Program Manager

ViaSat   •  

Carlsbad, CA

Industry: Telecommunications


5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

Job description

Viasat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most – with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

Manage the production, delivery, support, sustaining, financials, inventory, and forecasts for multiple Viasat government encryption products. Coordinate with multi-functional teams from operations, supply chain, engineering, sales, and finance to profitably produce, sell, and deliver multiple Viasat government encryption products. Develop and execute plans to transition encryption products from development to production and sustaining. Report production program status, issues, risks, and financials to management. Develop and execute plans to reduce production costs and improve product margins. Develop and execute plans to transition products to international markets including country specific export licenses, accessories, safety certifications, and logistics. You will also work on diverse projects that will require demonstration of good judgement in providing or suggesting methods to obtain solutions.


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience

• Minimum 5+ years’ experience in production related position(s) such as operations program management, supply chain, or program management.

• Experience working with manufacturing subcontractors and suppliers

• Experience planning and forecasting production and inventory

• Experience developing, tracking, and maintaining plans, schedules, and budgets

• Experience with government programs and products including government contract requirements, flow downs, and FARS/DFARS

• US Citizenship


• SECRET Security clearance

Our Carlsbad, CA office is just 30 minutes north of San Diego and 5 minutes from the beach. We know there is more to life than work and with full gym access, volleyball/basketball courts and meal services onsite you’ll never want to leave our beautiful campus.

Are you ready to take the next step forward in your Engineering career? Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at Viasat. We look forward to hearing from you.

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalentexperience

Years of experience:



Up to 25%


US Citizenship Required


Must be able to obtain a United States Secret Clearance


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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse enviroment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.

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