Systems Engineer Intern

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - San Jose, US - CO - Englewood, US - FL - Tampa, US - GA - Duluth, US - MA - Boston, US - MA - Marlborough, US - MD - Germantown, US - TX - Austin Ref #12684 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 

At Viasat, you’ll work with top technical talent who can help you bridge the gap from theory to designing, building, and operating systems that enable the world’s fastest broadband satellites to deliver services across the globe. You will help enable communication and entertainment everywhere from airplanes to remote communities.

We are looking for motivated and conscientious electrical and/or communication systems engineers to design and prototype cutting edge satellite resource allocation algorithms for our next-gen satellite constellation.

You will use your knowledge to design and implement novel architectures that set the standard for future systems. You will be a member of an interdisciplinary engineering team including experts in the fields of optimization, scheduler design, software development, communication theory, and satellite systems.


*Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in communication systems or optimization

*Experience using Python

*Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


*Rising senior or in graduate school

*Experience developing simulation frameworks

*Coursework in optimization or related field

*Coursework in networking fundamentals or scheduler design

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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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