Senior Software Engineer - C / C++ / Python

US - DC - Washington, US - FL - Coral Gables, US - GA - Atlanta, US - ID - Remote, US - IL - Chicago, US - MA - Boston, US - MA - Marlborough, US - MA - Remote, US - MD - Germantown, US - NC - Remote, US - NC - Southern Pines, US - NE - Omaha, US - NH - Nashua, US - NY - Newark, US - NY - Remote, US - NY - Syracuse, US - OH - Cleveland, US - Remote Ref #8178 12-Feb-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 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 the 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.

In this role, you will participate in the design, development, testing, deployment, and operation of a distributed software application running in the cloud. This is a high visibility role to enable the operation of the next-generation version of the network. You will help design, write and deliver software to add new capabilities, improve the availability, scalability, and operational efficiency of cloud-based software services. You will also build automation to prevent problem recurrence with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions.

  • 8+ years of experience with C++, C, Python, and related scripting experience
  • Detailed problem-solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, and object-oriented software design
  • Proven experience working with Agile Scrum teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker containers, container networking
  • Experience with cloud technologies in any of AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  • Experience working effectively in a DevOps environment
  • WiMAX, LTE, or related protocol stack knowledge/experience
  • Experience with TCP/IP, network security concepts

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

8-15 years







Worker Classification:


Base Compensation Range*:

155350 - 210150 USD

*Estimated range for the state of Colorado only. Ranges for other states may vary.

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