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Location Quincy MA
Job Title Software Engineer
Are you interested in becoming part of a team that will change the way the Internet is experienced? The Acceleration Research and Technology (ART) group of ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is developing products that will enable the Internet to be experienced as never before. The acceleration technology we build will enable people to flip through web pages as quickly as turning pages in a book.
We seek an Engineer/Architect to join our team and take a leadership role in the innovation and evolution of our acceleration and internet technology. The candidate would bring their deep analytic capabilities, creativity, and broad experience in software and networking development to the process of researching, prototyping, designing, and implementing the next generation acceleration software.
Do you want to make an impact? Do you want a real challenge? Accept the challenge, join our small team, and have an impact from day one! This is your opportunity to come in on the ground floor of a program and be a part of something significant and recognized companywide. We are fast paced and dynamic so put on your running shoes.
Work with the team to invent technologies to make the Internet faster: even one second is too long for a page to load.
Design robust high-volume applications and support rapid prototyping: using your strong understanding and Guru-level practical experience with C/C++.
Build platforms, systems and networking infrastructure using your strong background in distributed systems, OS/kernel, network system design, and/or large scale storage systems.
Create internal systems and tools to help the team become more productive: we constantly seek to improve efficiency by creating and using smarter systems.
Take advantage of unique expertise to evolve and innovate the current product, for instance: web proxies, TCP and network performance analysis and tuning, web application development optimization, compression algorithms, IP multicasting, embedded systems and mobile apps, web browser development, developer tools (IDEs, large-scale build systems, compilers).
8+ years’ experience in Object Oriented Programming (C++, Java, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, or related field.
U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for some projects in which case, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
Travel up to 10%
MS in Computer Science, Math or related field.
Experience with networking protocols and/or web technologies (HTTP, HTTPS, HTML, CSS, and JS).
L2 networking/protocol experience
Experience leading small teams
The ART group of ViaSat, Inc. is located in the heart of historic Quincy, just 9 miles south of Boston. Often called the “City of Presidents”, Quincy is the birthplace of John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and John Hancock and a great place to explore U.S. history. In addition to local shopping, dining and entertainment, public transportation is directly across the street from the ViaSat office where the MBTA Red Line can take you into downtown Boston to catch a Bruins, Celtics or Red Sox game, or hop on the Commuter Rail for a ride to Plymouth, “America’s Hometown”. Visit museums, touch sharks at the New England Aquarium, dine in Boston’s Italian North End, watch street performers at Quincy Market, or walk along the Charles River as you listen to music on the Esplanade.Take a Boston Harbor Cruise to whale watch or visit Cape Cod’s tranquil beaches, artists’ colony and seafood.
Are you ready to take your Engineering career to the next level? 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.
** ViaSat is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.