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Engineering Program Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Who Youll Work With


Cisco Cloud Security Group is a leading provider of Cloud Security and DNS services, enabling the world to connect to the Internet with confidence on any device, anywhere, anytime.

Our approach is twofold; first Umbrella, our cloud-delivered security service, blocks advanced attacks including malware, botnets, and phishing threats, while our predictive intelligence engine uses machine learning to automate protection against newly-discovered threats before they can reach our customers. Today, we handle more than 80 billion daily Internet requests from 65 million+ users around the world. Our global network has proven reliability and adds no latency. We protect each and every one of our customers' devices globally without any hardware to install or software to maintain.

Working at Cisco Cloud Security group means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people who are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with innovative ideas, world-class research and unrivaled products and services. It's a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns and company-wide practices, with nearly 100% year-over-year usage growth.


Who You Are


As Technical Program Manager within Cisco Cloud Security organization, you will be working very closely with the Software Engineering team, supporting cloud products and deliverables.


Besides solid program delivery and technical skills, you have proven experience in problem solving, managing multiple projects simultaneously, a deep understanding of cloud product development, strong background in CI/CD development model, and delivery of complex large-scale software projects.


You thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment. You have the ability to think creatively and critically, lead through intellect, and are willing to roll-up your sleeves when needed. In addition, you are able to partner across a wide variety of functions. You have strong internal drive, a tenacious spirit, strong communication skills and a collaborative method of working




Key Responsibilities:

  • Support, track and manage complex program execution, cross-functional coordination, and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding, high quality program outcomes
  • Track and maintain cross-functional dependencies/deliverables, work with other cross-functional groups within Cisco Security to manage dependency and deliverables
  • Provide timely issue resolution and critical path management; and facilitate good communication
  • Drive day-to day program activities to meet overall program objective
  • Be self-directed with the ability to review changes and weigh tradeoffs between engineering resources and operational improvements
  • Provide weekly updates and offer multiple levels of status across a wide spectrum of individual contributors to executive management



Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Ability to understand, discuss / communicate technical concepts, with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Proven track record of successful complex program management (preferred in software cloud environments), using both agile and waterfall
  • Fine-tuned understanding of and expertise in Lean Enterprise / Agile / Kanban practices and supporting tools
  • Able to communicate well with cross-functional team members, be able to efficiently collaborate with and influence team members to achieve project goals, and contribute positively to the engineering community environment
  • Must have strong co-ordination and facilitation skills and be willing to work with geo-distributed teams
  • Experience with defect tracking applications like JIRA and business applications such as Word, Excel and Project


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 arent 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: 2020-03-02 Expires: 2020-08-01
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