Security Engineer

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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 team is responsible for ensuring Viasat’s next-generation Satellite meets all modern cybersecurity standards. We serve as a design resource, a test resource, and a risk management resource to all of the software teams which make up Viasat’s Space & Commercial Networks division.

In this role you will help design and build secure commercial systems, applications and products as well as maintain and improve their security posture. You’ll work with IT Security and many other security-focused resources across the organization. Our day-to-day work spans from researching new crypto algorithms (“post quantum algorithms”) to software implementation of today’s security modules, test and validation, and automation of secret rotation and expiry.

You'll be exposed to meaningful, high-visibility, business-impacting projects and will gain exposure to all facets of information security via interactions with various security teams. You'll also have the ability to make security design decisions to help accomplish project goals. Additionally, you will gain exposure to leading-edge security and application technologies. See below to learn more about the tools which will make you successful in this role and on our team.

  • 5+ years of professional security engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in a DevSecOps environment
  • Ability to assess risk and balance project requirements against necessary security controls
  • Experience with security architecture and frameworks
  • Systems Engineering experience with complex, scalable, distributed systems infrastructure and technologies
  • US Citizenship required

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Public cloud security expertise including Amazon, GCP and/or Azure
  • Compliance experience, such as PCI, ISO, SOX, MPA, or NIST
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, SANS, or related security certification
  • Professional experience conducting threat modeling assessments and risk assessments
  • Solid understanding of PKI core concepts and technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning concepts applied to a security environment
  • Ability to influence and history of working on projects to success
  • Demonstrated ability and interest to learn new technologies 
  • Deep security best practices skillset
  • Ability to obtain a US Secret and above clearance

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Years of Experience
5-8 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 $134650 to $222000 annually; 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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