System Test Engineer University Grad

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #7172 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

As a member of Viasat's fast-paced engineering team, you will contribute on a variety of tasks including proposal writing, system design, system/algorithm simulation, design implementation, and system test and verification of communications systems and components for satellite and optical communications markets. You will work closely with small and large teams to develop cutting edge technology with a focus on quality and time to market.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics and/or a related field 
  • Working knowledge with one or more languages such as: LabVIEW, MATLAB/Simulink, C/C++, or Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to architect, develop and implement test solutions that are deployable, maintainable, and cost-effective
  • Previous internship experience
  • Educational focus on communications (satellite or optical), signal processing, or networking
  • RF theory coursework and hands on lab experience with spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, etc.
  • Experience with system testing and verification
  • Working knowledge of object oriented programming
  • Working knowledge of programming and controlling test equipment through SCPI commands 
  • Operational knowledge of amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and transceivers.
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