Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • San Jose


Chief of Staff: SVP Product- Security
What You’ll Do

The Chief of Staff to Cisco’s SVP of Product- Security Business Group is a key member of the organization’s leadership team and helps shape, guide and manage the evolution and execution of the Cisco’s Security strategy internally and externally. The Chief of Staff works closely with business, technology and thought leaders across all of Cisco, as well as with peers and members of Cisco’s Security leadership team. 
This position is a "chief of staff" role combining alignment on the vision, translating the strategy into execution, leading business model transformation, and driving critical programs and operations.
You will be the “Right hand” and advisor to the SVP of Product for the identification, consolidation and execution of key action items
You will help drive staff level topics to deliver on team priorities
You will drive process improvement and process simplification wherever possible
You will partner with other Cisco Chief of Staff's to maintain alignment and orchestration
Who You Are
You are high-energy, highly motivated, organized and persistent. You excel at developing trusted relationships and can influence broadly (up, down, across) in order to reach the best possible outcome for Cisco. You can apply structure to ambiguity and help drive toward measurable outcomes and results. You have the courage to voice an alternative point of view when in a room of senior executives. You have high raw-intellect, are both strategic and practical, are able to sift through large amounts of data to get to “a-ha” moments, and present data in an impactful way to leadership. As a curious person, you are eager to learn what the industry is doing and where it is going. You are a good influencer and are able to navigate a range of work and leadership styles.
Minimum qualifications:
BS/BA required, MBA preferred. 
10+ years of experience in management, leadership, and/or strategic planning.
Must have a strong grasp of Cisco’s markets, products, services, strategy, planning and decision-making processes.
5+ years of demonstrated success leading large, complex projects across teams or organizations. Highly organized with excellent follow-through.
Must be able to think strategically and operate tactically to drive and deliver for the Enterprise PLM office.
Proven ability to build relationships at all levels within an organization, including C-suite/ EVP/SVP level.
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. 

About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

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