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VMware Senior Manager, Product Design, Tanzu Labs Application Services - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this opportunity?

You appreciate mentoring and up-leveling practitioners. You are committed to building and enabling our team to better serve our clients. You are excited about our business and want to get closer to understanding VMware business strategy. You want to collaborate with engagement delivery leads on how our team can deliver customer outcomes. You want to collaborate with managers within your own practice and across practices to build a high functioning team.

Success in the role:

  • 1st Month: You are getting to know your reports and starting to understand what motivates them, the state of their engagement, and where they would like to grow. You are ramping up on our hiring needs and helping continuously improve the hiring process.

  • 1st quarter: You have collected a round of feedback for each of your 8-12 reports and delivered it to them. You are actively onboarding 1-3 new hires and supporting them as they get to know our business, our culture, and our team. You are starting to participate in a strategic work stream related to our business needs. You are vetting and onboarding partners, when relevant. You are creating community among our team and driving/facilitating practice improvement. You are identifying trends among our clients that create opportunities for us to develop solutions. You are identifying risks within our organization as well as developing and implementing solutions collaboratively.

  • 1st year: You are hiring, onboarding, and managing 8-12 direct reports. You are supporting the individuals that report to you and your practice across the spectrum of technical, consulting and growth opportunities. You are coaching and mentoring individuals in the organization to build better software. You are actively supporting our customer outcomes by upskilling our team, working directly with customers when needed, and weighing our business needs with an individual’s needs. You have provided 2-3 rounds of feedback to the reports on your team. You have worked through a full Pay, Equity, and Promotion review cycle with your management team and have enough knowledge of your direct reports to feel confident making recommendations about their compensation, and justifying those recommendations to both leadership and your direct reports.

What is the leadership like for this role? The structure of the team?

We believe in collaborative, autonomous teams focused on achieving our customer’s goals. Our leadership strives to create a healthy environment for you to do your best work, and will empower you to develop your management style and grow as a leader. You will report to a director or senior manager in your practice that will focus on teaching you great management skills, supporting your career development, and setting you up with interesting challenges.

We are passionate about building valuable software and setting up teams for long term success. We have a bias towards action and love to test ideas so we can learn and improve. We have learned that being empathetic, inclusive, and kind empowers people to achieve greatness. We look forward to welcoming new team members! We set the strategic direction for the team including technology focus, how we engage with customers, and where we evolve our practices. This allows us to create a culture of learning and sharing where we can apply our innovative solutions.

Where is the role located?

This person will be expected to work pacific, mountain, central time or eastern time zone. This role will involve 5-15% travel to meet their team quarterly and to support client initiatives, if relevant. Travel will be to either client sites or VMware Tanzu Labs offices in Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Toronto and potentially other sites.

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 www.benefits.vmware.com .

  • 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, training, course work, etc.)

  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

EPIC2 values

VMware culture is based on a set of shared values best expressed through the acronym EPIC2: execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. These values imbue everything that we do, from our products and services to our community work through the VMware Foundation.

It’s not unusual for a company to develop a set of core values. Where VMware stands out—and a major reason the company’s strong corporate culture has been recognized—is that the company’s values are a living, dynamic part of the workplace.

VMware was named in Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Women (https://www.forbes.com/best-employers-women/#6ed98b327de9) , coming at number 3 in the IT category and number 57 overall (out of 300!).

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.

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 : Sales

Subcategory: Services Sales

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-01-12

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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