Software Development Engineer (Python, AWS)



Job Title

Software Development Engineer (Python,AWS)


Chennai, India

Job Responsibilities

As Development engineer you will be part of a team that is building tools to increase the scale of our platforms & networks. Our ideal candidate is well-versed in Python programming and have experience in cloud computing. We are looking for someone with a passion for learning new technologies and applying them to build cutting-edge products that will have a positive impact.




  • 6+ Years of software development experience with good knowledge of computer science fundamentals.
  • Hands on programming experience with Python, AWS SDKs
  • Good knowledge of computer networking fundamentals and protocols at theoretical and practical level.
  • Cloud computing experience with OpenStack ( private or public cloud)
  • Experience with Agile Scrum a plus.
  • Should have worked with source code management systems like perforce, git.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering or equivalent technical background and experience.


  • Unit test development using tools such as google mock etc.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services.
  • Knowledge of Docker containers
  • Knowledge of virtualization and experience with virtualization tools highly desired.
  • Experience with DevOps and tools such as Jenkins, Ansible are a plus.
  • Prior experience in usage of open ssl library is a plus.

About the Company:
ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other wireless communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. It specializes in engineering creative ways to connect consumers, enterprises, and governments to communication applications that improve productivity, quality of life – and even safety – when terrestrial networks are not practical, cost effective, or able to provide a high-quality service. Thanks to the big leaps we make in performance, speed, bandwidth economics, and security, the Company has won numerous awards for its innovation leadership. We have assembled one of the broadest portfolios of technologies in the industry, providing our technical staff with the ability to innovate at every possible point of the systems they create. Please visit
ViaSat India’s Research & Development center at Chennai is slightly over a year now and has  recently moved into a swanky office of 30,000 Sq.ft capacity at S.P. Infocity, Chennai. You have an opportunity to be a part of this growing R&D center.  We are seeking to add to our knowledge base by hiring only the best and the brightest who enjoy working with people and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged and have strong Computer Science fundamentals.
ViaSat Global Facts:

  1. ViaSat was founded in 1986 by three engineers, Mark Dankberg, Mark Miller, and Steve Hart. Dankberg is the Chairman and CEO, and Miller and Hart are Chief Technology Officers. It is Headquartered in San Diego, California.
  2. It began trading as a public company on the NASDAQ Stock Market in December 1996 under the symbol VSAT
  3. Over 4,000 employees worldwide
  4. ViaSat – 1 sets the Guinness record for having the world’s highest capacity communications satellite
  5. FY17 Revenue $1.56Bn


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.

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