Cyber Security Engineer, Early Career

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Job description

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

As a Cyber Security Engineer on our Viasat Security Engineering team, you’ll have the flexibility to work among different project teams dedicated to: web & mobile application engineering, data analytics & cloud application engineering, distributed enterprise software applications, system infrastructure development; scripting, automation, data visualization & dash boarding, and cybersecurity software & systems engineering.

You’ll have an opportunity to work closely with Product Management to implement features for a web-based application and contribute to a security first development mindset by helping build tools that make implementing security into a product an easier, streamlined process. You’ll also have the chance to work with modern technologies as well as a variety of tasks, spanning front end, back end, CI/CD, etc. – a full DevOps experience!


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Exposure or desire to work with any of the following: Python, Java, JavaScript, Hadoop, MapReduce, SQL, Postgres, and C/C++
  • Ability to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Excellent software design, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Experience with or desire to learn Linux


  • Experience with Python and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • Coursework in Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns, Algorithms, User Interface/User Experience Design, Responsive Design, CybersecuritySoftware Engineering, and Networking
  • Knowledge or experience with deployment tools like Amazon Web Services, Docker, Kubernetes, Git, Heroku, Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, Puppet, CHEF, CF Engine, Ansible, and SaltStack
  • Knowledge or experience with security tools like Tenable/Nessus/Qualys, Kali, Coverity/Fortify, Twistlock, AppSpider/Netsparker/Burp, Wireshark, Metasploit, and Nmap
  • Knowledge or experience with cloud platforms like Amazon, Openstack, Microsoft’s Azure, Google Cloud, and Salesforce
  • Knowledge or experience with databases like MySQL, Amazon DynamoDB, Redis, Amazon Timestream, MongoDB, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, HBase, MariaDB, Hive, and Impala
  • Knowledge or experience with front end development frameworks like React, Vue, Ionic, Bootstrap, Semantic UI, Foundation, Angular, and Polymer
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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.

Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-2 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required



Worker Classification:

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 $87,450 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.
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