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Senior Systems Engineer Featured Urgent

Denver, Colorado
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Senior Systems Engineer
Denver CO
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Are you inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive lead technology decisions and come up with new ideas that will push a product above and beyond your competitors products? ViaSat is a unique blend of technical challenge opportunity to excel team camaraderie and opportunity to work with industry leaders. Sound interesting? Keep reading.
As part of our dynamic Access Network Systems team you will directly impact our global subscribers access to the internet through our high capacity broadband satellites. You will do this by collaborating with other team members on project initiatives with emphasis on traffic and network performance technologies establishing project requirements writing test requirements testing code systems and end-to-end performance automating deployments using Ansible/Jenkins/scripting troubleshooting issues in access network systems writing new feature requests writing bug reports writing operations guides and maintenance procedures.
This role requires research an open mind and a desire to learn. You will be responsible for ensuring the software and configurations released into production enable the service offerings and system capabilities that keep ViaSat on the leading edge of satellite broadband capabilities. You will work with both cloud and locally hosted systems utilizing some of the latest virtualization and security technologies. You will also work with Linux KVM Ansible Jenkins Wireshark and other tools on a daily basis in a DevOps environment.
+ 7+ years professional experience
+ Linux knowledge and experience solid understanding of how to navigate use administrate and troubleshoot
+ Practical applied networking knowledge solid understanding of TCP/IP UDP SIP/RTP DNS DHCP and common Internet content delivery protocols (web video streaming P2P etc.)
+ Practical understanding of WiMax networks and client device provisioning as this is fundamental of our architecture end-to-end.
+ Aptitude for self-learning able to research and dig deep into the details of a topic
+ Good envisioning and problem solving skills
+ Bachelors of Science in EE CS or relevant engineering field or equivalent experience
+ U.S. Citizenship
+ Travel up to 20%
+ Scripting/coding experience in one or more of: python bash perl C C++ Database query skills in support of engineering data assessments
+ DevOps experience
+ A clear understanding of the interrelationship between OSI layer
Located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center in Englewood you will be closely situated to all the culture sports and scenery that Denver has to offer. Living in Denver means you get to enjoy panoramic vistas on your morning commute three hundred days of sunshine the largest public parks system of any U.S. city world-class theatre museums and sports teams and a cost of living thats easy on your wallet!
It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat. We look forward to hearing from you.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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