Systems Engineer


Tempe, AZ

Industry: Networks


8 - 10 years

Posted 271 days ago

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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working with cutting edge RFtechnologies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so, come join our sensors and communications team as a Systems Engineer and be integral to supporting new and existing military programs. We are developing technology and products that are orders of magnitude better than our competition. The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, and Fortune Small Business.

In this role, you will propose concepts to solve customer problems. You will architect the system along with our customers by leveraging technology assets across Viasat and our partners. The products and systems you will be defining are in Radar, SIGINT, and/or communication applications. You will work with interdisciplinary teams including Business Development, Systems, Software, RFcircuits, hardware engineers, and others. Sound interesting? Keep reading...


  • 8+ years RF and Systems Engineeringexperience 
  • 3+ years of interfacingwith customers 
  • Strong communication skills ? both verbal and written. Must be comfortable developing and presenting briefings.
  • Experienced in conceptualizing and designing systems to satisfy DoD or Intelligence Community (IC) requirements 
  • Ability to perform systems level analysis 
  • Working knowledge of communications networks, radar systems, EW or SIGINT systems
  • Proposal or applications engineeringexperience 
  • Able to derive module/box requirements from system level requirements 
  • Bachelors degree in ElectricalEngineering or related field 
  • US government position. US citizenship required. 
  • Up to 25% travel. Must be willing to relocate to Tempe, Arizona, or work remotely with regular (up to 50%) travel to Arizona


  • MSEE degree
  • Top Secret clearance with SSBI/SCI
  • AESA/phased array experience
  • Some detail design or hands on hardware test experience is beneficial
  • 5+ years?experience in leading and managing engineering development teams. 

Viasat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center.  Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community, The Phoenix metro area has arts, entertainment, all major league sports, and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.


Are you ready to take the next step in your Engineering career where you will thrive and enjoy coming to work? Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at Viasat. We look forward to hearing from you.