 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. 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 , Sr IT Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Germantown, Maryland

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