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Austin, Texas
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Product Engineer
Austin TX
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Do you like being at the forefront of new markets and developing visionary products to solve customers jobs-to-be-done? ViaSat is a leader in providing equipment and services to meet the needs of customers enabling them to connect at anytime and anywhere for consumers leaders and businesses alike.
As a Product Engineer in the Global Business Services group you will work closely with the Product Management team as our technical expert to make solution recommendations test prototypes work closely with internal and external stakeholders and provide Level-4 support as required for deployed products. Primary to the role is being able to understand how the various pieces of our technologies work together to deliver value to the customer developing and communicating technical insights that will further product development efforts and driving cross functional resources to support roadmaps and technical escalations. Additionally as the Product Engineer you will keep your finger on the pulse of internal and external emerging technologies and provide written and verbal impact analysis to our product roadmap. To be successful you must have a strong background in a broad array of technologies be able to develop a system level understanding of our products and support capabilities demonstrate strong communication skills and have strong interpersonal skills.
+ 15+ years demonstrated product management engineering team leadership presales engineering technical management project management or other relevant experience.
+ Demonstrated strong analytical problem solving and technical skills
+ Highly energetic positive attitude individual with strong interpersonal skills
+ Proven track record of successfully working with cross-functional teams on complex projects
+ Demonstrated ability to develop product/service solutions and determine the most valued features for phased implementations
+ Ability to work independently and stay focused in a dynamic environment
+ Ability to lead through influence and mobilize individuals in and outside of Product team to achieve business goals (including superior soft skills)
+ Strong sense of urgency with a demonstrated commitment to providing unequalled customer service
+ Bachelors Degree in a relevant technical area
+ Up to 25% travel to customers partners and various ViaSat locations
+ Technical Masters Degree or significant demonstrated technology leadership experience
+ Technical Certifications (eg CCNA CISM MCSE Satcom CTIA ITIL etc)
+ Working knowledge of cost/managerial accounting
+ Experience in companies that sell through channels
+ Domain knowledge of ViaSats products (i.e. any of satellite communications internet services government communications cryptography mobile communications broadband communications and networking equipment and services etc.)
Viasats facilities are centrally located in Bryan Texas. You will enjoy big city amenities with a small-town feel. Bryan / College Station is home to Texas A&M University with its high academic emphasis and events for collegiate athletics including the largest football stadium in the conference. You can stroll through the scenic campus attend a real rodeo take in a live symphony performance go wine tasting or visit one of 9 museums all within a 10-mile radius. You can also participate in any of the many adult and youth recreation leagues in the community. Our facilities are located only 2 minutes from the Texas A&M campus 1.5 hours from both Houston and Austin and just 2.5 hours from Dallas/Ft Worth.
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! It only takes a few minutes to apply. So what are you waiting for? Submit your resume at . Well send you an automated response to let you know your resume has been received and someone from the recruiting group will follow up with you if there is a possible match.
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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