Senior Software Engineer

at Viasat, Inc. in TempeTempe, Arizona, United States

Job Description

Job Description


One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We're looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities


As a member of the revenue assurance product team you will own the microservices focused on supplying accounting data to our billing system and measuring service level objectives. These microservices include the measurement of KPIs representing passenger experience and the data engineering to consolidate / aggregate metrics that are ultimately fed into customer's invoices.


Typically requires 4+ years of related experience with commercial software development in building distributed applications and with a Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; or 6+ years related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; or 8+ years related experience without relevant degree

Strong working knowledge of one or more of: Java, Python

Experience designing and using RESTful APIs

Broad range of technology interests across different disciplines including computer and system architecture, web applications, performance analysis, distributed systems design, testing and verification technologies, data processing and networking

Ability to work on distributed remote agile teams with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently

Excellent communication and collaboration skills to drive interaction with customers, peer developers and project managers

Experience with or willingness to learn agile methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM, XP), modern software development environments and DevOps practices

Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, and software design


Engineering of streaming data (e.g. spark streaming development in Scala)

Experience with Data Engineering

Experience with Elastic Stack or Amazon OpenSearch Service

Experience with relational database administration (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, or Oracle)

Experience with development of SOX compliant systems

Familiarity with running software services at scale

Technical and software engineering background in the areas of cloud computing, enterprise computing, servers, and virtualization technology and products

Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems

Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive

Travel up to 10%

If the Federal Executive Order for Government Contractors becomes effective, this role may require vaccination. In such instance, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated no later than applicable deadlines, which are unknown at this point. Viasat will strive to give individuals as much notice as practicable if a vaccine mandate becomes applicable to this role.


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Additional Requirements and Information


Minimum Education
BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of Experience
4-6 years

Up to 10%



Worker Classification


At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For Colorado-based jobs only: The minimum for this position is $135,650 annually; however, base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  about Viasat's comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

Base Salary Low Hourly (Arithmetic)

Base Salary Low Annual (Arithmetic)

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.
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Job Posting: 5224225

Posted On: Jun 24, 2022

Updated On: Jul 24, 2022