System Integration and Test Engineer

ViaSat   •  

Carlsbad, CA

Industry: Telecommunications


Less than 5 years

Posted 50 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.

As a junior member of Viasat’s fast-paced systems integration and test engineering team, you will contribute on a variety of tasks including proposal writing, system design, system/algorithm simulation, design implementation, and system test and verification of communications systems and components for satellite and optical communications markets. You will work closely with and be mentored by small and large teams to develop cutting edge technology with a focus on quality and time to market. Your career is off to a good start, now with a few years of experience, why not join Viasat where you will have the opportunities and resources to learn and keep growing as we grow.


  • 1+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and simulate algorithms in Matlab/Simulink, C/C++, or Python
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in large or small teams, or individually
  • US Government position. US citizenship required.
  • Willingness to obtain US Secret Clearance
  • Ability to travel up to 10%


  • Educational focus on communications (satellite or optical), signal processing, or networking
  • Linux/Unix Experience
  • Experience with system testing and verification
  • Experience with commonly used communications and electrical test equipment (e.g. spectrum analyzer, power meter, oscilloscope and others)
  • Active Secret Clearance

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

1-3 years


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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