Solution Senior Manager - Strategy Execution Office__1351595

  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Service Provider
  • Job Id

The Organization

Cisco’s Strategic Execution Office was established to perform at an Enterprise level to effectively orchestrate the execution of Cisco’s top 6 strategic priorities:

Secure, Agile Networks

Future of Work

Optimized Application Experience

Internet for the Future

End-to-end Security

Capabilities at the Edge

The Strategic Execution Office’s mandate is to partner with the Executive Leadership Team, General Managers, and functional leaders to accelerate execution on the company’s overall strategy. The goal for the End-to-end Security strategic pillar for the company is to enable greater speed, agility and scale to develop leading edge competitive products across critical security control points and appear as the one-stop vendor of choice.

What You'll Do

The Solution Leader is responsible for driving the delivery of key offers in Secure, Agile Networks and End-to-end Security pillars. As part of this effort, the leader will work with Product Management, Sales, Product Marketing, CX, Operations, and Engineering teams. Some of the key day-to-day responsibilities will include:

Evaluates business opportunities to define and optimize the product portfolio through analysis and understanding of targeted markets, market trends, new technology, customer business issues and the competitive environment.

Applies broad knowledge of company product capabilities and service offerings with in-depth analysis of market position to create and expand the portfolio of products and solution alternatives.

Works closely with product development to create products and validates early product definitions with customers.

Uses technical expertise and extensive industry experience to formulate product strategies and identify new product opportunities.

Responsible for developing project plans designed to address customer needs and/or expand market share.

Drive problem-solving

Resolve open issues

Engage Sr. leadership to drive progress

Communicate recommendations

Drive stakeholder alignment

Who You Are

10+ years of experience as a product manager or management consultant with a proven record of accomplishment

Results-oriented with the ability to carry out detailed execution while operating within a large-scale multinational

Strategic thinker with a combination of analytical, influencing, leadership and communication skills, as well as a positive, humble, and can-do mindset

Have the business acumen to connect technical and managerial decisions

An undergraduate degree in an engineering field (preferably Computer Science) and a Master’s degree in Engineering or Business are a plus, but not required

U.S. Vaccination Requirements
Cisco requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated or have an approved religious or medical accommodation. Candidates accepting an offer must provide proof of vaccination status on their first day. If someone anticipates requesting an accommodation for this requirement, they must receive approval before the start date. Candidates receiving an offer will receive additional information about the accommodation process at the time of the offer. All offers of employment are contingent upon complying with Cisco's vaccination policy.