Hughes Network Systems GmbH

Network Engineer (m/f)

General Description of the Position:


Due to our success, we are expanding our business activities and looking for a Network Engineer to join our Customer Engineering team in Griesheim, Germany. As a customer-facing engineer you will take ownership of all technology related issues in assigned projects. This includes technical support to presales for pilot networks and third level support to operations for production networks. You will maintain close contact with customers in order to understand their applications and define their expectations. Using this understanding you will optimize network monitoring, performance and availability according to customer requirements. You will be responsible for planning, configuring, integrating and documenting networks. You will be working with customers, several in-house departments and our vendors to enable Hughes to deliver excellent services.

Your main duties and responsibilities:

  • The Network Engineer is responsible for all Network Engineering activities for the assigned project(s), including technical support in pilot projects and technical demonstrations. He/she maintains contact with customer in order to define their expectations and then optimise the network accordingly. He/she ensures that the network remains compatible with the customer applications.
  • He/she is responsible for planning, configuring and integrating and documenting the customer network(s) in conjunction with the Hub Engineering department and operations teams. On a regular basis, he/she is responsible for checking and improving the network design in order to optimise customer network performance and availability. Constantly looking for new opportunities where our products and services can benefit the customer.

Your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Electrical engineering or computer sciences university degree, master degree desirable
  • Must be an expert in TCP / IP and routing with Cisco CCIE
  • Knowledge in all the areas mentioned below, minimum 3 of these being core competence:
    • LAN and WAN networking technologies, protocols and standards,
    • Internet standards and applications,- computer hardware and software
    • earth station operations, satellite systems and link budgets
    • data communication, network technology and system/router configurations
    • one or more operating systems (Linux and Windows)
    • SNMP, Multicast
    • VSAT communication knowledge
    • DSL and other terrestrial solutions, network security, firewalls, IDS/IPS
    • Network analysis tools and troubleshooting
    • industry standards understanding (PCI, ISO)
    • technical writing (policies, procedures, design documents, network diagrams)
    • Proven experience in network design, IP routing incl. EIGRP, BGP, RIP, MPLS, PPPoE and security
    • Experience with retail network deployment
    • IPv6, Basic Work with Databases (ms-sql, postgress, mysql)
    • Programming (C#, php) or scripting (Perl) is an advantage
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills
  • Ability to cope and excel in stressful environment
  • Willingness to improve – self motivation
  • Team player attitude

Task description:

  1. Customer contact
    • Recognising customer expectations and demands
    • Regular meetings with the customer operations staff to cover operational issues and anomalies
    • Optimising the network with regard to the technical demands of the customer applications
    • Providing technical customer consulting
    • Achieving customer satisfaction
    • Visiting the customer on a regular basis to determine customer applications and needs in order to fulfil customer requirements with satellite – friendly applications and Hughes-proprietary new network uses (Broadband applications, internet access etc.)
    • Interaction with the customer at all levels from operations and engineering to senior management
  2. Network design
    • Designing, configuring and integrating networks
    • Support network growth by sizing, planning for new equipment and their installation
    • Providing technical support for existing networks, pilots and demonstrations
    • Creating technical recommendations for capacity expansion, network analyses, reliability, statistics, etc.
    • Testing new products, new hardware and new software
    • Providing network service support for the Operations group
  3. Network tasks
    • Effectively planning, configuring and integrating networks from the pilot phase to operational service
    • Ensuring that all network design elements are taken into account and tested in order to mitigate difficulties arising when it comes to going live
    • Providing suggestions for optimising customer network performance and availability
    • Supporting network roll out activity
  4. Documentation
    • Documenting all problems that occur and the approaches taken to solve them
    • Providing regular and on request status reports
    • Generating detailed network design documentation and producing “as built” documents to be submitted for sign-off and hand-over to Operations and Project Management

HNS Europe is a dynamic company that offers excellent benefits and the opportunity to make a real difference. In return for your commitment and skills you be given the opportunity to shape and develop one of the most exciting growth markets today.

Contact Information:

Please send your application in English to:

Hughes Network Systems GmbH

Human Resources

Frauke Roth

Phone: +49(0)6155-844-192

Ottostraße 9

64347 Griesheim



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