Assured Mobility Solutions Product Manager

US - CA - Remote, US - Remote Ref #10803 07-Dec-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities
  • Communicate quantitative and qualitative understandings of challenges and opportunities in the assured mobility markets to internal customers
  • Define and convey the product vision effectively both internally and to the market
  • Assist the business in formulating business cases/plans for the product
  • Analyze market data, product specific sales, margin, demographics and competitive product releases and pricing strategies for assigned product lines
  • Drive roadmap, strategy, and requirements management processes to drive the right priorities for the product while properly documenting market and product requirements
  • Develop and communicate product, technology development and other roadmaps internally and externally
  • Drive strategy for the product and collaborate with other Product Managers on their strategy development, as well as align the product strategy and portfolio with complementary offerings and with overall corporate strategic direction
  • Determine and monitor key metrics for the product and drive actions through the product team to achieve and maintain product success through defined product success criteria
  • Identify, understand and mitigate product vulnerabilities in current product/service releases and guide the mitigation/minimization/elimination of those vulnerabilities in future product/service releases
  • Making build, buy, or partner recommendations for various aspects of the product solution.
  • Maintain customer centricity throughout the product lifecycle

  • 10+ years of experience in a product development or product management role
  • Passionate about solving problems for customers and able to define compelling products that address those needs
  • Demonstrated track record of defining products to deliver delightful customer experiences to our customers
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others without possessing direct authority
  • Proven ability to build consensus with others via sound decision making, business acumen, empathy, and self-awareness
  • Understanding of product lifecycle management, gathering user feedback and market changes, and creating new feature sets
  • Ability to help create product strategy and to translate product strategy into product requirements
  • Experience in UX design, customer research, design thinking and maintain customer centricity throughout the product lifecycle
  • Experience as a product influencer with proven ability to maintain deep technical and business knowledge of various market segments.
  • Experience working with the Marketing and customer teams to understand customer use cases and translate into product requirements and priorities
  • Proven success in a fast-paced work environment
  • Independent problem-solving ability
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in business or technical area
  • U.S. Government position, U.S. Citizenship required
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain when administratively feasible
  • Up to 25% travel


  • Experience in developing aviation products and understanding of aviation regulations
  • SATCOM and/or wireless communications systems experience
  • Experience in systems engineering, hardware and software development, networking
  • Ability to operate amongst ambiguity, bias for action
  • Strong team building, collaboration skills, communication skills
  • Ability to balance strategy and execution, excellent critical thinking skills
  • Military experience working with Special Operations and/or Expeditionary Forces
  • Master’s in business or technical area
  • Comfortable with technical details and having credible conversations with engineers about technical design trade-offs including platforms, frameworks, scalability, and performance
  • Experience cultivating and maintaining internal and /or external stakeholder relationships
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
If the Federal Executive Order for Government Contractors becomes effective, this role may require vaccination.  In such instance, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated no later than applicable deadlines, which are unknown at this point.  Viasat will strive to give individuals as much notice as practicable if a vaccine mandate becomes applicable to this role.
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

8-15 years


Up to 25%


US Citizenship Required


Must be able to obtain a United States Secret Clearance

Worker Classification:

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. The starting salary for this position is $116,275 annually, but an offered salary may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. This position may also be eligible for other cash or stock incentives, including Viasat’s Employee Stock Purchase Program, which allows Viasat employees to purchase Viasat stock at a discount. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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