Software Engineer Intern - Full-Stack

US - CO - Englewood Ref #3413 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

Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. Viasat Software Engineers innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.

Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely Viasat and, intentionally, not like any other company.

This is your opportunity to work hands-on throughout the summer and see your projects put into production! You will gain great exposure to content experts along the way, who are easily accessible and offer valuable insight. At the end of the summer you will get to show off your accomplishment through presentations you’ve developed for our Founders and other key leaders. We provide a fun and thriving working environment where you can learn from our immensely talented and hard-working employees.

Viasat Impact:

  • Residential broadband service – over 700K customers and growing
  • Viasat Satellite technology holds the Guinness World Record for highest capacity communication satellite
  • Our in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is presently streaming Amazon Prime and Netflix on providers like JetBlue and United Airlines
  • Secure communication services - trusted encryption and networking solutions (government, military, critical infrastructure & utilities)

Flexibility to work among different project teams dedicated to:

  • Web & mobile application engineering
  • Data analytics & cloud application engineering
  • Distributed enterprise software applications
  • System infrastructure development; scripting, automation, data visualization & dashboarding

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science & Applications, Computer Science and Computer & Systems Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science & Mathematics, Computer Science & Network Security and Math & Computer Science, and/or a related field
  • Exposure or desire to work with any of the following; Java, Python, JavaScript, Hadoop, MapReduce, SQL, Postgres,  Amazon Web Services, C/C++ and many more
  • Experience with or desire to learn Linux
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship

Preferences

  • Previous internship experience in software development and/or test related areas
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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

None

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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.

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