Cisco Product Manager in San Jose, California

Product Manager

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center, Networking

  • Job Id 1230773

The Product Manger (PM) is responsible for the total system level solution definition and the outbound product management efforts. This includes driving the strategy and operations for a set of platforms, solutions and services. The PM develops the overall marketing plans, managing commitments and schedules. Leads the product management function in a cross-functional product team. Identifies and implements projects relevant to cross-BU business strategies. Represents Cisco at industry forums (both standards and conferences).

Who You'll Work With

Virtualization of network functions is currently one of the key trends in networking. The basic premise of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is to run functions such as firewall, network address translation (NAT), intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, WAN Optimization, deep packet inspection etc. on a common x86 server platform.

Are you pushing the envelope? Here, you'll be defining, designing, empowering and executing Cisco’s hybrid cloud enablement strategy. In this role you will look at bringing innovative hybrid cloud solutions to the market along with creative commercial offers. You'll collaborate as part of a disruptive product management team that is passionate about transforming the entry points into a multicloud environment..

Who You Are

•Experience with networking solutions, SDN , NFV, Virtualization , Cloud. Candidates should understand competitive offerings in this space.

•Proven business and technical expertise and extensive product marketing engineering experience.

•Ability to formulate and deliver highly complex presentations internally and externally.

•Communicate and influence effectively.

•Ability to solve problems.

•Teamwork and partnerships.

•Achieve cross-BU influence.

*SaaS and IaaS experience is a hug plus

•Typically requires MBA or equivalent plus 10+ years related experience.

Desired Skills

•Works with little to no direction and demonstrates leadership.

•Time/Project management skills.

•Ability to multitask, plan, react, anticipate and solve problems proactively.

•Resolves intra/inter team/BU/LOB conflicts effectively.

•Demonstrate negotiation skills.

•Ability to think strategically and demonstrate strategic skills.

•Independently identifies complex issues and resolves complex problems that impact the strategic direction of the company.

•Works with TMEs and the field to understand and position competitive issues at the corporate/strategic level.

About Cisco

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.


Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.