DevOps Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12912 26-Oct-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

Our ideal candidate is willing to challenge themselves to learn, support, and share knowledge and experience with team members as the team engages in a broad range of technical areas and disciplines to maintain and enhance the operating environment. They will have the passion and determination to learn new technologies and methodologies that will be implemented to increase the efficiency of IT operations.

Our team is looking for an intern interested in identifying opportunities and developing automated solutions for improving IT and security compliance efficiency in our daily operations. While our environments are small, they are many, enabling us to realize great efficiency gains in reuse of code. The environments we support present their own challenges, as we’re unable to leverage most cloud or internet-based solutions. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Programming, Software Development or related field 
  • Experience in writing software or infrastructure as code in one or more languages, such as Java, Python, Go, JavaScript, C++, or similar
  • Experience using a version control system (Git, SVN, etc.)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Strong skill in research, critical thinking, and analytical reasoning to address troubleshooting and develop recommendations for continual improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with others
  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals (OSI model, TCP/IP, ports & protocols)
  • Able to commit to a 12 week summer internship
  • Familiarity with one or more industry compliance frameworks (NIST, ISO, PCI)
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience using a issue/request management tools such as Jira
  • Experience working on an Agile team

Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
US Citizenship required
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 United States-based jobs only: The pay range for this position is $19.00 to $70.00 hourly; however, base pay may vary within this range depending on location, 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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