Digital Signal Processing Engineer University Grad

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #7205 12-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. 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. We strive to provide a positive, respectful, welcoming, and motivating workplace that recognizes and celebrate contributions from all genders, races, ethnicities, orientations, abilities, and backgrounds.

Job Responsibilities:

As a new grad Digital Signal Processing Engineer you will learn from experience engineers on how to propose concepts to solve complex customer problems. You will learn how to implement the system along with other system engineers by leveraging 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 highly experienced engineers and subject matter experts to help you succeed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Course work in random processing, communication theory, and spectral analysis
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to perform system level analysis
  • Currently MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Proficiency with programming in one or more languages such as Matlab, C/C++, Python
  • Ability and willingness to obtain 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

Viasat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center.   Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community, The Phoenix metro area has arts, entertainment, all major league sports, and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.

Are you ready to take the next step in your Engineering career where you will thrive and enjoy coming to work?  Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at Viasat. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Years of experience:

0-2 years


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