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Cloud and Compute, Product Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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What You'll Do

Cisco is looking for a multifaceted, upbeat Solution Product Manager with a customer-first attitude and a passion to create outstanding solutions. The Cisco Cloud and Compute Business Unit is currently seeking a new team member to help build and refine our Hybrid Cloud as-a-service offering. The perfect candidate for this role has a combination of strong technical acuity, deep understanding of Hybrid Cloud solutions, up to date on the latest IaaS and PaaS benefits and trends, and has experience structuring subscription based consumption offerings. Responsibilities include understanding technical solution assessment, developing product requirements, working across BUs and with all the supporting groups like Supply Chain, IT, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Legal and others to improve and bring this solution to market. You will also be an active spokesperson for this solution meeting with customers and partners, speaking publicly at internal and external industry events, meeting with analysts and media.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Define product direction synthesize customer needs, competitive analysis, market trends and company strategy to build and maintain solution roadmap
  • Drive roadmap execution prioritize requirements and features based on market needs, component availability and engineering capabilities
  • Pricing create compelling pricing models and bundles that help customers be competitive while balancing margin, competitive viability and long term growth strategy
  • Spokesperson be a go-to representative for the products you are building for both internal and external partners
  • Enablement work with sales and channel partners to help them in the work they do with their clients
  • Development of marketing and sales collateral
  • Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise at an end-to-end solution level covering all aspects of the solution - Compute, Network, Storage, Application, Use case etc.
  • Deep collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment and appropriate go to market activities.

Skills

  • BSEE/CS or equivalent work experience with a Master's degree (MS/MBA) preferred
  • Proven experience in Product Management of which at least 3 years were focused on SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, enterprise networking and/or Hybrid Cloud
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, track record of taking products from requirement to market success and experience working with cross-functional teams to align thinking and ensure effective decision-making & aligned communication
  • Experience in Agile development environment
  • Experience with forecasting, pricing and promotions
  • Demonstrated ability to build highly compelling product marketing collateral
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation abilities
  • Strong collaboration skills working with cross functional teams such as engineering, sales, marketing, business development etc
  • Have a bias for action and be passionate about the end user experience

Who You'll Work With

The Product Management role reports into Ciscos Cloud and Compute BU who is responsible for delivering Hybrid Cloud solutions that extend from on-premise, to Public Cloud to Edge. You will be a part of a growing team that is responsible for our as-a-service business and work across the entire organization. 

Posted: 2021-02-12 Expires: 2021-03-15
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