Sr. Product Manager - Opportunity For Working Remotely

Vmware, Inc. Bridgeport , CT 06602

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

VMware is looking for a Sr. Product Manager to join the Modern Applications Platform Business Unit (MAPBU) product team with a focus on the Tanzu Developer Experience. VMware customers are increasingly deploying containers as the foundation of their application modernization efforts. The MAPBU team delivers best-in-class enterprise cloud-native solutions - supporting container frameworks such as Kubernetes.

The Tanzu team is chartered with providing application teams with a "native" Kubernetes experience that complements our existing Tanzu Application Service offering. As a member of this fast-paced, startup-like team, you will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the product roadmap while developing skills in cutting-edge technologies. You will be part of an action-oriented team that has a culture of open communication, empowerment, innovation, teamwork, and customer success.

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

The goal will be to understand in depth developers' everyday challenges related to serverless functions and applications. You will define and evangelize a set of features and solutions that will help define the serverless runtime that powers the developer journey for Tanzu Application Platform. You will be working cross-functionally with user experience, engineering and open source communities to create an innovative solution that builds on top of a healthy ecosystem of internal and open source tools.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

  • Contributing to the product definition, roadmap, and direction of Tanzu features

  • Contributing to customer and market research that the team will use to drive the strategy forward

  • Contributing to producing a clear MVP definition and roadmap and working collaboratively with design and engineering to execute on it through proper prioritization.

  • Working to bring the customer and their needs closer to the development team through research, customer engagements and involving customers in the incremental progress of the development team

  • Partner with users, customers, and account teams to facilitate successful customer proof of concept deployments

  • Present technical presentations to customers, partners, and the field for your area of expertise and responsibility, and also gather feedback to influence product and solution offerings.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

  • Take a large problem which has been broken down into smaller chunks and further define the problem space

  • Obsessed with customers and users and able to use a variety of strategies, processes and tools to understand their needs

  • Communicating and Collaborating with multiple teams across the MAPBU

  • Working with customers with a product manager, technical product marketing, technical marketing, systems engineer scope

  • Understanding complex systems at a technical level

  • Working with and understanding the needs of enterprise developers, application and platform teams

  • Analyzing and understanding shifting application patterns (VMs to containers to functions)

  • Agile software development methodologies and tools

  • Supporting products within the Kubernetes Ecosystem

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

The hiring manager for this role is the Product Lead of the Runtime Program. They lead the team responsible for Cloud Native Runtimes, the runtime that powers the Tanzu modern application platform. The team is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds who are excited about delivering innovative offerings to enable Tanzu's largest customers to build, run, and manage modern applications.

Where is this role located?

This role is fully remote and can be done anywhere in North America.

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/co/.

  • 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.)

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Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-08-02

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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