Project Engineer - Optical Network Systems
SanJose, CA, US
hace 5 días

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world.

We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe.

By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth.

Our team is fearless in the pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider.

Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing, coordinating, and driving requirements and schedules to ensure quality and timely delivery
  • Lead and / or assist in the development of statements of work, as required
  • Coordinate and review work done by other engineers, technicians, other support staff, vendors, and subcontractors
  • Apply a collaborative / consultative working and leadership style, relying on common sense and personal competence for persuasion and consensus-building
  • Participate in technical feasibility decisions
  • Managing and negotiating product and feature delivery dates with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide interface between development team and stakeholders
  • Communicates status externally for the team
  • Manage product roadmap including which features to deliver, when, including capacity planning and forecasts
  • Manages the product backlog
  • Creates and clearly communicates product backlog items
  • Creates and defines epics linking them to initiatives
  • Grooms and prioritizes the backlog
  • Sets timeboxed goals as part of backlog grooming
  • Work with platform lead to prioritize the backlog
  • Works to remove roadblocks for the team to help them progress their development - coordinates across the organization when necessary to achieve objectives
  • Creating a charter with a clear definition of what a team does or provides
  • Provides vision and direction for the development team
  • Define user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Accept work and user stories once complete
  • Engages and negotiates with equipment vendors on roadmaps, feature delivery schedules, chronic failure management, etc.
  • Managing and tracking resource needs, utilization, and future requirements based on roadmap and business need. Formulates insource vs outsource strategy and identifies potential partners.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • At least 8 years of experience in designing, delivering, and managing optical networks.
  • Recent experience with coherent DWDM optical networks
  • Experience in leadership and collaboration across teams made up of multiple disciplines including internal groups, vendors, subcontractors, and partners
  • Understand and experience in contributing across product / service life cycle while simultaneously driving down the cost to deliver the solution
  • Experience outsourcing technical work and technical management of subcontractor performance
  • Proven project planning, resource planning, and execution skills
  • Preferences

  • Basic understanding in some of the following areas : Cloud Computing, SW Engineering, Network Engineering and SDN
  • Experience with network automation and monitoring
  • Experience leading Agile multidisciplinary development teams using Scrum, Kanban, or similar frameworks
  • Experience with DevOps, requirements, and project management toolsets
  • LI-BBS

    Additional Requirements and information

    Minimum education : BA / BS

    BA / BS

    Years of experience :

    Travel : Up to 25%

    Citizenship :

    US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required

    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 $0 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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