Software Engineer - Golang

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CO - Englewood, US - MA - Boston, US - MA - Marlborough, US - MD - Germantown Ref #4583 16-Dec-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 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
You will play a key role in refining the requirements, design, implementation, integration, test and delivering application software.  Additional responsibilities include mentoring junior members of the team, take on a pro-active role in evaluating newer technologies and collaborating with other teams across the company for innovative and reusable software solutions. 

The team works on building complex distributed applications particularly in the area of efficient dynamic resource management of satellite capacity, integrating and supporting the Viasat access networks in providing truly global coverage.

In this role you will partner with the rest of the team in the design, development, coding, testing, debugging and documentation of software applications to meet the business requirements.  Your interest in solving problems using innovative and newer technologies will help continue to drive Viasat’s success.

3 or more years of experience as a Software Engineer
BA / BS or relevant work experience
Proficient in one or more hi-level languages (Golang, C, C++, etc.) in a Linux development environment and interest in learning new languages such as Golang
Knowledge of distributed software systems concepts
A desire to troubleshoot complex software and system issues

Knowledge and understanding of SATCOM basics and experience working on the Viasat broadband technologies. 
Experience with cloud-based distributed systems, orchestration and the trade-offs associated with using managed services

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

3-5 years


Up to 10%





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