Project Manager

| San Diego, CA
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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

As a Project Manager you will coordinate and integrate all facets of customer support activities and work cross-functionally to execute and support proposals and contract scope. You'll act as a point of contact for suppliers and key partners, and apply your leadership ability to define and refine support strategies and improve processes. The Project Manager is responsible for the timely delivery of our price list products for the NextGen TDL and MIDS business areas to our customers.

This position requires frequent interaction and coordination with many departments across the company (OPS, Contracts, Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Program Management, etc). This individual coordinates delivery of our book and ship products for the NextGeneration TDL, and MIDS-NB business areas. This person maintains inventory, AGILE database, Product datasheets, and product price lists. This role also has frequent customer interaction as well as discussions with our vendors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams in Government Systems to create fiscal year capital asset request and budget
  • Procurement of fixed capital assets required to support business development prototyping, engineering projects, customer demonstrations
  • Drive delivery of assets by working with planners and Operations Program Managers (OPM)
  • Track capital asset pool
  • Oversee Return Management Authorizations (RMA) for capital assets
  • Track project coordination and development using project management system Atlassian JIRA
  • Coordinate demonstrations and tracking scheduling using Demo Request Management project


  • 5+ years' experience in the areas of program/project management
  • Extensive knowledge of project management tools including an understanding of gantt charts, project flow, Agile/Waterfall methodology, and Risk Management practices
  • Solid ability to develop, track and maintain project plans and schedules
  • Demonstrated experience with JIRA
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven experience organizing, developing, and leading cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • US Government position. US Citizenship required
  • Ability to travel up to 10% both domestically


  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Proven experience supporting cross-functional engineering teams

If the Federal Executive Order for Government Contractors becomes effective, this role may require vaccination. In such instance, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated no later than applicable deadlines, which are unknown at this point. Viasat will strive to give individuals as much notice as practicable if a vaccine mandate becomes applicable to this role.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

5-8 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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More Information on Viasat Inc.
Viasat Inc. operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, Tempe, AZ, Englewood, CO, Bryan, TX and Duluth, GA. Viasat Inc. was founded in 1986. It has 5459 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 103 open jobs at Viasat Inc., click here.
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