VMware Product Management, Tanzu Observability - Growth - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts
Product Management, Tanzu Observability - Growth
Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
The Tanzu Observability team at VMware is seeking a Product Manager to help drive the core product roadmap and advance our mission to make Observability a mainstay at every enterprise. You will play a pivotal role in defining compelling and competitively differentiated features and user experience capabilities, communicating our roadmap to internal and external stakeholders, understanding our customers deeply, and collaborating with the engineering team to bring Tanzu Observability to market. Our teams build cloud-native observability solutions that give Developers and Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) the confidence to ship code faster and to operate highly scalable and distributed workloads while still having a good night's sleep.
What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
Working on observability solutions, you’ll be responsible for accelerating customer adoption to Platform Operators, Developers, Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) and Operations Teams as they embrace cloud-native applications based on modern architectures, and operate at scale distributed infrastructure on multi-clouds. Increasing key metrics by reducing time to value is critical to our success, and you will be in the driver’s seat to make that happen.
You will develop and lead strategies, experiments and execution to increase critical metrics across acquisition, engagement, feature adoption, retention and maximizing user value. Your mantra is to bring users to experience core product value and deliver measurable sustainable results across Tanzu Observability.
Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
Performance goals will be based on growth metrics key to product and business outcomes. These outcomes should increase usage and adoption of Tanzu Observability, increase customer satisfaction and contribute to growing the business.
Identify and prioritize key product growth metrics that we want to improve.
Develop and own roadmap of hypothesis-based growth initiatives with quarterly plan and KPIs to achieve growth targets
Lead cross-functional team to design and test an experimentation methodology to develop best practices for execution
Lead cross-functional team to execute growth initiatives:
Run experiments for each hypothesis
Measure results to evaluate success/failure of each experiment
Based on results, continue with the plan or fail fast and define the next hypothesis
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
Product Strategy: Define a product growth strategy informed by customer and market insights, data analysis, usage trends, competitive landscape, and company direction. Drive and own a prioritized list of hypothesis-based initiatives and associated KPIs.
Collaboration: Use this strategy to align, influence, and partner with product, data science, design, and engineering leaders to drive initiatives for product growth. Establish credibility and strong working relationships across the cross-functional organization.
Experimentation: Drive the experimentation methodology and execution and ensure it is scalable and sustainable. Share results to quantify impact and identify new opportunities.
Operational Efficiency: Streamline how qualitative and quantitative data get collected, used, and shared, to bring efficiency into cross-functional interactions.
Evangelize: Be the evangelist within Tanzu Observability on product led growth strategies. Analyze current trends and adoption of free trial and freemium offerings. Work with other product managers to help them grow usage in their domain.
What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team?
Inclusion, autonomy, effective processes, sustainability, and employee growth guide our team.
We firmly believe in the concept of servant leadership; our job as leaders is to enable others to make informed decisions and do their best work. Leadership is committed to strong feedback practices, with a focus on receiving and giving constructive criticism kindly.
We value diversity and strive for an inclusive team. Our leadership growth processes emphasize giving opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds. We also strive to create an inclusive environment through the language we use. We recognize that the work here is never done.
What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?
You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting https://benefits.vmware.com/document-library/new-hire-benefits/ .
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types
Generous Time Off Programs
40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities
Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)
Zoom fitness classes and fitness reimbursement
This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry. Further, depending on various factors, including legal challenges to the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, VMware may require employees to be fully vaccinated effective January 18, 2022.
Category : Marketing
Subcategory: Product Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2022-01-05
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