Software Engineer Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12625 01-Aug-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 Software Engineer Intern supporting our Next Generation Tactical Data Links line of business within our Government Systems business segment, you'll perform software development work as a member of our team. The work focuses on developing and supporting Next Generation Link 16 software development, products, and related activities. This role also includes the opportunity to work closely with our engineering team to assist in a project that includes the integration of the radios and software products into mobile platforms or fixed sites. You'll have the opportunity to work on embedded software development, the automation of testing, and system infrastructure development including scripting, automation, data visualization & dashboarding.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, and/or a related field 
  • Exposure or desire to work with any of the following; C/C++, Linux, Python, MATLAB, HTML, CSS, and many more 
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week internship


  • Comfortable with Linux environment and common tools
  • Experience dealing with transactional data from a wide variety of systems
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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
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