Product Manager - WLAN, Security

Germantown, MD
Sep 28, 2016
May 04, 2017
Full Time
Hughes networks systems, part of Echostar, provides managed network services to more than 30,000 end points in multiple verticals including Retail, Restaurants, financial  and Energy sectors.

We are looking for a Product Manager who will be responsible HughesON managed services for Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) and Security services.  This position works closely with Product Engineers, Marketing, and Sales to set the vision and drive revenues for these services.  The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in a product management role and a passion for building great products that customers love.  They will use data and metrics to evaluate problems and advocate for approaches.  They will bring energy and domain expertise to help crack complex business problems.

  • Continuously assess customer needs, technology trends, and major competitors
  • Gather feature requirements from key customers (end customers, product marketing, and sales organization) for designing new products and services
  • Develop and maintain strategic product roadmap and priorities.  Communicate to internal and external stakeholders
  • Become recognized as the internal expert on services
  • Partner with marketing teams to develop product positioning and collaterals
  • Write product briefs and specifications, and collaborate with design, launch management, engineering and marketing teams to drive new product initiatives
  • Communicate your product vision and priorities for expansion to internal and external stakeholders
  • Assume ownership of all product deliverables throughout all phases of the Product Life Cycle
  • Manage third-party developers and partners, along with influencing future product feature planning with strategic partners
  • Develop internal and external presentations as the face of your product
  • Support sales teams as subject matter expert on key opportunities

  • Basic Requirements:
  • B.S in Electrical/Computer engineering is required
  • 5+ years work experience in a product management role
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Security and/or WLAN (Wi-Fi) technical experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated track record of product development and management - from initial concept, requirements gathering, development/deployment planning, implementation, launch, testing, analysis, iteration, to end-of-life planning
  • Ability to demonstrate creative problem solving, thoughtful product scoping, and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience working with large cross-functional team, coordinating many stakeholders and making strategic product decisions
  • Ability to work effectively with engineering to set realistic goals and stay on track
  • MBA a plus
  • CISSP/ WLAN Certification preferred
  • Travel upto 20%

  • EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries—EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems— EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
    At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you!
    EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.