• Telecom Certification Project Manager Jobs in Gurugram

  • Ciena India
  • Gurugram

Job Description:

Ciena may well be the most important technology company you ve never heard of The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps VR, AI, IOT, 5G literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world

Position Summary

The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for the project management of product certification activities in India for Ciena Ciena products are fiber optic telecom products used in telecommunications, data center interconnectivity and wireless backhaul The PM provides a leadership role in getting Ciena products certified for the India market In this role the PM will work with accredited certification labs, Indian government officials, and Ciena certification support staff The PM initiates certification programs, manages submissions to the Indian Government, plans certification activities, coordinates activities across Ciena teams and outside teams, manages equipment availability, facilitates issue resolution and team communications


  • Lead the identification and definition of product certification programs

  • Lead creation of certification plans with input from Ciena internal resources as well as 3rd party certification labs This includes scheduling of Ciena and 3rd party lab staff, equipment, logistics for moving equipment, management of partner payment and creation and submission of necessary technical documentation

  • All project information and certification results are to be organized and stored in an appropriate electronic repository

  • Coordinate and track execution of certification activities against defined plan Identify project issues and facilitate their resolution

  • Document and communicate project status, obstacles and resolutions to management

  • Manage the submissions to the regulatory agencies for product certification


  • Strong written and oral communication skills to interface effectively with subordinates, peers and senior management Ability to listen, persuade and achieve win-win negotiation results

  • Traditional project management skills, such as organizing and planning projects, establishing goals and monitoring performance, assessing risks, and anticipating and efficiently resolving problems

  • Team building skills empower and motivate cross-functional team members, including suppliers, to achieve common goals

  • Leadership skills display persistence, vision and positive attitude

  • Demonstrated skills in desktop applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database applications and Microsoft Project


  • Familiarity with telecommunications products, hardware design, and Indian telecommunications regulations

  • Self-starter with positive attitude

  • Team orientation, organized, and capable of independent work

  • Multitasking able to manage many projects simultaneously, and appropriately determine priorities

  • Acumen for problem solving Ability to lead in an environment of change flexibility, creativity and patience

  • Ability to learn and grasp technical concepts related to products being developed


  • Bachelor s degree in related field from a college or university with 4+ years related experience

  • More than 3 years of experience in project management of product development projects, or management of significant business processes

  • PMP Certification a plus

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Rewarding experience Meaningful outcomes

Making a difference in peoples lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies Thats what motivates us

A distinct way to work

Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional

Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age

Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially

What you can expect from us

  • You will receive notification of your successful application

  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion

  • If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Industry : IT - Hardware / Networking
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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Company Profile:

Ciena India
Ciena is a networking systems, services, and software company We help our clients build more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing demands of their usersbusinesses and consumers alike We do this by delivering best-in-class networking technology through high-touch consultative relationships, backed by 26 years of experience in building the worlds most complex networks

From our founding, Ciena has always been a pioneer in the networking industry Coupled with innovation, our growth and success have been built on our ability to partner with clientsdelivering the solutions they require to evolve their networks What they demand today is changing, driven by changing end-user behavior

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