Security/Software Commodity Manager

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do 
You will manage segment or transaction specific suppliers by supporting supplier onboarding, risk assessments, contract negotiation, software procurement, Bill-of-Materials (BOM) structuring, and license compliance.  You may also support strategic initiatives in addition to ongoing supplier relationship and supplier contract management. 

Who You'll Work With
You'll be working cross-functionally with Engineering, Product Management, Finance, Legal, and other Supply Chain teams.

Who You Are
The ideal candidate possesses a combination of software product management, contract negotiation, supplier management, business experience, technical knowledge, and strong communication skills. This position is a great opportunity for someone who has worked closely with software suppliers, can interpret license agreements, and is excited to participate in varying levels of business operation and commodity strategy.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Bachelors degree in Software Engineering or Supply Chain; Masters degree preferred
* 4 years experience with security products and technology
* Management/multi-discipline experience preferred
* Familiarity with software license agreements or contracts 
* Knowledge of software licensing, contract compliance and software Bill-Of-Material (BOM) structuring preferred
* Working understanding of networking industry

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. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco.

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