1+ months

Director, Product Management (Wearable Communications Platform)

Cisco Systems Inc.
Richardson, TX 75080

What You'll Do

As Director of Product Management, you will be responsible for owning, defining, and driving the vision, strategy, design, and execution of our next-generation mobile devices platform. You will contribute to Cisco's collaboration business by connecting businesses with modern ways to work together via one of the industry's most forward-looking collaboration technology platforms.

Role & Responsibilities

As Director of Product Management for Cisco's Unified Communications Technology Group, you will accelerate the growth, provide thought leadership for all aspects of our wearables product/business, lead the definition and development of industry leading end user experiences, and invest in the development of our team.

While crafting and executing forward-looking product strategies that drive significant market penetration and revenue growth, you will also serve as a key business partner and inspiring leader as part of the leadership team, and will:

  • Identify, specify, and prioritize capabilities with direct customer input and deep domain knowledge
  • Be responsible for the roadmap for our wearable communication devices and related software applications portfolio, ensuring alignment and buy-in with key stakeholders
  • Be an evangelist externally and passionate voice of the customer internally
  • Ideate and build new business opportunities in adjacencies

Who You'll Work With

  • Work closely with extremely talented research, engineering, sales, and marketing organizations to optimize the product development process.
  • Partner closely with other product managers across our on-premise and cloud collaboration portfolios as well as wireless and security business units within Cisco.

Who You Are

We're looking for the following:


  • Extraordinary leader and great teammate who is energetic, driven, and a mentor.
  • Demonstrated track record of success in driving the entire product lifecycle, from conception to launch, post-launch evaluation, customer feedback and improvement.
  • Solid understanding of the collaboration ecosystem, with strength in mobile and inter-team dynamics.
  • Ability to coach, support, and inspire the existing team while facilitating the growth necessary to support Cisco's new business initiatives.


  • A desire to develop and bring to market business solutions built on the foundation of simple and elegant end user experiences.
  • A digital native with true love for all things technology, and a social person by nature
  • Naturally geared toward getting results while nurturing a fun-filled work environment where the extraordinary is encouraged, reached, and exceeded.
  • Eager to work with product and engineering teams to make decisions about complex problems and handle feature prioritization across multiple products.
  • Organically partners and communicates across functions to drive a comprehensive understanding of all product capabilities, ROI, and marketplace needs.
  • Think internet and cloud scale in enterprise applications


  • Passion for delivering business results, and optimizing the business performance based on the analysis and optimization based on key performance indicators.
  • Ability to easily transition from technical details to strategic planning.
  • An individual with strong blend of analytical decision-making and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced growth environment where we make decisions and then design, build and ship high-quality products on time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of forward-thinking business leadership responsibility in the areas of social, mobile or collaboration solutions.
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of IoT architecture and its application in vertical industries like Industrial Automation and Manufacturing, Healthcare, Smart Retail, Hospitality, etc.
  • Deep understanding of Public Cloud technologies and SaaS business model
  • Track record of success in building and leading a multi-product portfolio with complex technological components and driving a forward-looking fully integrated roadmap across all aspects of the business solution.
  • Extraordinary communicator with superior social skills and comfortable speaking at Trade shows and other customer-facing events.
  • Experience owning the competitive analysis of products and business strategies, and translating findings into effective marketing, product and sales strategies to ensure Cisco's market success.


  • Working knowledge of modern analytics strategies data visualization, routinely reporting product usage metrics and market adoption status.
  • Familiarity with ASR, NLP, text-to-speech, and Conversational AI technologies.
  • Experience with Agile development processes and product management.
  • Understanding of modern development practices like Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.

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



Posted: 2019-05-22 Expires: 2019-09-01

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