Product Specialist-Defence | Dartmouth

Location: Dartmouth, NS (Burnside)
Type of employment: Permanent, Full-time

MetOcean Telematics:

MetOcean Telematics is a leading global provider, designer, and manufacturer of satellite IoT-enabled solutions. Our products span oceanographic & environmental monitoring equipment, naval targeting, and covert surveillance markets.

For more than four decades we have assisted domestic and international customers with developing and integrating Iridium hardware into a wide range of devices and applications.  MetOcean Telematics ensures critical data is transmitted, received, and processed in the fastest and most reliable manner possible anywhere in the world.

Role and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Products – Product Management, the Product Specialist | Defence’s main responsibility is to be the expert resource for all the MetOcean Defence Products. Supporting the sales team and customers with the technical expertise to enable sales opportunities

Key responsibilities include:

  • Training Customers / potential Customers on our Defence Products
  • Leading Product demonstrations – including at-sea – and provided clear instruction on how to use/optimize the systems involved
  • Assembly and dis-assembly of products for demonstrations and training
  • Be the primary point of contact between Product Management and Engineering for all the Defence products
  • Attending Trade Shows, as needed, as the technical expert on these products
  • Comfortable discussing enhancements and system upgrades with the Engineering team
  • Support the generation of Product documentation, both by providing content and by reviewing existing material

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Ex-Navy would be an asset for this role
  • Solid technical background with understanding and or hands-on experience in the electronic/telemetry industry.
  • Experience in communications, defence or security markets is beneficial
  • Experience in delivering technical training to a variety of audiences
  • Familiarity or direct experience training military personnel is an asset
  • Professional and competent when addressing military audiences
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative with a positive attitude
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be available for international travel


  • Mechanical Technician
  • Experience in a product or application specialist-type role
  • Experience in the Navy or Military

Working at Metocean Telematics:

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable being themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, and all cultures are respected. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.

MetOcean Telematics is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Are you interested?

If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to explore, we look forward to hearing from you! To find out more about MetOcean and apply, click here.