Viasat Expands Global Presence with New Offices in the U.S. and the Netherlands
- Viasat Austin: The Viasat Austin office will be a hub for the Company's growing DevOps teams to support its satellite services platforms; cloud and infrastructure engineering groups; security engineering and automation teams; and the Company's expanding data science group. The new office is located at
111 Sandra Muraida Way, at the north end of the Lamar (Pfluger) Pedestrian Footbridge spanning Lady Bird Lake, in the newly transformed Seaholm EcoDistrict. The office will employ more than 50 employees, with plans to double its headcount by mid-2019. Viasatexpects to add software engineering positions, across multiple technical disciplines, based on Company needs.
- Viasat Seattle: The Viasat Seattle office will be a growing hotspot for
Viasatsoftware engineers, developers and data scientists focused on cloud-based services. Temporarily located in historic Pioneer Squareat 111 South Jackson Street, this new engineering center will help Viasatexpand its cloud and software-as-a-service technology expertise. The office will be home to engineers from across the Company's business areas, including security, commercial networks and infrastructure.
- Viasat Amsterdam: The Viasat Amsterdam office will be a research and development (R&D) center dedicated to the development of satellite access network (SAN) subsystems, embedded cloud-based software and ground segment infrastructure for the
ViaSat-3 satellite platform as well as customer presence equipment logistics for Europe. The new office is located in Vijzelstraat 68-72 1017 HL Amsterdam and is ideally located to assist in establishing partnerships with satellite, technology and broadband companies across Dutch and other European countries.
Baldridge continued, "Each of these cities—Austin,
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