Business Process Analyst Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9759 03-Sep-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

As a key member of Supply Chain Business Technology group, you will work closely with Operations, Quality, IT, Engineering, and Business unit functions to develop and implement the processes, systems, and technology roadmap to enhance business performance. Our team is working on computer applications used at all Viasat manufacturing sites and we help the business digitize manufacturing and streamline build processes.

As a member of our team, you will work with our development teams to implement enhancements to our current applications. Your responsibilities will include document requirements and help develop and implement solutions for our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) as well as integrations between them. You may also assist in the development of process documentation related to these systems.

Our ideal candidate has experience working in a manufacturing team environment and has previously worked on process development and implementation. They will have a background and interest in business process and strategic thought leadership, be able to quickly understand the specific business needs of Viasat, and possess the influence needed to gain consensus and drive improvement. They will also be skilled at maintaining a bimodal focus, driving results in the near term, while simultaneously positioning the business processes to scale effectively with projected company growth in the future.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or Management Information System, or a related field
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Procurement functions
  • Experience with coding languages such as SQL, HTML, R, C++, or Python
  • Skilled in Project management and team leadership
  • Strong analytical skills to support independent, high velocity, high quality decisions
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment
  • Capable of applying resourceful and creative thought processes to resolve complex problems
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities based on workload and direction from management and/or customers
  • Strong relationship building, teamwork and communication skills
  • Ability to translate business needs into system-based solutions
  • Strong skills utilizing standard Microsoft tools such as Excel, Access, Word, Visio, SharePoint, Project, and Power Point
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship


  • Statistical analysis
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Business Intelligence Tools
  • Experience effectively translating between business value, requirements, and technical solutions
  • Experience with big data, Business Intelligence tools, simulation, modeling, and statistics
  • Skilled in articulating value and developing effective business cases
  • Adept at influencing cross functionally, developing consensus, and moving the business forward
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

Worker Classification:


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