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Product Manager

Company: Cisco
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Who You'll Work With

Cisco Security Business Group (SBG) is one of our fastest-growing business units focused on redefining the security landscape. As part of this team, you will work with the Business and Technical Leaders across the entire SBG team to help shape the technical architecture, business and growth strategy, and execution plans. As a Product Manager, you will help drive growth and strategy across the portfolio of products as well as own key objectives (Long-range planning, pricing analysis, etc.)



What You'll Do

  • Lead projects focused on key pivotal initiatives for Cisco Security, including one-time special projects (e.g. M&A) as opportunities arise
  • Formulate long-term strategic priorities and plans, analysis and recommendations related to emerging industry trends, expansion opportunities, competitive dynamics, and internal business performance improvements
  • Analyze market trends and customer feedback to anticipate customer needs, features, and functional requirements from which the product, engineering, technical, and development teams can craft, build, test, and implement new products and offerings
  • Build and implement growth plans to drive the business
  • Structure data and gather support for the partnership, alliance, and M&A deals



    Who You Are

    • Possess an elite eye for business and exceptional strategic thinking skills
    • Collaborative and open style which is forward-thinking and led with a service-first attitude
    • A strong analytical and critical thinker, with a knack of solving complex problems
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and extensive experience with presenting data-supported business cases to top executives
    • Can-do attitude, ability to quickly get up to speed with complex new topic areas, and capable of driving insight to tangible action plans
    • Strong project management skills and an ability to think-end-to-end and manage multiple priorities simultaneously



      Qualifications

      • 3+ years of demonstrated ability, preferably in the high-tech industry, of which 2+ years were in a top-tier consulting firm, corporate strategy, financial services, or comparable function
      • MBA degree from a world-class institution a strong plus
      • Engineering, science, math, economics, or business undergraduate degree
      • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
      • Excellent verbal communication and Executive-level meeting facilitation skills
      • Strong operations and process skills required, including project/program management experience
      • Outstanding written and oral communication skills with the ability to adapt from executive to employee messaging
      • Self-starter, ability to work independently
      • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with cross-functional teams to align thinking and ensure effective decision-making & aligned communication
      • Knowledge of Cisco's portfolio and business a strong plus
      • Fun, highly energetic personality; great team player that works well in collaborative situations



        Why cisco secure

        We're global, we're adaptable, we're diverse, and our security portfolio is as extensive as it is groundbreaking. Have you heard of Threat, Detection & Response, Zero Trust by Duo, Common Services Engineering or Cloud & Network Security? Those are only a few of our product teams! The only thing we're missing is YOU.

        Join an enterprise security leader with a start-up culture, committed to driving innovation and giving you the opportunity to make an impact. We #InnovateToWin and we know we're better together, that's why we're dedicated to inclusivity, collaboration, and diversity in everything we do.

        We're proud to be the Best Security Company in 2021, with the Best Authentication Technology and the Best Small and Mid-Size Enterprises Security Solution in 2022 by SC Media. Cisco Secure continues to grow and evolve year after year with 100% of Fortune 100 Companies using our products, and we're excited to see the new heights we'll reach with your passion for security, your customer focus, and your desire to change things up!

        What else can you expect? An ongoing investment in your professional growth-that's why we offer mentorship programs and hundreds of learning resources to consistently level up your skillset and explore your interests. Because when you succeed, we succeed!

        "Cisco Secure offers an environment that combines cutting-edge, mission-critical, technology with some of the brightest, most diverse set of people I've ever had the pleasure of working with." - Chief of Staff, Engineering

        Join Cisco Secure-Be You, With Us!

        #CiscoSecureEng23

        Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
        When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

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