Hardware Systems Engineer

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #3232 03-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
Viasat is looking for a dynamic Hardware Systems Engineer to join our growing team.  In this exciting role, you will be responsible for the performance of all hardware on our space payload. You will oversee all hardware development and lead engineering development activities. You will oversee testing and be responsible for ensuring all hardware modules satisfy performance requirements.  

10+ years of experience in RF microwave design and/or RF systems engineering.  
Knowledge and understanding of hardware interfaces and ensureing smooth integration and that the system is built up
Experience in requirements traceability and verification
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
Strong communication skills – both verbal and written and has the ability to work with others from multiple disciplines.
Excellent teamwork and organizational skills
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or similar relevant engineering field
U.S. Government Position.  U.S. Citizenship Required.  
Up to 10% domestic travel

MS Degree  
Active TS security clearance

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

8 plus years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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