Lead DevOps Engineer

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - San Jose, US - GA - Atlanta, US - MA - Boston, US - MA - Marlborough, US - MD - Germantown, US - OH - Cleveland, US - TX - Austin, US - TX - Bryan/College Station Ref #1627 04-Sep-2018

Job description

Our culture empowers us to do things that other companies would find very difficult, if not impossible. It's uniquely Viasat, and intentionally not like any other company. Viasat produces innovative satellite and other wireless communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. If you're looking to join a team in a proven company, then try us on for size.
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 lead 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.

Part of this role will be to craft the DevOps architecture for the next generation Viasat network. This is a highly visibility role to enable the operation of the next generation version of the network.

  • 7+ years programming in Python/C/C++ in a Linux development environment
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Familiarity with running software services at scale 
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems 
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Networking (TCP/IP) experience
  • Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD) training or experience
  • Experience working effectively in a DevOps environment
  • Experience working effectively in Agile Scrum teams
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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%





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