Digital/FPGA Design/Verification Engineer

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - Irvine, US - CA - Los Angeles, US - CA - San Diego Ref #8866 10-May-2021

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Job Responsibilities

Viasat is a rapidly growing technology company that designs, deploys and operates cutting edge SATCOM products and services that span the globe. At Viasat you’ll work with highly-motivated engineers in an exciting, dynamic, yet informal environment. You will be able to use your engineering experience to support the next generation of advanced communications products and systems.

Viasat has an immediate opening for a highly motivated and capable Digital/FPGA Verification  Engineer, with a wide-range of experience, who is looking for an opportunity to develop innovative new products with experts in the industry. In this role you will be responsible for the specification, design, test and documentation of digital hardware and FPGA design. Sound interesting? Keep reading....


  • 6+ years digital module and FPGA design experience
  • Experienced Verilog/SystemVerilog/UVM/Python 
  • Experience with Questa Simulator
  • Ability/willingness to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering/technical degree
  • U.S. government position. U.S. citizenship required.
  • Up to 10% domestic travel


  • Space hardware design
  • Verilog/SystemVerilog/UVM • VHDL • Perl / Python • Questa Simulator
  • Hi-Rel FPGA experience using Xilinx and Microchip RTAX/RTSX/Prosaic
  • Experience using Xilinx, Synplicity, Modelsim, DxDesigner
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • MSEE degree
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance (or held one within the past 2 years)
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.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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