1+ months

Hardware Engineering Product Manager, Security & SD-WAN

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.


Merakis Hardware team is looking to attract a technical leader with a passion for Switch development to help build the future of Meraki's Security and SD-WAN products.


Our Hardware Product Managers lead all products and control every aspect of their creation. From architecture and initial sketches through detailed design and the final drive to mass and sustaining production, nothing escapes the HWPMs sphere of influence and responsibility. Join our high-impact team and work with every part of the machine that brings the Meraki Magic to market!


What Youll Lead

  • Develop architecture, author system PRDs, and lead RFQs for Meraki SD-WAN MX product line

  • Build and track product schedule through NPI, coordinating with ME, sourcing, packaging, certification, and quality teams. Provide technical mentorship as needed.

  • Validate and iterate on layout and schematics. Drive JDM vendor approvals.

  • Work with product management, software, supply chain, and marketing to drive hardware product development

  • Collaborate with quality and sourcing through sustaining production. Lead failure analysis as required.


You Bring

  • Experience in hardware development, working with networking hardware technologies (e.g. security appliances, servers, routers, switches, etc.)

  • Experience working with Asia-based manufacturers.

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills, ability to coordinate & drive programs across multi-functional teams

  • BS and/or MS in Electrical Engineering or a related subject area.

  • Able to travel up to 15% to Taiwan.

  • End-to-end product development experience on at least one product of reasonable complexity - the more, the better!


Bonus If You Have

  • Knowledge of CPUs (ARM, x86), PHYs, fiber optic interfaces, power sub-systems, SI/PI fundamentals, relevant IEEE standards

  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and build management.

  • Cultural competence and understanding of Taiwanese and Chinese cultures.


Does this sound like you? Wed love to hear from you!!


Cisco requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated or have an approved religious or medical accommodation. Candidates accepting an offer must provide proof of vaccination status on their first day. If someone anticipates requesting an accommodation for this requirement, they must receive approval before the start date. Candidates receiving an offer will receive additional information about the accommodation process at the time of the offer. All offers of employment are contingent upon complying with Cisco's vaccination policy.


At Cisco Meraki, were challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. Were building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.


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.

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.


Posted: 2022-07-29 Expires: 2022-09-28

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