POSTED March 7

Project Manager, Enterprise PMO at Cisco Meraki

  • Project Management
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Meraki is making IT easier, faster, and smarter. As a business unit of Cisco Systems, Meraki is the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world with products and technology architecture that are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality. Headquartered in San Francisco, the team has a growing international footprint with offices in Europe, Australia, Singapore, Japan, and China.

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Enterprise PMO team with solid experience in leading technical and non-technical projects in the Government, Regulatory, and Compliance space. You will be tasked with leading initiatives within this area and coordinating work across teams and the broader Cisco.


You are a highly organized resource with solid experience in managing a variety of projects using standard waterfall and agile project management methodologies and best practices. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly develop trusted relationships and dive into delivering existing projects as well as planning future ones. This is a great opportunity for you if you are motivated to make project planning and delivery more effective in an organization that is scaling for growth! Meraki’s Operation team sits at the center of what we do at Meraki, with a mission to deliver services and solutions that enable Merakians around the world to do their best work. As part of our team, you will work closely with other teams throughout Meraki and Cisco to deliver work which enables productivity throughout our organization.

What you will do:

  • Lead multiple projects of varying size and complexity to complete deliverables aligned to our government, security, and compliance requirements
  • Provide oversight and mentorship to junior team members or other project team members
  • Responsible for initial discovery, analysis, and scoping during project intake with business systems analyst / architecture support
  • Work closely with the enterprise security team to understand requirements and coordinate delivery of projects requiring support such as audit remediation for SOC 2, PCI, and FedRAMP
  • Facilitate conversations between IT / technical leads to define technical solutions, systems integrations, or process/systems implementation projects
  • Determine level of resources (people, tools, funding) vital to successfully meet project goals
  • Define governance structure, objectives, scope, roles and responsibilities, and framework to deliver each project
  • Create project schedule / plan to schedule key milestones and activities to manage to a timeline ensuring dependencies and impacts are communicated throughout the project
  • Proactively raise risks, issues, blockers and work with stakeholders to mitigate and resolve them

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a project management and delivery environment
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in Internal Controls required for PCI Audits, SOC 2 Compliance, and FedRAMP ATO
  • Experience with Information systems auditing, monitoring, controlling, and assessment process projects
  • Outstandingly clear. You distill complicated ideas into just the right number of words, are a deep listener, and can pinpoint what compels and brings an audience along.
  • Collaborative. You take an organization-level view and are equally invested in the success of other groups. You invite and act on different points of view
  • Inspire Change. You build strong, positive relationships and can lead others to do what is vital. You can articulate a clear direction and design paths to deliver on outcomes
  • CISA, CISSP, CISM or other relevant certifications preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Motivated self-starter that thrives in a dynamic environment and easily adapts to change
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respectful behavior even under pressure
  • Enjoy working collaboratively across multiple organizations and external parties
  • Promote diversity and inclusive behavior
  • Eager to learn and grow!

Why Cisco Meraki?

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking ambitious risks to craft the technologies that give us connected cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unusual personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are encouraging leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco Meraki.

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.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone. 

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