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SBG Growth Team – Lead Product Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, US
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SBG Growth Team – Lead Product Manager

SBG Growth Team – Lead Product Manager

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Service Provider
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What You'll Do

The Cisco Security Growth Team, part of Cisco’s Security Business Group (SBG), is responsible for maximizing the traction of our products and solutions across geographies, partners and market segments, and for identifying new areas of investment.  We are looking for an experienced, high-energy product leader to grow our Managed Security Services business through our partner channel.  Managed Security Services is a $20 billion plus, high priority, high visibility business that helps our Service Provider partners (MSPs, MSSPs, IT Service Providers, ISPs, VARs, etc.) deliver Cisco’s world-class security products to their customers. The right candidate will have an opportunity to set strategic priorities for the product line, own the business, and work closely with critical customers and partners.


Specifically, you will:

  • Have full accountability for growing our managed security services Service Provider and other partner business.
  • Engage with strategic customers and prospects to understand their needs, then leverage that knowledge to create a strategy and define a roadmap.  
  • Articulate trends in the Service Provider industry and identify product/solution innovation opportunities.
  • Synthesize customer insights, quantitative and qualitative data, and business strategy into product concepts and requirements.
  • Participate in the development process to provide in-depth customer requirements to Engineering, and represent the customer throughout execution.
  • Lead a virtual team that will collaborate with product owners and select stakeholders across Cisco.


Who You'll Work With

In this this role, you will interface with leaders across Cisco and in our key Service Provider customers to meet the objective of delivering high-value product offers.  You will work in virtual teams that include engineering, sales, marketing, finance, legal and partners to create go-to-market plans that will target, recruit and support service provider partners.


The ideal candidate will be comfortable working across product lines and owning the role of the subject matter expert for product managers, engineers, sales and marketing. 



Who You Are

  • You are an experienced leader with strong business acumen and significant background working with Service Providers. We’re looking for someone that has experience owning/growing a product line or business, ideally in the Security space.
  • You are a self-motivated individual who can manage the success of major projects and initiatives, including high level strategy, complex solution strategies and major market programs and initiatives and can integrate customer and market requirements and align with Cisco products and services teams to prioritize investment.
  • You have problem-solving skills to resolve cross-organizational process issues. 
  • You have at least 8 years’ experience in product management. Experience with security products is a strong plus.
  • You have experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver meaningful business value.
  • You have experience building, designing, or delivering software in an agile-driven development model. Experience as a product owner highly preferred.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technologies, concepts and decisions simply to senior leaders, partners and customers.
  • Knowledge of Cisco inner workings a plus.
  • BA/BS degree
  • MBA a plus.


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.



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