Space Systems Engineer Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12649 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 Space Systems Engineer Intern supporting our Resilient Space Missions line of business within our Government Systems business segment, you'll support the analysis, design, simulation, development, integration, and testing of new communication satellite payloads. You'll also have the opportunity to develop specifications and interface control documents for payload components. Join us to work with and learn from experienced engineers in a fast-paced environment focused on executing space missions!


  • Course work in communication system theory, electrical engineering, and system design
  • Experience using Solidworks, Matlab, Perl and/or Visual basic
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


  • Course work in communications, RF design, and digital signal processing
  • Familiarity with “cubesat” or “smallsat” spacecraft or payload design
  • Hands-on experience with electronics or mechanical system design, development, and delivery
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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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