Senior Software Engineer - Data Pipelines

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - Remote, US - CA - San Diego, US - CA - San Jose, US - CO - Englewood, US - GA - Atlanta, US - MA - Boston, US - MA - Marlborough, US - MD - Germantown, US - NY - Newark, US - OH - Cleveland, US - TX - Austin, US - TX - Remote Ref #9299 24-Aug-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!

Job Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, and test service management software solutions targeted at Viasat’s satellite services around the globe
  • Apply detailed technical knowledge of wireless networks and packet management to advance network performance insight design and development activities
  • Use development and continuous deployment techniques to deliver solutions into production networks
  • Work with development and operations teams to establish requirements, use cases, and acceptance criteria
  • 8+ years experience in software development including advanced experience with data pipelines/ETL and databases
  • Extensive knowledge of AWS cloud development technologies and best practices
  • High proficiency with Postgres, especially in big data environments
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and documenting scalable software systems in Python, Java, or similar
  • AWS cloud development and design best practices
  • Proficiency with core tenancies of data curation and translation in the context of big data environments
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining real-time data pipelines
  • Successful collaboration in a high-paced team environment with other developers, managers, and product owners
  • Experience in writing automated unit and integration test cases
  • Experience with managing wireless capacity and traffic load
  • Advanced knowledge of Java, AWS Kinesis, AWS Lambda, AWS Batch, Redis, and Postgres
  • Experience with Docker, Git, Splunk, and Jenkins
  • Telecom or related operational service experience, especially wireless networks
  • Financial and business acumen in telecom space
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

8-15 years


Up to 10%





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At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. The starting salary for this position is $177,075 annually, but an offered salary may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. This position may also be eligible for other cash or stock incentives, including Viasat’s Employee Stock Purchase Program, which allows Viasat employees to purchase Viasat stock at a discount. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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