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Software Engineer Intern - Advanced Networks and Cybersecurity Solutions



Software Engineering
Carlsbad, CA, USA · cape may, nj, usa
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023
About us

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.

What you'll do

As a Software Engineer Intern, you will be working on software defined networking / routing platforms and services.  Employing your existing knowledge of enterprise protocols (EIGRP, VRF, OSPF) and tools (VPNs, VLANs, DLEP) to tailor commercial techniques of SD-WAN to the defense marketplace and operations. You will interact with other engineers in this field to build innovative features into our routing and services platform.

The day-to-day

We are looking for a flexible, self-driven individual, that is willing to learn new technologies.  Our product bridges gaps between networking professionals and users requiring networks to be highly resilient in challenging environments.  Work will range from graphical user interfaces to creating Linux services to managing network and firewall settings.  This is an opportunity for someone to dive into technology in areas that may not have been covered in their current academics.


This position will work with the team starting each day with an Agile SCRUM standup then working tasks such as building requirements, tests, designing and coding features.

What you'll need

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, and/or a related field 
  • Experience with C/C++ and Python 
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship

What will help you on the job

  • Flexible and agile to adapt to change
  • Excited and motivated to dive into new technology
  • Collaborative and team oriented

Salary range

$21 - $66 / hourly

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.