Cisco Engineering Project Manager - Duo Security in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Duo Security, now a part of Cisco, is the leading provider of Trusted Access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud.
Duo’s mission is to make security simple for everyone. We were born from a hacker ethos and a desire to make the Internet a secure place. We believe in empowering people to follow their passions inside and outside of the office and enable every employee to bring their whole self to work.
This position is for a Project Manager. As we scale our service platform from billions to tens of billions of Authentication we are scaling all aspects of our business to deliver value to our customers. This will range from our SaaS platform to the way we engage with our customers. This role will be key in smooth execution of projects that span multiple departments and teams. A successful candidate will lead with answers keeping the business outcomes in mind, create appropriate project management artifacts to track progress, monitor risk and help communicate the progress of projects to various stakeholders.
The day to day activities of this role closely align to that of a scrum master. You will work with two Engineering teams to help take Duo’s core MFA product offering to the next level. Our authentication product is responsible for millions of authentications a week for some of the most influential companies in the world. Your responsibility is to help your teams maintain and evolve this experience.
Our team is our secret weapon. We run the spectrum from artists to analysts, low-key to high energy, and bring together a diversity of skill sets, experiences, and perspectives to solve what we consider to be the world's most pressing geopolitical challenge — transforming the security industry as we know it. Together we build solutions that are easy, effective, trustworthy, and enduring. And that’s why we are the most loved and trusted company in security.
What you’ll do…
Partner closely with Product and Engineering Managers to prioritize work. *
Work with the Engineering teams as a scrum master to enable team success and drive results. *
Facilitate standard sprint ceremonies such as daily scrums, backlog groomings, sprint closes, retrospectives, demos and sprint planning. *
Facilitate project planning, risk management and dependency mapping. *
Help your teams organize daily, sprint, and quarterly level work. *
Identify ways to improve how your teams work and help implement positive changes. *
Master the tools our Project Managers interact with. Utilize those tools to help your Engineering teams work at a high level and report status to stakeholders. *
Work with other Project Managers within Engineering to continue to develop and evolve project management best practices.
Skills you have…
Experience in a software development organization. SaaS experience is a bonus. *
Minimum of 3 years experience as a Technical Project Manager, Scrum Master or equivalent role. *
Certified Scrum Master (or equivalent experience/knowledge). *
Experience leading large projects requiring cross-team collaboration and proven ability to establish relationships across teams. *
You take initiative to make positive, measurable changes in your organization. You are extremely organized with world-class communication skills, both verbal and written.
3 Reasons why you should apply…
This position will have a hand in shaping the way the team works and delivers software as we continue growing at a rapid pace. *
You’ll be asked to take on new and unknown challenges to support the team - if that interests you, this position may be a great fit *
You put people before process
This job may not be for you if...
If the pace of a fast-moving, growth phase company makes you uncomfortable, or if you need a lot of well-established policies and procedures before you can make decisions and drive results, this might not be the best role for you. *
If you’re uncomfortable leading, facilitating, and speaking in front of groups, this may not be a good fit
Duo is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents not only part of our culture, but our reputation and Duo’s achievement as well. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that all potential candidates can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, gender identity and expression, nationality, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
And if this role is exciting you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all 100% of the description or qualifications. Finally and most importantly, we are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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