Director, Product Management

Remote, Remote
Full Time
Product
Posted on: November 03, 2022

Maxar is the world leader in earth intelligence. Since the 1970s, Maxar has served the US Government, allied governments, civil, and commercial customers with full cycle solutions from imaging satellite design, manufacturing, and operation to ground station engineering, image enhancement and AI/ML image enrichment. Maxar has built robotic arms for Nasa’s Mars rovers, supported hurricane disaster responses, and enabled the US military’s global situational awareness for peacekeeping. For more than a decade, Maxar imagery has also powered Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Waze helping billions navigate, understand, and explore our planet.

Maxar has the highest resolution and most accurate earth imagery at global scale, with an unparalleled 20+ year image archive and the most accurate 3D representation of the globe. Using this ‘digital twin’, Maxar will power the businesses, simulations, governments, and humanitarian missions of tomorrow.

The Director of Product, Enterprise Incubator is responsible for hiring, mentoring, and leading a high-functioning team of product managers to build products in partnership with leading and high-growth companies in technology, media, geospatial, and other priority sectors. You will be responsible for leading a team that innovates, plans, develops, and deploys new market and customer facing products and product features across a variety of use cases. You and your team of product managers will work with partners and internal business stakeholders in an entrepreneurial environment to understand requirements, design proofs of concept, define new product capabilities, and help create product roadmaps. You will understand industry trends, customer needs and the competitive landscape, as well as the latest technological innovations, in order to help drive and support product offerings. Your team will be responsible for leading the development of system architecture, technical requirements, design, implementation, and testing associated with new products and services. Leveraging Maxar’s 3D globe, unique imaging assets, and image processing capabilities, you will work closely with sales, marketing, and executive leadership to support Incubator product development and experimentation in high-growth sectors, defining the future of geospatial content in the metaverse and beyond.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Enterprise Incubator’s overall product strategy and portfolio of new products
  • Build out a world class product team – find, retain, and develop great talent in a growing organization shaping the future of Maxar’s products for Enterprise
  • Inspire and motivate your team, foster a culture of innovation, and communicate effectively across the organization and with key customers
  • Partner with Engineering, Partnerships, and Strategy peers to build the product roadmaps and help your team build great products with leading Maxar industry partners
  • Drive a customer-centric and partner collaborative culture throughout product lifecycle
  • Ensure consistent execution of product lifecycle process from concept to launch through management of people and projects
  • Set project priorities and work through team leads to advance projects from development through implementation
  • Develop, implement and manage key metrics for your organization

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years related work experience, including in product-led cultures
  • 4+ years leading a team of product management or product engineering staff
  • Demonstrated ability to grow a product
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical master’s degree or MBA
  • Experience building and managing effective teams
  • Experience with customers and partners across a range of commercial segments and verticals
  • A working understanding product partnerships and joint development solutions
  • Ability to work directly with partners at a senior business and technical level to leverage geospatial data, and related technologies to solve problems
  • Demonstrable history of product acumen – market and financial – including management of the entire product lifecycle
  • Product portfolio management experience: management of more than one product at a time
  • Comfort in a dynamic and fast-moving work environment
  • Passion for geospatial technology

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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