DevOps Engineer

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4017 16-Sep-2019

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 DevOps Engineer you will play a key role in the development of large-scale, distributed applications with strong federation, dynamic scaling and configuration, security and policy management, and superior robustness and fault tolerance capabilities. You have the passion to design and deliver highly scalable distributed applications that focus on the business requirements of customers and enable industry leadership in Cloud OS platforms. You possess the creativity and the motivation to deliver exceptional customer experience and to solve real problems for real users. You interact with customers and project management on developing solid domain and problem understanding and work with fellow application and core platform engineers to build solutions for those customer projects.


Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience of software development in building distributed applications and systems or equivalent expertise
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or equivalent experience 
  • Solid Linux shell scripting experience (Bash, zsh, etc.) 
  • Experience developing and implementing automated build, deployment, and test pipelines
  • Broad range of technology interests across different disciplines including computer and system architecture, web applications, performance analysis, distributed systems design, testing and verification technologies, data processing, and networking
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to drive interaction with customers, peer developers, and project managers
  • Strong technical and software engineering background in the areas of cloud computing, enterprise computing, servers, networking, and virtualization technology and products
  • Specific experience with agile methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM, XP). modern software development environments as well as with DevOps practices
  • U.S. government position. U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Travel up to 10%

Preferences
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Fluency with Python and Ansible
  • Experience in technologies used in the cloud computing space, including Amazon AWS, Google Compute Engine, Rackspace, or related IaaS offerings, map/reduce algorithms, virtualized server compute units, scalable architectures, distributed databases, and big data analysis
  • Proven experience with complete product life cycle in a production services environment, including design, implementation, load and scale testing, deployment and maintenance
  • Docker or containerization experience 
  • DBA experience a plus (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, etc.)

To learn more about this site and other office locations, please click here!

#LI-CSI

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

Other

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

None

Back to search jobs

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.