Engineering Technician - Temporary

US - AZ - Mesa, US - AZ - Phoenix, US - AZ - Tempe Ref #8670 13-Apr-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 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 an experienced Engineering Technician your areas of tasking could vary from supporting engineering development, integration and test, and production. Potential tasking include but not limited to supporting custom test system build and maintenance, RF testing, and troubleshooting down to the circuit level of RF based hybrid electro-mechanical module and sub-assemblies. You will 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 run 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!

  • 4+ years relevant work experience performing responsibilities of the role described above
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting electronic products
  • Ability to read schematics and understand electronic circuits
  • Familiarity with electronic test equipment 
  • Basic computer skills including good skills with Microsoft Office 
  • Good communication and team skills 
  • Associates of Science Degree in Electronics Technology or related technical discipline or equivalent  work experience 
  • Ability to work other shifts if needed
  • Experience with RF test, measurement, and calibration techniques 
  • Experience working in an development engineering environment (high levels of ambiguity)
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting RF amplifiers, LNAs, and Up/Down Converters
  • Self directed but good working in a team

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

AA/AS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:



Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



Worker Classification:

Temporary Worker

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