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Senior Network Engineer job at ViaSat in Melbourne
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Senior Network Engineer
ViaSat keeps the world connected. As a global Satellite broadband services and technology company ViaSat ensures consumers businesses governments and military personnel have communications access - anywhere - whether on the ground or in-flight. The Companys innovations in designing highest-capacity satellites and secure ground infrastructure and terminal technologies coupled with its international network of managed Wi-Fi hotspots enable ViaSat to deliver a best available network that extends the reach and accessibility of broadband internet service globally. ViaSat continues to grow at a record pace. Join ViaSats team and play a key role in continuing our growth and leadership in the communications field.
The Network Engineer provides technical support to our Tier 1 Service Provider customers in all aspects of the operation of their network. This includes participation in implementation testing and troubleshooting activities as well as network configuration debugging and optimisation. As a member of the Customer Engineering team you will work with the customer to understand their problems reproduce them in the lab and drive them to resolution. Your ability to troubleshoot and tune component hardware and software for secure and efficient network operation will be invaluable. Your skills in scripting traffic generator setup and operation and use of RF tools are critical in the creation of test environments used to resolve customer issues.
You will lead teams in the troubleshooting of the most complex data network and hardware problems. You will be empowered to research technological advancements and evaluate complex data networking technologies to understand their potential and to recommend future direction.
+ 5+ years hands-on experience in implementing and supporting IP/MPLS technologies over Satellite and terrestrial/fibre networks in a Service Provider environment.
+ 3+ years experience providing solutions in access engineering specifically Network Termination Device (NTD) technology
+ Experience in creating and building test environments including test plans and procedures.
+ Ability to understand end-to-end systems and troubleshoot issues.
+ Ability to comprehend complex system architectures and find creative approaches to testing them
+ Experience with scripting (Python bash TCL expect etc)
+ Experience with Traffic Generation tools setup and operation (Spirent IXIA etc...)
+ Basic understanding of RF measurement techniques
+ In depth knowledge of Networking (switches routers firewalls).
+ Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience
+ Up to 25% travel
+ Masters degree in an engineering field
+ Australian Permanent Residency required
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 Company Overview
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.