Aviation Terminal Product Manager

US - CA - Remote, US - Remote Ref #12226 13-Jun-2022

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 trade spaces, challenges, and opportunities in the mobile terminals space to internal and external customers

• Develop and manage multiple hardware product and technology development roadmaps and communicate these roadmaps both internally and externally

• Build a strong relationship with internal and external aircraft OEM stakeholders, technology partners, customers, and suppliers to understand critical needs and relevant solution opportunities in each segment

• Assessing and tracking requirements related to access networks, customer contracts, line fit offerability, and certification and the prioritization of development to fulfill these requirements based on value analysis

• Curate Product Ideas and Define Solution Concepts with the product team

• Formulate product strategies that align and support Aviation business goals and key metrics

• Define and oversee the lifecycle management process for the hardware products

• 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

• Collaborate with other Product Managers on their strategic roadmaps, while aligning the product strategy and portfolio with complementary opportunities and with overall corporate strategic directions

• Determine and monitor key metrics for the product and drive actions through the System Architect and DevOps teams to achieve and maintain product success through defined product success criteria

• Recommend build, buy, or partner strategies for various aspects of the product solution

• Drive and manage strategic partners and suppliers to maintain strong product metrics throughout the product lifecycle. 

• Experience working with internal development teams to fulfill product roadmap


• 5+ years of experience in a product development or product management role

• Ability to influence others without possessing direct authority

• Ability to build consensus with others via sound decision making, business acumen, empathy, and self-awareness

• Bias for action while balancing the need for data-driven decisions

• Proven success in a fast-paced work environment

• Understanding of product lifecycle management, gathering product metrics, adapting to market dynamics, and creating new strategies

• Ability to create a product strategy that supports key business goals and objectives and to translate it into product requirements for product teams

• Experience working with engineering teams, project managers, and program managers on formulating implementable and measurable execution plans

• Experience as a product influencer with a proven ability to maintain deep technical and business knowledge of various market segments.

• Experience working with Marketing and customer teams to understand customer use cases and translate into engineering requirements, assign priorities and determine value opportunity.

• Independent problem-solving ability.

• Bachelor’s Degree in technical area.

• Up to 25% travel both domestic and international.


• Experience with the aviation industry

• Master’s Degree in Business, Science, or Engineering

• Product Management Certificate

• Capable of serving as a customer-facing technical resource

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Years of Experience
5-8 years
Up to 25%
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. For Colorado-based jobs only: The minimum for this position is $149,650 annually; however, base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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