Product Quality Engineer University Grad

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #9600 16-Sep-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

Our Government Programs Quality Engineering Team is responsible for assuring the products developed, manufacturing and delivered from our Viasat Tempe facility meet all customer requirements for performance, functionality and reliability for our Government Customers.   Assuring compliance to requirements as well as customer satisfaction in our products is key to our long term business success.

As a member of our team, you would be expected to learn and apply quality assurance knowledge and skills to our products through their entire product life cycle as you become familiar with our customers, products/systems, technologies and processes.  

In this role, you will grow your engineering career as you:

  • Review product yield and field reliability data for trends and provide analysis and recommendations to business
  • Help drive root cause investigations and process improvement efforts as well as create/implement world class quality practices (i.e. Pareto Analysis, Histograms, Cause & Effect Diagrams, Cpk, etc.) and business tools to help streamline this analysis
  • Contribute and provide input to evaluate quality performance of Viasat products
  • Help coordinate Corrective Action Requests (CARs) and Failure Analysis Requests (FARs) for improvement. Conduct and provide analysis on Gage R&R studies
  • Using your strong analytical mind and superior communication skills, you will provide QA technical support on Field reliability issues and Product Yield and Test improvement

Our ideal candidate brings a strong engineering background applicable to our business with a desire for acting as the advocate for product quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. They would have a passion for problem solving to “make things right” and driving permanent solutions, strong communication skills, work well with people across cross functional areas, and bring confidence in leading quality initiatives for results. Ideally, we are looking for someone who enjoys working with complex processes assuring both capability and control. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Strong math, statistics and data analysis skills


  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, & Power Point
  • Some experience in Quality Engineering in support of electronic assemblies including SMT CCAs, Box Build and Test
  • Some working knowledge of PLM Tool (Agile) as well as ERP system (i.e. Oracle)

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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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