Entry Level Software Engineer - San Diego

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 echostar.com. Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

Hughes has an exciting opportunity for a Entry Level Software Engineer to support business growth. This position will be located in our office in San Diego, CA.


  • Software design, development, integration and support activities for embedded networking software
  • Actively participate in systems and protocol design to come up with innovative solutions
  • Document designs and communicate requirements
  • Participate in new hardware bring up process
  • Complete development projects on time and within budget
  • Analyze and resolve software issues

Basic Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in C/C++/Java programming
  • Proficient in Multi-threaded application development and inter-process communication
  • Experience with multicore processors
  • Algorithm development experience
  • Network software development knowledge
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in C/C++/Java programming
  • Network software development knowledge
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Board bring up experience a plus
  • Experience with developing Linux device drivers and Linux kernel modules a plus
  • Knowledge or experience in Satellite-based systems a plus
  • Experience with scripting languages (bash, Python) a plus
  • Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning experience a plus
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.

Full time
Germantown, MD 20875, US