Product Manager- Meraki Wireless
Location:San Francisco, California, US
Area of InterestEngineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
Technology InterestNetworking, Wireless, Mobility
The Cisco Meraki team is seeking a creative Product Manager to lead product management activities for our industry-leading cloud-managed wireless business. In this role, you will be driving a wide number of strategic initiatives including but not limited to: (a) evolving a winning product line strategy, (b) building sustainable hardware and software differentiation, and (c) ideating and executing on a strategy to develop adjacent product lines to create the next big disruption. You will actively contribute to building our vision for #simplicity while bringing together Wireless, IoT, AI and intelligent API ecosystems. You will be instrumental in the expansion of our cloud-managed wireless capabilities through collaboration with the various product teams for the extended Meraki portfolio (e.g. MS, MX, MV, MI, Dashboard).
Meraki is changing the way the industry thinks about networking, and you will lead the charge to continue the evolution. You will collaborate with forward-thinking engineers and excited customers to help ensure that we continue to have the best wireless product portfolio in the industry in addition to the Meraki #fullstack. You will work closely with the executive team to establish a winning strategy, and collaborate with our exceptional sales, marketing, and partner teams to ensure continued market-adoption and rapid growth.
You will develop excellent technical expertise, deliver high-impact presentations, and have a real passion for evangelizing simplicity through cloud-first networking technology.
Every day is truly unlike the one before. Your penchant for approaching problems with creative solutions, sincere passion for engineering, and ambition to be part of (and lead) an innovative and inspiring team are the tools that you’ll need to be a Meraki Product Manager.
Actively discover and prioritize Wi-Fi and network related customer user stories and requirements
Work with our best-in-class engineering team to build the right hardware platforms and software applications to address use cases
Define product strategy, roadmap, positioning, and pricing
Assist, enable and train our rapidly growing sales team
Serve as a technical resource and key strategic advisor for all technical and business-related matters related to our wireless portfolio
We are looking for you, if you have
A BA/BS in EE or CS or a related technical field
Minimum 5-7 years of work experience in Wi-Fi and related technologies (eg: BLE, Zigbee, IoT)
Strong business background (ex: MBA, Product Management or Marketing)
Passion for staying ahead on leading networking/ embedded and cloud technologies
A strong passion for data driven decision making in everything you do!
Track record of motivating and driving large projects and large teams effectively
Demonstrated success in driving product initiatives where outcomes are paramount to the health or strategic differentiation of the overall business, e.g. incremental revenue streams in the ‘hundreds of millions’
Strong sene of Entrepreneurship, "can do" attitude, and ability and willingness to make an impact
Leadership, with exceptional interpersonal skills capable of motivating and inspiring a diverse team.
Curiosity, with a love of new and emerging technologies.
Customer empathy, with the critical thinking needed to ask the challenging questions.
An abstract thinking, and can spot the patterns of high value customer problems.
Ability to distill complicated ideas into just the right number of words.
Experience in a customer-centric, cross-functional role such as product manager, consulting systems engineer, technical marketing engineer, or founder.
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