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Cloud Operations DevOps Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Poland, NY 14747
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What You'll Do
Cisco Managed Services (CMS) organization seeks a Cloud Operations / DevOps Manager to join a team of extremely talented professionals supporting strategic accounts. This is a great opportunity for someone with patience and an empathetic view of the customer to hone their skills and advance their career providing value to customers while working with an industry leader in technology.

* Supervises the activities of a Senior Cloud Systems Engineer (CSE) team with responsibility for results in terms of customer service satisfaction
* Manages CSEs of all levels, geographies; generally responsible for a team of 10+ people
* Workload management among team members, including implementation of innovative ticket/case management techniques
* Assumes leadership role in CMS or cross-functional teams to drive service delivery and/or product improvements
* Represents CMS in Executive Briefings and tours
* Participates in major cross-functional projects affecting Cisco business, product, or service leadership
* Identifies and works on issues that affect worldwide CMS operations and other services teams
* Provides management guidance to all levels of exempt employees on accomplishing goals
* Work is reviewed and measured based on attainment of objectives and overall success of department

Who You'll Work With
Cisco CMS team is a dynamic and growing organization looking for an Operations Manager to lead teams of customer support engineers who deliver CMS services. The manager handles escalations and assumes ownership for the end-to-end customer experience. Serving in a liaison role, the manager creates a bridge that connects the technical and business perspectives of customer engagements. The ideal candidate demonstrates knowledge of Cisco processes and team dynamics across the organization, as well as the superior coaching and motivational skills required to engage, develop and retain top talent on a high-performance team.

Who You Are
The ideal candidate demonstrates an aptitude and appetite for learning new skills, and applying this to drive customer satisfaction.
* Reports to a CMS senior manager
* Builds strong team relationships with CMS teams and peers

Travel / Shifts:
* Occasional travel to customer meetings
* The job holder will work to the Americas office business hours and provide escalation point to customer problems

Required Experience:
* Typically requires BSCS or BSEE or equivalent plus 10+ years-related experiences.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills to lead the global delivery team and delight customers
* Possesses detailed business knowledge of Cisco products specific to Cisco CMS product suites and/or project/program management in the managed services space
* Direct experience with Managed Services industry including in-depth understanding of strategic and tactical components
* Possess 6+ years-prior management experience

Desired skills:
* Demonstrated drive for continuous learning, results-orientation, and teamwork
* Professional & concise communication (written & verbal)
* Flexible: very able to adapt to a changing environment
* Out-of-the-box thinker
* Ability to drive change through innovation & process improvement
* Performs well under pressure and in disruptive environments where priorities can change in response to customer demand
* Executive level communications, tailored to unique situations
* Operational mind-set and disposition
* Proven ability to work cross-functionally and cross-corporations
* Comfortable working in a dynamic and evolving organization and service
* Complete understanding of and experience in leading a team in applying all elements of Technical Support

* Foundational knowledge of Data Center technologies, for example:

* Ciscos Unified Computing System

* Virtualization

* Storage Area Networks

* Orchestration

* Application Centric Infrastructure

* Operating Systems

* Big Data Solutions
* Proven business and technical expertise and extensive customer service engineering experience
* Demonstrates strategic skills
* Excellent working relationships with other customer service organizations within Cisco and with appropriate business units
* Ability to formulate and deliver complex presentations throughout Cisco and to customer departments
* Demonstrated industry awareness

* Certifications: ITIL Intermediate v3, PMP

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2020-11-07
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