Senior Principal Corporate Strategy Analyst

Req ID:  33985
Travel:  Less than 20%

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 10 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered



Your role in helping us shape the future:

As Senior Principal Corporate Strategy Analyst, you’ll take a lead role in managing the Corporate Strategy of assigned products/verticals. You’ll ensure linkage between corporate strategy, market intelligence and corporate planning, while maintaining competitive intelligence and assess risks/opportunities to the corporate strategies. You’ll drive the business case building processes in support of key decisions and core, adjacency and inorganic growth opportunities.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled


Can you drive these processes?

  • Lead Corporate Strategy activities and improve processes to ensure linkage between market intelligence, corporate strategy and corporate planning activities (Market research and forecasting, Business Plan, Investment Plan, Ten-year Plan, Product Plans, and Corporate Strategy Playbook etc.); this responsibility will include scenario planning and other activities in close coordination with key stakeholders.
  • Analyze and improve market intelligence process and advice on current market trends that impact the business, in order to competitively define development and expansion goals.
  • Drive and validate the annual FSS forecast.
  • Analyze and produce dashboards that highlight key competitive movements and introduce counter strategies to maintain market positioning across each sector
  • Derive narrative and strategic recommendations from application and market trends – Identify key growth markets and product targets. Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on core strategic issues and generate action-oriented insights and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, finance etc. in developing business plans, go-to-market strategy around new product and service offerings and transformations.
  • Build business cases in support of key decisions and growth opportunities. (Business cases include market research and assessment, risk assessment, financial appraisal and sensitivity analysis, cost-benefit analysis, core competency analysis and go-to-market recommendations). 
  • Provide inputs to the development of revenue and CapEx/Revenue models.
  • Assess competitive positioning of key competitors and related parties to Intelsat strategies and actions using KPIs.
  • Support Investor relations preparation for earnings calls, press releases and VP/MC-Level speaking engagements and provide analysis on company strategy and value.
  • Provide regular updates to Director of Corporate Strategy on key trends impacting the business and the ecosystem.
  • Prepare executive-level summaries and analytics of key trends impacting business and ecosystem.


You should definitely have:

  • Business university degree.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of analytical work experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Proven record of establishing strategic positioning, including business fit and risk vs. return analysis.
  • Comprehensive organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to handle multiple complex projects.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Advanced financial modeling skills.
  • Demonstrated hypothesis-driven problem-solving orientation with exceptional ability to create structured quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to produce senior-executive presentations in a thoughtful and persuasive manner


It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with data tools (Tableu, Qlik etc…).
  • MBA
  • In-depth knowledge of the satellite industry.
  • Significant experience in telecom or satellite industry in a corporate strategy role.
  • Passion for technology, with some form of experience in telecom, media or information systems
  • 8+ years of experience in management consulting, corporate strategy, strategic consulting, investment banking or corporate finance


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 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 sit for long periods of time


  • 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