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Technical Product Owner

Company: Viasat, Inc.
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CO - Englewood, US - TX - Austin Ref #10001 14-Sep-2021 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 The Global Infrastructure IT Team at Viasat provides a highly available, scalable, and secure platform that powers our commercial and government products and services. This platform spans public cloud and on-premises infrastructure and involves a fair amount of open source and commercial off the shelf software. As a member of the Global Infrastructure Applications team, you will be working with product teams supporting a wide variety of platforms and technologies including cloud services, identity and access management, CICD pipelines, Collaboration solutions, mobile devices, and virtualization and custom hardware, all operating at massive scale. Viasat is looking for a Technical Product Owner for our Global Infrastructure Applications team to help drive company-wide adoption of next-generation solutions by providing automation and self service for a variety of the traditional functions for CI/CD and collaboration. The team's mission is to enable secure innovative solutions to Viasat customers, partners, engineers, and employees that further enhances collaboration and agility while promoting the global use of communication products, services and related technologies. You will work with senior management and developers on defining product and technology roadmaps, exploit synergy of platform and infrastructure capabilities across different projects, and guide an engineering team in designing and delivering highly scalable self-service software architectures that focus on the business requirements of customers and enable industry leadership. You possess the creativity and the motivation to deliver exceptional customer experience and to solve real problems for real users. You will be joining a team of engineers who work together very closely in a distributed setup in which team members are geographically spread out but collaborate with frequent communications, shared development sessions, distributed pair and group programming, and sharing information and interactions by phone, video, chat, e-mail, and other means of information exchange. Successful candidates will be able both think strategically and tactically, and will have a proven track record of being able to execute efficiently. An ability to multitask and adapt quickly to changing needs is also essential. The roles and responsibilities of this position include the following: --- Oversee planning, design, implementation, change management, and reporting activities for a highly-visible internal product. --- Manage governance process and funding needs, and provide visibility of product status to stakeholders. --- Own the product vision, and evangelize it throughout the organization. --- Bring the "voice of the customer" onto the team. Work with UX design to ensure proper research into the customer viewpoint and needs by working closely with users and engineering stakeholders. Deeply understand, document, analyze, and synthesize user needs into product priorities and roadmap plans. --- Drive success of the product through iterative improvement on an ongoing basis with the team and other stakeholders. --- Develop, refine, and report on relevant metrics. --- Be able to provide technical direction to the team and decode technical requirements into the backlog Requirements --- Ability to quickly learn new technologies and comfortable with technical details -- you can have credible conversations with engineers about technical implementations and product issues. --- Experience with Agile and/or DevOps concepts and technologies and modern software development environments: e.g. Amazon Web Services, Heroku, Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, CHEF, CF Engine, Ansible, Docker, SaltStack --- Specific experience with agile methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM) and tools (Jira, Slack, Confluence)-- --- 3+ years' experience in project planning/tracking, resource management, and product delivery.-- --- Strong team building, collaboration, and written & verbal communication skills. --- Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units, while cultivating and maintaining collaborative relationships.-- --- BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience. This role requires vaccination under current guidance applicable to Viasat. As such, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 no later than January 4, 2022. To learn more about this site and other office locations, please click-- here ! Additional Requirements and information BA/BS or equivalent experience Years of experience: Other Travel: Up to 10% Clearance: None Worker Classification: Regular 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 $136,550 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. Ireland - Dublin, United Kingdom - London US - CA - Carlsbad, US - FL - Miami, US - Remote 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 here .

Keywords: Viasat, Inc., San Diego , Technical Product Owner, IT / Software / Systems , Carlsbad, California

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