ViaSat, Inc. Infrastructure Product Owner in San Diego, California

Infrastructure Product Owner


San Diego, CA

Job Responsibilities

Our company

Viasat is in the business to connect the world. We are a global provider of satellite broadband and wireless services, infrastructure, and technology. We securely connect consumers, businesses, governments, and military to the internet — anywhere in the world. Our more than 4,000 global team members are dedicated to do what others in the industry view as impossible. We imagined and launched the world’s highest-capacity communications satellite and continue to set the standard in developing technologies that address the toughest challenges.

We think big, we act intelligently, and we’re not done…we’re just beginning.

Our team

As a member of the Global Infrastructure (GI) team you will have the opportunity to leverage your leadership skills and background in IT infrastructure, specifically virtualization and hardware solutions to deliver high quality products and services to our customers. Your focus will be leading a highly skilled virtualized infrastructure team within our GI group, with an emphasis in owning the product roadmap for hardware and virtualized platforms across all of our on premise infrastructure. Viasat utilizes the latest technologies and advanced security methodologies resulting in a complex yet rewarding infrastructure environment comprised of a combination of OpenStack private cloud, VMware, SDN, SAN/NAS, along with more traditional infrastructure components. This team is responsible for all the infrastructure that comprises our VMware, Private Cloud, and physical equipment that help enable our applications and services to be successful, by providing them the performance, capacity, and stability required.

What our ideal candidate looks like

You have experience leading and managing teams comprised of highly technical individuals. You have a desire to provide top notch customer service, with the ability to design and implement solutions that support our application and employee’s needs within our corporate and cloud environments. In addition, you would have a strong background in OpenStack, VMware, and enterprise infrastructure products. Experience with AWS or other public cloud solutions and how those interoperate with on premise private clouds would be a plus.

What an Infrastructure Product Owner does at Viasat

  • Manages the equipment and teams responsible for all on premise virtualization and physical systems, including server hardware, VMware, OpenStack, and other infrastructure technology.

  • Ensuring our virtualized platforms that support our internal private clouds are operating at peak performance levels, have the capacity required for continued growth, and are highly available.

  • Manages the underlying physical infrastructure solutions at our various offices and data centers to ensure we’re meeting our internal customer needs for their day to day activities.

  • Responsible for the Server, VMware, and Private Cloud roadmaps for various aspects of the business, as well as the implementation, and operations of these services across the enterprise.

We have

  • A variety of physical and virtual platforms from which to work with.

  • A fun and energized team that promotes a vocal round table.

  • Challenging but fulfilling projects that affect thousands of people.

  • Ability to attend major industry conferences and events.

  • Ability to attend industry-leading training courses.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Experience leading medium sized teams or larger in an IT department, or similar technical area.

  • Ability to deliver unparalleled customer service.

  • Ability to develop product roadmaps and hold teams accountable to meet those deliverables.

  • Advanced experience working with VMware and designing highly available clusters and DR solutions.

  • In-Depth Understanding of various private cloud technologies, preferably with OpenStack experience.

  • Have worked on or supported a team responsible for a private/public cloud.

  • Familiar with Dev/Ops or Agile/SCRUM methodologies.


  • Experience with OpenStack.

  • Experience with container orchestration.

  • Experience with HPE server solutions.

  • Experience with SANs, SolidFire, iSCSI, and/or Fiber Chanel connected servers.

Our Carlsbad, CA office is just 30 minutes north of San Diego and 5 minutes from the beach. We know there is more to life than work, and with full gym access, volleyball/basketball courts and meal services onsite, you’ll never want to leave our beautiful campus. You can also reach out to help others in the community by being involved in our VPartners program.

We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged. If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career, Viasat might be a fit for you!


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.