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Viasat, Inc. Senior Systems Test Engineer (8591) in Chicago, Illinois

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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 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

In this role you will be responsible for performing test engineering activities for RF/Microwave products and sub-assemblies developed for commercial, military and space markets. You will plan and execute test tasks that include interpreting test requirements, writing test plans, designing test hardware, designing test software and testing and debugging deliverable hardware for commercial, military, and space markets. This includes activity for both RF and digital testing of modules.


+ 10+ years of test automation and design

+ Capable of leading test development

+ Proficiency with programming in one or more languages such as C#, Python, and LabView

+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

+ US citizenship required

+ Up to 10% travel


+ Experience in RF test system design and automation

+ Working knowledge of RF amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and transceivers

+ Working knowledge of programming and controlling test equipment through SCPI commands

+ Working knowledge of object oriented programming

+ Understanding of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer, network analyzers, noise figure meters, and signal generators.

+ Ability to obtain a clearance

Viasat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Research Park. Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community, The Phoenix metro area has arts, entertainment, all major league sports, and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.Are you ready to take the next step in your Engineering career where you will thrive and enjoy coming to work? Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at Viasat. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:



Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

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