Technical Project Manager

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #8030 05-Feb-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re 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 the 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.

The Broadband Connectivity Enhanced Services domain is seeking an individual with critical communications and coordination skills to help drive execution across multiple product teams and domains. This role has accountability for platform level efforts, agile processes, and ensuring development efforts maximize business value from a financial standpoint. Collaboration is an essential part of the role as the team is distributed throughout the world.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with Product Owners to lead and manage network projects from inception to placement into production and DevOps
  • Coordinate with system engineers to assess requirements and define backlog with necessary product teams
  • Maintain, monitor, and manage KPIs at the domain and product level
  • Interface and facilitate coordination of cross-team and cross-domain/business for project issues and dependencies
  • Drive receipt of, catalog, and prioritization of work into Jira initiatives for platform roadmap and tie into business priorities, project pipeline, and dashboards
  • Track and report on platform roadmap initiatives with associated product epics and stories
  • Help organize, facilitate and/or improve regular scrum ceremonies
  • Drive operational rhythm for weekly scrum of scrums, monthly platform reviews, and quarterly planning and all hands

Requirements

  • 5+ years' work experience
  • BS/BA in Engineering, Technology, Business or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies (sprints, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Hands-on Agile experience with Atlassian products (e.g. Jira)
  • Experience with product, program, and portfolio experience
  • Familiarity with assessing return on investment on product features
  • Strong experience with MS Excel

Preferences

  • Agile/Scrum certification
  • Ability to communicate key business concepts and providing situational awareness to senior management
  • Experience in running SW and Networking projects
  • Exposure to visualization dashboards such as Grafana
  • Proactive personality that will look for creative and efficient product management solutions
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

5-8 years

Travel:

None

Citizenship:

None

Clearance:

None

Worker Classification:

Employee

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