How we hire


Join a culture of strong connections

Ready to design your ideal career experience? We’re looking for those who push the status quo, ask tough questions, and believe there’s always a better way. It just takes three easy steps to join our team of revolutionary thinkers, disrupters, and go-getters who are on a mission to connect the world.


  • How many positions can I apply to?
    • You can apply to up to seven positions per month. Should you find more than seven positions you would like to submit to, please reach to us at
  • What will help me prepare for my interview?
    • Our Careers site is a wealth of information about our culture, benefits, and more. Take some time to explore Viasat through this site, our corporate blog, tech blog, and more, and then research the specific department or business you’re interested in. (See the Teams section for a great starting point.) Also, know your resume! If we bring you in for an interview, we're very interested to hear about your past positions/experience.
  • Do you offer relocation assistance?
    • Yes, we do provide relocation assistance for jobs that qualify. Ask your recruiter about it during the interview process!
  • Do I have to have an engineering background to work at Viasat?
    • Definitely not. Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds, such as marketing, finance, design, legal, and political science. You can find Viasat employees designing marketing materials, pitching new technologies to potential clients, or building the payload of a satellite. This diversity of expertise allows us to respond to the different customers, perspectives, and backgrounds we serve.
  • Do you hire interns and recent university graduates?
    • Absolutely! University students are the gateway to our future, and we offer amazing internship programs and new grad opportunities in many locations. Take a look at our University page to learn more.
  • What should I know about applying as a student?
    • Check out our University Recruiting page for more information on intern and new grad opportunities.
  • Is compensation competitive at Viasat?
    • Yes! We strive to ensure our employees feel rewarded in every aspect of their workplace benefits – including compensation. We keep a close eye on market trends to make sure our compensation stays competitive for all employees, as well as also focusing on excellent benefits, challenging work, a commitment to learning, and giving back to our communities. We also encourage you to research comparable salaries for the job you’re seeking.
  • Will I have access to learning and development opportunities after I’m hired?
    • At Viasat, we believe in helping you achieve your professional and learning development goals. Our learning culture encourages you to magnify your strengths and acquire cutting-edge skills to achieve your career goals. We offer an array of programs designed to help you grow: Viasat University online courses. Workshops. Book clubs. Tech talks. Hackathons. Take advantage of generous tuition reimbursement, continuing education, and scholarship programs to advance career growth, change directions, or simply stay current with new technologies. And of course, expect to learn and grow through informal mentorship from your brilliant coworkers.
  • What will my career path be like at Viasat?
    • Start out as a systems test engineer and end up working on network architecture design for our last generation satellite infrastructure. Come in as a government affairs specialist and then learn web development. Your career at Viasat is up to you – and where some might see limits, we only see opportunities.
  • Does Viasat offer employee resource groups?
    • Yes! At Viasat, we celebrate talented, determined team players, regardless of background, interests, or life stage. Bring your unique background and interests, and you’ll find an environment rich with opportunity that cultivates respect and inclusivity. Our employee resource groups (ERGs) provide a chance to connect with a network of colleagues who share and celebrate similar values, beliefs, and individual identities. Here are just a few of our ERGs: • Black Professional Alliance • Veterans Alliance • Hispanic/Latino Leadership Alliance • Women in Technology Alliance • Next Gen Alliance • Pride Alliance • Ability Alliance • ... and more to come! We welcome employees to start their own ERGs if they are interested.
  • Need an accommodation to complete the application?
    • If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Viasat and need special assistance due to a disability or accommodation for a disability, please email us at
  • Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
    • Reach out to us at