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 - Remote, US - TX - Austin Ref #12737 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 Systems Engineer Intern in our Global Networks and Technology group, you will be working on the design, modelling, simulation, and validation of our advanced satellite broadband network systems.  You can expect to:

* Participate in complex systems analysis and design: Understanding, defining and supporting the complex systems that brings the internet to life across satellites to the home, business, airplane and more.

* Continuously learn and apply new technologies.

* Work closely with customers and DevOps teams to define requirements.

* Solve technical problems associated with the interaction of complex systems.

* Document and communicate those solutions clearly to DevOps teams for implementation.


* Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Math, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Telecommunications, or a related subject area

* Proficiency coding in Python, C++, C, Go, or Clojure

* Interest in networking and distributed software systems

* Ability to see both the broad and narrow picture

* Strong verbal and writing skills

* Strong curiosity and desire to learn

* Strong attention to detail

* Willingness to dig in and help debug and resolve issues

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


* Previous internship experience

* Experience with IPV6 - next generation of the internet

* Experience with edge device management

* Experience with SDWAN (Software Defined Wide Area Networks)

* Interest in IoT

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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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