Senior Product Manager, IoT

  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

You will join the core product management team within Cisco IoT Business Unit, and you will play a key role in defining and delivering our IoT SaaS product portfolio. Our SaaS platform enables enterprises launch, manage, and rapidly scale their connected device businesses globally via our partnerships with 50+ service providers worldwide. 

As a Sr. Product Manager, you will own several areas of the product, and you will be responsible for driving generative innovation and shareholder value. You will work with customers and partners to understand their business needs. You will translate those into business requirements, and collaborate closely with internal cross-functional teams to deliver the final product.

This position is located in Santa Clara, CA, and it may involve about ~10% travel (mostly domestic).

What you'll be responsible for:

  • Understand customers, their business needs, and the overall ecosystem to define product enhancements that will delight our customers and benefit our shareholders.
  • Translate customer needs into detailed user stories and product requirements that serve as an ultimate reference for anyone interested in the product.
  • Make data-driven decisions, and prioritize between multiple opportunities competing for resources. Achieve alignment of stakeholders across the organization all the way up to senior executives.
  • As the product owner, work closely with engineering and other delivery teams at every stage of the product development lifecycle.
  • Measure the success of our undertakings by identifying and tracking key metrics.
  • Work with product line management to drive generative innovation and competitive differentiation to extend product value proposition for target operators and their customers.


Who You'll Work With

In this position, you will work closely with both external parties and internal groups. Externally, you’ll regularly interface with partner service providers and their enterprise customers to discuss their business needs. Internally, you’ll work closely with cross-functional teams ranging from software engineering teams to training teams depending on the current development lifecycle. You will simply own your product end to end, and you will lead the delivery through cross-functional teams.


Who You Are

You are a passionate product manager. You not only have a great business acumen, but also possess strong technical skills. You can comfortably talk to senior VPs or junior engineers. And you just realized you’d like to be a part of IoT revolution.

What you'll need:

  • 3-5 years of software product management experience, ideally on SaaS products.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and demonstrated ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong leadership skills, and a track record of leading complex initiatives from concept to launch.
  • Demonstrated experience of working closely with customers and/or business partners 
  • Overall technical knowledge of computer systems, wireless networks, and other popular technology. 
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to persuasively deliver presentations to senior executives, partners and customers.
  • MBA is a plus.
  • The role may require some domestic travel (about 10%)

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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