Cloud Operations Service Delivery Manager

Cisco - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)4.1


What You'll Do The Cloud Services Engagement Manager is responsible for ensuring a premier customer experience. You will facilitate most communication between customers, Cisco engineering, and product management teams. You will additionally either lead, or assist in leading, the deployment of technical projects. You will serve as the critical voice of key customers to our senior leaders in operations, engineering, and product management within the Cloud Solutions Group. You will be part of the operations team within Cloud Solutions.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Providing “White Glove” (top tier) service to customers throughout their lifecycle, from on-boarding all the way through to Day 2 account management.
  • Championing tenant requirements through the product management, operations, and engineering business units.
  • Tracking and facilitating resolution on all tenant-related issues.
  • Serving main point of contact for customers and partners.
  • Influencing prioritization of stability fixes and new features.
  • Partnering and aligning with resources from other organizations.
You will also balance advocacy of tenant needs with Cisco’s business objectives and handle and resolve reactive issues that may occur. You are able to communicate dedicatedly with tenants on planned platform work and past platform improvements. You have the ability to develop candid, direct, and professional business relationships with customers and lead small/medium-sized projects to improve internal processes.

Who You Are You are a leader who combines detailed insight into business process improvement opportunities with a practical "get it done" work style. You have the ability to drive initiatives to collect opportunities with limited direction and guidance and have a passion for finding ways to improve operations in a dynamic environment.

Exposure to large-scale online services, managed services, or information technology operations with industry leading players is helpful. Experience with cloud business models like Software- and Other-as- a-Service products is also helpful.

Key attributes include:
  • Excellent intellectual, interpersonal, communication (grammatically and technically) and analytical skills
  • A good teammate who is ambitious and eager to excel and grow while maintaining high ethical standards and respect for his/her colleagues
  • Capability to work well within a globally distributed network of colleagues to solve problems rapidly
  • Ability to run multiple engagements with various teams
  • Ability to bring structure to problems effectively and drive to practical solutions
  • Ability to recognize when a tenant or project is stalled, and intervene to restore forward progress
  • Strong customer facing experience
  • Cloud infrastructure and data center
  • Implementation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate multi-functionally with teams in a fast-moving and dynamic business environment
  • Ability to manage projects at a high-level, keeping in constant communication with all partners
  • Ability to take ownership of the tenant relationship and consistently focus on customer success
  • Typically requires BA/BS in related field and at least 10 years relevant experience. PMP, ITIL, and Agile experience a plus.
At a minimum, we require:
  • Customer relationship management: Experience managing complex and challenging relationships with internal/external customers.
  • Project management: Experience leading medium to high complexity projects.
  • Technical knowledge: working knowledge of Cisco technologies (routing/switching) and cloud technologies, including OpenStack and Software as a Service (SaaS).
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