Software Engineer Intern - Automation

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12747 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 

US and coalition military forces count on Viasat for secure satellite and wireless networking systems and services that deliver reliable, affordable communications beyond the reach of traditional wired networks. During the chaos of combat, warfighters need fast, secure communications and instant access to information. Viasat helps warfighters and commanders access and share trusted intel from any location to make better decisions faster. As the world's leading experts in high-capacity satellite communications, military-grade cybersecurity, and line-of-sight data links, we apply fearless innovation, unconventional thinking, and ingenuity to bring game-changing, life-saving capabilities to warfighters on the battlefield. No matter where the mission goes across air, land, or sea, Viasat keeps service members connected with real-time access to video, voice, and data communications.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working with cutting-edge SATCOM and networking technologies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so, come join our Global Mobile Broadband team as a Software Engineer Intern and be integral to supporting new and existing satellite global network service programs. We are developing technology and products that are revolutionizing the satellite communications industry by providing unprecedented speed, coverage and security to mobile platforms across the globe.

In this role, you will help integrate and test full SATCOM systems including remote modems, antenna systems, and ground station equipment. You will interface and collaborate with system, software, and hardware engineers as new capabilities are developed and transitioned into service. In addition, you will provide support to service engineering to help support an operational global network when support is required from development or test.

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and/or a related field
  • Experience using Python
  • Familiarity with version control
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Remote host access via ssh
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship

Preferences

  • Previous internship experience
  • Git command line expertise
  • Proficiency C/C++ and/or Java
  • Familiarity with Jenkins Pipelines
  • Web automation with Selenium using HTML locators
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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Travel
Up to 10%
Citizenship
US Citizenship required
Worker Classification
Intern

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