Software Engineer Intern - Embedded

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - Remote Ref #12748 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 

We are looking for results-oriented software engineer interns to work on the requirements, design, implementation, integration, and test of embedded and application software! Members of our team develop code from the driver level in C, to the application level, all the way to the user interface level using HTML and JavaScript. We additionally prepare operations user documentation and support our global services team by solving field issues. Your "can do" attitude and the drive to learn new things will help continue to drive Viasat’s success!


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in CS, EE, CE or a related field
  • Expertise with multi-threaded applications and inter-process communication
  • Understanding of real-time concepts on embedded Linux or RTOS platforms
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Scripting expertise with Bash, Python or similar
  • Experience with development tools such as Perforce, Git, Crucible, Swarm, Jenkins, JIRA
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


  • Linux and Linux driver expertise
  • Web-based user interface development experience
  • Experience with large-scale wireless communication systems (SATCOM, LTE, etc.)
  • Networking experience: TCP/IP, NAT, L2 Switching, Firewalls, AAA, DHCP
  • Experience managing Cisco switches and routers
  • Experience with Docker
  • Technical writing/documentation experience (Wiki, Word, Visio)
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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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