Software Engineer - Applications

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.

Would you like to be part of a team that makes a real difference in people's lives around the world? The Global Broadband Operations team's mission is to provide reliable internet service to our customers around the globe. We are connecting the unconnected in many parts of the world that are getting access to the internet for the first time. We are also helping people stay connected while they work or do remote learning from home, or while they fly for business or leisure on major airlines such as Delta and JetBlue.

Job Responsibilities

As a software engineer on the Global Broadband Operations team, you will be working on software that is used every day by users and future software solutions that solve some of the most pressing problems in the company. One of our goals is to help Viasat scale at a global level by providing software solutions and platforms with a focus on efficiency and collaboration to both internal and external customers.

In this position, you will:
*Design and build creative, customer-focused solutions from the ground up
*Get direct feedback from users and iterate on products
*Work with a team that fully embraces the lean startup methodology
*Collaborate with other teams within Viasat to build robust and integrated solutions
*Have a big impact and influence on the direction of the products and technology stack
*Employ machine learning techniques where applicable

Location is flexible with preferences in Carlsbad and Boston



4+ years of software development experience - this could include Python/C++/C/Java/Golang/ C#
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor's degree in computer science, or equivalent experience
Up to 10% domestic travel (travel could be slightly more if remote)


Experience leading a software engineering team
Experience with product management / being a software product owner
Experience with designing scalable software architecture and utilizing design patterns

Familiarity with:

Cloud platforms including AWS (EC2, ECS, RDS, etc.)
Web service technologies including Django, NGINX, Celery, ReactJS
CI/CD and relevant technologies such as Docker, Jenkins, Amazon ECS, Kubernetes
Machine learning
Visualization / ELK Stack / Grafana / Splunk

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Additional Requirements and Information


Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree 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.


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: 5575608

Posted On: Dec 03, 2022

Updated On: Jan 02, 2023

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