Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 11, 2018
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 subsidiariesEchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of whats possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue. Hughes is seeking a Staff Technician - Systems to work as part of the overall operations team responsible for providing day-to-day technical and operational support at the Hughes Network Systems North Las Vegas Regional Management Center. This position will report to the Regional Management Center Manager and will work closely with the onsite Technical Support and Engineering teams, Hughes Engineering, the Network Management Center, and all customer engineers and management. Responsibilities: - Work in one of the most complex communications networks and as a member of the team will be responsible for 99.99% system uptime with zero defects. - Involved with system-monitoring, routine preventive maintenance, customer problem tracking, and network problem resolution in all aspects of networking integral to HughesNet & HughesON Baseband, IF, and RF Communications and the related backend systems. - Responsible for System Administration, Network Monitoring and Management, new build-outs, changes to existing networks, and maintenance of the IP and system infrastructure. - Identify root causes on technical problems and develop procedural and technical recommendations for improvement. - Plan and coordinate implementation of new products into the production environment. - Monitor specific system limitations to maximize capacity and efficiency. Perform equipment level capacity planning and network performance activities. - Maintain equipment inventory and configuration management records, including software releases, patches, and hardware changes. - Ensure compliance with applicable Data Center Standards, Service Management Quality Program, and ITIL standards. Basic Requirements: - Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident as position requires access to U.S. export restricted materials. - AA degree, electronics school certification, or equivalent military training and experience. - 2 or more years experience with LAN/WAN industry standards, and working knowledge of TCP/IP and Ethernet configuration and functionality desirable. - 2 or more years working knowledge of Unix/Linux systems desirable. Preferred Qualifications: - Industry certifications are a plus (Microsoft, Linux, VMware, Cisco) - Candidates must have the ability to work and manage in a 24 x 7 x 365 work environment, multi-task while meeting deadlines, and work well under pressure. - Basic electronics troubleshooting skills desirable (ability to use and interpret readings from a range of test equipment including spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, protocol analyzer, power meter, Fiber test sets, etc.). - Candidates must have excellent problem-solving, customer relations, and written and oral communication skills. - Responsibilities and duties may evolve and expand, therefore, flexibility and adaptation are important. - Candidates must be highly self-motivated and independent, and comfortable working with others in a distributed environment. 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: EchoStar, Las Vegas , Staff Technician, Professions , Las Vegas, Nevada
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