Jun 12, 2020

Software Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Atlanta, GA, USA

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 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.At our Atlanta, GA (Duluth) office we have indoor and outdoor test facilities to include dynamic over the air motion testing, planar near field ranges, a multi-system, multi-pad 1 mile boresite pattern range, and in a nearby county a 1500-foot calibrated gain and pattern range.Job ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking a Software Engineer to work on the requirements, design, implementation, integration, and test of application software on antennas. As a Software Engineer you will be performing full-cycle software development work as a member of a team on various projects. The work focuses on developing and supporting a Satellite ground station monitoring and control system. Looking for a capable self-starter, self-motivated software engineering, disciplined in software development methods including Agile/Scrum. We build complete antenna systems "from RF to bits"Mechanical structures that form the antenna Motors and controllers that position the reflectors Radio frequency transmit/receive electronics, high-speed modems, and software systems that deliver a stream of bits to the end customer Low-profile, high-frequency radomes for the airborne terminals Requirements2+ years hands-on development experience with C/C++/Python based application on a Linux platform 2+ years experiences in full software development cycle including requirement analysis, design, programming, testing, debugging Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline Experience with a distributed application development Knowledge of multi-threaded applications and inter-process communication Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies Experience with CM and issue tracking tools such as Perforce, GIT, Artifactory, JIRA, Fisheye Ability to analyze and test software on antenna systems at Duluth outdoor testing facility Familiarity with networking and cloud computing concept US Citizenship Required Travel Up to 10% PreferencesKnowledge of virtualization and experience with virtualization tools highly desired Continuous Integration & development (CI/CD) experience AWS experience is a plus Experience with a Message broker base application development (such as RabbitMQ) Experience with Ansible playbook-based SW/system deployment Experience with NMS/EMS system Radio Frequency and/or Antenna Experience To learn more about this site and other office locations, please click here!

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

Years of experience:

Up to 10%

US Citizenship Required


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