Senior Product Manager

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
    1023964
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What You'll Do
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We are looking for a highly motivated Product Manager to join the Enterprise Assurance and Analytics Product Management organization. This position is in the team responsible for driving the current and future generation of Assurance and Analytics solutions. The position will require the PM to bring in insights on trends in the enterprise networking segment, product/component technology trends and be able to synthesize and drive product innovation opportunities. He/she will also develop product roadmap and GTM strategies to ensure continuity in product offerings. He/she will drive requirements and respond to changing competitive environments, which may include product positioning, feature definition, and overall product strategy. A strong understanding of Assurance and Analytics product offerings, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic high-tech environment is crucial. The role is both inbound and outbound, offers tremendous learning opportunity and customer interaction in a rapidly growing space. This role will provide the right candidate the opportunity to have a significant impact on large and complex business for Cisco, while building out and honing core product management skills. 

Desired Skills
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Product Management
* Incubate, Define & formalize Assurance and Analytics solutions integration with Cisco's enterprise networking architecture; Define product roadmaps for constituent products and platforms including data platform, APIs, ecosystem partnerships & integrations, orchestration, application & front-end 
* Will work closely with customers to understand their requirements
* Will be responsible for working with a cross functional group within the company that includes other BU/x-BU Product Managers, Technical Marketing, Engineering, and Product Marketing to ensure successful execution of projects and product/solution rollout
* Work closely with engineering to drive program execution
* Synthesize customer insights, quantitative and qualitative data, and business strategy into product concepts and requirements.

Product Marketing
* Track general business indicators and competitor's marketing and sales program activities
* Work with Technical Marketing and Marketing Communications to create field training & customer facing sales collateral
* Own relationship with sales for an assigned region/theatre
* Take ownership of product launch plans and activities, plus execution of launches in conjunction with Marketing


Who You'll Work With
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Cisco's Enterprise Assurance and Analytics team defines and delivers market-leading solutions to enable business transformational communication experiences. It is one of the core pillars of the DNA architecture for Cisco.  

Who You Are
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* A deep understanding of networking Assurance and Analytics technologies 
* Knowledge of the latest trends with Software Defined Networking (SDN), Wired/Wireless networks, Data-center networks, NFV, and other key networking trends
* Great analytical problem solving skills and ability to work both independently and in cross functional teams
* Working experience developing PRD's for large Enterprise products
* Excellent verbal and written communication & negotiation skills
* Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including the field
* Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
* Demonstrate good judgment in identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions
* Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, meet deadlines, and succeed under pressure

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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