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VMware Sr Director/GM Public Cloud Security (Product) in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Director, Product (General Manager)

Job Description

CloudHealth by VMware is the leader in native public cloud management. We have over 15K pure public cloud customers, with ARR in triple digit $M and accelerating rapidly. This role has general management responsibilities for the public cloud security solution with the CloudHealth portfolio. The executive will have both engineering and product management for public cloud security report directly into the role. Our new CEO’s vision is for the business unit to pivot to be public cloud first, making this role very strategic and high profile.

Who are you:

  • First and foremost, a general manager who is passionate about public cloud security, able to develop great public cloud focused products, motivate highly technical teams, and able to forge deep relationships with customers and GTM teams

  • You are a product manager leader with sharp product and design sense; possess the ability to identify high value user and customer needs and differentiation opportunities and a track record of delivering products that users and customers love. Experience leading products from early-stage concepts to scale. A technical background is desirable as you will work with some of the brightest architects and engineers; adopt the opportunities to harness this expertise to deliver differentiated products. You are comfortable delivering executive level presentations to internal and external audiences; have handled customer engagements to support pre - and post -sales activities.

  • You have the ability to lead engineering teams with a pragmatic, strategic approach to problem-solving. You are highly data driven. You are hands-on. You are rigorous. You are non-political, with the ability to influence leaders across technical teams. You are able to make a group of experts work well together, take all the inputs and facilitate efficient decision-making.

  • You are consumer focused and have demonstrated examples of successfully driving ease of use, and self-service consumability into products that you were responsible for.

What you will do:

  • Work with your product and engineering teams to define and drive product strategy, identifying key outcomes, and deliver industry leading products.

  • Drive VMware’s multi-year strategy for public cloud security spearheading key initiatives and driving cross-functional alignment and progress

  • Collaborate with product line managers on cross-domain initiatives; track and mitigate product risks

  • Build strong relationships with business partners (Business Franchises, Business Operations, Business functions etc.) and development partners (UX design, engineering, data etc.)

  • Influence and drive continuous improvement of product/solution development lifecycle process, practices and initiatives.

If this sounds like you, you likely have:

  • Minimum 8 - 10 years of work experience in product management and engineering. General management (leading both engineering and product management) is a strong plus.

  • Minimum 5 – 6 years of work experience in a company that offers a SaaS/Subscription solution.

  • Experience with a security company is desirable but not a must.

  • 5+ years of experience leading a team of PMs/engineering, including mentorship, support, and performance management

  • Technical background in software, preferably native public cloud.

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience; MBA preferred

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.

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-07

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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