Product Manager
Tampa, FL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

* CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers' training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.

* CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE's Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.

* CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

* Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance

* A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe

* Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions

* Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!


CAE is seeking a Product Manager who is responsible for leveraging internally developed capabilities and technologies into mature, market-ready products and solutions for CAE's customers. This role requires a highly driven, self-motivated individual who will work across CAE teams, partners, and a broad range of customers to champion the needs of the multiple user personas. Your role will have high visibility to CAE leadership and requires effective communication with key stakeholders throughout CAE Defense & Security worldwide to ensure products meet customer needs and reach the appropriate level of maturity ensuring product completeness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Drive and communicate product vision, strategy, and roadmap by working with a cross-team, cross-company, international community of stakeholders
  • Ensures products under development reach appropriate TRL level prior to being offered as a solution in a proposal
  • Works with Pricing/Finance teams to determine licensing model for generated products
  • Works with Legal team to ensure newly generated IP is clearly identified and tracked
  • Helps guard existing IP as product improvements are made by working with external programs to ensure correct funding is used
  • Works with Marketing team to create datasheets and other marketing materials for new products
  • Ensures license fees for sales are collected and tracked to allow ROI analysis and sustainment
  • Effectively communicates availability of new products through the company
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for the product team and across the company
  • Engage with strategic customers and partners to gather requirements, prioritize needs, and understand business workflows, specifically focusing on the CAE technologies and capabilities required to meet the needs of users
  • Identify, prioritize, and evangelize the roadmap required to meet key market and customer segment adoption milestones
  • Align portfolio roadmap with CAE goals for data interop, user experience, and technology adoption in key markets
  • Participate in competitive analysis and perform market research
  • May coordinate or lead activities of product owners who will have portfolios that cover various products
  • Maintain information on products through product docs, white papers and presentations

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, related field and/or relevant experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in simulation and modeling or related industry
  • 2+ years of experience in product management, product ownership, or product planning with strong focus on building market-driven products
  • Must be eligible for DoD Security Clearance, eligibility for Top Secret clearance preferred
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to work well with remote management and staff across various departments
  • Self-motivated, organized, creative, and team-oriented
  • Knowledge of Software Development and Integration, Systems Engineering, and hardware interfaces
  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodologies and design techniques
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Domain knowledge of professional concepts including:
    • product lifecycle
    • product plans
    • productization plans
    • business/licensing models
    • business rules
    • legal terms of use
    • distribution model

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Work Environmentand physical Demands

  • May be required to sit down for long lengths of time.
  • Must be able to travel CONUS and to international sites for short duration
  • Must be able to climb stairs to enter and exit a simulator
  • Moderate to high levels of stress associated with technical, schedule, and customer issues can be expected with this position. Extended work hours and 2nd and 3rd shift assignments may be encountered.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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