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Lead Software Engineer Network Systems
Chennai India
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Are you passionate about networking? How about cloud networking? ViaSat launched the worlds highest capacity satellite and it powers the next generation of satellite broadband and represents the most significant capacity leap in the history of satellite communications. We provide high-quality and high-speed broadband service to our customers virtually anywhere on the globe whether they are on the ground on the water or in the air. The award-winning ViaSat in-flight internet and entertainment services have shattered the standard for in-flight Wi-Fi with unmatched speed quality and affordability.
As a Software Engineer you will work with a world class team developing and deploying new technologies on a cutting edge network. The terrestrial network is cutting-edge requiring you to innovate design and develop in the world of SDN NFV and Network Virtualization. You will design develop and deploy new and innovative technology into a service provider network. ViaSats unique position as a service provider and equipment manufacturer allows you to experience the whole life cycle of networking software development all the way from design to deployment. You will work with senior engineers to aid in design documentation testing analyses test plans and test execution to ensure deployed networks meet client needs.
8+ years Software Engineering experience with coding and debugging skills in C C++ Go Python or any modern programming language
Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
Knowledge of basic OS features like Multi-threading synchronization and memory management on Linux or Linux-like Operating systems
Understanding of routing switching and basic network communication protocols
Experience developing network protocols such as BGP IS-IS L3VPN and architecture design.
Familiarity with cloud services IaaS PaaS
Possess a DevOps mindset
Bachelors or Masters degree inc Computer Science or related discipline
Up to 10% domestic and international travel
Experience developing IP/MPLS technologies in a service provider environment.
Strong background in data structures and algorithm design
Proficient in software development tools source code control environment
Accountable for end-to-end functional/solution design for product features
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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