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VMware Senior Product Manager - Cloud Services - (Opportunity for Working Remotely) in Manlius, New York

Why VMware Desktop

Market analysts such as IDC, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and others rate this technology as a game changer and high growth focus area over the next 5 years. Virtualization is our core, and we are focused on reduction of cost and complexity and adding value to the IT customer and the end device user. When you choose VMware as your employer, you are choosing to be a part of the best and brightest talent in working towards transforming computing; thus changing the way business is done.

Group and role summary

The Desktop Product Management team is tasked with VMware’s most challenging and important growth initiatives. Working closely with executive leadership, engineering, sales & marketing, and customers, they leverage their technical, analytical, and strategic skills towards executing high impact value added opportunities. The role requires passion for building great products that customers love to use, appreciation for working with great engineers, willingness to do what it takes to grow the business, and wisdom to make tough tradeoffs.

Horizon Cloud Services is a software as a service solution for delivering virtual desktops and applications as a service from the cloud. As a Sr. Product Manager on the Horizon Cloud team, you will be responsible for establishing a product vision, executing the product strategy, with the goal of delivering the industry’s most robust and scalable platform. You will be the voice of our customers in design conversations, explaining “the why” behind “the what” that needs to get built.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Building out Cloud service offerings

  • Analyze and evaluate complementary and competitive products, technologies, and solutions.

  • Work directly with customers and partners, leverage feedback as a key component of the product and roadmap planning.

  • Work with different partners like Microsoft, AWS, Google and product teams across VMware including vSphere, NSX, VSAN to socialize and share product requirements, product positioning, and customer value for VMware Horizon Cloud

  • Manage the product development process from inception to product delivery.

  • Write PRDs, outline detailed customer use cases, and ensure the successful shipment of the product.

  • Work closely with R&D, Product Marketing, and Program Management to ensure product availability worldwide at major product launch.

  • Collaborate with marketing, sales and partners to drive revenue opportunities.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Proven experience building out Cloud service offerings

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

  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in product management or product marketing experience with a software company.

  • Ability to work equally well with business development, product marketing, program management, and engineering to drive successful product releases.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to write clearly and quickly to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

  • Proven analytical skills and strategic thinking with an ability to translate technology into business benefits.

  • Demonstrates strong analytical and strategic thinking skills and the ability to translate those skills into a proven track record in delivering successful products.

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Remote: Yes

Posted Date: 2020-09-28

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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