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ViaSat UK a division of the California based satellite communications company ViaSat Inc. is seeking to expand its UK satellite team to better exploit opportunities to apply revolutionary ViaSat technologies to UK and European markets. ViaSat has transformed the market for delivery of broadband access over satellite by developing satellites that provide two orders of magnitude improvement in capacity compared to previous offerings. ViaSat designs its satellites user terminals and gateway equipment and operates a network serving nearly a million subscribers in the United States. ViaSats growing UK office is intended to expand these capabilities beyond North America.
In addition at ViaSat UK we specialize in the design development and delivery of information assurance and cyber security solutions for government and corporate applications which hold prestigious accreditations worldwide.
Joining ViaSat UK means successful candidates will also have the unique opportunity to work on the development of a variety of leading edge products and applications within the security and satellite communications industry.
Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining (or already hold) security clearance to work on UK Government projects.
You will be expected to contribute to the design development and test of software systems/subsystems on one or more projects. This will involve analysis of requirements architecture design implementation and integration. You will interface with interdisciplinary teams including systems hardware firmware and information assurance. You will be expected to participate in development activities with other engineers to achieve common goals.
The ideal candidate will be experienced with using a structured approach to software development using a modular and well documented approach that carefully defines module functions and interfaces supports incremental module testing and integration.
In addition from time to time you may be asked to undertake other tasks and responsibilities in order to achieve project or corporate objectives.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and expertise:
+ Bachelors degree in a relevant Engineering discipline higher qualifications considered a bonus
+ 2+ years engineering experience in the field of embedded software development with C/C++ (including the Standard Template Library) on Linux and/or Windows platforms
+ Full life-cycle software development understanding and experience
+ Sound understating of real time operating system concepts such as multi-threading process scheduling inter-process communication memory management and I/O
+ Configuration management and version control
+ Strong object oriented design (OOD) skills
+ Have excellent communication skills both written and oral
+ Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines.
Knowledge of one or more of the following would be an advantage:
+ Design for Security
+ An understanding of:
+ Encryption technologies
+ Unit testing frameworks
+ x86 architecture hardware programming and device driver models
+ Implementation of Graphical User Interfaces
+ Developing for micro-controllers
+ Networking protocols and technologies network security and network programming
+ Requirements analysis capture and management
+ SATCOM networks or other telecommunications systems
Youll be based at our Royal Pavilion office Aldershot. Your salary will be highly competitive and include benefits including healthcare pension life assurance and generous holiday entitlement.
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.
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