Pre-Sales/Pilot Engineer

Hughes Network Systems, LLC Germantown , MD 20874

Posted 3 months ago

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, LLC, an EchoStar Company, (Hughes) is a leading provider of SD-WAN and managed network services utilizing innovative network technologies and solutions to serve enterprises and governments globally.

Hughes has an exciting opportunity for a Pre-Sales Engineer.

This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


  • Architect, configure and implement Hughes' suite of solutions including wide-area networking, security, VOIP and Wi-Fi in customer lab & production environments to serve as proof-of-concept for pre-sales engagement.

  • Support sales efforts to close new major, multi-million dollar business opportunities.

  • Engage in demonstrations and technical discussions with prospective customers.

  • Assist product management in prototyping new solutions for go-to-market.

  • Soup-to-nuts ownership of multiple customer engagements.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering or related technical field

  • 2 years of experience in Proof of Concept/Pre-Sales engagement

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with tact and diplomacy in communication are vital.

  • Effective communication & business writing skills to express complex ideas and concepts in a clear, concise manner.

  • A detailed knowledge of IP networking including routing protocols and application analysis.

  • Time management abilities with an aptitude for multi-tasking to deliver in a results-oriented environment.

  • Limited travel is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering or related technical field

  • Strong preference for experience in computer networking.

  • Familiarity with network monitoring and troubleshooting.

  • Knowledge of network security, VOIP, Wi-Fi a plus.

  • Experience in scripting (perl/python) and network automation a plus.

  • Experience with Fortinet and certification a plus.

Position is highly technical and is highly visible within the organization providing opportunity for growth for successful candidates.

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.

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Pre-Sales/Pilot Engineer

Hughes Network Systems, LLC