Business Systems Applications 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 has an opportunity for a Business Systems Applications Engineer. This position will be located in Germantown. MD.


  • Support Hughes Business Systems Applications for production and test environments specific to system setup, automation, database administration, monitoring, application integration, OS integration, and troubleshooting.
  • Automate installation, deployment, configuration, and verification of deployed software and applications.
  • Upgrade and patch COTS and deploy future application software and COTS releases and upgrades per the deployment schedule.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field and 6 months experience in Systems Engineering.
  • Experience must include 6 months with each of the following: 1) understanding and troubleshooting network, internet and web protocols, such as TCP, IP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS; 2) Database administration and monitoring; 3) web server administration, configuration and monitoring; 4) Linux and Windows Virtual machine administration, configuration and monitoring; 5) Debugging skills; 6) Bash scripting; 7) Python scripting for automation and monitoring.

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.