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San Diego, California
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System Test Engineer
San Diego CA
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Drive your Engineering future with us. At ViaSat youll work with top technical talent who are always striving to stay ahead of the curve. ViaSat is a rapidly growing technology company that designs deploys and operates cutting edge SATCOM products and services that span the globe. At ViaSat you will work with highly-motivated engineers in an exciting dynamic yet informal environment. You will be able to use your engineering experience to support the next generation of advanced communications products and systems. Come join our dynamic company where engineers lead the way.
In this position you will be working primarily with our system test engineering team in the development of automated deployment and IA hardening scripts for both Linux and Cisco iOS target platforms as well as assisting with updates to network equipment configuration on an ongoing basis in order to ensure the security and reliability of the system. As time permits you will also be responsible for creating and executing automated test suites for the hardware and software components of a large-scale satellite communications system.
+ 2+ years experience with high-level scripting languages (pref. Python)
+ Linux OS and Cisco iOS network configuration (specifically including 802.1q VLANs IPSec and GRE tunnel management)
+ Automated configuration and package management techniques for geographically distributed Linux server platforms
+ Good oral and written communications skills
+ Must be US Citizen
+ Possess a secret clearance or have the ability to obtain a secret clearance.
+ Ansible playbook development/execution
+ CI/CD software development tools (Jenkins Git etc.)
+ Automation for IA hardening of Linux packages
+ Test automation development (e.g. test frameworks such as Robot)
+ Object-oriented software development
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.
We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged. If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career ViaSat might be a fit for you.
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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