Electrical Engineer, Early Career

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - GA - Atlanta, US - MD - Germantown Ref #9632 07-Oct-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 Hardware Engineer at Viasat you will be responsible for developing a wide range of diverse hardware for testing and troubleshooting our highly regarded commercial, military and space products. You will design test stations, Test fixtures, interface test adapter (ITA), custom PWAs to meet performance, robustness, cost, and manufacturability goals. In this role you will work closely with Operations, Production, and R&D on continuing to build our test capabilities for new products while improving existing test devices and methods. Your ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, in a fast paced, rapidly changing, short turn-around environment will be key factor to the success of the team. You'll be asked to contribute to program responsibilities to include proposal efforts, requirements definition, conceptual design, tradeoffs, detailed design and drawings, prototype build, integration and test. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written, and verbal communication skills, great teammate


  • Previous internship experience
  • Experience with test equipment such as oscilloscopes , spectrum analyzers, network analyzer, logic analyzers, signal generators
  • Strong mechanical proficiency 
  • Circuit design experience
  • RF knowledge / coursework
This role requires vaccination under current guidance 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 January 18, 2022.

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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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