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1305358 Market Insights Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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How many opportunities do you get to help drive strategy for a 50 Billion Dollar Business? Ciscos Market Insights team is responsible for maintaining and evolving the companys single source of truth perspective on current and future market opportunities, and Ciscos position in the market.


What Youll do

As the lead Market Insights analyst for Software markets you will lead our evolving market size/Cisco opportunity and share analyses. You'll work with the head of Market Insights, other analysts on the team along with senior leaders across the company to help optimize business decisions and strategy.


Role & Responsibilities

In this critical role you will work with colleagues and Senior leaders / Executives across Cisco, and evaluate internal and external data to:

  • Build and maintain Ciscos view on the how market trends, Cisco opportunities and share in Software Markets are evolving
  • Provide business analysis to highlight potential growth areas and opportunities, risks and imperatives
  • Work directly with Senior Executives to optimize investment and other business decisions based on market opportunity and threats


Who You'll Work With

Youll join a team of highly skilled industry analysts and data scientists, working within your team to identify and advise executive stakeholders from Ciscos Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance and senior management teams on how markets are evolving, and Ciscos position, opportunities, challenges and imperatives.


Who You Are

You are a highly motivated, experienced Market Insights professional.


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred (Business / MBA highly preferred)
  • 10+ years experience in the Enterprise Infrastructure Software Space IT Operations Management, Applications Development, Delivery and Security etc (Analytics and Business Intelligence beneficial)
  • Technical/market understanding and experience in Enterprise Software Infrastructure and Application Support markets
  • Quantitative/analytical skills to leverage market knowledge to build and drive evolving market definitions, forecasts and market share analyses
  • Collaborative skills to lead and work with virtual teams across engineering, sales, finance, marketing and corporate development
  • Business understanding to relate market analysis to key business decisions/questions
  • Strong time management and project planning skills

Also desired:

  • Experience/Familiarity working in/with Market & Competitive Intelligence and/or Financial analysis at an analyst firm or for major vendor
  • MBA and/or Finance experience preferred
  • Understanding of Cisco competitors in Software (and ideally more broadly)


Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.


We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!


But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)


Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.


So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

Posted: 2021-03-12 Expires: 2021-05-13
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