Digital Signal Processing Engineer, Early Career

US - AZ - Phoenix, US - AZ - Tempe Ref #9663 22-Jul-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Digital Signal Processing Engineer, you will learn from experienced engineers on how to propose concepts to tackle sophisticated customer problems. You will learn how to implement the system along with other system engineers by using technology assets across Viasat and our partners. The products and systems you will learn and help to define are in SIGINT, RADAR, and communication applications. You will help build system solutions to solve a wide range of radar and communication problems. You will work with interdisciplinary teams including Systems, Software, RF circuits, hardware engineers, and others. You will be given the autonomy to complete your tasks and have access to senior level engineers and domain specialists to help you succeed.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related subject area
  • Coursework in Random Processing, Communication Theory, or Spectral Analysis
  • Strong communication skills - Both written and verbal
  • Ability to perform system level analysis


  • Master's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related subject area
  • Proficiency with programming in one or more languages such as MATLAB, C/C++, or Python
  • Ability and willingness to acquire a security clearance
  • Experience writing discrete-time simulations
  • Knowledge of RF or networking fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Space-Time Adaptive Processing (STAP)
  • Knowledge of AESA/phased array, Radar, SIGINT, or electronic warfare
This role requires vaccination under the current Executive Order for Government Contractors applicable to Viasat.  As such, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 no later than the deadline indicated here.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-2 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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