Entry Level HW Program Manager

Cisco Systems, Inc. San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

What Will You Do

You will play a highly visible, critical role managing new design engineering projects for Cloud and Compute product portfolio. You will coordinate between different groups within and outside of Cisco (including software & hardware engineering, marketing, manufacturing, customer support, testing, reliability, documentation, supply chain and operations). You will define and drive development of new product programs while managing change on existing programs.

As a Hardware program manager, you would be expected to operate with a high degree of autonomy on your programs. You will work closely with HW design engineering team and vendors on product development and sustaining schedules, dependencies and budgets. You identify risk, develop mitigation plans and drive conflict resolutions to ensure seamless project execution to timely product delivery.

Who You'll Work For

You will report into the C&C (Cloud and Compute) Program Leader within the Cloud and Compute Operations Organization. C&C Operation organization drives strategic, operational, and organizational excellence across the C&C Business Group. Our team challenges the status quo and is passionate about our mission.

Who Are You

Your engineering background allows you to understand product requirements, technical risks and validation strategy necessary to accelerate development and sustaining process. You communicate and present project status, highlight schedule risk, and develop recovery plans in the event of project slip.

You are a program manager with a high level of energy, flexibility, a "can-do attitude." You enjoy partnering with Senior Leaders. You love learning, taking on new responsibilities, and thrive in a fast-paced, team-based environment. This position is people, data, and communications intensive; it requires:

  • Bachelors or Masters' Degree in a relevant subject.

  • 2+ years in a related position.

  • Experience as a Technical Program Manager within a technology company

  • Experience working with ODMs and vendors

  • Strong practical understanding of leading and managing the full life-cycle of large-scale cross-functional hardware programs

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything - people, process, data and things - and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

  • We innovate everywhere

  • From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more - from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone
  • We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
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