Radio Frequency Technician Intern

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #3548 12-Jul-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 an RF Technician Intern, you will have the opportunity to work in technical functions in support of production activities such as assembly, test, and modification of production electro-mechanical systems and specialized test equipment.  Applications will include analog, and/or digital modules. You will be tasked with conducting complex electronic tests, operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment and detailed experimental testing. Then you will document/report test results in order to collect design data, assist in new development work and determine methods or actions to remedy malfunctions.


  • Currently pursuing an Associate's degree or higher in Advance Electronic Technician, Applied Electronics, Applied Science in Electronic Technology, Electronics Technology, High Frequency Electronics and/or related field
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Basic electronics knowledge
  • Ability to travel up to 10%


  • Previous internship experience
  • Knowledge of radio frequency design
  • Previous experience doing bench testing/characterization
  • Previous experience performing microwave test measurement
  • Microwave test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzer, Power Meter, Noise Figure Meter, and/or Oscilloscope
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required

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