ASIC/VLSI Engineer

Hughes Network Systems, LLC

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Germantown, MD

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

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 @EchoStar on Twitter.

Hughes Network Systems has an exciting opportunity for an ASIC/VLSI Engineer to support our wireless and satellite communications products. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, Maryland.


  • Responsible for all aspects of modulator and demodulator design and development for ASIC devices: this includes, but is not limited to, conception of new product development design, requirements definition, system design, signal processing algorithm development, performance verification and hardware and software subsystem integration.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ year’s work experience in digital communications and digital signal processing.
  • Previous experience in the design of satellite communication or wireless modulators, demodulators, and FEC decoders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • Experience with development of ASIC/FPGA hardware subsystems for communication productions.
  • Standards such as DVB-S2X, and 5G
  • Working knowledge of fixed point implementation of signal processing algorithms for communication systems, developing bit-accurate and cycle accurate models in C++ or System Verilog, mapping signal processing algorithms to hardware implementation, and providing test vectors for hardware verification.
  • Familiarity with System Verilog, and UVM Verification a plus.

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.