Do you love to solve challenging technical and operational problems? Are you passionate about the pursuit of technical excellence? Are you an engineer with a desire to make an impact on high-profile programs? If so, then you might be a great fit to join our top-notch team of highly motivated technical professionals providing state-of-the-art satellite communications systems.
In this role you will help lead various engineering projects in an organization chartered to deliver cutting edge satellite communications system ground networks. These projects entail system engineering, engineering development, validation and verification, and system integration and test. Your responsibilities will include: ensuring technical requirements for fiber optic network systems and software are met; ensuring designs are deployable and supportable; develop and maintain technical documentation; and identify technical risks and develop risk mitigation plans. In addition, you will have the opportunity to apply your skills to a multi-function engineering team and communicate during verbal and written interactions with partners, peers, and ViaSat senior leadership.
10+ years relevant experience in project engineering or system engineering involving optical networks
Ability to coordinate a multi-disciplinary engineering team to solve complex network engineering problems
Understand the principles of optical network systems and design
Ability to create/review test procedures
Experience identifying and managing technical risks and mitigation plans
Capable of interfacing with all departments in ViaSat, vendors, and subcontractors
Oversee and review work done by other engineers (HW, SW, ME, CE, etc.), technicians and other support staff
Ability to estimate efforts accurately and thoroughly
Experience leading and interfacing with teams of multiple disciplines utilizing system’s engineering tools and resources
Ability to perform project and resource planning
Able to think at the system level as well as the component level
Ability to travel up to 25%
BS in Technical Discipline
U.S citizenship or permanent resident status required
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or other technical discipline
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!