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Sr Product Marketing Manager- Security

Company: Cisco
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Remote United States


At Cisco, our inclusive culture inspires leadership and creates shared success. We make a meaningful difference for our people, our customers, and the world around us. The future of Cisco, the growth of our customers, the lives of people around the world - they are all connected. And everything starts with you.

We are seeking a product marketing manager on the extended detection and response (XDR) team to own and drive the storytelling for technology partnerships with a focus on building incremental value for mutual customers and prospects. We continue to expand our product portfolio with the latest technologies to meet our customer's requirements and simplify their experience.

As a leader in both networking and security, the breadth and depth of our solutions are unmatched. And yet, we're continually finding ways to simplify our robust solutions for a streamlined user experience - no matter the size of the organization, where their employees work, or whether their applications are on-premises, in the cloud, or both. In addition to unparalleled infrastructure and expertise, our open, cloud-native architecture allows you to integrate with a wide range of third-party security and technology solutions. The Cisco Secure Technical Alliance is comprised of 200+ companies / 350+ integrations, growing and open to those security companies who are working to solve problems and help build a more secure and inclusive future for all.

You will join a team shaping the future of cybersecurity. With a bias towards action, you will act as an evangelist for cybersecurity within Cisco, enabling over 17,000 account manager sellers, partners, and fellow marketers to amplify these security benefits. You are the voice of the customer inside Cisco, crafting simple visual assets (e.g., presentations, videos, infographics) and other deliverables to communicate the stories. Responsibilities include:

-Drawing business benefits from technology

-Compelling sellers to pitch our message through engaging storytelling

-Understanding Extended Detection and Response (XDR)' approach

-Learning how to help customers improve their buying power

-Collaborating with remote and geographically dispersed teams

-Representing our customers in driving simplicity throughout the business


You will be a key member of a team charged with helping customers address one of their biggest security challenges: complexity. Your sole mission is to demonstrate how Cisco Secure is making security easier to use, easier to consume, and easier to understand.

You will be in the security product marketing team and maintain a collaborative working relationship with sales, strategy, operations, and peer product marketing managers.


You will be an experienced product marketing manager with security knowledge who relishes a challenge. You will:

-Develop messaging, positioning, and joint value propositions for technology integrations

-Own the storytelling for technology partnerships with a focus on building incremental value for mutual customers and prospects

-Work closely with product managers and engineers to define customer value and use cases for integrations

-Understand the extended detection and response (XDR) approach

-Manage go-to-market campaigns with technology partners

-Ensure alignment across all points of the relationship between Cisco and technology partners

-Build sales enablement, communications plans, and content to support associated with launching and growing partnerships


-Initiative and self-discipline to prioritize and manage multiple projects to completion

-Strong Analytical and problem solving skills

-Creative writing and illustration skills that are engaging, entertaining, and precise

-Experience in working directly with customers and technology partners in a consultative manner

-You're an experienced product marketing manager with security knowledge who relishes a challenge


5+ years of experience

2+ years of Security experience

Bachelor's Degree

Creative writing and illustration skills that are engaging, entertaining, and detailed

Initiative and self-discipline to prioritize and manage multiple projects to completion

Strong analytical & problem solving skills

Experience in working directly with customers and partners in a consultative manner


-Passion for omnichannel marketing, including how to optimize activities across social, email, web, and other digital channels

-Strong writing skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas simply

-Proven project management skills, including strong organizational and people skills

-Experience with content marketing in a B2B environment.

-You are highly motivated and care about delivering results that positively impact the business

-Comfortable with project management across multiple teams and able to track projects from briefing to launch

-Ability to deliver results in a fast paced, high growth environment

-Ability to work with a distributed team.

-Ability to create compelling strategies, execute on ideas, measure results, and communicate clearly across all levels in the company including executives, sales leadership, sales reps, and product teams

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we're "old" (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we're also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can't put us in a box!

But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

Cisco COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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