Systems Engineer

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - San Jose, US - CO - Englewood, US - GA - Atlanta, US - MA - Boston, US - MA - Marlborough, US - MD - Germantown, US - OH - Cleveland, US - Remote, US - TX - Austin, US - TX - Bryan/College Station, US - TX - Dallas/Fort Worth Ref #8010 26-Jan-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 the 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

Systems Engineering - Understanding, defining, and supporting the complex systems that bring the internet to life across satellites to the home, business, airplane, and more.  Responsibilities will range from requirements definition and allocation, creation of system architectures, analysis, systems integration/test, to analysis in support of troubleshooting of developed products.

Some of your other responsibilities include: 

  • Learning and applying new technologies.
  • Working closely with customers to understand their journey/user stories.
  • Solving technical problems associated with the interaction of complex systems.
  • Documenting and communicating those solutions clearly to DevOps teams for implementation.

  • Understands and demonstrates the need for customer-centricity
  • Willingness to dig in and help debug and resolve issues
  • Strong networking knowledge (TCP, UDP, Multicast, IPv6)
  • Strong programming experience with Python, C++, C, Go, or Clojure
  • Strong curiosity and desire to learn
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and writing)
  • Ability to see both the broad and narrow picture
  • Expertise in large scale distributed software systems
  • 8+ years of relevant experience. 
  • Experience in telecommunications Industry
  • Experience building global systems
  • Experience with edge device management, IoT protocols, etc.
  • Experience with SDWAN (Software Defined Wide Area Networks)
  • Familiarity with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.)

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

8-15 years


Up to 10%





Worker Classification:


Base Compensation Range*:

128750 - 174200 USD

*Estimated range for the state of Colorado only. Ranges for other states may vary.

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