Job description


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


What You'll Do
As a premier program manager, you will lead strategic initiatives and business reviews of complex, multi-product solutions to advance Cisco’s portfolio strategy.
As part of Cisco's Enterprise Networking Business Group, you'll influence a diverse set of stakeholders with your strong relationship skills and dedication to driving good decisions. You will work with cross-functional teams consisting of product management, engineering, support and operations staff to launch products and solutions into the marketplace. You will generate and assess performance metrics on business outcomes in order to inform strategic decision-making.
Who You'll Work With
Cisco is transforming the networking industry. To make this happen, we are heavily investing in team responsible for The Network. Intuitive. We are disrupting the industry by building a new networking platform that can learn, adapt, and secure itself at the speed of today’s businesses. This Digital Network Architecture(DNA) platform automates network management and provides our customers with state-of-the-art analytics and insights. This team's innovations span artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, IoT, security, automation, and more.
Our team drives major programs that deliver creative, premier networking products and solutions to our customers and executes strategic initiatives to propel the business forward. We are the glue that keeps our cross-functional program teams together. We make change reality. We coach the broader organization on agile program management fundamentals and methodologies.
Who You Are
Bachelor's degree in business administration; MS Computer Science (or a related major) or an MBA preferred or equivalent working experience.
5+ years of program management or operations experience delivering enterprise software and hardware products, or SaaS based products
Power to influence peers, managers and executives, driving towards a decision while handing ambiguity
Effectively (concisely and with accuracy) communicate problems, issues, risks, solutions, etc. both via written and oral methods to appropriate stakeholders and leadership
Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
Practical work experience leading product business reviews and outcomes including financial reports
Flexible, adaptable. Self-starter who learns with minimal supervision
Ability to work well with many levels of management as well as technical contributors.
Organized and detail-oriented, with a high level of integrity and reliability. A leader mentality.
Shown success in change management and leading work-streams to ensure commitment to deliverables and execution to conclusion
Process improvement experience preferred as well as working within a budget.
Experience in commercial/enterprise or SaaS based software development preferred.
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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