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Senior Product Manager, Government and Security

Company: Telesat
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Product Manager, Government & SecurityAbout Us Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT) is a leading global satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers for over 50 years. Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability and industry-leading customer service, Telesat has grown to be one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators.
Telesat Lightspeed, our revolutionary Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network, scheduled to begin service in 2025, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity for enterprise users by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds. Telesat is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and has offices and facilities around the world.
The company's state-of-the-art fleet consists of 15 GEO satellites, the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1 and one Phase 1 LEO satellite, which is the start of Telesat Lightspeed. For more information, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or visit
This position is open to candidates reporting to our Ottawa, Ontario or Bethesda Maryland offices.Lead product management for Lightspeed, specifically across government market segment and security solutions.
Main Responsibilities

  • Identify trends via market research, customer and partner engagement
  • Define market and product requirements, feature pipeline
  • Define pricing and billing requisition
  • Responsible to prioritize products and features
  • Coordinate with stakeholders across engineering, regulatory, finance, legal, etc. to develop required products
    Education & Experience Required
    • A minimum of 7 years relevant experience
    • Understanding of satcom requirements in government and defense markets in broadband networks and services
    • Understanding of enterprise network security services
    • Financial and economic (e.g, costs, price) modelling
    • A degree in a relevant discipline: Engineering degree is desirable but not compulsory
    • Creative problem-solver with thorough attention to detail
    • Deep empathy for customers
    • Highly collaborative team-player who can quickly build trust
    • Ability to effectively communicate
    • Demonstrated success leading cross-functional teams
    • Ability to rigorously prioritize opportunities, needs, and resources
      Additional Requirements
      • International Travel is anticipated
        At Telesat, we take pride in being an equal opportunity employer that values equality in the workplace. We are committed to providing the best candidate experience possible including any required accommodations at every stage of our interview process. All qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview that require accommodations, are advised to inform the Telesat Talent team accordingly. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential.

Keywords: Telesat, Bethesda , Senior Product Manager, Government and Security, Government & Protective Services , Bethesda, Maryland

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