Mechanical Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9556 22-Jul-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities:

Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. Viasat Mechanical Engineers innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.

Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely Viasat and, intentionally, not like any other company.

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will primarily be focused on, but not limited to, the development of airborne and satellite products. Responsibilities may include the following: Detailed design of parts, assemblies & drawings, analyzing product requirements, support assembly & test validation of designs, participate in design reviews, supplier coordination.


  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Mechanical engineering or a related field
  • Experience with standard industry 3D CAD Software (SolidWorks/CATIA preferred) and the ability to create models, assemblies and generate drawings
  • Experience or exposure to Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), Bill of Material creation (BOM), Engineering Change orders (ECOs)


  • Familiarity of a wide variety of manufacturing technologies and hands on experience
  • Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE) for root cause analysis of issues/failure modes
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-2 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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