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Software Engineer, Early Career

United States, Florida, Tampa
August 19, 2022

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

We are looking for an ambitious embedded software engineer to work on the requirements, design, implementation, integration and test of embedded software for our airborne mobility terminals. Our team develops commercial mobility software which provides satellite internet in-flight connectivity to several major airlines in the US and abroad. We are working to provide high-capacity global satellite broadband coverage with our next generation satellites.

Additionally, we implement new wireless waveforms and protocols to deliver high-performance audio and video streaming at-scale for commercial airlines and business jets. Our team also engineers new software features to harden our software from security attacks.

In this role, you will be exposed to meaningful, high-visibility projects which drive industry-leading software solutions.


*Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science & Applications, Computer Science & Computer & Systems Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science & Mathematics, Computer Science & Network Security, Computer Science & Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Math & Computer Science, or a related field

*Exposure or desire to work with Automation, Embedded SW & Scripting

*Previous experience coding in C, Python, Linux shell scripts, bash, make

*Knowledge of proper software development methodologies


*Previous internship experience in software development and/or test related areas

*Exposure to Network Programming and Networking fundamentals, Network Security, Virtualization, Systems Programming

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Additional Requirements and Information
Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required
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 $88,950 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.