EchoStar Security Analyst in Germantown, Maryland

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 has an exciting opportunity for a Security Analyst to join the Security Operations Center (SOC) team and help protect HughesNet, the next generation offering of broadband via satellite.


  • Defines, designs, and administers network security systems used for data communications and recommends improvements necessary to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company’s high traffic, business critical internet production environment.

  • Monitor for indications of compromise.

  • Find vulnerabilities and propose remediation steps to critical business systems.

  • Perform daily analysis and reporting on system logs and network traffic.

  • Position requires on call support.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Security or related field

  • 1 year of experience in TCP/IP

  • 1 year direct experience with IDS/IPS, firewall, or SEM/SIM tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • InfoSec knowledge

  • Knowledge of SANS

  • Technical certifications (i.e. GCIA, GCFW, or GCIH).

  • Understanding of Linux, Windows server, shell scripting, Vulnerability Scanning, XSS/SQL injection or database attacks are all a plus.

  • Familiarity with ISO 17799 and PCI standards is also desirable.

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.

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!