Cisco

Leader, Product Manager- Meraki Wireless

Cisco, San Francisco, CA - February 7, 2022

The Cisco Meraki team is seeking a creative Leader of Product Managers to lead the product management team and its activities, for our industry-leading cloud-managed wireless business. In this role, you will be driving a wide number of critical initiatives including but not limited to: (a) evolving a winning product line strategy, (b) building sustainable hardware and software differentiation, and (c) ideating and completing a strategy to develop adjacent product lines to create the next big disruption.

You will actively contribute to building our vision for #simplicity while bringing together Wireless, IoT, AI and intelligent API ecosystems. You will be instrumental in the expansion of our cloud-managed wireless capabilities through collaboration with the various product teams for the extended Meraki portfolio ( MS, MX, MV, MT, MI, Dashboard).

Meraki is changing the way the industry thinks about networking, and you will lead the charge to continue the evolution. You will collaborate with forward-thinking engineers and excited customers and partners to help ensure that we continue to have the best wireless product portfolio in the industry in addition to the Meraki #fullstack. You will work closely with the executive team to establish a winning strategy, and collaborate with our exceptional sales, marketing, and partners to ensure continued market-adoption and rapid growth.

You will develop a center of excellence, deliver high-impact presentations, and have a real passion for evangelizing simplicity through cloud-first networking technology.

Every day is truly unlike the one before. Your strong leadership, penchant for approaching problems with creative solutions, sincere passion for engineering, and ambition to lead an innovative and inspiring team are the tools that you’ll need to be a Meraki PM Leader

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take ultimate responsibility for everything Wireless (MR) - long term vision, product strategy, roadmap, GTM, Pricing and execution
  • Attract, build, and run a diverse team of dedicated PMs and TMEs; develop strong partnerships with engineering teams
  • Work with our talented engineering teams on the direction of our Wi-Fi architecture to best handle the scale, performance, and reliability that our customers demand
  • Discover and prioritize customer use cases and requirements to expand our products to new markets, while always focusing on differentiating value for customers
  • Assist, train and enable our fast-growing sales and marketing team, with a keen eye on GTM strategies
  • Develop and cultivate strategic alliances with MR’s technology partners and adjacent Cisco products.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • A leader with exceptional interpersonal skills, a strong desire to inspire, grow and motivate a diverse team, and a solid focus on collaboration and partnerships
  • A manager who cares deeply about the individuals under their care
  • Someone with a curious nature and a love of networking and ground-breaking technologies
  • 5+ years proven experience in a Product Management role
  • 10+ years of experience in wireless technologies and/or software development
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Experience building a team, holding decisions on recruiting and org design
  • Experience working cross-functionally on large projects with multiple teams
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to articulate and pitch a compelling vision
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, "Can do" demeanor, and the ability to make an impact
  • BS, MS in Computer Sciences, MBA preferred