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VMware Senior Product Manager - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Ready to build? So are we. The Tanzu Data Services is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join us to work on our commercial and related open source offering. This is an opportunity to help shape the future of Tanzu GemFire/Apache Geode as well as contribute to making VMware Tanzu a top developer brand by providing best in class data products.

The Program

The Caching program is responsible for building products which can help solve caching needs for applications. The Caching program is responsible for creating and maintaining Tanzu GemFire. Tanzu GemFire is a product which is used by industry leading companies for mission critical applications. Tanzu GemFire is an in-memory key-value datastore. More details about Tanzu GemFire are here ( .

The Position

You will be working with the Tanzu GemFire product team focused on

  • Product Management responsibilities for building our cloud-based offering for the Tanzu Ecosystem

  • Product Management responsibilities for improving core Tanzu GemFire (Apache Geode in open source)


  • Engage with customers regularly to drive requirements, solicit feedback, and participate in production readiness conversations

  • Collaborate with Designers to synchronize customer needs

  • Work with the Product Marketing Manager (PMM) to define details of how to effectively communicate the value shipped by the team to the customer and the industry

  • In collaboration with engineering, write and prioritize stories and acceptance criteria for the team

  • Explore opportunities to integrate Tanzu GemFire with the Tanzu portfolio of products and drive business outcomes

  • Participate in the strategy around bringing our Tanzu GemFire offerings to the public cloud

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5 years of Product management experience or relevant experience, especially with large-scale, distributed products

  • Able to breakdown complex problems into simple solutions focused on important customer needs

  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making

  • Focused on data-driven approaches to solving problems, and accelerating the learning process to validate solutions

  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and other partners

  • Experience engaging with developer personas at a small-scale to large enterprise customers

Preferred Skills

  • Existing experience with the NoSQL stores, Distributed databases and other data products

  • Experience with Lean and User-Centered Design methodologies

  • Experience with Agile development methodology, ideally Extreme Programming

  • Experience in working with Kubernetes

  • Experience with cloud service providers’ first and third party services

  • Understanding of the IT operations or software development space with a passion for understanding the life of Enterprise IT Operators and Application Developers

This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-04-28

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