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Vice President, Edge Computing - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering, and more safely consuming any application. With Fiscal 2021 revenues of almost $12 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners.
At its best, VMware is a place where we are valued for the complete people we are, where extraordinary progress is achieved for ourselves, our teams, our company, our customers, and our communities - and where even more progress is desired and expected. VMware is a powerful platform for all of who we are - individual, colleague, pioneer, citizen - a place where empowerment, accountability, and responsibility become the traits of ownership, and where each of us can own our future and achieve success through our own actions, on our terms. With 35,000+ employees and 160 locations worldwide, we are a passionate, innovative, and driven group inspired to make a difference in the industry and our communities.
The Business
VMware Edge for enterprises includes our industry-leading SD-WAN with comprehensive security which comprises VMware SASE, together with our recently released Edge Compute Stack. Available as-a-service and backed by leading telecom partners and thousands of VARs globally, or deployed on-premises, VMware Edge supports edge-native applications and delivers optimal application and cloud access, securely and reliably, through a hyper-scale model with more than 3000+ cloud service nodes across 100+ POPs worldwide. The Edge Compute Stack is built on VMware's compute solutions that are run by 300K+ largest enterprises with 80K+ resellers.
For the fourth year in a row, VMware has been named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure!
Learn Fast and share your learning, trust each other, and have fun embodies the culture of the VMware Service Provider and Edge (SEBU) Team!
The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
Reporting directly to the SVP & General Manager of Service Provider & Edge BU (SEBU), we are looking for a dynamic leader as VP, Edge Computing, who will have responsibility for developing solutions and partnerships for the VMware Edge Compute portfolio of enterprise products across all routes-to-market.
Working closely with engineering, product management, sales, business operations, global marketing, partnership organizations across SEBU and the other Business Groups across VMWare, the successful candidate will manage both the Product Management and GTM strategy and execution.
The role requires an individual with a unique blend of leadership, marketing, product, business, operational, analytical, partnering and influencing skills who can manage an existing, established and transforming product portfolio, as well as build and evangelize the vision and voice for the future for VMware Multi-Cloud Edge.
What will I be primarily responsible for?

  • Own the creation and execution of the overall product strategy and go-to-market plan for the VMware Edge Compute portfolio of products (Edge Compute Stack, Managed Edge Compute, Private Mobile Networks, and future offers) for the enterprise customers across all routes to market.
  • Understand our customers edge product needs, use cases and our competition to create leadership in this emerging category.
    • Own the strategy for VMware's investment in Edge Computing technologies, managing the investment case, and partnering with senior business group leadership to drive priorities and manage both organic growth investments and potential acquisitions to accelerate our success.
    • Build and grow a diverse and inclusive team of world class product managers and solution architects
    • Develop offers for all routes-to-market that meet the business objectives of POC's and closed business.
    • Develop and grow strategic partnerships with vertical and horizontal ecosystem partners and enable a select number as a route-to-market.
    • Establish and maintain deep relationships with key enterprise customers and partners at the executive level
    • Represent the Edge Compute portfolio to VMware c-suite.
    • Embrace a product lead growth mindset to unlock new routes to market where developers are key influencers in procurement decisions, and SaaS emerges as the primary way of delivering value to our customers
    • Partner with product leaders in adjacent groups to ensure that investments in the developer and app ecosystem are supported by our infrastructure level investments while unlocking a strong business on native public cloud
    • Embracing a data centric model for running the business
    • Lead with EPIC2 values, develop a high-performing, highly collaborative team
      Job Requirements
      • 15-20 + years of experience in enterprise software development in management roles
      • Technically deep with a strong empathy for enterprise developers, Infrastructure architects and Operation technologist.
      • Understanding of Data Center, Cloud Native, Networking and Operational technology market with a deep emphasis on applications.
      • Experience leading products through initial launch to a business at scale ($100's of millions of dollars ARR)
      • You have strong experience managing large teams
      • Experience in both large and small start-up companies required
      • Excellent listening, oral and written communication/presentation skills with strong ability to influence people at all levels and in various functions
      • Strong teaming skills and experience to bring together diverse views
      • Innate interest in constantly learning new things and ways of working
      • Creates an inclusive, collaborative, and fun way of sharing experience and learnings
      • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related technical degree or experience. MBA preferred.
        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: Executive
        Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
        Posted Date: 2022-09-12
        Cloud Management: VMware's Cloud Management team delivers vRealize Suite, a solution that's essential to accelerating our customers' journey to digital transformation. It's our market-leading, state-of-the-art cloud management platform designed to deliver and manage IT services across private, public, and hybrid clouds. VRealize Suite is an integrated, comprehensive solution that meets the challenge of managing a cloud infrastructure from a single pane of glass. We're changing the way users design, build, view, and manage public and private clouds, and enabling them to run with optimal performance, insightful analytics and automated delivery. Join our user-focused team of software engineers, data scientists, web designers, product managers, and marketers. You'll gain valuable experience in the fast-growing field of cloud infrastructure management from a pioneer and industry leader.
        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
        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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