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Echostar Corporation

IT Administrator

Echostar Corporation - Germantown, MD

Hughes Network Systems (Hughes), an EchoStar Company, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.

Hughes has an exciting opening for an IT Administrator to be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


Support HA and DR strategies for the Oracle database environment

Support database replication technologies (e.g., GoldenGate, Dataguard)

Perform Oracle software/database Installation and Upgrades

Implement and Maintain proactive and real time monitoring tools (including but not limited to OEM)

Perform backup and recovery activities using RMAN and other tools as required

Perform performance tuning of the database and applications

Support upgrades and patch management of Oracle environment

Support on-call maintenance activities and participate in rotating on-call coverage

Monitor and Manage database utilization and performance and tune as appropriate

Support O&M activities such as security, reporting, testing, troubleshooting application performance issues, and technical documentation

Support Oracle System Administration activities such as user and system profiles, and creating user roles and responsibilities

Serve as a database feature subject matter expert to the application teams

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related field

10 or more years of general IT administration or operations experience

3 or more years of experience in Oracle database administration – versions 11g and 12c

3 or more years of experience using Linux and/or Unix, including shell scripting (Korn preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related field

SQLPlus and PL/SQL development experience

Knowledge of computer network and application layer protocols

Knowledge of Oracle EBS 11.x middleware (OAS, Concurrent Manager, etc…)

Knowledge of Oracle middleware products (Weblogic, OID, SSO, SOA, etc…)

Knowledge of ETL and Reporting tools (Informatica, Business Objects, Tableau, Crystal Reports, etc…)

Experience with Quest DB Monitoring Tools (Spotlight, Performance Analysis, Foglight)

Analytical, detail-oriented, and thorough when working on assigned tasks

Ability to quickly identify a problem and find multiple creative solutions

Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously and work them to completion with little supervision

Highly developed written and verbal communication skills to work collaboratively across teams and organizations

Ability to work under pressure with many assigned tasks and hard deadlines

Passion for customer service, continuous improvement, and technology

Working knowledge of Oracle ASM, RAC, Advanced Security, Golden Gate, and Multi-tenant technologies

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.

At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you!

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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Company Profile:
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions. EchoStar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hughes, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband services, delivering network technologies and managed services for enterprise and government customers in more than 100 countries. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional business units world-wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set-top box and satellite industries for nearly 30 years, consistently delivering value for customers, partners and investors through innovation and outstanding quality. EchoStar’s contribution to video technology continues to have a major influence on the way consumers view, receive and manage TV programming.