Software Engineer Intern - Networking

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - Remote Ref #12771 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 Engineer Intern supporting our Advanced Networking & Cyber Security line of business with our Government Systems business segment, you will be working on software defined networking / routing platforms and services.  Employing your existing knowledge of enterprise protocols (EIGRP, VRF, OSPF) and tools (VPNs, VLANs, DLEP) to tailor commercial techniques of SD-WAN to the defense marketplace and operations.


  • 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/C++ and Python 
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


  • CCNA and/or CCNP Certification
  • Prior experience working with virtualization (ESXi, KVM) and/or container technologies (e.g. Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Prior experience with automation scripting (Python, Bash, Ansible, etc.)
  • Prior experience with network traffic generators (Spirent, Ixia, etc.)
  • Knowledge/Experience of cloud platforms: Amazon, Openstack, Microsoft’s Azure, Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with UI
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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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