Embedded Software Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - MD - Germantown Ref #9052 07-Jun-2021

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 hardworking, 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 steadfast 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
You will be working as a Software Development Engineer on an embedded Linux platform for our next-generation of mobility terminals. An ideal candidate should have a desire to learn about operating systems, networking protocols and applications development. Responsibilities include design, implementation, integration, and documentation of software for upcoming platforms. Team members share all responsibilities involved in developing, testing, and supporting the software. This individual must have a dedication to committed dates and project milestones.


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Familiarity with C, C++, Python and OOP design
  • Interest in learning about embedded Linux design, development and testing
  • Familiarity with Linux shell scripts, Bash, or Make
  • Familiarity with inter-process communication and messaging protocols
  • Good understanding of network protocols and administration on the Linux platform (e.g. Socket programming, TCP/UDP, VLAN, routing, ARP, DNS, firewalls, Linux, etc.)


  • Previous experience coding in C
  • Experience working with and/or chipping in to open source projects and standard methodologies
  • Proficient with software development tools such as Git, DevOps frameworks such as Jenkins, etc.
  • Ability to work on projects of diverse scope
  • Experience working in Agile development environments (Scrum, Kanban, hybrid, etc.)

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