Senior Software Engineering Manager, IoT - Sensors

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


In this role, you’ll lead a growing multi-disciplinary team of passionate software engineers and engineering managers responsible for Meraki’s IoT sensor strategy (MT) and implementation. You will provide leadership in both cloud and embedded firmware architecture while closely partnering with your counterparts in hardware engineering, product management, and technical support. You will be a strong mentor, nurturing your team in an encouraging environment where your team can do their best work. You have an unyielding focus on user experience — you care that your team is building the features that will have the biggest impact on Meraki’s users. You are a product-minded engineering leader who is looking to deliver experiences that buck the status quo. This role will allow you to build knowledge across a multitude of product verticals such as air-quality monitoring, water-leak detection, cold-chain monitoring, and more.

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect, empower, and drive us. Our mission is to simplify technology so our customers can focus on what's most meaningful to them: their students, patients, customers, and businesses. We’re making IoT and networking easier, faster, and smarter with technology that simply works!

Examples of your responsibilities:

  • Partner with our recruiters to create strategies for growing a diverse and inclusive team
  • Partner with others across Meraki to define and deliver the roadmap for Meraki’s IoT sensor strategy for the next 3 to 5 years
  • Lead and mentor engineers at an architectural level
  • Set the tone for the team in fostering an inclusive, diverse, and collaborative environment where people thrive
  • Holding regular one-on-ones with your team, writing performance evaluations, and compensation planning in pursuit of realizing their full potential

You are an ideal candidate if you:

  • Have 4+ years of experience leading and inspiring passionate engineering teams to do their best work
  • Have 8+ years of multi-disciplinary software development spanning from embedded systems to cloud.
  • Have developed a team focused on solving the challenges unique to the IoT industry
  • Influenced change indirectly by providing leadership to managers and other professional staff
  • Are an adaptable and versatile leader with a proven track record of altering the trajectory of your team based on business needs

Bonus points for:

  • Experience reading schematics and datasheets
  • Working knowledge of MQTT
  • Work experience with various wireless technologies used in the IoT industry

Drop us a line even if you don’t have all the points above. That’s a lot of different areas of responsibility! We will help you pick them up because we believe that excellent engineers come from a diverse set of backgrounds.

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 am employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

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.

Compensation Range:
$192,200$282,897 USD

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U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

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