Technical Software Program Manager

  • Location:
    Caesarea, Israel
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Networking
  • Job Id
Itamar Cohen CV

What You'll Do

We seek a highly-skilled Technical Program Manager to join our dynamic team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software engineering in the ASIC industry. This role requires a strategic thinker who can bridge the gap between hardware and software, ensuring seamless integration and program success.


Lead cross-functional teams to deliver complex ASIC projects on time and within budget.

Collaborate with software managers, product marketing, customers, and other stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.

Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, schedules, and documentation.

Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks and issues.

Drive continuous improvement in the SW development and planning process.

Provide hands-on program management during all phases of silicon and SDK development from concept, design, pre and post Silicon development, validation, qualification, and production release phases.

Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, from individual contributors to executive leadership and external customers.

Ensure alignment of the project objectives with organization goals/priority and customer needs.

Who You'll Work With

You'll join our Cisco Silicon One group, the center of Cisco’s ASIC design.
You'll be part of our Group driving our game-changing next-generation network devices - Cisco Silicon One™. Our unique team works in a startup atmosphere inside a stable and leading corporate
Our unique design center hosts all silicon HW and SW development disciplines inside one site.
We are transforming the industry and building a new internet for the 5G era, providing a unified, programmable silicon architecture that is the foundation of all Cisco's future routing products.
Our devices are designed to be universally adaptable across service providers and web-scale markets, designed for fixed and modular platforms. Our devices deliver high speed without sacrificing programmability, buffering, power efficiency, scale or feature flexibility.
Cisco Silicon One™ is a revolutionary, ground-breaking technology for our customers and end users for decades to come! The Internet now has a new faster, better, safer engine!

Who You Are

Bachelor's or master’s degree in electrical engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.

Proven experience as a Program Manager in a technical environment, with a focus on ASIC and software development.

Proven experience in managing SW team and experience with customers interaction.

Strong understanding of embedded SW development flow and methodologies.

Hands-on experience with software development and familiarity with software development life cycles.

Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of autonomy.

Learn more about us right here:

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.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco typically pays as follows:

.75% of incentive target for each 1% of revenue attainment up to 50% of quota;

1.5% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 50% and 75%;

1% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 75% and 100%; and once performance exceeds 100% attainment, incentive rates are at or above 1% for each 1% of attainment with no cap on incentive compensation.

For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.