Project Engineer

ViaSat   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Telecommunications


11 - 15 years

Posted 49 days ago

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.
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 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 all of the technical aspects of an antenna systems program, beginning with requirements and concept discussions and analysis with potential customers, followed by the generation of a formal proposal, resulting in a contract award in which you would build a program team of required engineers and oversee the implementation, test, system verification, delivery, and sell off of the completed system to the customer. You will be a key senior member of the division involved with all aspects of ground terminals, including business development, proposal generation, systems engineering and project engineering. Sound interesting? Read on!

  • 12 years of experience in a technical Project Engineering role.
  • Proven capabilities to lead technical teams of engineers and interface to all other groups in the company, using your expertise and unique knowledge to realize project execution.
  • Strong analytical background coupled with hands-on implementation experience
  • Ability to develop objectives and achieve goals in a creative and effective manner.
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field
  • US Citizenship required
  • Travel up to 10%


  • Master's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field
  • Direct experience with Satcom subsystems used in S, X and Ka band antennas.
  • Experience with proposal generation
  • Able to obtain a security clearance if needed
  • Proven analytical system design expertise
  • Strong verbal and writing skills

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

8 plusyears


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required




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