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Viasat Overview

Industry

Telecommunications

Organization Type

Public

Employees

4,700

Headquarters

Carlsbad, CA

Website

careers.viasat.com

Website

careers.viasat.com



Founded in

1986

Revenue

$1.6B

Key People

Stephen Estes (Executive Officer),
Michael Targoff (Director),
Ronald Wangerin (Executive Officer),
Jeffrey Nash (Director),
Steven Hart (Executive Officer),
Thomas Moore (Executive Officer),
Harvey White (Director),
Richard Baldridge (Executive Officer),
Kevin Harkenrider (Executive Officer),
Robert Johnson (Director),
John Stenbit (Director),
Keven Lippert (Executive Officer),
Allen Lay (Director),
Shawn Duffy (CFO),
Mark Miller (Executive Officer),
Mark Dankberg (ceo)

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About Viasat

Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything can be connected. That’s why we’re building the ultimate communications network, to enable great, global connectivity to be brought to where it’s needed and wanted most: to homes all over the world, to faraway communities, to warfighters on the battlefield, and to people in the air or at sea — to name a few.

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Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything can be connected. That’s why we’re building the ultimate communications network, to enable great, global connectivity to be brought to where it’s needed and wanted most: to homes all over the world, to faraway communities, to warfighters on the battlefield, and to people in the air or at sea — to name a few.

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What Is

Viasat's Mission Statement

?
To connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

What Viasat's Employees Say

The philosophy behind our benefits is simple - we want to provide a comprehensive package focused on your holistic health and wellness. We offer all the benefits you would expect- plus more! Haven’t had a voice in your benefits before? Let’s change that. Our unique approach prioritizes the voice of our employees and incorporates that input to design options based on what matters most. No matter where our employees are in the world, we’re always committed to total physical and mental health and well-being. Viasat benefits may include a local Employee Assistance Plan, a continuing education bonus program, fitness facility reimbursement, charitable contribution match, and business travel insurance. Learn more by visiting https://careers.viasat.com/careers/Benefits

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Why Join Us

What makes Viasat a great place to work?

Why do people start and stay with Viasat? It’s our culture, people and potential. Whether you’re in engineering, marketing, or somewhere in between, you’ll find infinite opportunities to contribute in our mission to connect the world, and have support along the way. Whether it's solving real problems, brainstorming with some of the best minds in the industry, or enjoying an afternoon volleyball game, we're looking for our next generation of innovators and you may be the perfect fit.

What is the culture like at Viasat?

No matter where you are in your career, there’s a place for you here. At Viasat we believe great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Whether you are a new grad or a seasoned employee – you are empowered to use your voice and help influence the future. Here, you’re invited to design your ideal work experience with the freedom to explore opportunities and do the best work of your career.

What benefits does Viasat provide to employees?

The philosophy behind our benefits is simple - we want to provide a comprehensive package focused on your holistic health and wellness. We offer all the benefits you would expect- plus more! Our unique approach prioritizes the voice of our employees and incorporates that input to design options based on what matters most.

No matter where our employees are in the world, we’re always committed to total physical and mental health and well-being. Viasat benefits may include a local Employee Assistance Plan, a continuing education bonus program, fitness facility reimbursement, charitable contribution match, and business travel insurance.

Learn more by visiting: https://careers.viasat.com/careers/Benefits.

What is the interviewing process like?

Ready to design your ideal career experience? We’re looking for those who push the status quo, ask tough questions, and believe there’s always a better way. It just takes three easy steps to join our team of revolutionary thinkers, disrupters, and go-getters who are on a mission to connect the world.

Learn more by visiting https://careers.viasat.com/careers/HowWeHire

What does Viasat do to give back to society and the community?

We’re on a mission to connect communities, everywhere. Whether it’s helping out after a natural disaster, mentoring students to foster a passion for technology, supporting military families or strengthening our communities – these causes spark our employees’ passions. We empower and support them through donation matching, volunteer grants, and team fundraising that impact their communities. Together, we can change the world for good.

Learn more by visiting https://careers.viasat.com/careers/SocialImpact

Viasat Employees

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Gender

Male

64.0%

Female

25.0%

Unknown

11.0%
Ethnicity

White

52.9%

Hispanic or Latino

17.1%

Asian

14.5%

Black or African American

10.3%

Unknown

5.2%
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Viasat Careers

Average Length of Employment
Cincinnati Bell 5.1 years
Northrop Grumman 4.7 years
Tekelec 4.4 years
Harris 4.2 years
CenturyLink 3.5 years
Ericsson USA 3.4 years
XO Communications 3.4 years
Qualcomm 3.3 years
B T Americas Inc. 3.2 years
Network Systems 3.1 years
U.S. Cellular 3.0 years
Juniper Networks 2.4 years

Viasat

2.3 years
F5 Networks 2.2 years
EchoStar 2.1 years
8x8, Inc. 2.0 years
Pace Americas Inc. 1.9 years
Vonage 1.8 years
Top Employers Before Viasat
EchoStar 7.1%
Qualcomm 6.7%
U.S. Navy 5.9%
US Army 5.1%
EMC 4.3%
Raytheon 3.9%
Unisys 3.9%
IBM 3.1%
Top Employers After Viasat
Qualcomm 10.4%
Amazon 8.9%
DataPath 5.2%
Intuit 3.7%
Amway 3.7%
Opnext 3.7%
Boeing 3.7%
Aerotek 3.7%

What is it like to work at Viasat

Viasat Employees Education

Schools

San Diego State University

14.4%

University of California - San Diego

12.4%

University of Phoenix

11.9%

Arizona State University

8.2%

Georgia Institute of Technology -

7.7%

National University

5.7%

Palomar College

4.1%

George Washington University

4.1%

University of San Diego

3.6%

California State University - San Marcos

3.1%

Texas A&M University

3.1%

San Francisco State University

3.1%

University of Colorado at Boulder

2.6%

Rochester Institute of Technology

2.6%

Metropolitan State University of Denver

2.6%

University of Maryland - College Park

2.6%

University of Maryland - University College

2.1%

University of California - Los Angeles

2.1%

Santa Clara University

2.1%

Kennesaw State University

2.1%
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Majors

Electrical Engineering

19.8%

Business

17.9%

Computer Science

15.3%

Computer Engineering

6.4%

Mechanical Engineering

4.7%

Information Technology

4.0%

Management

3.3%

Marketing

3.3%

Communication

2.8%

Accounting

2.8%

Project Management

2.4%

Criminal Justice

2.4%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.1%

General Studies

1.9%

Psychology

1.9%

Finance

1.9%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

1.9%

Information Systems

1.9%

Computer Information Systems

1.9%

Computer Networking

1.6%
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Degrees

Bachelors

45.4%

Masters

28.8%

Other

12.8%

Associate

6.7%

Certificate

3.3%

Doctorate

2.3%

Diploma

0.7%
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Viasat Employee Political Affiliation

Democratic Party

57.4%

Republican Party

42.6%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
William TheslingEngineer $11,559Republican Party
Bruce DirksSenior Vice President $5,479Republican Party
Michael RapelyeaDirector Of Public Affairs $5,250Republican Party
Nobuo FukayaEngineer $2,550Democratic Party
Keven LippertAttorney $2,000Republican Party
Kathleen Wetherby ZenzieEngineer $1,500Democratic Party
Curtis WilburEngineer $1,330Democratic Party
Robert BlairAssistant Counsel $1,250Republican Party
Shawn DuffySenior Vice President $1,250Republican Party
Ken CrawfordEngineering Manager $1,250Republican Party
Bruce CollinsEngineer $850Democratic Party
Charlie LloydFinance Vice President $831Republican Party
Claudia TaylorEngineer $786Democratic Party
Daniel NewmanEngineer $750Democratic Party
Shiao CarterEngineer $750Republican Party
Jeremy MizellSystems Administrator $700Democratic Party
Stefan SteinAttorney $650Democratic Party
Jeremy AltheideChange Manager $591Democratic Party
Jeremy PruettEngineer $560Republican Party
Timothy MalfoProgramming Specialist $550Democratic Party
James PolzinProgram Manager $550Democratic Party
Tom WhiteVice President $525Republican Party
Fred HybartEngineer $500Republican Party
Rory MurphyComputer Programmer $500Democratic Party
Michael PapelyeaVice President $500Republican Party
Thomas White JrVice President $500Republican Party
Douglas CrewsSoftware Engineer $470Democratic Party
Gregory RalphEngineer $451Republican Party
Douglas MathewsEngineer $450Republican Party
Eric BallouMiddleware Engineer $400Republican Party
Deborah EllisSystems Administrator $400Republican Party
William SullivanEngineer $318Democratic Party
Forrest McClellanEngineer $255Republican Party
Melinda DEL ToroHuman Resources Vice President $250Republican Party
Paul KonopkaAttorney $250Republican Party
Kevin LippertGeneral Counsel $250Republican Party
D ChitreEngineer $250Democratic Party
Stephen EstesVice President & General Manager $250Democratic Party
David WalbornEngineer $250Democratic Party
Scott SandContracts Director $250Democratic Party
Michael Theiss AirdEngineer $250Democratic Party
Michael GeistProgram Director $250Republican Party
Erik VolkertSystems Administrator $250Democratic Party
Dean CookEngineer $250Republican Party
Haris AshrafEngineer $250Democratic Party
Marna RiserProgram Analyst $211Democratic Party
Kathleen WetherbyEngineer $200Democratic Party
Noel OatesEngineer $200Democratic Party
Demetrios TsillasEngineer $200Republican Party
John JaworskiRocket Scientist $155Republican Party
Robert WilsonEngineer $150Democratic Party
Robert HauckEngineer $150Democratic Party
Tinothy MalfoTraining Manager $125Democratic Party
David PrickettElectrical Engineer $100Democratic Party
Sarah RowanInformation Technology Analyst $75Democratic Party
Jean SargisSenior Contract Administrator/Contract Administrator $70Democratic Party
Kayla MaurielloTechnical Writer $60Democratic Party
Andrew ChikaEngineer $50Democratic Party
John SoudersProject Manager $35Democratic Party
Steve LuskEngineer $28Democratic Party
Matthew SchlutzEngineer $27Democratic Party
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Viasat Salaries

Pharmacist Technician Program DirectorCarlsbad, CA $216,714
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $212,000
Director Of Talent AcquisitionCarlsbad, CA $210,000
Business Development ManagerCarlsbad, CA $196,000
Senior Staff EngineerSan Jose, CA $184,000
Senior Quality EngineerSan Jose, CA $175,000
Senior Systems Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $168,210
Engineering Technician LeadSan Jose, CA $165,000
Senior Staff EngineerSan Jose, CA $165,000
Lead TechnicianSan Jose, CA $165,000
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $162,800
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $160,000
Senior Systems Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $160,000
Information Systems ManagerCarlsbad, CA $157,061
Senior Project ManagerEnglewood, CO $156,978
Senior Project ManagerCarlsbad, CA $156,978
Technical Account ManagerCarlsbad, CA $155,000
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $155,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $146,000
Network EngineerCarlsbad, CA $145,000
Software Automation EngineerSan Jose, CA $142,376
Systems EngineerCarlsbad, CA $142,000
Requirements EngineerCarlsbad, CA $140,000
Software EngineerAustin, TX $140,000
Software Engineer Senior In QualitySan Jose, CA $138,403
Networking/Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,000
Lead Test TechnicianCarlsbad, CA $138,000
Networking/Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $138,000
Software EngineerGermantown, MD $134,500
Automation Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $133,000
Security EngineerAustin, TX $130,000
Data ScientistCarlsbad, CA $130,000
Senior Quality EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $130,000
Salesforce DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $130,000
Data Warehouse ArchitectEnglewood, CO $130,000
Data Warehouse ArchitectCarlsbad, CA $130,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $130,000
Salesforce DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $130,000
Salesforce DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $127,600
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $127,500
Design Verification EngineerMarlborough, MA $126,000
Data ScientistSanta Clara, CA $125,050
Support ManagerCarlsbad, CA $125,000
Support ManagerCarlsbad, CA $125,000
Integration And Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $125,000
Business AnalystCarlsbad, CA $122,375
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $120,000
Salesforce DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $120,000
Salesforce DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $120,000
Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $120,000
Senior Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $120,000
Senior Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $119,350
System Software DeveloperGermantown, MD $119,205
Software EngineerGermantown, MD $119,038
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $117,998
System Software DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $117,499
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $117,270
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $117,000
Principal Software EngineerQuincy, MA $115,500
Senior Network EngineerSan Jose, CA $115,000
Software EngineerSan Jose, CA $115,000
Integration And Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $115,000
Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $115,000
Electronics EngineerCarlsbad, CA $113,485
Member, Technical StaffSan Jose, CA $112,000
Member, Technical StaffSan Jose, CA $112,000
Software Systems EngineerCarlsbad, CA $111,000
EngineerSeattle, WA $111,000
Data Warehouse ArchitectCarlsbad, CA $110,219
EngineerSeattle, WA $110,000
Salesforce DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $110,000
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $110,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $110,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $110,000
Software EngineerGermantown, MD $110,000
Lead Data TechnicianCarlsbad, CA $109,886
Software EngineerBoston, MA $108,000
Business AnalystCarlsbad, CA $107,160
Data ScientistCarlsbad, CA $107,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $106,000
Software Design EngineerCuyahoga Heights, OH $105,000
EngineerCarlsbad, CA $105,000
Embedded EngineerCarlsbad, CA $105,000
Network EngineerCarlsbad, CA $105,000
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $105,000
Lead Data TechnicianCarlsbad, CA $105,000
Member, Technical StaffSan Jose, CA $105,000
Lead Data TechnicianCarlsbad, CA $105,000
Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $105,000
Oracle Database AdministratorDuluth, GA $105,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $103,000
Computer Systems AdministratorCarlsbad, CA $101,358
Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $100,961
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $100,961
Application Software DeveloperDuluth, GA $100,298
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $100,000
Network EngineerCarlsbad, CA $100,000
Software Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $100,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $100,000
Software DeveloperBryan, TX $100,000
Software EngineerCarlsbad, CA $99,861
Design Verification EngineerMarlborough, MA $99,000
Integration And Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $98,000
Network Security EngineerAustin, TX $98,000
System Software DeveloperCarlsbad, CA $97,849
Senior Network EngineerCarlsbad, CA $97,400
Business AnalystEnglewood, CO $97,386
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $97,000
Design Verification EngineerMarlborough, MA $97,000
Integration And Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $97,000
System Design EngineerCarlsbad, CA $96,491
System Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $96,000
Member, Technical StaffCollege Station, TX $95,500
Network Security EngineerAustin, TX $95,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $95,000
Hardware EngineerCarlsbad, CA $95,000
Integration And Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $95,000
Integration And Test EngineerCarlsbad, CA $95,000
Member, Technical StaffCarlsbad, CA $95,000

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Viasat Stock Performance

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Revenue

$1.6B

Net Income

US$23.8 million (2017) [1]

Market Cap

$3,780,000,000

Total Equity

-

Total Assets

-

Viasat Financing Rounds

Date Amount Security Type
Jul 20, 2010Equity $4,805,780
Dec 23, 2009Equity $133,000,000
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Frequently Asked Questions about Viasat

When was Viasat founded?

Viasat was founded in 1986.

How many Employees does Viasat have?

Viasat has 4,700 employees.

How much money does Viasat make?

Viasat generates $1.6B in revenue.

What industry is Viasat in?

Viasat is in the telecommunications industry.

What is Viasat's mission?

Viasat's mission statement is "To connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere."

What type of company is Viasat?

Viasat is a public company.

Who are Viasat's competitors?

Viasat competitors include CenturyLink, Harris, Qualcomm, Vonage, Pace Americas Inc., B T Americas Inc., EchoStar, F5 Networks, Juniper Networks, XO Communications, Tekelec, Northrop Grumman, Cincinnati Bell, Ericsson USA, Satellites Unlimited, Network Systems, U.S. Cellular, Nokia Networks Inc., 8x8, Inc., Cricket Communications LLC.

Who works at Viasat?

Stephen Estes (Executive Officer),
Michael Targoff (Director),
Ronald Wangerin (Executive Officer),
Jeffrey Nash (Director),
Steven Hart (Executive Officer),
Thomas Moore (Executive Officer),
Harvey White (Director),
Richard Baldridge (Executive Officer),
Kevin Harkenrider (Executive Officer),
Robert Johnson (Director),
John Stenbit (Director),
Keven Lippert (Executive Officer),
Allen Lay (Director),
Shawn Duffy (CFO),
Mark Miller (Executive Officer),
Mark Dankberg (ceo)

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