Software Engineer, Early Career

US - Remote Ref #12765 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

In Viasat’s Global Enterprise Mobility division, we are looking for members of a product team that can design, write, and deliver software services to our commercial aircraft, maritime vessels, and other mobile venues. Our software teams improve the availability, scalability, and operational efficiency of the services by building automation to prevent the recurrence of field issues. As a member of this team, you will build up a vast knowledge in software development, networking, cloud application engineering, automation, data visualization, and container orchestration. You will have a chance to work with various ground breaking technologies at multiple layers of the software stack to design, develop, deploy, and maintain connectivity services. As part of our DevOps model, you will develop the service and own it from cradle to grave including conducting periodic on-call duties using a follow-the-sun model.

Our ideal candidate values communication, learning, flexibility, creativity, and ingenuity. They also enjoy working on challenging technical issues and implementing creative and innovative techniques to develop and automate solutions. In addition, an ideal candidate enjoys working with the operations team by providing support, visualization, and solutions as challenges arise. Our group is passionate about providing the best service for our end users and airline employees. Your responsibilities will range from developing software that is able to scale across multiple commercial airline fleets to creating new products and services to monitoring and maintaining existing services for the commercial airline passenger, flight crew, mechanics, and installers.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math & Computer Science, and/or a related field
  • Previous experience with cloud technology, automation, machine learning, big data, full stack, embedded, and/or application development


  • Previous internship experience in a software development and/or test related area
  • Experience with networking: UDP, TCP/IP, AMQP, DHCP, DNS, and/or REST
  • Experience with programming languages/frameworks: Python, Java, C/C++, NodeJS, and/or React
  • Experience with development tools: Amazon Web Services, Heroku, Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, Puppet, CHEF, CF Engine, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker, and/or Linux

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
0-2 years
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 Colorado-based jobs only: The minimum for this position is $90,800 annually; however, base pay may vary depending on 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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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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