Cisco New Product Program Manager – Optics - Acacia in Maynard, Massachusetts
Acacia, now part of Cisco, designs intelligent transceivers using sophisticated signal processing and photonic integration for the 100G, 400G and 1T bit speed fiber optic transmission market deployed in data center, metro, long-haul and ultra-long haul telecommunication networks.
What You’ll Do
Lead and program manage the development and release to manufacturing of optical modules and silicon photonics. The NPPM is responsible for handling the product lifecycle from pre-concept commit to FCS. You will partner with Optics BUs, PLM, and Engineering and will lead a cross functional team from Cisco Optics Operations to deliver optical transceiver modules. You will be accountable to meet time to market requirements, product cost targets, yield goals, and volume ramp plans.
Who You’ll Work With
As part of the NPI team in Optics Operations, the NPPM partners with the Optics BU, PLM, Engineering, and Operations functions. You will work with a cross functional team in Optics Operations and will partner with Supply Chain Operations functions, including Global Sourcing and Technology & Quality.
Who You Are
You are an authority in the manufacturing and supply chain management of optics and opto-electronic assemblies. You are a leader who steers a cross functional team to achieve a common set of goals. You possess:
Extraordinary program management skills
Deep experience in leading cross-functional teams to achieve results by identifying and aligning to shared goals, priorities, and dedications. Able to hold peers, partners, and yourself accountable.
Understanding of optical product and semiconductor supply chain, manufacturing and development methodologies.
Understanding of silicon photonics technology.
Strong analytical skills and ability to lead teams to solve complex technical and business problems.
Ability to influence key partners, senior leaders, and external partners.
Our Minimum Qualifications for This Role
10+ years minimum experience in supply chain, manufacturing, or product development
3+ years of Program Management experience in optical communications and/or semiconductors
3+ years of experience with program management SW tools such as Excel, MS Project, SharePoint, etc.
Experience working on new product introductions with manufacturers, suppliers, and product development teams
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