Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work with cutting-edge networking technologies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so, come join our team as a System Integration and Test Engineer supporting new optical network designs and deployments. We are developing technology and products that are revolutionizing the satellite communications industry by providing unprecedented speed and coverage across the globe.
In this role you will help integrate and test end-to-end network and SATCOM systems including fiber infrastructure, optical networks including data, management and control planes, and satellite ground station equipment. You will interface and collaborate with system, software, and network engineers as new capabilities are developed and transitioned into service. In addition, you will provide support to service engineering to help support an operational global network when support is required from development or test.
5+ years System Engineering, test, and Integration experience
Understanding of the basic principles of optical network systems and design, including optical protection and restoration approaches
Experience with the configuration and test of optical network equipment from at least one major global supplier
Experience writing and executing test plans and procedures
Experience automating system tests with a programming or scripting language (e.g. C/C++, Java, Python, Perl, or other)
Experience developing test infrastructure as part of a continuous integration and delivery pipeline
Ability to reproduce and troubleshoot failures in a lab environment
Must be able to lift up to 25 Kilograms
Occasional On-Call work required
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience
Ability to travel up to 25% Domestic and Internationally
US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required
Experience with fiber optic characterization testing
SATCOM or Wireless Communication Systems experience
Ethernet and IP networking knowledge
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? 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 you’ll 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!