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Engineering Program Manager (Cross functional / Cloud backend engineering)

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Meraki is making IT easier, faster, and smarter. As a business unit of Cisco Systems, Meraki is the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, with products and technology architecture that are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud- managed IT a reality. Headquartered in SF, the team has a growing international footprint with offices in Europe, Australia, Singapore, Japan, and China. On top of that, we're on track to be the most successful acquisition in Cisco's history (and certainly the most fun).

While we have some generous benefits, like our onsite gym with weekly fitness and yoga classes, daily catered lunch, and paid time off to volunteer, what truly makes Meraki special are the people. People at Meraki keep the culture strong and make working here exciting, meaningful, and rewarding.

Are you ready to join the team?

Meraki is seeking an experienced Engineering Program Manager for driving cross functional and cloud backend engineering programs. Come be part of the team that delivers groundbreaking products for businesses and organizations of all sizes. As a Technical Program Manager, you will work closely with our Engineering, Product Management and other cross functional teams to shepherd through all phases of development. Our goal is to deliver high quality products on time and within budget.

 You will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage cross functional programs for Merakis cloud backend
  • Build and drive program plan with well managed dependencies and partner alignment
  • Execute and supervise program deliverables, achievements, action items, technical dependencies, risks, and mitigation plans
  • Work with product managers, engineering and architects to define priorities
  • Understand product use cases and communicate technically with engineering and product teams
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross-functional teams to best understand and deliver on business goals and priorities
  • Prepare program status reports and executive briefings for various partner groups
  • Adhere to metrics and governance for Merakis process and drive process improvements

You are ideal for this role if you have:

  • Bachelors or higher degree in a related technical field or equivalent experience in software engineering
  • 3+ years of experience as Program Manager in software products, cloud backend technologies
  • Must have a successful track record of timely delivery of programs
  • Strong understanding of software development processes and Agile methodologies
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Experience working with project planning tools (Jira, Wrike, Confluence, Google Docs)
  • Appetite for rapid changes and comfort with navigating through uncertain/ambiguous situations

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

At Cisco Meraki, were challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. Were building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-21
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