Modem Systems Engineer

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #2913 21-May-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

As a Modem Systems Engineer you will define the requirements and verification plans for high-rate modem products. You will create, review, and manage requirements at both the integrated system level and sub-system level. You will define verification test plans and procedures for a variety of products and projects for both internal and external customers. You will help define integration plans with a multidisciplinary design team (HW, SW, FPGA).


Years of Experience: 5-10 yrs

Education: Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or closely related field.

Specific Technologies/Experience: 

           Ability to generate verifiable product level requirements from high level customer requirements.

           Experience with creating derived requirements for hardware, firmware, and software engineering t      eams.

           Experience with writing test plans and procedures for design verification, product regression, and production testing.

           Experience with lab test equipment including Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Multi-meters, and BER Testers.

           Direct experience with digital communications or digital modems.

           Experience in a customer facing role.

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