Network Design Engineer

ViaSat   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


5 - 7 years

Posted 51 days ago

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

With demonstrated capability in Satellite communications, and antennas, Viasat is able to provide state-of-the-art communications systems for both commercial and government customers. You will be able to use your systems engineering expertise to build the next generation of advanced antenna products and satellite communications terminals.

As an expert in your field, you will contribute to the overall success of complex programs by architecting and implementing the critical network layer. You will contribute to all of the phases of a program, beginning with requirements and concept discussions with potential customers, followed by the generation of a formal proposal, resulting in a contract award in which you would complete the detailed design, implementation, and verification. You will be a key member of the division involved, having a real impact on the overall performance and security of the projects we deliver. Sound interesting? Read on…


  • 5+ years' experience designing and implementing network solutions
  • 5+ years' experience operating and/or maintaining an operational network
  • Proven capabilities to conceptualize, design, implement, and test multi-faceted systems such as ground terminals, antenna telemetry systems, or similarly complex systems
  • Strong analytical background coupled with hands-on implementation experience
  • Cisco, Juniper, or equivalent certification
  • Strong understanding of protocols and best use practices including IPSEC, IPV6, and BGP protocols as well as L2/L3 VPN's.
  • Experience implementing security practices at a network level such as Risk Management Framework, DICAP, NIST-800-171, NIST-800-53.
  • Experience with Linux/Unix systems from a network perspective and an understanding of best practices.
  • Familiarity with network implementation in cloud services such as AWS
  • BSEE/BSCS or technical Bachelor's degree
  • US citizenship is required


  • Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field
  • Experience with multi-disciplinary teams composed of other engineering disciplines such as RF, computer, and antenna
  • Experience with proposal generation
  • Able to obtain a security clearance if needed
  • Strong verbal and writing skills