DevOps Engineer

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4029 26-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 member of a product team

Help design, write and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, and operational efficiency of software services

Build automation to prevent problem recurrence with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions

Influence new designs, architectures, and methods for large-scale distributed systems

Conduct periodic on-call duties using a follow-the-sun model.

Part of this role will be to craft the DevOps architecture for the next generation Viasat network.


  • 7+ years programming in Python/C/C++ in a Linux development environment
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Ability to travel 10%


  • Familiarity with running software services at scale 
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems 
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Networking (TCP/IP) experience
  • Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD) training or experience
  • Experience working effectively in a DevOps environment
  • Experience working effectively in Agile Scrum teams
  • Experience with cloud technologies

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%





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