Cisco Meraki - Product Enablement Strategy Associate

  • Location:
    Offsite, San Francisco, California, US
  • Alternate Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking
  • Job Id
    1375889

Meraki is making IT easier, faster, and smarter. As a business unit of Cisco Systems, Meraki is the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, with products and technology architecture that are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud- managed IT a reality. Headquartered in SF, the team has a growing international footprint with offices in Europe, Australia, Singapore, Japan, and China. On top of that, we're on track to be the most successful acquisition in Cisco's history (and certainly the most fun).

While we have some generous benefits, like our onsite gym with weekly fitness and yoga classes, daily catered lunch, and paid time off to volunteer, what truly makes Meraki special are the people. People at Meraki keep the culture strong and make working here exciting, meaningful, and rewarding.

Are you ready to join the team?

The Role:

The Product Enablement team is responsible for crafting world class enablement experiences for Meraki audiences globally. We do this by developing, delivering, and enabling scalable programs and solutions that make Cisco Meraki technologies more accessible to everyone.

In this role, you will work cross functionally with partners across the Meraki organization to develop and deliver on short and long-term strategies that anticipate and deliver on the needs of Meraki consumers and sellers! Ideal candidates will have outstanding critical thinking and analytical skills, excellent communication and relationship building capabilities, bias towards action, and are skilled at bringing together diverse groups to bring initiatives to life.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive the development of short, medium, and long-term strategies that align to Meraki’s vision for training and enablement
  • Conduct research, analyze data, and use market insights to identify enablement gaps and needs, prioritize opportunities, and build compelling recommendations
  • Partner with leaders and teams across the organization on enablement initiatives that deliver mutual business impact including Meraki Product Management, Marketing, Data Science, and Cisco DevCX
  • Define and manage success metrics; share insights that demonstrate impact of L&D and enablement initiatives to the PE leadership team and other leaders across the organization
  • Work cross functionally across the Product Enablement team to execute strategies and ensure successful delivery of programs and initiatives

Who You Are:

  • 3-5 years in consulting, or equivalent experience and skills; experience in learning & development, training or enablement subject areas preferred
  • A proven track record of setting and executing on strategic objectives that align with business and partner needs
  • Demonstrated experience in user research including needs assessments, surveying, gap analysis, and competitive analysis
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; experience to accurately translate large amounts of data into impactful recommendations
  • Demonstrated success leading cross-functional projects
  • Outstanding communication & relationship-building skills with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Detail-oriented and accountable: able to prioritize, meet deadlines, coordinate, and follow-through
  • Proficiency in Excel and PPT

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.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, encourage innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

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.

The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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