Software Project Engineer

ViaSat   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Telecommunications


5 - 7 years

Posted 43 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
As an expert in your field, you will managing the on-time delivery and technical compliance of a number of growing software products and platforms at Viasat. You will interface across project teams, helping them define use cases, requirements, and trade-offs. As a critical team member, you will supervise the accelerating transition of functionality from hardware into software.

  • 5 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.
  • Experience managing products with large software and/or networking content
  • Basic working familiarity with Linux, software development/coding, and networking technologies
  • Experience with automation, software deployments, and CI/CD environments
  • Ability to develop objectives and achieve goals in a creative and effective manner.
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or closely related field
  • US Citizenship required
  • Travel up to 10%


  • Master's of Science degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or closely related field
  • Experience in satellite communication
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Able to obtain a security clearance if needed
  • Proven system design expertise
  • Strong verbal and writing skills

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Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required




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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse enviroment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.

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