Cloud Software Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #7129 10-Aug-2020

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 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

At Viasat, you’ll work with top technical talent who can help you bridge the gap from theory to designing, building, and operating software that enables the world’s fastest broadband satellites to deliver services across the global. You will help enable communication and entertainment everywhere from airplanes to remote communities. This opening is specifically intended for candidates with 5+ years of experience in software development and automation.

We are looking for motivated and conscientious software engineers to work on the implementation, integration, and test of software that enables CI/CD toolchains, automates operational activities, and supports customer facing activities. Your "can do" attitude and the drive to learn new things will help continue to drive ViaSat’s success. You will use your computer science knowledge to implement software designs and deploy and set the standard for next generation systems. You will be a member of the interdisciplinary engineering team which requires expertise in a broad array of subjects including operations, networking, development, and security.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience complex scripting in Python and Bash
  • Experience automating configuration and tasks for highly scaled linux systems and application deployments
  • Understanding of basic Linux systems management
  • An understanding of RESTful web services, JSON, YML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Ansible, Salt or Chef
  • A working knowledge of at least one high level OO language: Java, Ruby, C++, Objective C, Scala, Go, etc.
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and OO principles and best practices.
  • Familiarity with pipeline deployment tools such as Jenkins, GoCD or Bamboo
  • Experience in Agile / SCRUM development environments
  • Experience with Linux package technologies: apt, rpm, reprepro, Artifactory, Aptly, FPM
  • Exposure to monitoring and security software: Sensu, Nagios, auditd, collectd, PFSense, Suricata, Snort, etc.
  • Experience with cloud technologies, especially elastic compute, storage, and SDNs

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