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Systems Engineering Manager - West Commercial 1305323

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

Why You'll Love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more significant than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll collaborate with Cisco leaders, partner with mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What Youll Do

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced leader to craft and execute the Collab engineering strategy, lead, build and grow the Collaboration specialist engineering team and partner in driving the Collaboration business for the largest piece of our business.

Set Collaboration Engineering Strategy: Work with the team, Theater Leadership and BE Leadership to define the initiatives that will optimize profitable growth and market share gain for US Commercial. Accelerate technology migration within US Commercial demonstrating creative components of the solution portfolio.

Set Collaboration SE and TSA Enablement Priorities: Develop and execute training plan that will ensure US Commercial TSA team is adequately trained to effectively drive the Collaboration portfolio and associated control points, with an emphasis on developing skills required for Horizons 1 and 2. Ensure enablement of Sales Teams and Partners to understand and position the technology and the impact that the solution will have on the customer's business outcome.

Define Technical Decision Maker Demand Generation: Define priorities, events and resources that will accelerate important Collaboration initiatives.

Strategic Engagement: Work with BE, Finance, Strategy and Planning and Sales teams to resolve strategic challenges that arise as a result of our rapid transformation. Establish partnerships and credibility with senior business and technology executives within Cisco.

BE Interlock: Execute on the defined the BE interlock process to maintain alignment between the field and the BEs, and to ensure that field feedback is accurately and effectively communicated to the Americas leadership. Provide innovative leadership and customer insight to leadership to help adapt and customize solutions as needed.

Customer and Partner Engagement:Regularly interact with customers and partners in an ad-hoc context and within the CXC. Cultivate a culture of seamless collaboration with partners and customers.

Lead the Specialist Engineering and Architecture team

Define and drive specific cultures to attract and retain the best specialist engineering talent in the industry. Coaching, mentoring, career development and career path within and outside the direct team. Establish and execute lightweight processes to drive efficiency and effectiveness to TSA teams.

Business Partner: Optimize organization structure (always happening) in partnership with Sales Leadership aligned to business priorities to improve bookings in minimize operational expenses. Ability to clearly articulate issues, challenges and gaps both technically from a business perspective and in regards to people resources.

Who You Are

Have seven or more years of proven experience in collaboration engineering and team leadership and carry a real passion for IP communications and the ground-breaking power it brings to digital businesses.

A love of interacting with customers, peers in leadership, product managers and sellers of all kinds. You enjoy defining and executing the strategy for large teams. Ability to seek out and tackle complex, high-impact problems. A lead by example approach and always from the front. Effective engagement with leaders at all levels within Cisco Sales, Engineering and Product Management.

Requires a BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent with 7+ years collaboration engineering, technical sales and industry experience.

3+ years leadership experience. MBA or equivalent preferred. Collaboration CCIE preferred.

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2020-12-18

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