Systems Integration & Automation Engineer Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12640 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 

The Broadband Terminals Software group is responsible for connecting all kinds of users to Viasat’s world class satellite networks including residential home users in the United States and abroad, airline passengers, government and military personnel, and rural communities. Our team has our hands on many of Viasat’s exciting projects.

As part of this team, you will be involved in integrating the latest software features and automating interactions with the modem software to support continuous deployment to production users. Our team members enjoy working closely with each other utilizing an Agile development methodology which gives you flexibility to work on and learn new aspects of our system. We build and maintain our own Python libraries and scripts, control terminal software deployment to our test bed using tools such as Git, Artifactory, Druid, Grafana and Jenkins, and monitor software performance in test and in production. Being a member of the Terminals team gives you exposure to a wide variety of Viasat’s projects such as the video streaming partnership with Disney+, hybrid satellite and terrestrial Internet solutions, and the Viasat-3 next generation satellite.


*Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering,

*Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Networking, Telecommunications, Computer Science and/or a related field

*Previous coding experience in Python, C, or C++

*Willingness to learn new skills and programming/scripting languages

*Experience or exposure to Linux

*Strong communication and collaboration skills

*Ability to pick up new software, frameworks, and APIs

*Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship


*Knowledge of signal processing and communication theory

*Digital communications experience

*RF experience or knowledge

*Previous experience in automation, software test, or software development

*Knowledge of TCP/IP or other computer networking fundamentals 

*Knowledge or experience with deployment tools such as Git, Artifactory,

*Jenkins, and Amazon Web Services

*Knowledge of wireless communication networks

*Previous internship experience

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Additional Requirements and Information

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