Product Manager of Commercial Aviation Job at Shift5 – in Virginia

Shift5 is seeking a product manager with experience in the commercial aviation marketplace to join our growing team. As the Product Manager of Commercial Aviation you will be the leading guru for all things aviation product strategy related. You’ll be an expert in the commercial aviation field who is responsible for driving Shift5’s product development and go-to market strategy. As our resident expert, you will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to help us deliver leading products that create value for airlines and their passengers.

This role reports to the Chief Product Officer and supports our Product Management and Engineering teams to ensure commercial aviation use-cases and requirements are planned in the Product roadmap. You will also serve as a subject matter expert and partner with Product Marketing to ensure marketing strategy and messaging is in alignment with our product strategy. This is a new role with a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in helping Shift5 bring a new product to market designed to protect critical commercial infrastructure from malicious attackers. If you’re up for the challenge, keep reading because we’d love to hear from you.

Shift5 is a rapidly growing cybersecurity scale-up. We specialize in cybersecurity technology for operational systems, data collection, and insights for a wide variety of operational systems. To put it simply, we defend planes, trains and tanks from cyberattack. We are a collaborative, passionate and driven cadre of cyber security experts. Our engineers are multidisciplinary and our team is dynamic. We’re a growing company focused on helping our customer’s fleets run smarter and safer by capitalizing on mountains of data resting right about the wheels. Come join us.

In this role you will be expected to:
Have insight and first hand knowledge of Commercial Aviation Industry cybersecurity and safety perspectives, existing security tools, and have the ability to articulate how Shift5 can best integrate hardware and software solutions into the Aviation ecosystem

Be an expert on the FAA requirements and authorizations needed for both hardware and software

Responsible for collaboration with Designated Engineering Representatives, FAA Flight Standard District Offices, Other Designated Authorities, test labs, and flight test authorities to bring products to market

Explore and create partnerships and strategic alliances that enable and accelerate Shift5 adoption

Present at conferences, author white papers and help drive thought leadership that positions Shift5 as the expert in aircraft cybersecurity

We’re looking for someone who is/has:
An expert in the commercial aviation industry. You’ve been doing this for years, you speak in aviation acronyms and standards fluently. You know what matters and what doesn’t

Knowledge of FAA STC standards and process, i.e. airworthiness processes, authorizations, accreditation testing and approval processes

5+ years Product Management experience

Demonstrated experience leading the development and launch of complex enterprise software products

Demonstrated ability to define & prioritize requirements, develop roadmaps and collaborate with internal stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of the product

The interest and capacity to identify understand evolving industry trends and ability to incorporate those into the product marketing strategy

Cybersecurity experience is a plus, but not required

US Citizenship

Be able to obtain or hold a US Government Security Clearance

Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive salary and stock options in a fast-growing startup

Employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage

Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions

401k with employer contributions

Life Insurance

Uncapped paid time off policy

Flexible work & remote work policy

Tax-deferred public transit benefits with Metro SmartBenefits (DC/MD/VA)

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that embraces the diversity of our people and represents the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems. We strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

Shift5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, projected veteran status, or any other protected group or class.

About the Company

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Company Location:  Virginia

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