Project Manager - Service Provider

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Service Provider
  • Job Id
Job Description

What You'll Do

The Service Provider Networking Software (SPNS) team is looking for a qualified individual for the role of Project Manager in Bangalore. This position needs a dynamic Project Manager who leads projects with a passion for cross-functional team work and project outcome.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco didn't just build the internet. We keep building it. First the internet of computers. Then the internet of people. Now, the internet of everything. Cisco's SPNS team is just that, at the core of this innovation. 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. It begins with the knowledge that tomorrow starts here. With us. And with you. You will get to work with the best in class engineering and program management teams across the globe.

Job Description

  • Hands-on Project Management in end-to-end delivery of networking platforms and products where you are willing to extend beyond the boundaries of documented responsibilities to ensure project success
  • Work with multiple cross-functional teams of Hardware, Software, Marketing, Manufacturing, Support, Documentation, etc. to design, build and deliver best in class products and solutions
  • Responsible to ensure that the projects follow the established process and procedures
  • Accountable and ownership for the project outcomes within the constraints of cost, schedule and quality
  • As a stakeholder, facilitate decision making through cross-team collaboration and communication through status reports, project metrics and executive reporting
  • Proactively identify, monitor, minimize project risks and contribute in finding mitigations and solutions
  • Partner with development stakeholders to drive quality initiatives
  • Work with Cisco’s vendor teams where needed
  • As a self-starter, work independently in this role with little or no direction

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Education: Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience: 10-12 years of overall work experience and within that 4-5 years of Software Project Management experience
  • Exceptional and proven track record in project management skills of executing large scale projects (40-50 person teams)
  • PMP and/or Agile Scrum Master certifications is desirable
  • Computer Networking knowledge is desirable
  • Extremely well versed in various software development life cycle models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.); hardware development life cycle experience is desirable but not mandatory
  • Fairly detailed knowledge of ISO 9001 and TL9K standards
  • Proven track record in driving organizational initiatives
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Executive presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools - i.e. Word, Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work across time-zones 

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco!

We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

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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