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CCIE Enterprise Exam Project Manager 17226 8/4/2023 9:52:00 AM

Contractor - W2

Job Description

CCIE-certified a must (CCIE Enterprise Wireless) and preferably also CCNP Enterprise Infrastructure certified

Job Scope 

  • Assume broad responsibility for all aspects of the CCIE Enterprise Wireless lab exam, throughout the entire exam development lifecycle, ensuring exam quality and relevancy.
  • Use both leadership and collaboration skills to form and manage cross-functional and/or virtual teams with both internal and external stakeholders through exam design, development, delivery, and evaluation. 
  • Combine strategic and creative thinking with efficient, time-sensitive execution to drive development of Cisco exams.


  • Drive the entire exam development lifecycle, from exam design through development, ensuring exam quality and relevancy.
  • Implement assessment best practices in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of the Cisco exams.
  • Build a healthy exam item bank, respecting the exam design guidelines. Create a refresh strategy and roadmap that helps mitigating exam exposure and protects the integrity of the exam(s). 
  • Monitor and document exam performance and take necessary actions to ensure exam functionality, relevancy and quality.
  • Build working relationships, and work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to participate in the design, development, and review of Cisco certification exams to ensure quality and validity of the exam(s)
  • Create, validate, and manage the development and distribution of all related assessment documents, such as exam blueprint, equipment and software list, learning matrix, exam grading guide etc .
  • Ensure and validate the successful implementation of the exam, both from an exam delivery and scoring perspective.
  • Establish software/hardware requirements for migrations/updates to maintain track relevance, create BOM, design and implement Wireless network topologies.
  • Train the CCIE Operations team on new exam content. Be the point of escalation for all content/technical issues related to CCIE exams. Validate, and resolve all content-related or hardware/software issues regarding the exams. 
  • Work with the Cert Ops team to plan and implement changes required to support and deliver the exam, to ensure a good customer experience.
  • Work with internal and external technology stakeholders (such as BU, CA/TAC, Sales, Channels) to ensure proper alignment between track content direction and Cisco's technology initiatives (such as through Exam Advisory Groups, and Learning @ Cisco's Virtual Teams)
  • Ensure alignment of Cisco exams with Learning @ Cisco's business objectives.
  • Communicate program development, performance, and roadmap status to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Work with cross-functional teams, both internal and external to revise exams, to ensure future direction of Cisco certification exam tracks.
  • Work with the Global Certifications Security team to ensure content alignment and consistency.
  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts to ensure and implement exam security enforcement and measures.
  • Work with Marketing to create any Cisco certification related communications, including managing and maintaining certification pages on and Cisco Learning Network (web announcements, recommended book list, training, online resources, etc).
  • Engage with the community by presenting at Cisco internal events and actively be present on the Cisco Learning Network regarding Cisco certifications, including Cisco Live,
  • Contribute to publications and articles regarding certification and technology tracks. 
  • Participate in discussion forums regarding CCIE Program and CCIE technology tracks. 

Job Requirements

  • Proven design and hands-on skills on technologies covered in the CCIE Enterprise Wireless exam topics:
  • Must be CCIE Enterprise Wireless certified, with strong technical hands-on experience.
  • CCNP Enterprise Infrastructure certified (preferred).
  • 5-7 years related experience.
  • Work independently, strong organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail.
  • Relevant experience in program management.
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and oral
  • Assessment knowledge, especially performance assessment. (preferred).