Software Engineer Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12687 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 Engineering intern supporting the RF Environment Generation (RFEG)  line of business within our Government Systems business segment, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies that provide detailed environment generation systems that support some of the most technically advanced aircraft in the world.  Viasat is the leader in dense, realistic RF environment generators.  You will work with a highly skilled group of software, hardware, firmware, and system engineers to test the latest RF Stimulator technologies.  The ideal candidate will work closely with the RFEG team, but also be self-motivated and able to work independently.  The ability to develop software to control the RF radiation of hundreds of simulated aircraft is both complex and challenging, but ultimately very rewarding.  The candidate should be skilled in C, Python and Java.  Experience with real time operating systems and embedded processors is a plus.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, and/or a related field 
  • Experience with C, Python, and Java
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with real time operating systems and embedded processors
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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
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. For United States-based jobs only: The pay range for this position is $19.00 to $70.00 hourly; however, base pay may vary within this range depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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