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Software Engineer - Python, Microservices



Software Engineering
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 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

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. We are looking for members of a product team who can craft, write, and deliver software services to our commercial aircraft and maritime vessels.


The day-to-day

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.


What you'll need

  • 5+ years of experience with good knowledge of computer science fundamentals.
  • Experience in Python on a Linux platform.
  • Solid understanding of Microservices.
  • Experience with Docker, and Kubernetes container orchestration.  Experience with messaging middleware like RabbitMQ and developing RESTful services.
  • Experience with Database technologies in SQL or NoSQL, Query optimization, Fault tolerance, and familiarity with cloud computing concepts.
  • Embracing the DevOps philosophy of product development, in addition to your design development activities you are also required to provide operational support of the post-production deployment
  • Detailed problem-solving approach coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive.
  • Ability to work on distributed remote agile teams with a high degree of self-motivation to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be required to communicate both verbally and in written form with remote international teams very frequently.
  • Broad range of technology interests across different subject areas including computer and system architecture, web applications, Scalability, performance analysis, distributed systems design, and integration. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent technical background and experience.
  • Up to 10% travel


What will help you on the job

  • Experience with AWS or Azure services.
  • Experience in developing applications using Spring Boot - Working experience with networking products.
  • Understanding of Linux Kernel.
  • Experience in crafting and implementing automated software components and integration tests.
  • Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD) training or experience.
  • Prior working experience in a DevOps team is a plus.
  • Prior working experience in a DevOps team is a plus.

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.