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Sr. Product Line Manager

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Search Jobs Job Description The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity? You've seen the disruption in the IT industry motivated by cloud, networking, containers, and AI/ML. You want to be part of a team that is transforming the way enterprises run, monitor, and manage their cloud infrastructure and applications. You share a passion for crafting software that has a significant impact for the world and future of cloud computing and networking. You love solving problems and learning new things and are looking for a company that helps enable those ideas. You are looking for an opportunity to work for a company whose software is utilized by every Fortune 500 company and significantly impacts every industry. You want to be a part of a collaborative environment whose teams care about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers' business objectives. What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for? VMware vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security. It helps customers build an optimized, highly available and secure network infrastructure across multi-cloud environments. It accelerates application discovery, migration, micro-segmentation planning and deployment; enables visibility, monitoring and troubleshooting across virtual and physical networks, Hybrid/Public Clouds and SD-WAN. We're looking for a Sr. Product Line Manager to join our team to define and deliver network visibility and monitoring solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS and other hyperscalars like Azure, GCP, OCP and associated services, fulfilling the comprehensive cloud management vision on both our SaaS and on-premises offerings. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment that moves at the speed of the cloud, and love solving problems at scale in a rapidly expanding 24/7 SaaS environment, this team is for you! Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing? Market analysis, customer research and competitive analysis to drive the strategy for network visibility and monitoring for the modern cloud network. Own and define requirements for Network Visibility and Monitoring for VMware Cloud on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and other associated network services like HCX, provider underlay like DirectConnect, ExpressRoute etc. Work with the rest of the product management team to help define requirements for NPMD (including packet analysis) and AIOps Identify a variety of customer needs and use this information to define user personas, user stories, use cases, and product requirements for product features. Participate in the product release planning process; Partner with engineering and UX teams to define, review and plan delivery of customer requirements Work closely with VMware customers, developers, and key VMware stakeholders including Engineering, Support/Services, Product Management, and Sales. Drive adoption and consumption of the VMware multi-cloud network visibility platform (SaaS and on-premises). Drive the prioritization process to ensure the roadmap aligns with company strategy and drives the growth of the end-to-end network visibility business. Evangelize to sales, customers, partners, and eco-system in various forums. What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis? You will engage with current and prospective customers and gather requirements, both tactical and strategic, and identify new market opportunities You will prioritize strategic and customer requirements, and collaboratively create a product roadmap. You will elaborate on the customer requirements and use cases, partner with UX teams to build the end-to-end customer story, partner with engineering on the architecture and scope, and get buy-in from all stakeholders. You will also define/refine the product strategy and roadmap, breaking it down to incremental execution phases. You will work closely with engineering, product marketing, SaaS operations, and sales spread across geographies to deliver the product as both SaaS and on-premises offerings. You will assist in defining and executing the go to market strategy. You will be responsible for working across VMware portfolio products/services to synergize and create comprehensive portfolio value. You will follow existing processes and create/enhance processes to make the PM work more efficient, predictable, and collaborative. What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like You will be joining the vRealize Network Insight product management team, which is spread out in multiple geographies across the globe. We pride ourselves on a multi-cultural, empathetic, and collaborative culture. The team is comprised of talent from some of the top tech schools in the world including IIT (in India) and Ph.D.'s from Univ. of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (UIUC) You will be entrusted with responsibilities of critical product components related to network visibility and monitoring. This is a great opportunity for you to help defining network visibility for the modern networks, take a leadership role in the team, hold yourself in hard conversations and presentations with SVP and CTO of the BU, bring your deep and broad experience and innovative thought for a product used by 1000s of enterprise customers. Toolkit BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills. An MBA is highly desired. At least 8-10 years' work experience in product management, working with a globally distributed team in an Agile SDLC model. Real-world experience with Public Cloud, VMware stack along with network visibility and monitoring a must, with proven background on defining and delivering products in the market. Proven technical foundation with business perspective, prior startup experiences a huge plus. Experience with defining products for the SaaS/Subscription world, a big plus. Experience with NPMD and packet capture, Container networking highly desirable. Ability to bring new, technology products and services to market. Ability to engage with customers globally to synthesize product requirements. Ability to work in and drive cross functional teams, including development, engineering services and UX, to deliver product to market. Excellent presenter who is comfortable leading face to face customer meetings and presenting to large size audiences. Technical depth that lets you understand and earn the respect of exceptional engineers. Ability to handle several concurrent activities with strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Where is this role located? This role is preferably based out of VMware's Palo Alto Office but open to considering remote US based applicants. 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 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, trainings, course work, etc.) Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes This position is eligible for TeamvRNI referral campaign This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry. 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. Search Jobs

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