Lead SDWAN Engineer and Product Owner

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - Los Angeles, US - CA - San Francisco, US - CA - San Jose, US - DC - Remote, US - DC - Washington, US - IL - Chicago, US - LA - Broussard, US - Remote, US - TX - Dallas/Fort Worth, US - TX - Houston Ref #13550 28-Nov-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

This job requires qualified individual with extensive experience in technical ownership of the product, including technical leadership in SDWAN and IP networks design. Position assumes supervision of the small team of engineers. Successful candidate will closely work with Product Management team, accommodate product roadmap requirements regarding the feature development and product lifecycle in general; work with relevant technical workforce at vendor; support new product introduction / new feature introduction process. One of the major outcomes is to provide user documentation and implementation standards for the SDWAN and Edge IP technologies as well as maintain technical collateral: bulletins, release notes, feature descriptions.

We are looking for a hardworking, innovative professional to work in a collaborative environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning

  • Works closely with Product Manager to develop and implement products roadmap
  • Develops and supports SDWAN and Edge IP product technical standards and implementation guidelines
  • Develops and presents to the NOC and regional teams' technical guidelines, product release notes, and advisories for the products
  • Works directly with the vendors; responsible for review, assessment and recommending for implementation vendor firmware updates, maintenance procedures, and standard processes for solving for the CPE part of the products
  • Supervises SDWAN infrastructure, including vital updates/upgrades/maintenance
  • Develops SDWAN and Edge IP products technical KPI and KPI reporting


  • 3+ years experience as SDWAN Engineer with one of leading SDWAN brands
  • 5+ years experience in related technical field
  • SDWAN networks architecting and planning and operating
  • Riverbed/Versa SDWAN product experience
  • IP Networking Engineer skills level at Cisco networks (including WAP/WLC)
  • Strong skills in creating user documentation (guidelines, advisories, recommendations)
  • Minimum Bachelors of Science in Engineering or related field
  • CCNA or higher certification

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
5-8 years
Up to 10%
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 $122400 to $201800 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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