We are looking for a Director of Engineering who will be an execution-oriented, collaborative, and innovative leader responsible for the software architecture, engineering, integration and innovation for the Data Center Switching group.
Who You'll Work With
Partner with cross-functional core stakeholders within both engineering, product management and field teams to lead the technology direction, facilitate key technical decision points, and take the architecture specifications into working engineering outcomes
Interface with multiple engineering groups in Cisco, who are responsible for developing the infrastructure and products that define a complete data center switching solution
Commit to road maps with capabilities and timelines, with a proven track of product development delivered with quality on time.
Align technology to business strategy, and proactively drive a technical direction throughout the organization
Who You Are
Experience in leading large and complex software product development, with significant experience in leading engineering teams.
Expertise in cloud native, micro-services based system software development
Broad and deep technical knowledge and passion for learning new technologies rapidly.
A Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Experience working in a startup environment
Extremely strong interpersonal, influence and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to assess and clearly communicate business value and technical and project risk
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Adaptability and ability to thrive in a fast paced, high growth and rapidly changing environment
Strong business insight and thought leadership
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