RF Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9557 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

Viasat is looking for an RF Engineer to join our growing team! Under the direction of the RF engineering staff and management, you will be responsible for engineering support activities assigned during all phases of a new product development cycle or as part of standard product modification/enhancement. These products range from 1 to 60 GHz and consist of systems such as phased-array radars, communication modules, transceivers, and software-defined radios.

As an RF Engineer, you will learn and apply Viasat design, test, and documentation techniques and be given increased engineering responsibilities as your capabilities grow. Component design skills will include power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, filters, and IC packages – some of which that utilize state-of-the-art technologies such as GaAs, GaN, RFICs, and SiGe MMICs. You will work on a collaborative team of system, electrical, mechanical, software, manufacturing, and test engineers to ensure successful product design and transition to production. As engineering support, you will be analyzing RF measurement data, resolving production design issues, and improving production yields and test times.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related subject area
  • Ability to apply basic RF Design principles and concepts to meet business needs
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to work in a team environment and work across divisional boundaries


  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related subject area
  • Previous internship experience
  • Experience with Keysight ADS
  • Experience with HFSS or other electromagnetic simulation tools
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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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