TPM at Cisco

Cisco frYU26
Jun 13, 2018 9 Comments

Wondering how is a Technical Program Manager(TPM) at Cisco considered in other companies? Is it like shooting myself in the foot if I continue in Cisco as TPM? I have been here for more than a year.
If I interview at other companies, is Cisco experience considered a black mark and hard to get jobs at other companies?

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  • Palo Alto Networks fridgemgnt
    Don't go to Cisco. A lot of people coming from Cisco are some of the most political people I've met - and not in a good way.
    Jun 13, 2018 1
    • Cisco ( -.- )
      I was under the same impression before joining Cisco. But that impression has changed. May be depends on the BU. I would want jump ship just for TC, not for the work culture.
      Jun 13, 2018
  • Cisco / Eng
    truthdr007

    Cisco Eng

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    truthdr007more
    Cisco has lost its touch as a innovator all it does is heavy marketing !! The products are getting 90% discount prices now a days !! And customers are not buying them !! Look at the core switch business numbers !! All the other experiments seem to be a failure !
    Jun 13, 2018 1
    • Cisco Hadooper
      Yeah, what are you talking about dude lol collab and many core portfolio technologies are up YoY and QoQ. Do you even listen to the earnings calls or read market share information? Seems not.

      There’s a reason we’re still leading in many areas and why our share prices are going up.

      Stop spreading false information.
      Jun 13, 2018
  • Cisco ( -.- )
    OMG! TPM is trashed the most in our team. TPM is overrated, at least in Cisco.
    Jun 13, 2018 0
  • Cisco frYU26
    OP
    I was actually asking more from the perspective of jumping ship. Is a Cisco TPM considered valuable or am I wasting my time here?
    Jun 20, 2018 1
    • Cisco ( -.- )
      Null value. NPPM or EPM has better value and exposure at least within Cisco.
      Jun 20, 2018
  • Cisco / Product doPB42
    Don’t waste your time being a TPM . Chances of getting fired are more too
    Jun 27, 2018 0
  • Cisco / Eng Hfrdvnindf
    “Core switch”. Jesus you people... I agree with the rest though. Cisco is doomed.
    Jun 20, 2018 0