At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.
We are seeking a technical leader and expert in switch development who will help build the future of Meraki Switches (MS) hardware.
Our Hardware Program Managers lead all products and control every aspect of creation. From architecture and initial sketches through detailed design and the final drive to mass and sustaining production, nothing escapes the HWPM's sphere of influence and responsibility. Join our high-impact team and work with every part of the machine that brings the Meraki Magic to market!
Develop architecture, author PRDs, and lead RFQs for our new visual security portfolio.
Validate and iterate on layout and schematics. Drive vendor approvals.
Control product schedule through NPI, coordinating with ME, sourcing, packaging, certification, and quality teams. Provide technical guidance as needed.
Interface with firmware resources and incorporate feedback into development plan.
Develop manufacturing flow, test plans, and quality processes.
Work with product management, supply chain, and marketing to coordinate launch plan.
Cooperate with quality and sourcing through sustaining production. Lead FA as required.
BS and/or MS in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
5+ years experience working with switches, routers and/or hardware products.
Minimum 2 years experience working with Asia-based manufacturers.
Have track record of successful end to end product development
Able to travel up to 20% to Taiwan and China.
Nice to Have:
Experience with virtual or physical stacking
Expert in Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching
Familiarity with manufacturing processes and build management.
Cultural competence and understanding of Taiwanese and Chinese cultures.
Meraki is based in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco, with beautiful views of the AT&T Ballpark and the Bay beyond. You will have access to an onsite gym, multiple kitchens stocked with high quality snacks, a coffee bar, catered lunches every single day, and a generous benefits package.
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. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.