One teamGlobal challengesInfinite opportunitiesAt viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the worldFor more than 35 years, viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments, and militaries around the globe communicateWe’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.
We’re looking for a dwdm optical network engineer to be a key part of a highly visible and business-critical technology team at viasat.
Do you love working in a cutting-edge, fast-moving environment where you are constantly expanding your knowledge base? are you looking to grow and develop your skillset every day while working with complex satellite and communication systems? do you enjoy being part of a company where you can be innovative and change the world at the same time? if this sounds like you, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!
You will be working on the design and architecture of the company’s core network infrastructure to support our expanding global satellite fleetYou will also work on layer 1 through layer 3 network design, capacity planning, and platform management as well as the design of routes for fiber-based networks including point to point, ring, and path diverse routing.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science or computer engineering to design complex optical networksRelatable years of experience okay as well.
8+ years relevant work experience with multi-vendor network equipment to architect complex dwdm systems
Strong experience with written network implementation design plans and troubleshooting system issues
Strong knowledge of 100g coherent technology to build long-haul networks
Experience in automation, networks components, and network management systems
Experience working autonomously and demonstrable experience exercising judgment to coordinate key tasks and activities
Experience with the use of fiber network design, planning and mapping software tools such as 3-gis, esri arcgis and qgis
Coding and debugging in java, python, golang, or other modern programming languages.
Experience with continuous integration & delivery and devops methodologies
Operational experience working with major carriers
An understanding of outside plant construction requirements with fiber experience preferred
Ip and ethernet networking experience
If the federal executive order for government contractors becomes effective, this role may require vaccinationIn such instance, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated no later than applicable deadlines, which are unknown at this pointViasat will strive to give individuals as much notice as practicable if a vaccine mandate becomes applicable to this role.
Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environmentAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.
Posted 30+ days ago