Software Engineer - Network

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

In this role, you will be a member of a software team that is involved in the design, development and support of a control plane management product that is responsible for a User terminal and end-user device entry into the network! The product enables end-to-end IP connectivity and uses an industry standards-based wireless technology protocol. The entire system is deployed on the cloud environment. As a key member of the team, you will use your talents to fulfill the following responsibilities:

Active contribution in software architecture/design/implementation efforts
Code, perform unit & integration and performance tests
Create deployment scripts, support/debug deployment pipeline issues
Participate in production support (on-call rotation) and in DevOps efforts
Investigate and resolve technical issues
Present team's status/design/issues to a wider audience
This role can work remotely in any city/state in the United States or in one of our many office locations!


4+ years of software engineering experience in C, C++ with strong emphasis on software architecture and design
Experience with network programming and concurrent/multithreaded programming.
Experience with Bash, Ansible and Python scripting in Linux
Experience in Networking (TCP/IP, OSPF/BGP), Protocol development and troubleshooting
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge in Jenkins, JIRA, or Git
Up to 10% of travel.
Bachelor's degree in relatable field or equivalent years of experience


Experience with telecom/networking/satellite/wireless communications.
Experience with Kubernetes, Containers, AWS and/or Google Cloud technologies
Experience building CI/CD pipeline and automated software deployments.
Experience working in cloud environment.
Strong hands-on working knowledge of L2/L3 protocols and L4-L7 applications.

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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 $141,300 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: 5575612

Posted On: Dec 03, 2022

Updated On: Jan 02, 2023

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