Cisco Systems, Inc.

Technical SW Program Manager

Technical SW Program Manager
Job Location:  Bangalore
Job Description:  SkillSet: project management, agile, program management, management, delivery.
What Will You Do

You will play a highly visible, critical role managing new design engineering program for Cloud and Compute portfolio. As software program manager you will:

  • Define plans and drive development of new product programs while managing change on existing programs.
  • Identify and establish partnerships with stakeholders to build support, secure sponsorship and ensure alignment for program outcomes
  • Evaluate program progress and results against program objectives, create or reengineer processes, tools and/or structure to improve productivity and overall program outcomes
  • Facilitate and navigate scrum teams through changes in features, priority and scope. Communicate and manage impact to avoid surprises.
  • Collaborate with the various Program leads/members within the team to actively exchange information, decisions and conduct interlock sessions
  • Grow Agile maturity within development team members as well as product owners, scaling best practices.
Who You ll Work with

You will report into the Cloud and Compute Program Leader within the CC (Cloud and Compute) Operations Organization. CC Operations organization drives strategic, operational, and organizational excellence across the CC 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 process. You communicate and present project status, highlight schedule risk, and develop recovery plans in the event of project slip.

You are savvy 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.
  • 6+ Experience as a Technical Program Manager within a technology company
  • Experience with SaaS products
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, continuous integration and delivery.
  • Assertive but empathetic with good emotional intelligence
  • Agile mentoring experience
  • Proficiency with process management and collaboration tools such as Jira, Rally
  • Facilitate continuous improvement workshops
  • Experience of driving large-scale enterprise SW program.
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.
Functional Area:  General / Other Software,Sales / BD
Experience:  4 - 8 years
Qualification:  ("Other in Other")
Salary:  3.0 Lakh to 6 Lakh INR
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Job Ad publication date: 02 Mar 2021  

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