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Intern - Software/System Engineer
Farnborough UK
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Viasat Interns Work. Play. Innovate.
Its all about your experience. From day one well have you engaged and working on challenging projects. If you have great ideaslive for innovation and thrive in a fun atmosphere where teamwork means something you belong here. With us.
Were creating a world that inspires people to be connected virtually anywhere and we do this better than anyone. We approach work and life with creativity curiosity and excellence and we need more individuals who do the same. Extraordinary things happen at Viasat. We do it because we believe in it. All the time.
UK Company Overview
Viasat UK a division of the California based satellite communications company Viasat Inc. has established an Aldershot based satellite team to exploit opportunities in the UK and European markets for revolutionary Viasat technologies. Viasat has transformed the market for delivery of broadband access over satellite by developing satellites that provides orders of magnitude improvement in capacity compared to previous offerings. Viasat designs its satellites user terminals and gateway equipment and operates a network serving nearly a million subscribers in the United States. Viasats growing UK office is intended to expand these capabilities beyond North America.
Joining Viasat UK means successful candidates will also have the unique opportunity to work on the development of a variety of leading edge products and applications within the satellite communications industry.
Work in the Space and Communications team developing prototypes that utilise Viasat Communication Satellites. Design broadband SATCOM terminals for on-the-move applications on platforms such as aircraft ground based vehicles drones or ships. We are looking for innovative engineers to help develop these systems.
+ Currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Physics Math and/or a related field
+ Exposure or desire to work with any of the following: Java Python JavaScript Hadoop MapReduce SQL Postrgres C/C++ and many more
+ Experience with or desire to learn Linux
+ Able to commit to a 12 month internship starting 2 July 2018
+ Valid Passport. There will be a 2 week trip to our corporate offices in San Diego California.
You'll be working in our Royal Pavilion Aldershot location.
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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