Jul 19, 2019

Lead Software Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Germantown, MD, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

Viasat

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.
We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.
Job Responsibilities
In this role you will be working on the design, development and support including continuous integration for the mobility solution that is being developed as part of developing ViaSat's high performance satellite solution.
You will work closely with multiple teams and stakeholders from different domains to figure out the best solution that integrates with other components of the system by evaluating how to make complex systems work better together. You will also be responsible for mentoring junior employees in the team as well as driving schedule and resources along with tasks that you are directly responsible for.
Requirements
  • 8+ years of software development experience with focus on software architecture
  • Hands on software development skills with proficiency in using C/C++ and Java
  • Leadership skills and ability to mentor junior employees
  • Understanding of the telecommunication business environment and experience in strategic technology road map definition
  • Familiarity with Cloud services and technologies - IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Ability to work in a DevOps environment and experience with SCRUM / Agile and Continuous Integration development processes
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with telecom/networking/satellite/wireless communications
  • Networking background and protocol knowledge
  • Ability to differentiate, prioritize and multi-task to meet multiple commitments
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required
Education
  • BSEE/BSCS, technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

8 plus years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required

Clearance:

None

States

MD  

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