System Integration Engineer - Global Mobile Broadband

ViaSat   •  

Carlsbad, CA

Industry: Telecommunications


11 - 15 years

Posted 162 days ago

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As a Service Integration Engineer, your primary responsibility is to guide successful transition of products through all phases of development to a fully released platform supported by the Viasat NOC. You will also facilitate the integration of new customers onto existing Viasat communications platforms. You are intimately involved in the specification, integration, test, demonstration, deployment, documentation and formal release of Government and Commercial mobile broadband SATCOM hubs and terminals. You work closely with project teams that may include software, hardware, network, mechanical, test and system engineers during all phases of product development, integration, test, deployment and successful transition into service. You consistently add value to the design and release of new products through the application of both theoretical and practical knowledge to optimize the end-user experience, transition into service and product reliability/sustainability. In this highly diverse role the Project team, Service team and customers rely on your knowledge, versatility and flexibility to own key responsibilities that position you to become a subject matter expert (SME) on the product and drive the transition into service. As a product SME, you are integral to the formal release process, development of documentation, training material and initial customer training. You interact with a broad spectrum of internal support organization and aggressively support the release process and resolution of issues.


  • 10+ years of hands-on experience integrating, installing and testing Satellite Communication Systems and antenna systems
  • Basic fundamentals of satellite communications theory, Ku/Ka satellite characteristics, RF transmission theory and FDMA-TDMA-Spread Spectrum networks
  • Experience working with IP/Networking devices, including configuration, application and troubleshooting of routers, switches, ASA/Firewalls, IP Encryptors and IP networks
  • Experience creating technical user documentation, training material, service bulletins and procedures
  • Experience working in multi-discipline engineering teams; software, hardware, mechanical, RF, Test
  • Strategic, critical and analytical problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to pass skills testing for grip and static strength, dynamic lifting and work/positional tolerances
  • US citizenship required.
  • Active Secret Clearance or have held one in the past two years
  • Ability to travel up to 25% to domestic and international travel – potential for locations with Travel Warnings as defined by US State Department

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalentexperience

Years of experience:

8 plusyears


Up to 25%


US Citizenship Required


Active Secret (or have held an active secret clearance within the last two years)

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