Test Technician

Main Location
Carlsbad, CA, United States
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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

We currently have an immediate requirement for an experienced Test Technician to join our growing Operations department. In this role, you will be responsible for testing and troubleshooting complex RF and digital circuits in Manufacturing. You will have the skills necessary to test and troubleshoot complex telecommunication equipment to the component level, complete necessary paperwork, follow the supervisor’s instructions and communicate with engineering staff and coworkers. You will be able to perform duties with minimal supervision including setting up necessary test equipment and fixtures, perform calibration, test, troubleshooting, completing test data sheets and detailed failure reports, and provide help to other technicians.


  • 5-8 years of related experience or equivalent education and experience troubleshooting complex electronics to the component level, including analog, RF and digital circuitry
  • Ability to read schematics and understand electronic circuits
  • Familiarity with test and troubleshooting methods for communication equipment
  • Ability to follow a test procedure and complete necessary paperwork
  • Possess or have the ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance
  • Associate’s degree in a related technical field or equivalent experience
  • US Government Position. US Citizenship Required
  • Up to 10% Travel

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Additional requirements

Minimum education: AA/AS or equivalent experience

Years of experience: 5-8 years

Travel: Up to 10%

Citizenship: US Citizenship Required

Clearance: None

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Test Technician