Cloud Engineer

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - Remote Ref #11342 08-Feb-2022

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

As a member of the Cloud Services team, you will develop and implement cloud-first solutions.  You will collaborate with others in the development of automated solutions that drive functionality and streamline efforts making the product and customers more effective. You have a strong understanding software and look to automate all things to improve efficiencies within the platform.  You identify problems early, clear roadblocks, build trust with other teams, and communicate clearly and concisely. You’re knowledgeable. You love sharing your unique skill set with others.  Challenge excites you. You have a passion for educating, training, designing, building products for a diverse set of customers.

  • 5+ years experience in Cloud/Infrastructure technologies for an Enterprise. Public Cloud experience. Extensive experience with AWS, GCP, or Azure. Experience should be across multiple applications or projects. 
  • Experience with infrastructure technologies such as: containers (K8s/Docker), Linux, Windows, Vmware, Openstack, CI/CD pipelines, log management. 
  • You have a strong understanding of a wide array of open source technologies and how they fit together.
  • Hands-on experience supporting deployment processes, patch management, encryption and security controls in an enterprise environment.
  • Prior experience in building automated solutions through tools and software that enable infrastructure to be remotely provisioned, configured and decommissioned.
  • Experience with writing software/scripts in one or more languages, such as Java, Python, Powershell, BASH, Go, JavaScript, C++ or similar.
  • Collaborates with the other product teams and staff to assist with technical analysis and problem resolution on system issues.
  • Excellent writer and communicator. You are excellent at diagramming architecture, documenting recommendations, and communicating them to coworkers and stakeholders. 
  • May be required to participate in an on-call rotation with the team to ensure 24x7 support of critical services.
  • BS in a Technical Discipline or equivalent experience.
  • US Citizenship required
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code.
  • Has a strong understanding of role based access controls, identities, and authentication methods.
  • Ensures all responsibilities include proper documentation for creation, deployment, patching, securing, asset tracking, lifecycle and hardware/software support.
  • Practical Agile and/or DevOps experience with a technical team 
  • Experience with SDLC, including planning, system integration, verification and validation for a variety of technical solutions.
  • An understanding of modern DevOps/SRE concepts. Automation, configuration management, immutability, observability, Site Reliability. 
  • Strong networking knowledge: TCP/IP, IPSEC, VPN, NAT, Routing Protocols, Firewalls, AAA

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



Worker Classification:

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. The starting salary for this position is $157,450 annually, but an offered salary may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. This position may also be eligible for other cash or stock incentives, including Viasat’s Employee Stock Purchase Program, which allows Viasat employees to purchase Viasat stock at a discount. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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