ViaSat, Inc. New Grad - System Integration Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

New Grad - System Integration Engineer


Atlanta, GA

Job Responsibilities

Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. ViaSat System Integration Engineers innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.

Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely ViaSat and, intentionally, not like any other company.

As a new graduate, we understand that seeking your dreams is your ambition…and achieving them is ours.

ViaSat Impact:

  • Residential broadband service – over 700K customers and growing

  • ViaSat Satellite technology holds the Guinness World Record for highest capacity communication satellite

  • Our in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is presently streaming Amazon Prime and Netflix on providers like JetBlue and United Airlines

  • Secure communication services - trusted encryption and networking solutions (government, military, critical infrastructure & utilities)

As a New Grad System Integration Engineer, you will function as part of a team of experienced individuals as they design and develop ViaSat’s Remote Sensing Antenna Systems and Satellite Communications Terminals. Your daily tasks could 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 be responsible for 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 direct 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 be expected to actively maintain good customer relations as the face of ViaSat on sites.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Class work or experience in the design and/or assembly of RF systems, AC/DC circuits, Servo motor controls, base-band equipment and basic networking.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze requirements, develop test plans/procedures, and document test results is required.

  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral) are essential.

  • Must be able to work independently and solve complex problems in remote locations with minimal assistance.

  • Familiar with AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT, or similar CAD package for the creation of wiring diagrams and schematics.

  • Experience in the operation of some of the following equipment: Multi-meter, Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, and Network Analyzer

  • US Citizenship required. Must be willing and able to be submitted for a security clearance.

  • Travel up to 25%, domestic and international.


  • Coursework or experience in satellite communications

  • Demonstrated experience with Remote Sensing, Earth Observation, or other military or commercial systems

  • Computer control of Ethernet devices over LAN and WAN

This convenient location allows easy access to downtown Atlanta, as well as the mountains and parks of north Georgia. Well known as a delightful place to live and work, this area presents all the sports, cultural, and entertainment advantages of the city of Atlanta as well as the recreational attractions of North Georgia.

If you are ready to take control of your career and help illuminate the world for those who have been in the dark, you might be ready to join our team. Please take a minute to submit your resume. We will let you know once we’ve received it and will follow up with you if there is a possible match. This could be the start of something amazing!


ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.