Test Engineer RF Microwave

ViaSat   •  

Tempe, AZ

Industry: Telecommunications


8 - 10 years

Posted 53 days ago

Job description

Viasat is a rapidly growing technology company that designs, deploys, and operates cutting edge SATCOM products and services that span the globe. At Viasat you’ll work with highly-motivated engineers in an exciting, dynamic, yet informal environment. You will be able to use your engineering experience to support the next generation of advanced communications products and systems.

In this role you will be responsible for performing test engineering activities for complex RF/Microwave sub-assemblies developed for commercial, military and space markets. With your wide-range of experience, you will plan and execute test tasks that include interpreting test requirements, writing test plans, designing test hardware, designing test software and testing and debugging deliverable hardware for commercial, military, and space markets. This includes activity for both RF and digital testing of modules.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 8+ years of module and/or systems integration and test experience
  • Proficiency with programming in one or more languages such as C#, Python, or C++
  • An understanding of test equipment such as vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal analyzers, digital signal generators, power meters, and noise figure meters
  • US government position. US citizenship required
  • Up to 10% travel


  • Working knowledge of RF amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and transceivers
  • Working knowledge of programming and controlling test equipment through SCPI commands
  • Working knowledge of object oriented programming
  • Secret clearance a plus
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