Software Engineer, Early Career

  • ViaSat
  • Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
  • 22/06/2022
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

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.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Software Engineer, you will work with an outstanding team developing and deploying new technologies on a cutting-edge network. Viasat's unique position as a service provider and equipment manufacturer allows you to experience the whole lifecycle of networking software development – all the way from design to deployment! You will utilize your hands on experience with Python, and/or C/C++ to work with engineers to aid in design, documentation, testing, analyses, test plans, and test execution, to ensure deployed networks meet client needs. You will be working on in a broad array of possible topics such as network management and service orchestration, topology optimization, capacity planning, traffic steering and engineering, root cause analysis, graph algorithms for searching and path routing, intent-based networking, datasets collection and annotation for machine learning, AIOps and software defined networking.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Operational Research, or similar science and technology fields
  • Proficiency in Python, C/C++, Java, Golang, or JavaScript
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Knowledge in algorithm analysis, database, compiler, graph, machine learning and cloud technology
  • Can-do demeanor and curiosity to explore and discover new technologies


  • Understanding of basic computer networking and telecommunications, routing, switching, and related networking protocols (i.e., BGP, IS-IS/OSPF, L3VPN, VLAN/VxLAN, EVPN, and multicast)
  • Courses taken in probability and statistics, linear algebra, algorithm analysis, math optimization, and artificial intelligence
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Up to 10%
Worker Classification
Base Salary Low Hourly (Arithmetic)
Base Salary Low Annual (Arithmetic)
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.