Software Development Engineer – Python/Java, JavaScript, Applications

India - Chennai Ref #4636 04-Dec-2019

Job description

Job Title
Software Development Engineer – Python/Java, JavaScript, Applications

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.

Viasat was founded in 1986. Today, we have over 5500 employees globally and in the year ending March 2019, our revenues were ~$2.1 Billion.

Job Responsibilities:
You are a capable self-starter, self-motivated software engineer, disciplined in software development methods including Agile/Scrum. You have experience and ability to perform deployment, management of daily production and develop virtualization environments. You are familiar with networking & cloud computing concepts. In addition, you have experience with requirements analysis, use case & user story analysis, high- and low-level design, implementation and unit test, system integration test, deployment monitoring, and sustaining product support.

Our team members enjoy working closely with each other utilizing an Agile development methodology. Priorities can change quickly, but our team members are able to stay ahead of deadlines to delight every one of our customers whether they are internal or external to Viasat. Travel up to 15%.

Required Skills:
- 6+ Years of software development experience with good knowledge of computer science fundamentals.
- Development experience in any of the languages Python or Java.
- Experience in any JavaScript Frameworks.
- Experience in developing restful services with any of the frameworks such as Flask, Django, Node.js, or Spring ecosystem
- Working with Database technologies in SQL or NoSQL
- Experience with tools such as Splunk, ELK stack. • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts.
- Excellent verbal and written communication abilities. You will be required to communicate both verbally and in written form with remote international teams very frequently.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent technical background and experience

Preferred Skills:
- Good understanding of networking concepts.
- Unit testing experience
- Experience working effectively in Agile Scrum teams
- CI/CD and Devops exposure is a strong plus

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%


Indian Citizenship required



Back to search jobs

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.