Senior Data Engineer

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We're looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

In Viasat's Global Enterprise Mobility division, we are looking for members of a product team that can design, write, and deliver software services to our commercial aircraft and maritime vessels. Our software teams improve the availability, scalability, and operational efficiency of the services by building automation to prevent the recurrence of field issues. As a member of this team, you will influence new designs, architectures, and methods for large-scale distributed systems. As part of our DevOps model, you will develop the service and own it from cradle to grave including conducting periodic on-call duties using a follow-the-sun model.

As a member of the reporting and monitoring platform team, you will own the software that enables Viasat teams and external partners to understand how our global In-flight Wi-Fi service is performing, and how it's transforming the passenger experience. Your team will own the cloud-deployed services that are orchestrating the ingestion, transformation, distribution and presentation of large, complex datasets from numerous sources, both internal and external to Viasat.

Requirements
  • Typically requires 3+ years of related experience with commercial software development in building distributed applications and with a Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; or 5+ years related experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; or 7+ years related experience without relevant degree Strong working knowledge of one or more of: Java, Python
  • 3+ years of SQL experience
  • 3+ years experience in custom ETL design, implementation, and maintenance
  • 2+ years of experience with workflow management engines such as Airflow, AWS Step functions, etc
  • Experience analyzing data to discover opportunities and address gaps.
  • 2+ years of experience with Apache Spark streaming and batch framework
  • Ability to work on distributed remote agile teams with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to drive interaction with customers, peer developers and project managers
  • Experience with or willingness to learn agile methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM, XP), modern software development environments and DevOps practices
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, and software design
  • Travel up to 10%


Preferences
  • Experience with designing and implementing real-time pipelines
  • Experience with SQL performance tuning and E2E process optimization
  • Experience with anomaly/outlier detection.
  • Experience with data quality and validation.
  • Experience querying massive datasets using Spark, Presto, Hive, Impala, etc.


If the Federal Executive Order for Government Contractors becomes effective, this role may require vaccination. In such instance, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated no later than applicable deadlines, which are unknown at this point. Viasat will strive to give individuals as much notice as practicable if a vaccine mandate becomes applicable to this role.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

Other

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

None

Clearance:

None

Worker Classification:

Regular

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. The starting salary for this position is $141,300 annually, but an offered salary may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. This position may also be eligible for other cash or stock incentives, including Viasat's Employee Stock Purchase Program, which allows Viasat employees to purchase Viasat stock at a discount. Learn more about Viasat's comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.
More Information on Viasat Inc.
Viasat Inc. operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, Tempe, AZ, Englewood, CO, Bryan, TX and Duluth, GA. Viasat Inc. was founded in 1986. It has 5459 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 103 open jobs at Viasat Inc., click here.
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