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Electrical Product Engineer
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Cisco Systems, Inc. | Austin, TX
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Job Category: Supply Chain Operations
Level of Experience: Entry Level
Requisition #: R1022873
What You'll Do
The Enterprise Switching Product Operations team in Cisco's Supply Chain Organization is seeking an Electrical Product Engineer to reside in Austin TX. Our team supports the Enterprise Switch Business Unit which is based in Austin, TX and San Jose, California, USA. Our products contain leading edge technologies which make them the best in the industry. The product platforms are Catalyst 2K, 3K and 4K.
The Electrical Product Engineer (EPE) will provide new product and on-going engineering support for a specific family of products from early conceptual designs through end of life. Interfaces and partners closely with Electrical Design Engineering, Hardware & Compliance Engineering, extended partners within Supply Chain Operations and the Contract Manufacturing partners to manage the NPI and sustaining product support requirements.

New Product Introduction responsibilities (NPI) involve influence and action related to the optimal Cost, Quality and Delivery of the products throughout the supply chain and customer environment. DfX is a primary focus area involving design for manufacturability, assembly, test, cost, quality, supply chain and customer use within the new product development process.

Sustaining product engineering responsibilities are highly focused to Value Engineering and technical expertise to support action and issues found during the lifecycle of the product.

Who You'll Work With
The Electrical Product Engineer will partner closely with the Cisco Development organization including HW Development Engineering, Compliance and Safety, Program Management organization and other extended partners within the Supply Chain Organization and the Contract Manufacturing partners located throughout the globe.
Our Product Engineers provide new product and on-going engineering (including DFx) support for a specific product or group of products from pre-concept commit through end of life. Interface with design, process, test and reliability engineering to solve problems. Sustain products with cost reduction and design related yield improvements.

Who You Are
You should have a minimum of a BS in Electrical Engineering. Some key skills and competencies required for the role are a strong knowledge of the commodities used in the electrical systems of Cisco products, working knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems used for Network Equipment. Strong knowledge and expertise of all aspects of DFx, the systematic consideration of manufacturing issues in the design and development process, facilitating the fabrication of the product’s components and their assembly into a more reliable, manufacturable and serviceable product. The ability to work effectively in a diverse and cross-functional team environment. You must possess strong communication and influence skills while working in a very collaborative and results-oriented team environment. Experience in printed circuit board (PCB) and (PCBA) manufacturing very preferred.

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought 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.
Job Type: Entry Level
Opportunity Category: *None

About Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.designs, manufactures and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry, and provides services associated with these products and their use. The Company provides a line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Its products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco Systems, Inc.’s products, which include primarily routers, switches, and products that the Company refers to as its technologies, are installed at enterprises, public institutions, telecommunications companies, commercial businesses and personal residences. In January 2009, the Company acquired Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc. In May 2009, the Company purchased Tidal Software, Inc. In May 2009, the Company also purchased Pure Digital Technologies Inc.