System Test Engineer (Link 16)

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

ViaSat Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad, CA
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Do you like to be challenged with testing of complex large-scale engineering systems Are you passionate about technical excellence ViaSat is a leader in providing practical solutions for difficult communications problems. The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, Fortune Small Business, and BusinessWeek, including two years running on the Business 2.0 "100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies."

As a Systems Test Engineer, you will work on important DoD programs and projects that provide systems to support command and control, surveillance, intelligence, weapon status, and situational awareness communications over Link 16. You will enjoy interacting with multidisciplinary teams (digital, RF, mechanical, and software) to integrate and test terminals and systems, and you will provide management and scheduling of tasks, as well as oversee the systems test team. You will leverage your expertise to develop test plans and procedures to perform requirements verification of the system and execute manual and automated test cases as well as perform verification and validation of requirements, document test results, perform regression testing, failure analysis and create discrepancy reports. You will also have the opportunity to develop reusable automated test cases for regression, stability and new feature testing and develop test software to automate testing and use database software to document test cases, track test progress, and document trouble reports.


* 2+ years systems integration and test experience in support of DoD programs.
* System integration testing, Tactical Data Link operation/management.
* Digital, RF, Mechanical, and Software knowledge.
* Previous Link 16 experience
* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT or similar technical degree.
* US government position. US citizenship required.
* Current US DoD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain a clearance.
* Travel up to 10%


* Real time softwaresystems experience.
* RF Communications experience.

Our corporate headquarters in Carlsbad is just a hop and skip away from the beautiful Pacific Coast. The campus feeling and entrepreneurial spirit can be felt in the hallways as well as the sand volleyball courts.

Are you ready to take the next step in your 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.