Job description


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


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Product Owner- Alpharetta, GA

What You'll Do
You'll be a key player in leading our engineering efforts and helping to build products that implement our product portfolio vision and strategy. The Stealthwatch engineering team is looking for a strong, collaborative Product Owner with energy and enthusiasm for technology and security. As a product owner, you will play a significant role in delivering high-quality security solutions by collaborating with key stakeholders and development teams. You understand that what is being asked is not always the answer and will seek to find the best outcomes for our customers. You will look to apply lean startup principles to validate the growth and value potential in all that we do.

Who You'll Work With
Our Stealthwatch team is leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence protecting enterprises against today’s top threats. The Stealthwatch team utilizes bleeding-edge technology in an Agile environment to delivery innovative security products. You will have the opportunity to work in a highly-collaborative work culture that fosters team self-empowerment, self-organization and decision-making. You will be part of an established but fast-growing organization that continues to thrive in the security industry. In this highly-visible role, you will collaborate with our customers, internal stakeholders and delivery teams to analyze market problems and build prioritized backlogs. You will collaborate hands-on with engineering teams to define, design and deliver innovative security solutions. You will also be helping coordinate product strategy, release timelines, and product quality. You will follow our solutions to our customers and will work with the people and departments on the way to ensure success.

Who You Are
You can build collaborative relationships and operating models with Product Managers to deliver on the organization’s product vision and strategy. You have experience analyzing and breaking down business problems into deliverable increments that align with the vision and strategy. You can work with one or more teams to delivery timely, quality releases that provide high business value and exceed customer expectations. You have strong experience with Agile principles and can drive our engineering and process improvement efforts utilizing Agile/Lean Processes. You are experienced in facilitating and breaking down problems in cases where the requirements gathering becomes complex. You have experience partnering with internal and external stakeholders to define and execute comprehensive plans for customer feedback (Alpha, Beta, etc). You have developed prioritized product backlog by writing user stories and defining priorities for the development team. You validate value and outcomes for your customers. You work with your team to understand the mission and believe that deep team ownership results in better success. You appreciate the feedback from your team members and factor that into the backlog to get the best outcomes for our customers. You posses an inner level of confidence that allows you to lead some days and follow others based on what is needed for the desired outcomes. You are an active learner on a journey with no set destination. You can coordinate activities with other departments such as Operations, Customer Support and Sales Engineering to deliver new product functionality. You can serve as the product subject matter expert that is the liaison between engineering and all other departments.  

Minimum Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience as a Product Owner or Business Analyst or Product Manager designing or developing software
• Experience working in an Agile/Lean software environment
• Experience in leading process improvement efforts 
• Understanding of data modeling, object modeling, and OO design principles
• Demonstrates initiative and competence; supports and encourages positive working behaviors in others
• Exceptional listening, written and verbal communication skills

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

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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