Full Stack Software Engineer

US - TX - Bryan/College Station Ref #3101 18-Jun-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
Viasat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels.  The DevOps Engineer in Commercial Mobility helps to deliver and maintain Viasat best-in-class in-flight Wi-Fi services to our global Commercial Airline customers.

You are capable of software engineering using disciplined software development methods, so why not come to Viasat and put these skills to good use? You will be a member of a product team where you’ll help design, write and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, and operational efficiency of software services; build automation to prevent problem recurrence with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions; influence new designs, architectures, and methods for large-scale distributed systems; conduct periodic on-call duties using a follow-the-sun model.

Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience with commercial software development in building distributed applications and systems or equivalent expertise
  • Programming experience with different languages such as Python/C/C++/Java in a Linux development environment
  • Broad range of technology interests across different disciplines including computer and system architecture, web applications, performance analysis, distributed systems design, testing and verification technologies, data processing, and networking
  • Ability to work on distributed remote agile teams with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to drive interaction with customers, peer developers, and project managers
  • Specific experience with agile methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM, XP). modern software development environments as well as with DevOps practices
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Travel up to 10%

Preferences
  • Familiarity with running software services at scale
  • Technical and software engineering background in the areas of cloud computing, enterprise computing, servers, networking, and virtualization technology and products
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS

Years of experience:

3-5 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

None

Clearance:

None

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