Technical Product Manager LEO - Maritime
Ottawa, Ontario
1d ago

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Backed by a 50-year 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 works collaboratively with its customers to deliver critical connectivity solutions that tackle the world’s most complex communications challenges, providing powerful advantages that improve their operations and drive growth.

In addition to our state-of-the-art global, geostationary satellite fleet, Telesat Lightspeed, our Low Earth Orbit network scheduled to begin service in 2022, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds.

Telesat also provides industry-leading technical consultation and support services to satellite operators, insurers and other industry stakeholders around the globe.

Privately held and headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices and facilities around the world, Telesat’s principal shareholders are Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Loral Space & Communications Inc.

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As Technical Product Management LEO, Maritime, you will define and manage technical product strategy, priorities and roadmap, go-to-market strategy, and drive cross-functional teams throughout the product lifecycle for the product targeting the maritime and cruise market.

You will collaborate with Customers / Partners and internal stakeholders such as Engineering, ales, and Business development to bring innovative services, and features to market using the Telesat LEO system.

This role requires strong leadership, technical, organizational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally.

The ideal candidate has a collaborative style, with a strong sense of urgency and desire to get things done, and flexibility to adapt in a fast-changing environment.


  • Lead the maritime product portfolio, translating underlying trends from the market into product and service needs.
  • Provide critical interface to the rest of the engineering team to define the service requirements and service packages for different customer segments.
  • Working closely with Telesat sales and marketing teams to engage customer in all targeted market segments to better understand and validate technical requirements and features.
  • Develop, document and maintain product and services requirements and features roadmap
  • Work in close collaboration with Telesat business development team supporting opportunities and drive the detailed go-to-market plan, including coordination with sales, marketing and external partners.
  • Prepare technical inputs to marketing communications materials (whitepapers, etc.).
  • Create sales enablement materials for sales teams (training materials, fact sheets, etc.).
  • Support sales teams in customer engagement activities (presentations, demos, etc.).

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in product management in maritime.
  • A degree in a relevant discipline, with a preference for electrical or computer engineering and an emphasis in communication systems
  • Recognized as a technical expert in developing complex systems / network architectures to satisfy customer and value-added resellers (VARs) needs
  • Demonstrated expertise in defining network solutions addressing customer needs related to Quality of Service (QoS), and defining Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Experience with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) standard and SD-WAN is a plus
  • Strong analytical and research capabilities to evaluate opportunities and challenges and uncover new customer insights to improve product functionality and user experience.
  • Highly collaborative team-player who can quickly build trust.
  • Ability to rigorously prioritize opportunities, needs, and resources.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent public speaker, comfortable in small and large group settings.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to translate business objectives into technical product requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex engineering environment developing next generation communication network systems
  • Excellent knowledge of new technology trends and its applications for innovating in the marketplace.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with management, engineering teams and partners / suppliers.
  • Experience with business considerations and practical limitations related to system design and implementation.
  • Ability to prioritize opportunities, needs and resources
  • Fluent in English, written and oral.

  • In this role, the incumbent will issue recommendations and have influence on the evolution of the system design of the Telesat LEO system.

  • Normal office environment. Occasional travel, including international travel is anticipated.
  • The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods program (CGP).

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