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System Engineer SATCOM Featured Urgent

San Diego, California
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System Engineer SATCOM
San Diego CA
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US and coalition military forces count on ViaSat for secure satellite and wireless networking systems and services that deliver reliable affordable communications beyond the reach of traditional wired networks. During the chaos of combat warfighters need fast secure communications and instant access to information. ViaSat helps warfighters and commanders access and share trusted intel from any location to make better decisions faster. As the worlds leading experts in high-capacity satellite communications military-grade cybersecurity and line-of-sight data links we apply fearless innovation unconventional thinking and ingenuity to bring game-changing life-saving capabilities to warfighters on the battlefield. No matter where the mission goes across air land or sea ViaSat keeps service members connected with real-time access to video voice and data communications.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working with cutting-edge SATCOM and networking technologies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so come join our Global Mobile Broadband team as a System Engineer and be integral to supporting new and existing satellite service programs. We are developing technology and products that are revolutionizing the satellite communications industry by providing unprecedented speed and coverage to mobile platforms across the globe.
In this role you will play a central role in the system specification and design of the next generation of features for a broadband SATCOM system comprised of remote mobile terminals and ground stations containing various communications components such as modems antennas specialized RF processors switches routers enterprise VM servers network traffic managers and more. The SATCOM system undergoes regular feature development affecting both hardware and software and in this role you will ensure rigorous system engineering practice ensures smooth transition to service of new capabilities. You will be the key liaison with the project engineering leads (SW HW Systems) and program office for system engineering activities.
+ 6+ years Communication Systems Engineering or Integration experience
+ Strong communication and organizational skills
+ Experience specifying and designing software solutions across multiple distributed subsystems
+ Experience with full range of software from embedded systems to global network management systems
+ Experience in the full development lifecycle from concept requirements design implementation and test
+ SATCOM or Wireless Communication Systems development experience (as a systems or software engineer)
+ Strong networking knowledge (TCP UDP Multicast routing/switching etc.)
+ Expertise with requirements development and management (Jama DOORS etc.)
+ Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Science or related discipline
+ Ability to travel up to 10%
+ U.S. Citizenship required
+ Masters Degree with concentration in Digital Communication Systems or related field
+ Experience working with mobile RF/antenna systems and related equipment
+ Experience with Linux/Unix
+ Experience with a programming or scripting language (i.e. C/C++ Java Python Perl or other)
+ Current Active Secret Clearance
Our Carlsbad CA office is just 30 minutes north of San Diego and 5 minutes from the beach. We know there is more to life than work and with full gym access volleyball/basketball courts and meal services onsite youll never want to leave our beautiful campus. You can also reach out to help others in the community by being involved in our VPartners program.
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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