Product Manager - Optics
Location:San Jose, California, US
Area of InterestEngineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
Technology InterestNetworking, Service Provider
What You’ll Do
As a Product Manager within our group, you will have the responsibilities for optical transceivers, owning every aspect of the product throughout the product lifecycle - from the market exploration, requirements definition through execution, go to market, end of sale and transition. Product Managers are empowered, trusted and leaders.
In the Cisco Transceiver Module Group, we build the future of connectivity for switches and routers.
About the Job:
- Responsible for P&L and forecasting
- You partner with Cisco customers and cross-functional teams to define product and technology requirements documents (PRD) and priorities.
- You will develop and formulate product pricing strategies
- Engage in cross-functional interlocks with various organizations (sales, engineering, manufacturing)
- Create GTM strategies, articulates value propositions, competitive advantages, using social media and communication platforms our customers use
Who Are You
You are a passionate person, eager to learn and grow.
- You have BSEE with MBA or advanced Engineering degree preferred.
- You have 5+ years of experience in Product Management roles.
- You have the ability to work independently.
- You possess strong analytical skills to break a problem into smaller solvable pieces.
- You have strong communication skills to engage effectively with key stakeholders, and articulate complex issues clearly.
- You have the ability to build relationships with peers, partners, and customers.
- You have experience managing multiple issues and initiatives simultaneously.
Technical Domain Knowledge
- Proficiency in pluggable optics and relevant key technologies (e.g. modulation formats, optical multiplexing, direct detect and coherent, among others).
- Technical background to understand application at a high-level (e.g. Data Centers, Service Provider Networks and Campus Networks, among others).
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