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Sr. Product Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Who We Are

The Network Services Business Unit (NSBU) was created to accelerate the transition of Ciscos portfolio to as-a-Service and consumption offers. The NSBU team works across all business units, and with an extreme sense of urgency, to enable the rapid change required to almost every part of Ciscos business. To be successful in the NSBU environment, you must be excited by the opportunity to solve some of Ciscos most critical transformational challenges.

What Youll Do

Play a pivotal role in supporting the strategy and future vision of the NSBU. Coordinate with the other business units to help them transform their portfolios into cloud-native aaS or consumption solutions.

Requirements will vary as the team matures and executes on its mission therefore a successful candidate will have had past product management, program management, and technology development experience, along with a flexible nature to execute on priorities.

Daily responsibilities entail working across organizations to lead the execution of early stage offer development, including product management tasks encompassing the entire development lifecycle, to enable these offers.

  • Build trust and effective relationships with cross-functional teams and drive alignment on vision, strategy, goals, status and customer impact
  • Define and prioritize core use cases supported by customer and competitive research, and sales insights
  • Build and present business cases for new offers with product line managers including assessing market opportunity and forecasting projected revenue and market share
  • Continuously validate and improve the lifecycle management finding critical "white space" to differentiate Cisco, in partnership with the Business Units (BUs)
  • Drive and help develop the assigned offer capability roadmaps, bringing together cross-architecture integrations when appropriate, and ensure the defined metrics are attained
  • Work with other project managers to forge high-value alliances, cross-solution alignment, and effective packaging for assigned products (e.g. packaging multiple offers into a single solution where applicable)
  • Drive effective interlocks with other teams to ensure the roadmap is understood and key business partner feedback is considered
  • Investigate and understand customer trends, challenges and needs, and translate them into future offers that deliver measurable outcomes, value, and differentiation to our customers
  • Provide support for continuous improvement of all processes, methodologies, and services, and develop technical and business knowledge to meet evolving business requirements

Who Youll Work With

Coordinate with multiple business partners including NSBU and other BU Product Managers, Engineering, Customer Experience, IT, Operations, Legal, Finance, Sales, Partners, and Customers.

Who You Are

To ensure success the NSBU Product Manager will possess:

  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent business experience
  • 10+ years in Product Management delivery in a High Tech, multi-regional environment
  • Knowledge of, and experience executing against defined product management and development methodologies
  • A broad understanding of our products and services, customer base, and organizational structure, and experience building and delivering as-a-Service offers is highly preferred
  • Ability to resolve sophisticated problems and back recommendations with strong data
  • An understanding of the complexity of how the business works and how to execute strategies to simplify operations
  • Ability to collaborate, lead and work in a multifaceted fast paced organization

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 from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

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.

Colorful hair? Dont care! Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

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.

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-08
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