Systems Integration Engineer with Security Clearance

Viasat, Inc.
Duluth, Georgia
May 01, 2024
May 22, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About us One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We're looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team. What you'll do As a System Integration Engineer, you will join a team of expert individuals who design and develop Viasat's Remote Sensing Antenna Systems and Satellite Communications Terminals. The day-to-day Your daily tasks will include the design and documentation of cabling interfaces between and within major assemblies on antenna systems along with the selection of components included in them. You will perform basic network planning and setup activities. You will participate in customer design reviews, where you will describe the design solutions you have selected in accordance with customer requirements. You will be responsible for the preparation of test plans and procedures and conducting factory and site acceptance tests. You would also prepare technical reports summarizing findings and recommend solutions to technical problems. The candidate will also advise the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment to include BER, Group Delay, G/T or Servo response testing. A strong mechanical background and experience with mechanical assembly is a plus, as you may also assist in the assembly of the mechanical structure of the antenna systems at Viasat and in the field. You will actively maintain good customer relations as the face of Viasat on sites. Create documents using AutoCAD such as interconnects, schematics, wiring diagrams, cable drawings, etc.
Maintain an indentured drawing list that consists of components and equipment already defined
Structure a bill of material for ordering parts as outlined in an indentured drawing list
Share the responsibility of lead during the integration and testing of an antenna system at the factory and customer site
Conduct system-level testing such as G/T, EIRP, BERT, and servo dynamics with support What you'll need 2+ years of experience in the design and/or assembly of RF systems, AC/DC circuits, Servo motor controls, and modem/base-band equipment and the cables that interconnect these devices.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, related technical field or equivalent work experience
Experience configuring vendor equipment remote control interfaces to communicate over a local area network
Experience analyzing requirements, developing test plans/procedures and detailing test results Familiar with AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT or similar CAD package for the creation of wiring diagrams and schematics.
SATCOM experience is highly preferred.
Experience in the operation of any of the following equipment: Multi-meter, Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator and Network Analyzer.
Works independently and solves sophisticated problems in remote locations with minimal assistance.
Excellent interpersonal skills (written and oral).
US Citizenship Required.
Must be able to acquire and maintain a United States Secret Clearance.
Ability to work on-site in our Duluth, GA facility.
Travel up to but can exceed 25%. What will help you on the job Experience with SATCOM or Remote Sensing Earth Observation type RF electronics, HPA's, Converters, LNA's, at S, X and Ka bands.
Experience with testing G/T, EIRP, BERT and Servo Control loops
Experience with monitor and control computers and related subsystems Salary range $97,000.00 - $168,700.00 / annually At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat's comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at EEO statement Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All 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. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.