RF Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #10078 01-Sep-2021

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 Description:

Viasat produces innovative communication products, including sophisticated digital radios, state of the art satellite equipment, and special purpose antennas. The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, Fortune Small Business, and Business Week.

If you are a curious and innovative engineer who desires to perform RF board level design, RF testing and troubleshooting, and are looking for a challenge, then this job is for you! In this role you will expand your capabilities working with our expert engineering team. You will work on a collaborative team of electrical, mechanical, manufacturing and test engineers to ensure the successful development, testing, and readiness for production, of cutting edge tactical communication systems. These encompass transmitters, receivers, power amplifiers, modems, and all related circuitry.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a related degree
  • Related undergraduate coursework in the one or more of the following areas:
  • Lumped and printed filters, low-noise amplifiers, power amplifiers, mixers, modulators, etc.
  • Familiarity and/or working knowledge of Keysight ADS or other RF simulation tools
  • Familiarity and/or working knowledge of RF test equipment, such as
  • Spectrum analyzer, Network analyzer, RF Sig Gen, etc.
  • Good understanding of theoretical RF principles, such as
  • phase-noise, intermodulation and harmonic distortions, noise figure, group delay, modulation methods of digital signals, oscillators, RF synthesis
  • Good command of Windows tools: Excel, Word, Outlook, Power point, etc.
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain information
  • Good oral and writing communication skills
  • US citizenship required


  • Familiarity with radio/communication RF system architectures
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-2 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required


Must be able to obtain a United States Secret Clearance

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