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Business Systems Analyst - Partner Lifecycle Management

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Who We Are

Todays demanding business environment is more than that its a period of disruption between the pandemic, global business change, and internal process complexity. For us to focus on simplicity and the best customer experience, we need great talent and the right skillsets to be successful. This is now a mantra for our Cisco leadership team and for us.


The Digital Enterprise Solutions team is changing the way we run Ciscos operations by maximizing the power of technology, the best of business processes and superior data insights. Together, we will Reimagine the Cisco experience. Show the world how to Reinvent applications and bring to bear the future of the Internet to Showcase the power of Cisco: our people, products, processes, systems, and data. Please join us and make this journey together!


What You'll Do

We have a phenomenal opportunity for a Business Systems Analyst that wants to apply & grow their technical and functional skills as they plan, define, design, and implement new Partner Lifecycle & Relationship Management capabilities for our clients in the Channel Partner & Customer Experience organizations. You would play a critical role in the team, defining system processes for, and guiding the tactical execution of our development teams. Responsibilities would include:

  • Engaging with business sponsors, business architects, operational teams and domain specialists to operationalize new Partner Lifecycle & Enablement functions based on in-house and cloud based compensation platforms
  • Analyzing complex business problems and collaborating with Technical Architects and Development Leads to define and document current and future state capabilities and features
  • Understand impact of requirements to business processes and technical ecosystem, build and maintain user stories and solution blueprints
  • Work with internal and external project teams to implement standard and custom functionalities in home-grown as well as platform-based solutions like Oracle, SFDC or similar Partner Relationship Management platforms
  • Working with multi-functional teams to explore inbound & outbound integrations by creating logical models and data flows. Having prior experience in working on data integration projects will be a plus
  • Identifying and resolving operational issues raised by users about setup, onboarding & enablement by investigating the underlying tools, data structures and reports
  • Conducting post-project evaluations to find areas of improvement and growth.
  • Helping to manage risks, issues, and dependencies across multiple teams, and reporting status to managers and business partners
  • Communicate business requirements to technical and non-technical team members
  • Balance multiple competing priorities through effective organization and communication


Who You'll Work With

The DES organization is passionate about technology not just to be innovative, but we transform innovation into value for Cisco. We are responsible for delivering world-class capabilities that enable Cisco sellers and partners to transform customer engagement and the buying experience. We are poised to take an established business to the next level, by anticipating customer needs. Our customers are not just industry leaders but are redefining the world through the empowerment of technology - with Cisco by their side.


On a daily & weekly basis you will interact with key business partners in Channel related Sales, Legal, Finance, Business Operations, and Customer/Partner Experience teams. You will align the work you're doing with the Project Leadership Team and major multi-functional programs related to Recurring Revenue Growth, Partner Experience and New Routes to Market. In addition, you will work with the Business and Technical Architecture Groups, Product Owners, Development Team leads, Business System Analysts, Release Train Engineers and Leads from Enterprise Release Management Office along with technical and functional leaders responsible for Sales & Partner Operations within DES


Who You Are

A hardworking and experienced professional who enjoys digging into complicated problems and exploring details of technical implementations. Someone who has a clear passion for solving functional challenges using technology and thrives in bringing transparency to ambiguous situations. You are driven by helping your clients meet their outcomes, and they consider you to be their trusted partner. You demonstrate excellent judgement in your clients best interest and recommend various solution options based on their situational needs. Your team relies on your skills to make them successful and you are willing to elevate their performance by jumping in to help others as well as take on new responsibilities and projects. You are a standout colleague capable of influencing within and outside of the team, as well as being an agent for change and transformation.

Our minimum requirements are as follows:

  • 8+ years of professional experience as an IT/ Business Analyst or other technical role.
  • An understanding of Partner Relationship Management functions, ideally with experience in a Sales/Channel facing IT organization
  • Experience in implementing CRM/PRM solutions from start to finish. Experience with Oracle, Salesforce platform or other similar platforms is a plus
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and client management skills
  • Able to display good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experienced in Agile and Waterfall development methodologies
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles and tools, including design and operations
  • Ability to establish relationships with on-site and remote colleagues
  • Lead and maintain an agile partnership between business, operations, and IT
  • Experienced in facilitating estimation sessions and value driven decision making
  • Proficiency in understanding business functions, processes and data related to Sales & Channels, and the ability to cleanly articulate them to others
  • Demonstrable ability to work under tight deadlines and with on-site and offshore teams
  • Experience driving strategy across multiple internal and external clients
  • Develop and coach product managers to develop products with a deep knowledge of data, industry trends, customer need and business goals


Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an expansive 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: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-08
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