1+ months

Sr. Director Strategy Enterprise Networking & Cloud

San Jose, CA 95113

What You'll Do

Ciscos Enterprise Networking & Cloud (EN&C) business is the largest business in the company, comprised of Ciscos networking businesses, server business, cloud products, IoT, and Meraki businesses. As leader of the strategy function for this business, you will:

  • Lead teams and steer multiple projects that identify and explore new technologies and business models to extend Cisco's technology leadership and drive profitable growth across a $25B business.
  • Work as a trusted advisor and strategy and planning, extensively collaborating with leadership, business stakeholders, operations and several cross-functional teams (Finance, HR, IT, Sales, CX Theaters, CX Strategy)
  • Provide effective counsel on complex organizational matters, programs and projects while facilitating effective and efficient decision-making
  • Work closely with business units and cross-functional leadership to identify and formulate long-term strategic priorities and plans, including organic and inorganic growth strategies, emerging industry trends, competitive dynamics, and internal business performance improvement
  • Work cross-functionally across external and internal stakeholders, partnering closely with Cisco's product, engineering, finance, sales, marketing and other teams
  • Become an expert in Cisco's business and have a deep understanding on the markets we serve and competitors we face
  • Lead teams of highly capable and motivated strategy and technology professionals

Joining the Enterprise Networking & Cloud strategy team will give you the chance to explore highly sophisticated problems, gain insight into the strategic issues that are forefront in the minds of the executive team, and build relationships with people across the entire organization. We believe the best solutions to problems often come from interdisciplinary thinking and so the ability to lead teams from multiple functions and incorporate multiple dimensions into problem solving is key.

Who You'll Work With

The Enterprise Networking & Cloud strategy team's charter includes the ongoing development and coordination of EN&Cs strategies. Our team partners with executive leadership across Cisco's product, engineering, finance, sales, marketing and other teams to craft and drive strategy for innovation, growth, profitability and market leadership.

Who You Are

Our Minimum Requirements for this Role are:

  • As a technology business, strategy/business thinking as well as technology product knowledge/experience are paramount. The ideal candidate would have a balanced set of skills across these domains.
  • You hold an MBA and/or technical degree
  • You have 8-10+ years of total work experience, with significant strategy (e.g., top-tier consulting firm, corporate strategy function, financial services) and/or technology product experience
  • You have proven experience leading people and teams
  • You possess strong analytical abilities to work on complex issues with minimum supervision
  • You demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills to work with senior executives across various geographies
  • You have good working knowledge of high-tech industry, with demonstrated ability to ramp up quickly in new areas
  • You excel in all areas of strategy development, including project management, analysis, problem solving, verbal and written communication, consensus building, and people development
  • You demonstrate the ability to excel in an unstructured, team environment

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!


Posted: 2021-01-20 Expires: 2021-03-24

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