ViaSat, Inc. Systems Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Location Melbourne, FL

Requisition 14060BR

Job Title Systems Engineer

Job Responsibilities

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working with cutting edge RF technologies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can make a difference? If so, come join our sensors and communications team as a Systems Engineer and be integral to supporting new and existing military programs. We are developing technology and products that are magnitude better than our competition. The company has been honored for its record of performance by national magazines such as INC, Forbes, and Fortune Small Business.

In this role, you will propose concepts to solve customer problems. You will architect the system along with our customers by leveraging technology assets across ViaSat and our partners. The products and systems you will be defining are in Radar, SIGINT, and communication applications. You will work with interdisciplinary teams including Business Development, Systems, Software, RF circuits, hardware engineers, and others. Sound interesting? Keep reading...


  • 8+ years RF/System experience

  • 3+ years of interfacing with customers

  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written. Must be comfortable developing and presenting briefings.

  • Experience architecting systems to satisfy DoD or Intelligence Community (IC) requirements

  • Ability to perform systems level analysis

  • Proposal or applications engineering experience

  • Able to derive module/box requirements from system level requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • US government position. US citizenship required.

  • Up to 25% travel


  • Working knowledge of communications networks, radar, or SIGINT

  • MSEE degree

  • Top Secret clearance with SSBI/SCI

  • AESA/phased array, Radar, SIGINT, or EW experience

  • Some detail design or hands on hardware test experience is beneficial

  • 5+ years’ experience in leading and managing engineering development teams.

This position is located in sunny Melbourne Florida. The City of Melbourne on the "Space Coast" is a high technology hub in the region. Melbourne’s historic downtown provide ever increasing entertainment options and unique retail choices. Melbourne’s unparalleled natural amenities and a strong sense of community stewardship make the City one of the best places to live, work and raise a family.

Do you enjoy collaboration? Do you have a technical mind that excels when being challenged? If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career, ViaSat could be just the right place for you!


** 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.