Global Trade Analyst

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - GA - Atlanta Ref #2771 15-Apr-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

  • Interpret International Trade Regulations and apply them as necessary
  • Provide guidance and requirements to Viasat personnel concerning international trade regulations
  • Ensure proper use of export authorizations (licenses/agreements, exemptions, exceptions, etc.)
  • Determine and document classification designation for parts, equipment, and technology
  • Complete required record keeping
  • Maintains knowledge of and stays current on regulatory changes
  • Review contracts for global trade requirements
  • Solid understanding of required documentation such as commercial invoices, shipper’s letters of instructions (SLI), carnets, and EEI filings


  • 5+ years’ experience in regulatory trade compliance
  • Strong proficiency in International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • Proficient in OFAC Regulations and Foreign Trade Regulations
  • Proficient in product classification both domestic and international to include EAR, ITAR, HTS, Schedule B
  • Experience with D-TRADE, SNAP-R, ACE, and GTM systems
  • Experience with non-US trade regulations
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time by consistently completing tasks by deadline
  • Critical thinking and excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Strong attention to detail and completion of responsibilities with a high level of accuracy
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • U.S. Citizenship Required 

Viasat has Global Trade teams in Carlsbad, CA and Duluth, GA. This position could be based out of either office.

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

4-6 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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