Scripting/Automation Specialist

Viasat Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job description:

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

This position spends most of their time creating, maintaining and implementing configuration scripts for Mikrotik equipment. This has a huge impact on our group since almost all our business is conducted using Mikrotik devices at least as edge devices. This position is responsible for keeping these scripts up to date with any new feature sets but also with the security that protects the rest of the deployed network. This position is not responsible for adding coding into the Mikrotik just using the existing functionality of the platform to make implementation a more streamlined process.

  • Write and implement scripts for the Mikrotik platform to improve overall network functionality

  • Manage lab equipment, configuration and procedures for all necessary testing.

  • Manage VPN tunnel concentrator in local data center environment.

  • Provide assistance with determining configuration designs that should be used for staging equipment associated with specific customers or projects

  • Evaluate periodic system health reviews of deployed networks for deficiencies and become actively engaged in resolving issues when problems are found

  • Evaluate and test new firmware updates prior to allowing them to be released for deployed equipment

  • Implement firmware and configuration related updates to deployed equipment


  • 5 years of experience with Mikrotik devices
  • 2 years of experience in scripting/coding languages


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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:
5-8 years








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