Product Manager - Cloud and Software

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

You will learn how to be a maverick who has a keen eye for detail and thoughtful, data driven approach to hypothesis prior to drawing conclusions. You will learn to transition from strategy formulation to execution and delivery while driving exceptional customer experience. 

The culture of this team is best described as Creative product managers with low egos and a desire to transform a traditional hardware business into a cloud and software one in the next 12-18 months. 

Remember: Everything Runs on Switching.

In this role, you will define how customers will deploy and operate Cisco’s enterprise switching network infrastructure through Cisco DNA Center, furthering the vision of Intent-Based Networking and enabling mass market adoption of Cisco DNA for Enterprise Switching through intuitive user experiences on DNA Center.  

The role will include defining and driving cloud strategy for DNA Center based on market trends, competitive analysis and customer needs. Drive the architecture/operations for a scalable hosted service in public cloud environment. Ownership of Cloud research and product requirements to drive the solution life cycle in agile methodology

Who You'll Work With

Enterprise Switching is a Multi-billion $ core business for Cisco. As Cisco moves towards a more software focused strategy, this is a great time to shape the future of the switching business and identify new software/cloud innovations that we can productize and bring to market. This is an exciting time to join the Enterprise Switching team and help identify new growth opportunities for Cisco. 

In this role, you will collaborate extensively with engineering, technical marketing engineers, user-experience designers, and peer product managers to build a cohesive strategy and see through the execution. You will also work with Cisco sales and customers to drive awareness and adoption of new solutions, and garner customer insights to drive future solution development. 

Who You Are

Articulate and design exceptional customer experience around networking software innovations and management. Work closely with stakeholders from Engineering, Sales, Corporate Marketing, and Finance to deliver a world-class product. Work closely with sales and customer experience teams to drive adoption.

- 2+ years of experience in Cloud and SaaS based product management

- Proven track record of delivering software products/services to market

- Proven experience in Micro-service architecture, and knowledge in related concepts

-  Understanding of networking technologies like enterprise switching, wireless LAN or security technologies including usability and manageability

- You have a data driven approach to problem solving and pay attention to detail without losing sight of the big-picture.

- Great written and verbal communications skills (Industry presentations and/or presentations to senior executive).

- Understand how large IT companies have transitioned their businesses to a new model.

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.