Program Manager

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
The Core Software Group (CSG) develops software across the routing, switch and wireless platform portfolio at Cisco and is investing heavily to transform networking through cutting-edge solutions that will change the way IT is consumed. This means your work will transform our customers' consumption of our systems and solutions from every angle.

The Team
In this role, you'll be part of the CSG PMO team in Bangalore. Will be responsible to manage hardware and software programs for the Enterprise Group in Cisco. Role will involve managing the project execution spanning with functional teams across globe. Delivering the Project/Product to customer in achievable short time-frame meeting the program goals, ensuring quality, meeting the budget is the key to success in the role. We are looking for motivated Program Manager contribute to the development of our next generation products.

Role & Responsibilities
- Work with engineering teams to identify the steps required to deliver complex solutions with quality
- Program Manage complex projects/programs in networking technology involving cross functional teams such as Hardware, Software, Test, Mechanical/Thermal, Compliance, Manufacturing etc. Track multiple project tasks to proactively anticipate problems, while always maintaining a solution orientation and a well-balanced perspective around risks and escalations
- Maintain an up to date project plan that can be referenced at any time. Manage program budget. Develop complete and well thought out execution plans that incorporate sound contingency planning and risk assessments. Lead meetings to resolve conflicts, facilitate decision making, and drive timely execution. Collaboratively interface with external teams to obtain mutual wins
- Work with management to develop complex plans with considerable inter-dependencies, including contingency plans for dealing with potential or anticipated obstacles and changes
- Keep goals and schedules highly visible in the organization to ensure that individuals and teams are driven to high levels of productivity. Offer support in areas outside of one's own expertise at times to help a project succeed
- Having background of complex hardware system based designs is a plus. Project lead/management experience with Multi-core/Network processor based hardware systems, multi-card based system solution, system knowledge involving Mechanical/Thermal solutions, EMI/EMC, Safety, Hardware compliance tests are desirable

Required Qualifications
Degree in Engineering (Electronis/CS)
Overall 12-15 Years of Experience including 4-5 yrs. of experience in Program management
PMP/Scrum master certification will be a plus

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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