Sr. Product Development Program Manager
Carlsbad, CA 
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About us

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.


What you'll do

We are seeking a Product Development Program Manager to lead programs for military and government applications. In this role you will direct the development and delivery phase of programs from inception through completion. You will work with a variety of engineering teams (system architects, electrical design, software, mechanical, engineering analysis, special test equipment, integration and test), manage schedule and performance risk, meeting commitments and anticipating and circumventing problems. Additionally, you'll develop customer relationships and working effectively with functional areas within the company, and will lead, advise and motivate cross-discipline teams across multiple organizations and geographic sites.


The day-to-day

  • Working both internally and externally to lead the development efforts of groundbreaking technology in the encryption and space fields
  • Lead proposal teams to capture new business and grow the current product line
  • Study market trends to assist in the development of product roadmaps and market strategies

What you'll need

  • 10+ years' experience with Program Management supporting government programs, with at least 5 years' experience leading technical product development teams
  • Proven knowledge and experience with project management methodologies
  • Opportunity and risk identification, mitigation, and management
  • Proven experience working with suppliers and subcontractors as an integral part of the deliverables
  • Consistently supervise and lead the program level milestones, risks, issues and decisions
  • Extensive problem solving skills, and ability to drive resolutions to a close
  • Manage program communications internally to teams and externally to customers
  • Supervise and assess customer satisfaction, quality and profitability
  • Demonstrated organization skills to manage multiple facets of a large-scale project and to track progress for several programs at once
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with all levels in the organization
  • Validated knowledge of EVMS practices
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • US Government position. US Citizenship required
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

What will help you on the job

  • Demonstrated experience with space hardware development programs
  • Active PMP Certification
  • Familiarity with security/cyber technologies and IP networking
  • Experience with leading and writing Government proposals.
  • Experience developing Space-borne hardware platforms.
  • Experience with encryption devices and certification processes

Salary range

$105,800.00 - $190,600.00 / annually



At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. 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 at careers.viasat.com/LifeAtViasat/Benefits.
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click .


Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.
If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please send an email to recruiting@viasat.com.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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