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CTO End User Computing

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Search Jobs Job Description EUC Business Group -(End-User Computing) The EUC business is a market-leading, large (-$2B revenues), high growth, SaaS-centric business that provides a hybrid workspace platform (VMware Anywhere Workspace) for the world's leading enterprises. The EUC solutions include Unified Endpoint Management (UEM), -Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Digital Employee Experience (DEX), and Workspace Security. Job Description Reporting directly to Kyle Austin, SVP of Engineering, the CTO will serve as the chief technical spokesperson and be responsible for the vision, platform architecture, and technology strategy for the Business Unit. In addition, the CTO will play a role in stewarding the business unit's research and advanced development efforts, as well as functioning as the business unit's "face" to the academic and University research community. The CTO will craft the technology vision closely partnering with the EUC leadership team. S/he will serve as a coach, developer, listener, and leader, while helping EUC be a destination for top tier technical talent. The CTO is expected to spend about 70% of their time focused internally, with the other 30% focused externally. -
Specifically, the CTO - EUC will:

  • Continually investigate and assess the impact of emerging technologies against strategic business needs and interpret business value
  • Champion new technologies to drive innovation across the organization and deliver/improve product development
  • Engage with the EUC field employees, customers, and partners to explain EUC's technology vision in a manner that helps build commitment to this vision and drive adoption of our technology solutions
  • Build C-level technical relationships with VMware's customers and partners that result in deeper loyalty to EUC's solution
  • Expand EUC's influence with key industry thought leaders
  • Play an active leadership role as a member of VMware's R&D technical communities
  • Own the innovation process for the business unit including internal innovation events and forums
  • Oversee the patent portfolio and patent generation program for the business unit
  • Speak broadly as to the vision and face of the company at multiple forums
  • Recruit, develop and retain the best technical talent in the market
    Candidate Profile The ideal candidate will be a proven technology visionary with a reputation for driving innovation within a dynamic, global technology environment. The CTO must be able to visualize and communicate the transformational potential of emerging technologies for EUC, demonstrating the ability to disrupt the industry while helping VMware to maintain and expand its competitive advantage. In addition to demonstrating strong strategic acumen and planning skills, s/he must be an excellent technologist with sufficient engineering credentials to be respected throughout the organization.The CTO should have worked in an environment of comparable technical complexity to EUC and VMware. Significant software design, architecture, and implementation experience so that they understand the challenges in developing complex software solutions and have credibility within the R&D community. The successful candidate will need to build effective internal and external relationships, possess strong communication skills, and be able to interact with individuals at all levels. In addition to performing external, evangelist and strategic activities, EUC's CTO should be able to influence challenging internal stakeholders with respect to key product architecture decisions. Candidate would likely have 15+ years of deep technical experience including security and cloud architectures. Advanced degrees or commensurate demonstrated achievement.In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following-
    Business Acumen
    • Adaptable with strong analytic orientation; possesses an advantageous view of where the market is headed from a product perspective
    • Balances technical and commercial acumen; able to communicate "what is possible" and what will have the biggest impact on the business
    • Setting strategy
    • Ability to create an innovative technology vision for the organization by understanding strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
    • Executing for results
    • Credibility earned through strong track record of delivery and results
    • Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, and taking initiative to resolve problems; holds internal stakeholders accountable where appropriate
    • Capable of executing short-term (tactical) and long term (strategic) plans Leading Teams
      • Defines and translates a vision into actionable plans
      • Develops loyalty and commitment in others by articulating an appealing vision for the future, communicating high expectations, developing and mentoring direct reports, and setting an example in one's own behavior
      • Can "work the matrix" and gain credibility quickly with internal and external constituents
      • Building relationships and using influence
      • Ability to influence and achieve alignment across a range of different opinions and interests
      • Strong communication, listening, and negotiation skills; able to convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner
      • Builds an engaged workforce that is recognized for its technical strengthThis 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

Keywords: VMware, Palo Alto , CTO End User Computing, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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