ViaSat, Inc. Software Engineer - Cloud Platform - in Dublin, Ireland

Software Engineer - Cloud Platform -


Dublin, Ireland

Job Responsibilities

Viasat is on a mission to be the world’s first global ISP. From Denali to Uluru, JetBlue 190 to Air Force One, and everywhere in between, our technology delivers Internet access no matter where life’s journeys take you. We’re shaping the future of global connectivity, and we want your help!

As a Software Engineer on the Cloud Engineering team, you’re on the front lines of ViaSat’s move to the cloud. Our team builds the Platform, a suite of bedrock network and security services that every group at ViaSat uses to build and protect their products. The platform runs in AWS regions throughout the globe, using a mix of custom and open source software. We also serve as advisors for other engineering teams, helping them make better use of cloud technologies and practices. This gives you the opportunity to dig in deep and learn about other areas of the business outside our own, on a regular basis.

On any given day, you may be walking colleagues through the finer points of VPC design, or presenting a workshop on developing against’s APIs. You might be adding DNSSEC support to our DNS service, automating TLS certificate validation across the entire network, or deploying our services to a new continent. Our challenges and our products are always evolving, which leaves little chance you'll ever get bored.


At a minimum, we are looking for people who are:

  • Proficient with several programming languages, at least one in {C/C++, Java, Go, Ruby, Python, Clojure, Scala}

  • Experienced with cloud platforms, either public or private

  • Patient and clear communicators

  • Engineering graduates with a degree in computer science, or equivalent experience

  • Available to travel, up to five weeks a year


You'll be especially competitive if you have:

  • A background in security products or operations

  • In-depth knowledge of networking

  • ​Previous experience building globally-distributed applications

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ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.