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"It was very good, they really appreciated my knowledge and contributions while I was there."

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Former Contractor - Engineer in Gilbert, AZ
Former Contractor - Engineer in Gilbert, AZ
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at ViaSat as a contractor (Less than a year)

Pros

Easy going, variable shifts and nice people to work for.

Cons

Software was unstable due to configuration.

Advice to Management

Have IT make all network drives mapped. It solves a lot of problems

Other Employee Reviews for ViaSat

  1. "Mechanical Engineering Intern"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Mechanical Engineering Intern in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Intern - Mechanical Engineering Intern in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ViaSat as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Prompt Interview Phase
    Great Projects
    Independence to work on Intern project
    Helpful Project Managers
    Summer Volleyball Tournament
    Intern Events

    Cons

    Some buildings are far apart from the primary campus (biking distance)
    Interns are low priority for test equipment (understandable)

    Advice to Management

    Management did a great job with internship program!


  2. "Excellent experience so far"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ViaSat full-time

    Pros

    Great Management
    - Allow self-management with minimal overhead
    Interesting work
    - Satellite technology has a lot of aspects that keeps things interesting
    Tons of smart people to learn from
    - Experienced people that are willing to help show you the way
    Excellent opportunities
    - Learning opportunities, growth opportunities
    Company events
    - Social events to get to know other people in the company
    Relaxed environment
    - Very laid back, take a break in the middle of the day for the gym, ping pong, etc.
    Location
    - Except for rush hour traffic, Denver is a great place to live

    Cons

    Cubicles
    - No privacy when you want it, not as collaborative as an open environment
    No on-site cafeteria
    - See Carlsbad office
    Not much new talent coming in
    - Need to hire more young people

    Advice to Management

    Move building location
    Hire more young people

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