DevOps Engineer

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - Remote Ref #7604 03-Dec-2020

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

You will be expected to work with the team to develop and implement “cloud-first” solutions, collaborate with others in the development of automated solutions that drive functionality and lower manual efforts making the team and product more effective. You have a strong understanding of the SDLC methodologies and look to automate all things to improve efficiencies within the platform.  You identify problems early, clear roadblocks, build trust with other teams, and communicate clearly and concisely. You’re knowledgeable. You love sharing your unique skill set with others.  Challenge excites you. You have a passion for educating, training, designing, building products for a diverse set of customers.

Requirements
  • 5+years of experience with DevOps Engineer
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • Excellent writer and communicator. You are excellent at diagramming architecture, documenting recommendations, and communicating them to coworkers and stakeholders. 
  • Collaborates with the other product teams and staff to assist with technical analysis and problem resolution on system issues.
  • You have a general understanding of a wide array of open source technologies and how they fit together.
  • Hands-on experience supporting deployment processes, patch management, encryption and security controls in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with containers (K8s/Docker), Linux (Bash/CLI), Windows, CI/CD, log management (ELK or similar), message queues. 
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages, such as Java, Python, Go, JavaScript, C++ or similar.
  • Prior experience in building automated solutions through tools and software that enable infrastructure to be remotely provisioned, configured and decommissioned.
  • Ability to manage systems deployment process including: concept, design, creation, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal of systems and services.
  • Ensures all responsibilities include proper documentation for creation, deployment, patching, securing, asset tracking, lifecycle and hardware/software support.
  • Has a strong understanding of role based access controls, identities, and authentication methods.
  • Practical Agile and/or DevOps experience with a technical team 
  • Experience with SDLC, including planning, system integration, verification and validation for a variety of technical solutions.
  • May be required to participate in an on-call rotation with the team to ensure 24x7 support of critical services.
  • US Citizenship required
Preferences
  • An understanding of modern DevOps/SRE concepts. Automation, configuration management, immutability, observability, Site Reliability. 
  • Strong networking knowledge: TCP/IP, IPSEC, VPN, NAT, Routing Protocols, Firewalls, AAA
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code.
  • Cloud platform experience. Extensive experience with at least AWS, GCP, or Azure. Experience should be across multiple applications or projects. 

If the Federal Executive Order for Government Contractors becomes effective, this role may require vaccination.  In such instance, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated no later than applicable deadlines, which are unknown at this point.  Viasat will strive to give individuals as much notice as practicable if a vaccine mandate becomes applicable to this role.  

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
BA/BS or equivalent experience
Years of Experience
5-8 years
Travel
Up to 10%
Citizenship
US Citizenship Required
Clearance
None
Worker Classification
Employee
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 $141,300 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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