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VMware Product Line Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Are you interested in working in a small team with a new market defining service?

VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is a service VMware launched at VMworld 2019. This IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) on-premises service for Edge and Data Center locations defined the market category "Local Cloud as a Service" (LCaaS) and is one of the critical pieces of VMware's Hybrid-Cloud/Multi-Cloud strategy. The service is based on leading enterprise virtualization solution also known as VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and is a joint effort with Dell EMC as a hardware partner. The service builds on top of creative compute, network and storage virtualization offerings along with industry leading hardware to provide best in class on-premise cloud service. The service is built within the Cloud Services Business Unit in VMware and is funded and operates like a start-up.

We are looking for a Product Line Manager who is passionate in working in a small group with all the challenges of an early stage company like scale, operations, features, GTM etc.. As a product manager in this role you will be responsible for defining the requirements for the service with a focus on Compute, Networking/Network Virtualization, Modern Apps but willing to take on additional responsibilities as the small team demands to get the job done.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for defining product features and releases

  • Work directly with engineering and UX to build exceptional products

  • Build unrivaled differentiators for your products based on market analysis & customer feedback promoting these in social media, user groups & conferences

  • Demonstrate high levels of creativity and right judgments, most of the time

  • Understand business context to decisions made within and across groups

  • Maintain a current understanding of industry and technology trends.

  • Contribute to VMware's growth by working directly with our customers

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in Product Management with an technical engineering background

  • Experience in Compute, Storage, Networking Technologies (network virtualization is a big plus)

  • Working knowledge in Kubernetes and modern apps

  • Experience launching or creating new services/products

  • Good understanding of Data Center and Edge operations

  • A strong customer first attitude

  • A real passion for product design and design thinking.

  • Proven ability to work with sales and sales engineering teams.

  • Excellent social skills and experience leading complex enterprise partnerships

  • Confident decision-making with the ability to influence internal and external partners

  • A roll up the sleeves approach to getting the job done

  • Strong partnering & teaming behavior to bring together diverse views

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation abilities

Preferred

  • Understanding of Hybrid/Multi cloud technologies and Hyper-Convergence

  • Understanding of VMware SDDC technology is a big plus

  • MBA

This position is eligible for the Join VMC Enhanced ERP Campaign

Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-08-17

Cloud Management: VMware’s Cloud Management team delivers vRealize Suite, a solution that’s essential to accelerating our customers’ journey to digital transformation. It’s our market-leading, state-of-the-art cloud management platform designed to deliver and manage IT services across private, public, and hybrid clouds. VRealize Suite is an integrated, comprehensive solution that meets the challenge of managing a cloud infrastructure from a single pane of glass. We’re changing the way users design, build, view, and manage public and private clouds, and enabling them to run with optimal performance, insightful analytics and automated delivery. Join our user-focused team of software engineers, data scientists, web designers, product managers, and marketers. You’ll gain valuable experience in the fast-growing field of cloud infrastructure management from a pioneer and industry leader.

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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