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Atlanta, Georgia
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Test Technician
Atlanta GA
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ViaSats heritage dates back to the beginning of satellite communication systems. Our achievements include many industry firsts in earth imaging GPS systems NASA research and modern digital communication systems. Our diverse antenna product designs range from small airborne antennas to large 13 18 meter diameter dish antennas weighing 50000 pounds and moving at 20 degrees per second with high precision pointing accuracy. As one of the worlds top companies in this area ViaSats products are installed on every continent including Antarctica.
As an Electronic Technician with RF experience you will utilize your exceptional ability to assemble test and troubleshoot components in our electronic assembly area of manufacturing. Employing your problem-solving skills your daily responsibilities will include RF phase matching axial ratio and return loss tuning and measurement to help build out antennas. As an expert in reading mechanical and electronic drawings and schematics you will work autonomously within our high-performance manufacturing team. As a hands-on technician you will operate various test equipment such as spectrum analyzer network analyzer multimeter and o-scope to get the job done and do it well.
This position will be a safety-sensitive position requiring a pre-employment drug screen to participate in our FAA Drug and Alcohol prevention program
+ 2+ years experience in assembly test and troubleshooting of electronic and feed assemblies including experience in RF
+ Must have the ability and knowledge on how to operate various test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzer Network Analyzer and Multimeter
+ Must be able to read and interpret mechanical and electronic drawings and schematics Associates degree in Electronics or equivalent experience
+ US government position. US citizenship required.
+ Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening
+ Interpret mechanical drawings and schematics
+ Mechanical and Electronic Assembly Skills
+ RF and Electronically Troubleshooting skills
+ Utilization of specialized test equipment
The ViaSat Atlanta facility is located in the northeastern suburb of Duluth. Having recently relocated to a new purpose-built campus this office supports the dramatically growing Antenna Systems Group with engineering program management business development manufacturing and product support. Well known as a delightful place to live and work this area presents all the sports cultural and entertainment advantages of the city of Atlanta as well as the recreational attractions of North Georgia.
Ready to join ViaSat? Submitting your resume take just a few minutes and well send you an automated response to let you know it has been received. If there is a potential match someone from the recruiting team will be in contact.
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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