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Productive, long days
PROGRAM MANAGER OPERATIONS, SUPPLY CHAIN (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
Cons: lots of politics
Great company if you are lucky enough to have a great manager.
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Exciting Technogy something different every day
Test Engineer (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
Work was very good here over the 16 years I worked here I became efficient in wireless networking, Labview, RF Testing and programming RF equipment. I worked Closely with 1 to 3 engineers and Management to successfully help bring many Access Points to product.
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Application Lead, Systems Specialist (Current Employee), San JoseOctober 9, 2014
It is fun working here. I feel any documentation should be given more priority and importance.
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Great networks established and maintained
Business Analyst (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
Cisco is a huge company. I have worked across multiple teams, functions and timezones. Overall, my role(s) entailed bringing people together to track work progress. In this, the opportunity to build rapport presents itself. Not only is this important in the success of any project but also in one's career. I've had the pleasure to meet great people and – more... build stronger relationships. – less
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Excellent
Business Analyst/SME/PMO (Current Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 8, 2014
• Acted as a Liaison between Customer service team and the IT to get the requirements based on the customer needs to implement in the tool for better user experience
• Worked closely with different stakeholders to write the procedures and processes for the requirements
• Was involved in driving and maintaining the master prioritization list (MPL)
 – more... Acted as a single interface between IT development team and business stakeholders for addressing any issues
• Involved in mentoring specific projects in application of the new SDLC based on the Waterfall and Agile Unified Process, especially from the project management, requirements and architecture perspectives.
• Designed and reviewed the BRD(Business Requirement Document, BSD(Business Solution Document)
• As a tool owner provided access to the tool to the requestors based on their roles
• Involved in creating the report mock-ups for the users as a result of technical feasibility
• Gathered Functional and Data Requirements, analyzed workflows and created Use Cases, Requirement Specifications, Report Specifications.
• Worked on MS Office application like Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio
• Gathered metrics ,created reports and KPIs
• Created various mockups to indicate the changes to the users as a result of the enhancements.
• Prepared AS IS and To be Scenarios and process flows
• Responsible for adding the requirements in Quick win tool
• Worked as PMO and created project plans
• Assisted the technical team in translating application functionality into application architecture.
• Participated in the bug review meetings, updated requirement document as per business user feedback and changes in the functionality of the application.
• Performing BAT(Business Acceptance testing), preparing and executing BAT test cases
• Created User manuals, training documentation for the users
• Uploading the BAT test cases in HP Quality Center and executing the test cases
• Clarified QA team issues and reviewed test plans and test scripts developed by QA team to make sure that all requirements will be covered in scripts and tested properly.
• Organized meetings to discuss outstanding issues with QA and developers.
• Wrote test scripts for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
• Worked closely with Business Users and development team for post-production issues for documenting and resolving them. – less
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Outsourced
Network Admin/System Admin (Former Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 8, 2014
Pros: great work environment
Cons: outsourced too many jobs
The job was great as well as the co-workers and environment. However, the jobs don't last long because of the outsourcing.
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Great place to work
Project Manager, CA / Program Coordinator (Current Employee), Costa Mesa, CAOctober 7, 2014
Pros: work with brilliant co-workers
I worked with brilliant co-workers, cutting edge in technology.Interesting and very enjoyable. Great people
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it was awesome working for my team at cisco
Web Metrics Analyst (Current Employee), san joseOctober 7, 2014
Pros: best team
One of the best places to work, in the bay. All the team members are
helpful and understanding. Collaboration is the key.
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NETWORK CONSULTANT ENGINEER (Current Employee), Melbourne Beach, FLOctober 7, 2014
great salary and benefits
able to work remotely
learned various new technologies
co-workers are great people
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Good place to work
Hadoop/Linux Admin (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 6, 2014
Good place to work, non-formal environment , helpful co-workers, new technologies to learn
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Over all very Good work Place
Supply Base Technical Program Manager (Current Employee), San Jose CaOctober 6, 2014
Pros: team & collaboration
Cons: need more challenges
Normal
Team Work & Collaboration
Pro-active
Friendly
Different Time Zone work process
New Technology
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Great Company
Executive Assistant (Current Employee), PleasantonOctober 6, 2014
Pros: telecommuting heaven
Cons: lots of weekends/evenings
Excellent flexibility. Highly compensated in the industry
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Productive and fun place
Program Manager (CVC IT) Supply Chain Management (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 6, 2014
I am fortunate to work with Cisco for over 7+ years now.

In my last project I provided end to end support for the implementation of Kinaxis Rapid Response, a $1.1M critical version upgrade. This upgrade delivers business lines performance improvement, scalability, stability and new capabilities in Supply Chain Management (SCM), and Sales and Operations – more... Planning (S&OP). Substantially reduced supply chain planning cycles and improved accuracy of analysis, resulting in cost savings of over 30% and delivery of a higher business ROI. – less
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fun to work, good flexible options, some managers like to micromanage
Test Engineer (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 6, 2014
Pros: flexibility, good training accessible on line or in person
Cons: constant layoffs, engineering work leaving the country to india and china
Cisco culture is changing, you need to have you resume ready at all times because layoffs are imminent every year. Good flexibility. Promotions are difficult and nearly impossible to move around.
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i want to learn something from this company
Internship Student (Former Employee), Bangalore, KAOctober 6, 2014
it is the best telecom company
i want to do enternship here then if possible job..
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Cisco is a great company which helps you grow technically
Customer Support Engineer (CSE) (Current Employee), NCOctober 4, 2014
- Get to work on most complex issues in network
- Lot of learning resources available
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The people are what make this job fun.
Senior Business Analyst, Data Analyst/Architect, (Current Employee), Irvine, CAOctober 3, 2014
Responsible for implementation and administration of a text analytics product called Clarabridge. Lead a proof of concept (POC) effort that included 10 vendors. Clarabridge is fed by customer, partner, and field survey data, along with customer and partner live listening events.

Key player in the data architecture of a Listening Post repository built – more... in Teradata. The repository brings multiple listening posts into one central spot that can now be leveraged by the entire company within the enterprise data warehouse (EDW).

Key data/text/business analyst on team. Built major reports, dashboards, and presentation documents for functional analysts, theater operations, management, and executive staff. Documents, reports, and dashboards built using PowerPoint, Excel, Access, OBIEE, Siebel, Clarabridge, and Tableau. – less
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Pays well, but expect to work alot of hours!
Program Manager (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 3, 2014
Pros: compensation
Cons: many hours; stock is not growing
Compensation package is very good, however many hours are expected. Alot of policy and procedure involved in each task.
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Fun place to work
Sr. Product Manager - Hybrid Cloud (Current Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 2, 2014
Great place to start your career. Can make a difference and progress in your career with hard work and dedication.
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It is a decent place
Software Engineer (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 1, 2014
There is a wealth of information and people are willing to help. Getting a good manager takes luck, though, if you do get a good one, life balance will be a priority. While here, I learned a great many thing; as there are a lot of opportunities to learn and to gain certifications.

About Cisco

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