Cisco Sr Manager, Business Operations - Security Group in San Jose, California

Sr Manager, Business Operations - Security Group

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Internet of Everything, Networking

  • Job Id 1230978

Join the exciting, dynamic, challenging world of Cisco Security. Help build the insights, mature the operating model, and improve the processes we need to become a $10B security company. We need an experienced business ops professional who can navigate Cisco’s cross functional org structure and create value for our sellers, partners and customers by improving our goto market operational processes. You will jump into software strategy, renewals processes, next generation revenue models, and new commerce platforms. Bring your communication, analytical, and process skills, along with an attention to detail and proven track record to the team. Grow and achieve your career goals with us.

Role & Responsibilities

In this highly visible Business Operations role, you will:

●Capture, understand, and optimize existing business processes to help drive automation and scale of the Security business

●Listen keenly to stakeholders' requirements, drive cross-functional discussions and decisions while keeping simplicity and overall vision in mind

●Play a leadership role in driving cross-functional alignment for definition and delivery of automation requirements for the Security business, ranging from orderability to customer success (e.g. renewals)

●Define and orchestrate change management and adoption of new system capabilities

Who You’ll Work With:

●Partner closely with IT partners and represent stakeholders to maximize business values for any future capability investments

●Influence strategic partners to connect and align cross-functional frameworks and processes towards a common operations strategy

●The potential candidate would interface across all levels, including executives, and develop close partnerships with key operations functions including Supply Chain, HR, Global Business Services, IT, Operations, etc.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications

●5-8 years of experience in driving large-scale cross-functional programs at Cisco

●Ability to translate strategic concepts into execution in a pragmatic manner

●Ability to adapt and work effectively in a matrix organization with competing deadlines

●Ability to consider cross-functional perspectives and drive common ground solutions

●Ability to lead and manage multiple, cross-functional tracks in an organized and prioritized manner

●Experience with Cisco's business operations, metrics and operational improvement best practices

●Basic understanding of Cisco's financial planning processes is a plus

●Previous experience with Cisco Operations and IT is preferred

MBA a big plus

Desired Skills

● High performer who is proactive, can quickly solve problems and responds rapidly to changing conditions in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

● Independent thinker who brings initiative, creativity, energy, discipline and commitment to the role with minimum supervision

● Business outcome focused; demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems in a simplistic manner; communicate plans in clear directions and presentations

· Effective communication, leadership, influencing and negotiation skills are imperative

· Ability to operate with confidence in front of an executive team

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.