Associate Corporate Counsel at Hughes Network Systems in Germantown, Maryland

Posted in Other 4 days ago.





Job Description:

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.

Echostar Corporation is seeking to hire an Associate Corporate Counsel for their Regulatory Affairs team in their Germantown, Maryland offices.

The Associate Corporate Counsel will contribute to the regulatory, legal, and advocacy efforts of the Regulatory Affairs team, with primary responsibilities including:


  • Monitoring and analyzing Governmental initiatives and proceedings to inform the company on matters being considered by U.S. federal regulatory agencies (e.g., FCC, NTIA, OSC, State, RUS) and the Executive Branch, the Hill, state agencies and foreign governments including licensing, universal service, policy and spectrum issues;

  • Drafting pleadings and position papers;

  • Developing strategies for filings, engagement and advocacy with the FCC and regulatory agencies and departments domestically and internationally;

  • Actively participating in trade associations including SIA, GVF, ESOA and TIA;

  • Representing the company before Federal agencies, foreign governments, at industry events, and other venues;

  • Managing engagement with external consultants and counsel;

  • Participating in international organizations including the ITU, WTO and OECD.

REQUIREMENTS:


  • Candidates must have a J.D.

  • 2-5 years of experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Possess strong writing, research, communications, and organization skills.

  • Experience at the FCC and/or a law firm.

  • Experience with wireless, international, satellite, and/or spectrum issues.

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.