DISH

Engineering Manager I

US-TX-El Paso
Job ID
2017-40390
Category
Manufacturing

Summary

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves.  We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider.  We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service – Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

 

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

 

Come to DISH Network with your high energy and desire to achieve at our state-of-the-art Manufacturing Center. Here you have the opportunity to become a part of an exciting organization that has the vision to be the leader in changing the way the world communicates by providing innovative technology, quality products, and dynamic services.

 

The Engineering Manager I manages exempt level employees of a primary engineering function or an engineering support function. Responsible for the design, development, testing, and modification of hardware/software and peripheral equipment.  This position is the entry level for management of a primary engineering function.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Work with Program Manager for project development
  • Manage the evaluation of a variety of factors (e.g., reporting formats, cost limitations, security restrictions, etc.) to determine product configuration
  • Design and implement testing methodology, as well as prepare and maintain documentation
  • Coordinate activities for single focus groups
  • Responsible for setting group goals and evaluation of group performance against said goals
  • Engage in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling
  • Supervisory responsibility includes staffing, conducting performance appraisals, training and developing subordinates, promotions, salary increases, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc.

 

This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this position and other duties may be assigned.

 

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Skills - Experience and Requirements

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s level education or university program certificate plus at least two years of experience
  • Or at least five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

  SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to effectively present information to upper management, public groups, and/or board of directors.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not a comprehensive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, read and interpret documents and instructions; frequent identification of letters, numbers, and symbols in a warehouse or office environment. This position may require sitting for long periods of time at a workstation. The employee must have the ability to use a keyboard and equipment typically found in a warehouse or office work setting. Individuals must have the ability to lift 45 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position works in/near moving mechanical parts and may be in a non-temperature controlled work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Manufacturing/warehouse environment and/or standard office environment.

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