EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries—EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems— EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
Hughes Network Systems has an exciting opportunity for a office an Application Delivery Controller Network Security Engineer. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.
Plan, Design, Develop, Implement and Operate F5 products such as LTM, ASM, BIG-IQ and APM
Manage the configuration on multiple physical and virtual F5 across multiple data centers
Develop scripts and tools to automate configuration of a large number network security devices distributed across multiple data centers
Propose and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the network security infrastructure
Applies capacity planning configuration changes as demanded by the business
Address performance, scalability and service architecture administration issues
Design, install, configure, maintain network security services, equipment and devices
Plan and support network security infrastructure
Provide clear technical documentation and written procedures for issues identified and addressed
Monitoring and troubleshooting of platform and OS based problems, network security infrastructure and connectivity issues
Perform launch testing for new software releases and the introduction of new features
Provide on-call support outside business hours
Coordinate equipment orders including physical or virtual appliances, as well as upgrading, monitoring, testing and servicing the systems as needed
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, telecommunications, or an engineering focused field
2 years of relevant F5 experiences with F5 LTM, ASM, BIG-IQ, and APM administration and life cycle management including experience with advanced iRule creation and troubleshooting;
1 year of experience handling multiple complex F5 configurations and deployments at once with an understanding of networking at all layers of the OSI model to include web application technologies
1 year of experience integrating with Atlassian and OKTA.
Working knowledge using Linux operating systems: RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu
Knowledge of Ansible or other automation technologies
Understanding of web services and REST APIs
CCNA or CCNP Routing and Switching certification
Experience with VMware and virtual security appliances
Thorough knowledge of networking routing, switching, firewalls, authentication services and load balancers.
UNIX/Linux system administration experience
Experience with network security products and protocols
Strong knowledge of networking principles
Excellent verbal and written communications
Working knowledge of Python, Bash or other scripting languages
Ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects of varying priority
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.