Software Engineer - Cloud Platform/

Main Location
Carlsbad, CA, United States
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This position is location-agnostic; you can work from any of our offices, or from home, as long as you reside within the United States.

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

We’re growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

Viasat is on a mission to be the world’s first global ISP. From Denali to Uluru, JetBlue 190 to Air Force One, and everywhere in between, our technology delivers Internet access no matter where life’s journeys take you. We’re shaping the future of global connectivity, and we want your help!

As a Software Engineer on the Cloud Engineering team, you’re on the front lines of Viasat’s move to the cloud. Our team builds the Platform, a suite of bedrock network and security services that every group at Viasat uses to build and protect their products. We also serve as advisors for other engineering teams, helping them make better use of cloud technologies and practices.

On any given day, you may be walking colleagues through the finer points of VPC design, or presenting a workshop on developing against’s APIs. You might be adding features to our identity system, automating TLS certificate validation across the entire network, or deploying our services to a new continent. Our challenges and our products are always evolving, which leaves little chance you'll ever get bored.

At a minimum, we are looking for people who are:

  1. Proficient with several programming languages, at least one in {C/C++, Java, Go, Ruby, Python, Clojure, Scala}
  2. Experienced with cloud platforms, either public or private
  3. Patient and clear communicators
  4. Engineering graduates with a degree in computer science, or equivalent experience
  5. Work autonomously and helps determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  6. Using advanced concepts and company objectives to resolve issues in a creative and effective manner
  7. Available to travel, up to five weeks a year

You'll be especially competitive if you have:

  1. A background in security products or operations.
  2. In-depth knowledge of networking,
  3. Previous experience building globally-distributed applications

Additional requirements

  1. Minimum education: BA/BS or equivalent experience
  2. Years of experience: 5-8 years
  3. Travel: Up to 10%
  4. Citizenship: None
  5. Clearance: None

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Software Engineer - Cloud Platform/