Principal Systems Engineer

India - Chennai, India - Remote Ref #10970 06-Dec-2021

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.

Viasat was founded in 1986. Today, we have over 5500 employees globally.

Job Responsibilities 

- Translate end-user/customer needs into end-to-end systems requirements
- Understand details of underlying technology and product capabilities
- Develop system use cases and drive system architecture • Generate verifiable product level requirements from high level system requirements
- Establish relationships and coordinate across multi-disciplinary teams to align end-to-end system requirements
- with product roadmaps
- Support and drive development and service delivery
- Own the creation and management of systems engineering activities
- Ability to travel up to 25%.

Required Skills:

- Overall 15+ years of experience in communications technologies with 5+ years in Product Management, Systems Engineering or related work experience.
- Communications/Networking system architecture and design experience.
- Must have hands on ability to run experiments and simulations.
- Hands-on design experience with data services including knowledge of protocols such as Layer-2/Ethernet, Layer-3/IP/TCP/UDP. Patents Preferred.
- Experience with control plane and/or data plane in virtualized environments/private/public cloud
- Deep experience and working knowledge of products that have been deployed in a wide variety of ISPs
- Intellectual capacity to absorb a tremendous volume of information and analyze it
- Learning agility reflected in a body of lifelong learning
- Excellent verbal and written communication abilities. You will be required to communicate both verbally and in written form with remote international teams very frequently.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent technical background and experience

Preferred Skills: 

- Masters with specialization in Networking and Access Technologies 
- Academic coursework in a few the following areas: Digital Communications, Broadband Communications, Communication Theory / Systems, Computer networks 
- Exposure to network sizing, measurement monitoring tools and analysis. 
- Hands-on experience working with satellite/broadband access network (DOCSIS/WIMAX/DVB-S2X) is a plus. 
- Linux experience and Programming skills in C/C++/Python is a plus

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Years of Experience
15-20 years
Travel
Up to 25%
Citizenship
Indian Citizenship or Valid Work Permit required
Clearance
None
Worker Classification
Employee

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