System Test Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #8762 14-May-2021

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 Systems Test Engineer, you will work on meaningful DoD programs and projects that provide systems to support command and control, surveillance, intelligence, weapon status, and situational awareness communications over Link 16. You will enjoy interacting with multidisciplinary teams (digital, RF, mechanical, and software) to integrate and test terminals and systems! You will develop test plans and procedures to perform requirements verification of the system and execute manual and automated test cases as well as perform verification and validation of requirements, document test results, perform regression testing, failure analysis, and build discrepancy reports. You will also have the opportunity to develop reusable automated test cases for regression, stability and new feature testing and develop test software to automate testing and use database software to document test cases, track test progress, and document trouble reports.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and simulate algorithms in Matlab/Simulink, C/C++, or Python
  • Understanding of basic RF principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of supporting multiple and simultaneous test equipment projects, handling both HW and SW development

Preferences

  • Previous internship experience
  • Educational focus on communications (RF or other), signal processing, or networking
  • Experience with system testing and verification
  • Hands-on experience using lab test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, signal analyzers, digital signal generators and noise figure meters
  • Ability to review large amounts of raw test data to identify, isolate, solve, and accurate test setup issues, and unit failures
  • EMC/EMI experience
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

0-1 years

Travel:

Up to 25%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

None

Worker Classification:

Regular

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