Systems Test Engineer University Grad

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #3379 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 Responsibilities

Do you like to be challenged with testing of complex large-scale engineering systems? Are you passionate about technical excellence? Viasat is a leader in providing practical solutions for difficult communications problems. The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, Fortune Small Business, and Business Week, including two years running on the Business 2.0 "100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies."

Are you a System Integration and Test Engineer interested in joining a development team that is designing, developing and testing Viasat's systems? Do you enjoy the challenge of working in the lab with hardware and software design engineers to duplicate and isolate faults? In this role you will develop and execute test plans and procedures to perform system requirements verification. You will create and modify test software to automate testing and use database software to track test progress and document trouble reports. Sound interesting?  Keep reading.

In this role you will help integrate and test full SATCOM systems including remote modems, antenna systems, and ground station equipment. You will interface and collaborate with system, software, and hardware engineers as new capabilities are developed and transitioned into service. In addition, you will provide support to service engineering to help support an operational global network when support is required from development or test.

Job Responsibilities

  • Flexibility to work among different project teams dedicated to system infrastructure development; scripting, automation, data visualization & dashboarding

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science & Applications, Computer Science & Computer & Systems Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science & Mathematics, Computer Science & Network Security, Computer Science & Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Math & Computer Science, and/or a related field
  • Previous test methodology experience
  • Exposure or desire to work with automation, machine learning, embedded & scripting
  • Previous experience coding in Python, JavaScript, and/or Java
  • Previous internship experience in software development and/or test related areas
  • Knowledge or experience with tools such as Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, Docker.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals 
  • Exposure to Network Programming and Networking fundamentals, Virtualization, Systems Programming
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
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