Principal Corporate Development Analyst

Req ID:  33984
Travel:  Less than 10%

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 5 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered



Your role in helping us shape the future:

You are a driven, innovative professional who uses strategic thinking to provide analytical insights and collaborate with senior management in support of the company's business and corporate development initiatives. You will be the engine driving key analyses to support corporate development decision making, including evaluating mergers and acquisitions, new investment opportunities, portfolio valuations, joint ventures, and organic growth opportunities.  The successful candidate will have substantial experience with in-depth financial modeling and diligence processes, along with strong communication and problem-solving skills.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled


Are you up to the challenge?

  • Assess potential mergers, acquisitions, investments and joint ventures as well as divestitures by the company
  • Analyze data provided by management teams during diligence and present such information, both internally and externally for discussion
  • Build dynamic, flexible, detailed and accurate financial models which portray company operations and transaction details
  • Perform market research to understand key risks, opportunities and trends impacting an investment target or business opportunity
  • Collaborate with Corporate Development team to consider opportunities in a progressive, systematic and routine fashion
  • Support key organic initiatives by reviewing and assessing deals as well as building discrete strategic analysis to support decision making
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on core strategic issues and generate action-oriented insights and recommendations
  • Value Intelsat’s existing investment portfolio, analyze cap tables, and evaluate follow-on investment or liquidation opportunities
  • Stay on top of industry trends, researching and developing theses to guide corporate strategy


Can you drive these processes?

  • Execution of acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, partnerships and other corporate development initiatives
  • Build systematic methods for researching and analyzing potential corporate development opportunities and industry trends
  • Financial and valuation modeling, data analysis, competitive and industry vertical research, and additional thoughtful analytical support of key strategy and investment ideas


You should definitely have:

  • This role is subject to EAR/ITAR and candidates must be US Persons (US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Asylees, Refugees)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a total of 3-6 years’ experience in a financial analysis role
  • Minimum of 3 years financial, transaction and strategy experience in M&A at an investment bank, private equity firm, consulting firm and/or large global corporation
  • Experience executing transactions including direct experience in diligence processes
  • Experience working in a demanding environment with highly motivated and driven professionals
  • Ability to handle projects with multiple workstreams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of functional business problems
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and
    analytical rigor
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities; ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior managers and external business partners


It would be nice if you had:

  • Familiarity with space-based communications networks
  • Experience executing all aspects of M&A deals
  • Knowledge of the telecommunications value chain, including business models, technology and key players
  • Experience with data tools (Tableu, Qlik etc…)


What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

•          We emphasize personal and professional growth

•          Awesome benefits including 401(k), PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

•          Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


Other Job Info:

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • Job requires ability to lift up to 20 lbs


  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC