Engineering Technician - Shift Work

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #3195 01-Jul-2019

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 growing rapidly and 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.

Job Responsibilities
Test, Tune, and Troubleshoot. Assemble, Disassemble, Calibrate, Fix and Repair.  Does this sound familiar to you? You enjoy working side by side with engineers and being an integral part of developing new state-of-the-art communications equipment that enables people to reach out to the world.
As a developing Engineering Technician you will be responsible for supporting engineering development and production activities such as testing, troubleshooting, and modification down to the circuit level of RF based hybrid electro-mechanical module and sub-assemblies. You will trained to configure RF test setups and perform measurements such as gain, P1dB, noise figure, phase noise, adjacent channel rejection, and isolation, just to name a few. You have a keen attention to detail as you conduct high level RF Tests and create associated documentation.  So, if you are the person who enjoys ensuring that a product you touched is ready for our customers then you just might be looking at the right company!  

2+years relevant work experience 
Ability to work multiple shifts, including 2nd and 3rd shift
Associate's Degree in Electronics Technology or related technical discipline or equivalent  work experience 
US Government position. US Citizenship required.   
Up to 10% domestic travel

Basic electronic test and troubleshooting skills 
Familiarity with electronic test equipment 
Basic computer skills including good skills with Microsoft Office 
Good communication and team skills 
Knowledge of RF test techniques. 
Experience working in an RF engineering environment. 
Experience testing and troubleshooting RF amplifiers, LNAs, and Up/Down Converters. 
Self-directed but good working in a team.
Active security clearance, or willingness to be submitted for a security clearance.

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

AA/AS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

2-4 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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