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EN Operations Program Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

Who We Are

Cisco is transforming the networking industry. To make this happen, we are heavily investing in the teams responsible for intent-based networking (IBN), which transforms hardware-centric, manual networks into controller-led networks that gather business intent and translate it into automated and consistently applied policies. IBNs innovations span from software-defined access products, wired and wireless infrastructures, data centers, to intent-based network security applications.

IBNG is looking for a Program Manager (or BDM) who will be responsible for, but not limited to supporting IBNG by working with SDWAN, DNA Center, Routing, Switching and Wireless teams to program manage launches and partnerships within Enterprise. This includes engaging at various stages in lifecycle launch activities from Concept Commit to Execute/Agile Commit and Go To Market. This role drives identification of cross-functional teams, and specific items needed to be tracked for each launch. This role will also lead required meetings to drive launch activities. Additionally, this role develops status reports and joins necessary meetings with all levels of the organization to provide status updates, and identify concerns. This role will also be involved in program management of other activities, including but not limited to partnerships both internally and externally for Cisco Enterprise. The ideal candidate has Cisco background and excels at program management and understands launch lifecycles.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead program management efforts for product and solution launch activities
  • Identify and engage cross-functional teams need to support launches
  • Lead recurring meetings necessary to drive and manage launch activities
  • Provide readout reports and status updates on product/solution launches to all levels of leadership
  • Participate in development of quarterly roadmaps
  • Document key processes/procedures and best practices. This includes creating repeatable procedures that can be used by others
  • Educate/Train teams in best practices for various roles within the launch processes
  • Work with leadership to understand success metrics and performance
  • Make recommendation on launch processes, including improvements/changes across IBNG

Skills & Tools:

  • Working knowledge of software/hardware launch lifecycle is highly desirable
  • Ability to work in unstructured territory
  • Desired program/project management background with attention to detail
  • Ability to lead diverse and cross functional teams
  • Experience defining/creating program processes, procedures and best practices
  • 8+ years of experience with Bachelors degree


Posted: 2021-03-31 Expires: 2021-04-30

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