Software Engineer Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - Remote Ref #12662 01-Aug-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities 

Viasat’s UHF SATCOM business is actively enhancing and modernizing our various software and hardware products. We have developed a vast array of software products that provide channel control and network terminal capabilities for military satellite communications. Our products have been deployed by US military and foreign allies for many years that meet crucial satellite communication needs for warfighters around the globe in all weather and terrain conditions. We provide a dynamic and flexible work environment where interns are encouraged and expected to take initiatives and apply their problem-solving skills and creativity to software design and to resolve technical issues.

The interns will be working on one of the following projects dedicated to:

  • Embedded software development
  • Windows application development
  • Web application development


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, and/or a related field 
  • Experience with C/C++ and Python Experience with a relational database management system (RDBMS); i.e. MS SQL, MySQL, etc. 
  • Experience with web programming 
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


  • Experience with Visual Studio
  • Experience with Windows programming
  • Experience with Git and/or Jira
  • Experience with data analysis

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
Worker Classification
At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For United States-based jobs only: The pay range for this position is $ to annually; however, base pay may vary within this range depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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