Oct 18, 2019

Systems Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Melbourne, FL, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description


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 ResponsibilitiesAre you looking for an exciting opportunity working with cutting edge RF technologies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so, come join our Sensors, Communications and Systems (SCS) team as a Systems Engineer and help us continue to build on our successful 30-year legacy in end-to-end space, tactical, and enterprise network communications systems for our nation's space, air, and terrestrial platforms. We are developing technology and products that are magnitude better than our competition. The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, and Fortune Small Business.
As a Systems Engineer for the SCS team, you will propose concepts to solve customer problems. You will architect the system along with our customers by leveraging technology assets across Viasat and our partners. The products and systems you will be defining are in Radar, SIGINT, and communication applications. You will work with interdisciplinary teams including Business Development, Systems, Software, RF circuits, hardware engineers, and others. Sound interesting? Keep reading...
Requirements*10+ years RF/System experience *3+ years of interfacing with customers*Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Must be comfortable developing and presenting briefings with the ability to interact at all levels of an organization*Experience architecting systems to satisfy DoD requirements *Ability to perform systems level analysis *Proposal or applications engineering experience *Strong technical leadership*Able to derive module/box requirements from system level requirements *Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field *US government position. US citizenship required *Up to 10% domestic travel
Preferences*Working knowledge of communications networks, radar, or SIGINT *MSEE degree *Security Clearance: DoD Secret and TS/SCITop Secret clearance with SSBI/SCI *AESA/phased array, Radar, SIGINT, PNT, or EW experience *Some detail design or hands on hardware test experience is beneficial
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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

8 plus years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required





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