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Launch Program Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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You will join a team crafting the future of cybersecurity. Cisco has the broadest portfolio of security products and services in the world. Using our platform approach, they work together to tackle customer problems faster, and they are integrated with our networking portfolio to drive security into the fabric of our customers environment. We are looking for a smart, fast, well organized product launch manager to join our product marketing team to focus on managing and driving execution plans to product to market globally. You will own the schedule from kickoff to launch, track the development of marketing assets and messaging to ensure a successful launch. Additionally, the product launch manager will clearly communicate launch plans with key partners throughout the organization.

Who You'll Work With

As a member of the Cisco Secure you will work with a team of product marketers whose mission is to demonstrate how Cisco Secure is making security easier to use, easier to consume, and easier to understand. You will work with product marketing and demand generation teams and maintain a collaborative working relationship with sales, communications, and operations teams. You will drive awareness and promotion of our launches internally.

Who You Are

You are a specialist in planning team schedules and have strong ownership to see that tasks are completed on time and in full. Able to prioritize effectively in a dynamic environment, adjust and offer solutions that re-aligns teams on existing or a new set of deliverables. If a pivot is needed, you will navigate through the downstream impacts and analyze risk / reward quickly. Communication (verbal and written) are key components to success in this role and being able to listen and quickly translate next steps for cross-functional teams will be relevant during collaboration.

You will be an experienced launch program manager with security knowledge who relishes a challenge. You will:

  • Coordinate and drive conversations with product marketing managers to ensure product launch strategy and dates are on track.
  • Align with creative partners to drive on-time execution of deliverables such as messaging, creative design, marketing assets.
  • Ensure operational partners such as executive leadership, communications, sales, and demand generation teams are updated on project readiness and when deliverables will be made available.
  • Collaborate with product marketing teams to drive on-time execution of all marketing materials.
  • Evaluate and improve current processes to avoid project delays, bottlenecks and communication gaps.
  • Align and provide updates to executives on programs and the anticipated timing of assets/deliverables.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Required per OFCCP compliance)

  • Bachelors degree
  • 4+ years of program management experience in marketing or technology.
  • 4+ years of experience launching products with cross-functional teams.

Why Cisco

We Are Cisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive 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!

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.

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-10
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