Cisco Program Manager - 1242839 in San Jose, California

Program Manager - 1242839

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center

  • Job Id 1242839

Who You will work with:

The NX-OS Standalone Operations team is looking for a proactive and driven Program Manager to run and lead key programs across the Standalone product portfolio. DC Switching continues to be a significant growth engine for Cisco and with that growth comes the need for effective and efficient planning and coordination across our business group, marketing teams and cross functional partners. This means your work will transform our customers' consumption of our systems from every angle.

What You will do:

  • End-to-end release planning, execution and delivery a software release.

  • Setting up quality criteria for all releases

  • Participates in medium to high complexity aspects of a release

  • Own/Manage gate reviews (EC, DC, FCS RR)

  • Define and drive Quality Plan/Goals

  • Interacts with Senior Management for project status to drive decision-making processes.

  • Provides leadership, direction and mentorship to project team members

  • Manages and leads day-to-day activities of a release including:

  • Weekly engineering Updates and Presentations.

  • Feature and project level risk and mitigation

  • Change and portfolio management

  • Define, develop and track metrics used to assess code quality.

  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationship with supported BU's and/or Marketing Teams

  • Working with documentation teams on user docs and Release Notes for each release

  • Define tooling requirements and process improvements to execute/deliver the releases with high Quality

  • Typically requires MSEE/CS combined with 8-10 years of program management experience, or BSEE/CS combined with 12+ yrs related experience.

Who You Are:

  • Thrive in stressful situations where time is of the essence

  • Handle and oversee activities with team members in India

  • Influence DEs and DTs to deliver features in a timely manner

  • Set and implement program and quality priorities

  • Have the ability to multitask and solve problems related to build failures, work with development engineering to integrate software.

  • Strong team values and cooperation between team members are valued.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

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.