Software Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #3499 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 Opportunity

The user interface is the gateway through which users interact with our products and services. UI design engineers are responsible for ensuring a great user experience. They:

  • Own the user interface and visual elements of our solutions to the end user, including the final look and feel, presentation and behavior of the interface in different contexts.
  • Make sure that every page and every step a user will experience in their interaction with our finished products or services conform to the overall vision created by UX designers.
  • Work as part of the UX team to convert design files (.psd, .fw, .ai or .sketch) into coding using HTML, CSS, JS languages etc.

Our Ideal Candidate

We value curiosity, learning, and adaptability. Our ideal candidate loves to focus on user feelings and design thinking to achieve a better user interface and experience.

In this position, you will:

  • Design, build and own the front-end web implementation of visual and interactive elements that users engage with through their web browser when using a web application including supporting integration with back-end web developers, who are responsible for server-side application logic.
  • Work as part of an Agile multidisciplinary development team using Scrum, CI / CD, SecDevOps...


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Related course work: Design Patterns, User Interface/User Experience Design, Responsive Design, HTML, CSS, JavaScript or jQuery
  • Are fluent in at least one of the following languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or jQuery
  • Are skilled in at least one of the following application programming languages: Java, .Net, AJAX, PHP, XHTML, C/C++, Python or Ruby
  • Ability to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Desire to do UI/UX frontend development with backend integration and some development
  • Excellent software design, decision-making, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Ability to travel up to 10%


  • Knowledge/Experience with the following front end development frameworks: React, Ionic, Bootstrap, Semantic UI, Foundation, Angular, Polymer
  • Knowledge/Experience with the following databases:  MySQL, MongoDB,  Oracle , PostgreSQL, Cassandra, HBase, MariaDB, Hive, Amazon DynamoDB, Impala
  • CoffeeScript or PureScript knowledge or experience
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • Knowledge/Experience with the following general technologies and capabilities: SOA, REST/SOAP, XML/JSON, Search Engine/Conversion Optimization, Semantic HTML, Reporting and Analytics, Augmented reality, Virtual reality, AI Assistants and Data Visualization

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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