Cisco Security Business Group: Project Manager, Products in Waltham, Massachusetts

Security Business Group: Project Manager, Products

  • Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, US

  • Additional Location(s) San Francisco, CA

  • Area of Interest Project or Program Management

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1229358

What You'll Do:

The Cloud Security Product organization is hiring a Project Manager reporting to the Sr Manager, Business Operations, that will lead Special Project development and implementation cross-functionally within Product, Marketing, UX, Legal, and other departments as needed.

In this role you will:

  • Build and manage project teams and work back schedules, ensuring quality control throughout special projects

  • Scope and manage deliverables, timelines, budgets, resources

  • Manage Tier-1 Product Launches from Limited Availability to Release

  • Manage day-to-day relationships and collaboration with key cross-functional stakeholders across Product, Marketing, UX, Legal, Business Operations, etc.

  • Identify and resolve risks and dependencies, including identifying contingency plans

  • Effectively communicates status, changes, and dependencies to applicable stakeholders throughout the project

  • Lead cross functional meetings

  • Manage backlog, insertions, and status updates

  • Make recommendations for improvements in project management and execution process

  • Contribute to team project status updates and meetings

  • Ensure all project documents are archived and posted

  • Ensure that coordination between departments is flawless

Who You'll Work With:

You will collaborate and partner with the product leadership team and peers in other departments and organizations including marketing, UX, legal, pricing, business operations, etc. You will also collaborate and engage with other service and support groups across Cisco.

Who You Are:

You are experienced in GTM product launches and the software product development lifecycle. You have experience working within cross-functional, collaborative environments and rapidly adapt and respond to changes in those environments. You are an excellent communicator, problem solver and analytical thinker, and have ability to elicit cooperation from executives and across multiple departments. Last but not least, you enjoy figuring out how to find and put the puzzle pieces of the project together!

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS

  • Experience building project plans and work back plans

  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Smart Sheets, Gantt Charts, JIRA, Basecamp, Microsoft Excel, PPT, Google Docs

  • 4+ years’ experience in Project Management

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