Cisco Software Product Lifecycle Program Manager in San Jose, California
Software Product Lifecycle Program Manager
Location: San Jose, California, US
Area of Interest Supply Chain
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest *None
Job Id 1249633
What You'll Do
Supply Chain Operations Product Operations Central team is seeking a Software Product Lifecycle Program Manager to join its Global Process Owner team. You will be responsible for leading our Product Lifecycle Management (NPI + Sustaining) process and governance structure for SW products, solutions and offers. You will support the Product Ops community by providing efficient, simple and scalable process, documentation and training.
You will play a key role in driving operational excellence and operationalizing groundbreaking capabilities to enable Product Operations Strategy by:
Building new ways of working and achieving operational excellence - enable the best cost, quality, and delivery of Cisco products.
Reviewing key performance indicators/process and assess areas of improvements
Building and managing training and communications plan to gain adoption of new capabilities
Leading cross-functional programs/projects
Assisting with building, analyzing, and releasing product and process documentation
Ensuring robust process and governance to meet compliance requirements
Forming and leading SW PM councils and forums
Who you’ll work with:
You will be working directly with Product Ops and other Supply Chain functions. In addition, you will engage with the Cisco Product Development (CPDM) group, Finance, Engineering, Product Management and Operations.
Who you are:
BA/BS degree in engineering, Business Process Management, Operations, Business administration or supply chain management. MBA or MA degree preferred
7+ years of experience leading product/project/process development, implementation and improvement
Experience in leading cross-functional process improvements
Strong knowledge of change management and communication standard methodologies and principles
Experience with SW development, SW fulfillment, SW licensing, SW product bundling, SW cost modeling
Understanding of Cloud services (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS) and cost/quality management
Exposure to Architecture and experience of products and services from contemporary cloud vendors, e.g. Amazon Web Services, Azure, etc.
Practical work experience with both waterfall and agile development methodologies
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, strong problem solving ability
Strong program/project management skills
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
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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.