Designer, User Experience

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking
  • Job Id

What You'll Do:

The User Experience Leader role is mission critical to helping create (strategy, research, design, innovation, implement, maintain, optimize) a UI/UX practice for the enterprise networking business. The successful candidate will have the ability to define a vision and strategy for the future of the user experience for Cisco clients that inspires the organization to achieve that vision.

Contributing with team of UI/UX designers and testing experts, this is a role that will challenge you to help manage the team's workload and also to participate in it. Working hand-in-hand with the product and engineering teams, you are responsible for identifying and designing solutions which serve Cisco clients' needs, goals and requirements for a seamless experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and delivering a Cisco signature experience for clients.

Who You'll Work With:

The future of networking with ACI is about providing a network that is deployed, monitored, and managed in a fashion that supports DevOps and rapid application change. ACI does so through the reduction of complexity and a common policy framework that can automate provisioning and managing of resources.

Cisco seeks a Software Engineer to define, design and build a flexible, scalable framework for the new data center network with Cisco Nexus Switches

This role will work on a groundbreaking data center switching/routing product. We are looking for someone like you who thrives in a dynamic start like environment. The work involves design and development in customized networking environment for some key system software. You will be part of a fast paced team responsible for delivering quality code for large complex systems requirements.

 Who You Are


  • reate world-class, user-centered designs through consideration of market research, business requirements, customer feedback, and usability study findings.
  • Quickly and thoroughly create diagrams, wireframes, detailed visual mockups and prototypes to communicate high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
  • Practice user-centered design by participating in user research and incorporating data, customer feedback, and technical constraints/opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other UX designers to evolve existing patterns for new initiatives.
  • Work closely with a team of Product Managers and Designers (UI/UX) to create an intuitive, cohesive and seamless user experience across all products.
  • Collaborate with Product Management to influence product strategy and roadmap.
  • Work with the Engineering team to ensure technical business needs are met while maintaining a strong focus on the user experience.
  • Advocate and be the voice of Cisco's customers in the Company's product development process.
  • Distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant solutions.
  • Create a signature experience for Cisco software and solutions that are aligned to the Company's brand values.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A portfolio and samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered, customer-focused design solutions
  • ·        8+ years of experience as a product designer, user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.
  • ·        Bachelor’s degree in design, human-centered design (HCD) or human-computer interaction (HCI), or 6+ years equivalent professional experience
  • ·        Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • ·        Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling skills.
  • ·        Experience working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team to ship products for mobile and desktop.
  • ·        Experience with a variety of design tools including Sketch, Axure, Flinto, and Invision.

Professional and Personal Attributes:

·        Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • ·        Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • ·        Superior strategic thinking, influence and leadership skills.
  • ·        Strong analytical skills.
  • ·        Independent and self-motivated.

Why Cisco:

At Cisco, each person brings their rare 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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Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!

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