Senior VMware Systems Engineer

2-4 years
2 months ago
Job Description

Company Summary

DISH Network Technologies, an EchoStar Company, has been reimagining the future of connectivity for more than 40 years. Our business reach spans satellite television service, live-streaming and on-demand programming, smart home installation services, mobile plans and products, and now we are building America's First Smart Network.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

Department Summary

Our Wireless Technology organization is transforming the future of connectivity. We're doing it by building the country's first virtualized, standalone 5G wireless network from scratch. The foundation of a connected world, it's a network free of the limitations of the past, and flexible enough to satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of the changing world.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

A Senior Systems Engineer with Dish Wireless will be directly working in environments supporting automated deployment and management on a VMWare cloud native environment. This role will work directly towards increasing automated recovery and zero touch provisioning using tools like: Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, Gitlab, Jenkins, and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act in a technical leadership capacity: Mentor junior engineers and new team members, and apply technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems
  • Develop highly available, fault-tolerant platform/cloud infrastructure designs and solutions
  • Establishes standards and guidelines for the design & development, tuning, deployment and maintenance of platform/cloud infrastructure, including backups, upgrade, and automation processes
  • Install, test, and administer virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V tools or similar interfaces
  • Implement and maintain the computer systems so they are compliant with the organization's guidelines or SOP (Standards Operating Procedure)
  • Participate as first responder to critical incidents, ensuring rapid technical response
  • Create and maintain technical documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Develop automated responses to incidents so that manual intervention is not necessary

Skills, Experience and Requirements

A successful Senior System Engineerwill have the following at a minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4 or more years of professional experience in VMware services and tools
  • Direct experience with administering multiple VMware products across multiple remote locations and data centers
  • 2 or more years experience in programming using one or more of the following: Java, C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, or advanced Shell scripting

Preferred additional experience:

  • Understands concepts of Infrastructure-As-Code, automated deployments, and cluster management within a CI/CD Pipeline
  • Has provided lower-tier support for:
    • Bare-metal and virtual machines
    • Cloud-native environments
    • Network equipment
  • Experience with VMWARE infrastructure in an enterprise environment
  • Experience in Kubernetes regarding containers / Microservices principles
  • Disciplined practice of producing, maintaining, and versioning system documentation


  • Employee Stock Purchase
  • Term Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Training Reimbursement
  • Gratuity
  • Mobile and Internet Reimbursement
  • Team Outings




CI/CD Pipeline
Job Source:

"Our adventure began by changing the way people watched TV, bringing DISH to where big cable wouldn&#8217&#x3B;t: rural America. Since then, we have reinvented ourselves and our own industry with Sling TV to give millions of consumers more choice in entertainment. Today, we&#8217&#x3B;ve officially entered the consumer wireless industry as the fourth largest wireless provider with our acquisitions of Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile and Republic Wireless &#8212&#x3B; but that&#8217&#x3B;s just the start. We&#8217&#x3B;re building America&#8217&#x3B;s first cloud-native 5G network to transform the way we live, work and play with unlimited possibilities.


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