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Sr. Director of Product Management

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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The Senior Director of Product Management for Cisco Enterprise Product leadership team; Enterprise networking has disrupted the networking paradigm with the introduction of intent based networking architecture leading with best of breed platforms which are built to deliver agility and simple to use, consume software innovations

Cisco Enterprise networking is changing the way the industry thinks about networking with the introduction of Intent based network (IBN), and you will lead the charge to continue the evolution. You will collaborate with forward-thinking & industry leading engineers and excited customers to help ensure that we continue to have the best product portfolio in the industry. You will work closely with the executive team to establish a winning strategy, and collaborate with our extraordinary sales, marketing, and partner teams to ensure continued market-adoption and rapid growth. You will develop excellent technical knowledge, deliver high-impact presentations, and have a passion for learning about and evangelizing networking technology.

The Cisco Enterprise networking team is seeking a seasoned Director of Product Management to lead product management activities for our industry-leading Enterprise switching  and routing business, which covers a wide number of strategic initiatives including but not limited to: (a) evolving a winning product line strategy, (b) building rich software innovations, analytics and insights into the product portfolio (c) ideating and executing on a strategy to develop adjacent product lines and verticals to build the next billion-dollar idea, (d) enhancing our application programming interface (API) strategy so that we continue to lead the forefront of highly programmable next-generation networking. You will be driving the focus around how we continue to execute on our intent based network architecture (IBN). The role includes driving product strategy for all areas related to our switching portfolio, and building and leading a team of highly skilled Product Managers to run various product components.

Every day is truly unlike the one before. Your penchant for approaching problems with creative solutions, sincere real passion for engineering, and ambition to be part of (and lead) a creative and inspiring team are the tools that youll need to be an Enterprise Product management leader

Who You'll Work With

The Senior Director of Product Management will lead a team of Product Line Managers (PLMs) to drive a sustainably differentiated Product and Portfolio strategy for Cisco to build on market leadership and gain share in the Cisco Enterprise Switching and Routing networking portfolio

What You'll Do

Senior Director of Product Management is a strategic and encompassing role to lead the product management team by providing overall product vision, integrated portfolio management, GTM expertise, and team leadership. This leader will be the unifying force behind product strategy and execution, combining feedback from sales, marketing, development, architecture, customers and prospects to set the strategic vision and lead the execution on innovation, serving current customers, features and products.

The Senior Director of Product Management leads technological and business innovation with practical solutions that solve real customer problems creating sustainable software and services based business for the company. The Director of Product Management, in close cooperation with Enterprise  Sales, Marketing, Channels to drive the effort to meet and exceed business (bookings and gross margin) targets.

Who You Are

  • Ability to drive a strategic vision while working closely with Product Management, Engineering and cross-functional teams to deliver strong results
  • Minimum 10 years of Product Management experience from roadmap planning, pricing, forecasting, Long Range Planning, Project Execution for SW platforms with real world experience in SaaS model.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills comfortable in presenting to CxO level customer and internal audiences
  • Strong people leadership skills to lead diverse 20 person global Product Management & Business Management team
  • Partner with the Engineering and Operations team to deliver a world-class SaaS platform and serve the needs of the market
  • Strong technology background with a passion for technology
  • Deep knowledge of Enterprise Switching, Routing, Software as a platform to serve global customers.
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, change-intensive environment, while delivering consistent operational results
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and maintain a sense of humor

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more..
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-10-03

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