Software Engineer University Grad

US - MD - Germantown Ref #7150 10-Aug-2020

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 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

Flexibility to work among different project teams dedicated to:

  • Software design and architecture for software product development
  • Enterprise Platform development
  • Cloud architecture and deploying cloud applications
  • Distributed software applications
  • Data and domain modelling
  • Big data storage and processing
  • Networking and distributed systems


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Exposure or desire to work with Cloud Technology, Automation, Machine Learning, Big Data, Full-Stack, Embedded, Apps, or Front-End
  • Previous experience coding in Java, C++, Python, JavaScript, or Clojure


  • Previous internship experience in software development and/or test related areas
  • MS degree is preferred
  • Knowledge or experience with deployment tools such as Amazon Web Services, Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, Puppet, CHEF, CF Engine, Ansible, Docker, SaltStack
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals 
  • Exposure to Network Programming and Networking fundamentals, Virtualization, Systems Programming
  • Courses taken in Software design, Data and Algorithm, Data Structures, Distributed systems, Software architecture, Data modelling, Machine Learning or AI are a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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Years of experience:

0-2 years


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