SanJoseCARecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Jose jobs

Director of Product Management, DNAC Software Platform

Company: Cisco Systems
Location: San Jose
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

Director of Product Management, DNAC Software Platform

As Director of Product Management for DNAC Software Platforms (Cloud and Embedded) within Cisco's Enterprise Networking Business, you will be the virtual GM of your product line and have accountability over the success of your portfolio. You will own all aspects of the product, including: platform vision, platform roadmap, pan-Cisco relationships, growth of application and developer ecosystem, and strategic initiatives. You will lead a team to drive platform strategy, innovation and evolution to build a best-in-class offering. Your objective is to profitably grow the product portfolio at targeted rates.

Your performance will be visible at the highest levels of the company, including the Business Unit General Managers and the EVP Cisco Networking and Security Products. This role reports to the VP Product Management, Enterprise Networking Software. This position offers the unique opportunity to lead the strategy, innovation and evolution of the key Cisco Enterprise Networking Software product line.

Key responsibilities

In your role as a Director of Product Management, DNAC Software Platform, you will lead a team to work cross-functionally to create and execute your vision for the platform, routinely collaborating with and influencing colleagues in Product Development, Engineering, Marketing and Sales.

· Product Business Planning – Establish the platform value proposition and vision, strategy and go-to-market (GTM) plan as basis for a strategic forecast





  • Understand market position - why we win, why we lose, manage the analyst rating
  • Influence the GTM approach – digital, direct, partners, and customer success
  • Lead product/investment plan across DNAC Software Platforms to ensure a competitive market offer, balancing priorities across end-using customers, internal and external development teams


    • Product Lifecycle Management – Engage closely with the engineering team to bring product to market in a reasonable timeframe and end of life products when appropriate


      • Communicate the platform strategy and gain support among Business Unit and Functional Teams
      • Integrate usability studies into platform requirements to deliver brilliant user experience and developer experience, making sure the products meet and exceeds market demand
      • Write specifications, prioritize new features, build consensus, and coordinate product schedules with a team of engineers. Ensure consistent delivery of user- centric experiences developed with measurable goals, grounded in needs, supported by data, in an iterative fashion
      • Facilitate communication and work collaboratively throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including business development, marketing, sales, customer support, and executives
      • Serve as an unwavering champion for your platform and your consumers
      • Business and Platform Execution


        • Lead through a clear north-star vision of the platform and product portfolio
        • Drive effective stakeholder management across Cisco and Cisco's Enterprise Networking teams for DNAC, routing, switching, wireless, and network access services
        • Maintaining concise long-term product platform roadmaps
        • Obsess over accurate and timely communication
        • Drive practitioner and developer adoption (evidence-driven via in-product telemetry and marketplace metrics) with specific roadmap and


          Key Competencies & Accomplisments

          Successful candidates will have a proven track record of launching and growing products in the Enterprise and/or SaaS space. You should be an exceptional leader and communicator with proven ability manage cross-functional teams through influence. In addition, you should demonstrate keen ability to express and evaluate opportunities with quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

          • A flexible and "high energy" individual who thrives on hard work and tough challenges
          • Externally focused with very strong determination to win in the market
          • Self-confident with the ability to challenge and be challenged
          • Open, candid and persuasive in your style, engendering trust and confidence internally, with customers and other industry and market contacts
          • Seamless in building strong working relationships with the Executive team members and Software colleagues
          • Both technically oriented – ability to communicate and deeply engage with Engineering and Product Development teams and business competent – aware of trends and impact on market, able to engage with and support Sales and Product Marketing teams
          • Highly effective negotiator
          • Credible with customers, analysts – to be the external face of the product

Keywords: Cisco Systems, San Jose , Director of Product Management, DNAC Software Platform, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other IT / Software / Systems Jobs


Computer Programmer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers.Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build next-gen (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Madera
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Junior Java Developer - San Rafael
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers. Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Entry Level .Net Software Developer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers.Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build next-gen (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Merced
Posted on: 07/23/2019


Junior Software Engineer - Turlock
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers. Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Turlock
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Junior Front End Developer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers.Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build next-gen (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Turlock
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Full-Stack Software Engineer
Description: Let companies apply to you, not the other way around. Sign up with Hired to get access to thousands of companies currently hiring full-stack software engineers. Want to work for a company you love Are (more...)
Company: Hired
Location: Manteca
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Computer Programmer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers. Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Merced
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Junior Software Developer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers.Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build next-gen (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Madera
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Entry Level Java Developer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US and we are currently looking to hire over 100 new Software Engineers.Our Software Engineers design, analyze and build next-gen (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Tracy
Posted on: 07/23/2019

IT Manager
Description: IT Manager Progressive Automotive Group is seeking a full time IT Manager to manage its network, Dealer Management System,
Company: Gill Automotive Group
Location: Madera
Posted on: 07/23/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Jose RSS job feeds