Together our $2 billion Cloud Management Business Unit (CMBU) is
leading the transition to software defined data centers (SDDC)
across public, hybrid and private clouds. CMBU is at the heart of
the IT transformation led by cloud, SaaS, virtualization, devops
and containers. These trends represent a huge opportunity for
continuing to define our strategic opportunity in the market. As
the Product Leader you will help lead the way and vision in the
rapidly transforming Infrastructure and Application Operations
space, defining the management and operations of SDDC and Apps and
the way enterprises run and manage their cloud infrastructure.
Amidst the rapid growth of our offerings, you'll expand vRealize
Suite's market leading position, further establishing VMware as a
leader in the cloud management segment. To find out more go to
The VP, Product Leader for the Cloud Operations business will
report to the SVP & GM of the Cloud Management Business Unit and
will lead an established team of 285+ engineers and product
managers. You will be responsible for providing the vision and
leadership to both engineering and product management teams and
executing a strategy to advance our market leading cloud operations
position in the market.
This executive will be a thought leader in driving and defining
the vision for the business including building and driving new
product capabilities to include integrations with VMware Cloud,
Public Cloud, vRealize Cloud Management platform and the SDDC
You will establish a culture of excellence in execution. You
will define realistic targets and achievements, establish a high
level of team participation and interaction, serve as an inspiring
leader, drive a culture of innovating on behalf of customers,
ensure that quality is a high priority at every stage, and deliver
continuous value to our customers.
**Primary need, challenges and responsibilities** :
+ Oversee engineering and product management to execute a
product strategy that maintains and advances our market leadership
position in multi-cloud management.
+ Partner with the field sales organization in order to continue
to grow and scale the business.
+ Deliver on product roadmaps on-time and with high quality as
well increase speed of product innovation that will drive the next
phase of growth for VMware and CMBU via next generation
+ Continue to create and evangelize a transformative vision for
VMware's Cloud Operations.
+ Build strong, productive, collaborative partnerships with
other business units here at VMware.
+ Make organizational and process changes to eliminate any
friction impairing us from the continuous delivery of value for our
customers and maximize engineering productivity.
+ Maintain strong partnership with the marketing organization to
drive demand generation pipeline.
+ Develop, lead, and inspire the team. Be a magnet for
engineering and product management talent and accelerate hiring.
Solidify succession plans and enhance management capabilities to
meet strategic and operating objectives.
+ Be a respected leader in the company. Establish a strong
collaborative culture with peers and other functions within VMware.
Promote a culture of success, pride, performance, discipline, and
creativity. Be an effective spokesperson and champion for the Cloud
Operations product and engineering teams.
+ Work closely and engage with VMware executives and direct
reports to establish an environment that is motivating and
entrepreneurial in nature.
**Candidate Profile and Characteristics:**
+ Progressively broadening engineering and product leadership
experience from a company building enterprise grade software
products and SaaS services delivering with high quality and
operational readiness across a suite of products.
+ Experience ideally working in large public cloud and/or SaaS
+ Has inherent knowledge of development processes and best
practices to manage multiple projects consistently on time and on
+ Ability to dive deep into technical details as and when
necessary, garnering the respect of the engineering and product
teams assisting in the correct technical choices if
+ Consistent track record of success leading development and/or
product teams in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment where
management of complex product requirements is a critical driver of
+ Specific experience transforming, organizing and/or
reorganizing an engineering function for growth into highly
competitive new markets and/or has been through an on-prem to SaaS
transformation allowing for strategic opportunities requiring short
product life cycles and flexible and adaptable product
+ Validated leadership experience setting the vision and
building, leading, and motivating engineering and product teams.
Trained in software development organization and leadership from a
company well known and widely respected for world-class software
development processes and practices.
+ Demonstrates a "high organizational IQ".
+ Ideally has successfully led technical teams of at least
+ Stays abreast of key competitor actions and their implications
or threats to the business.
+ Experienced managing geographically distributed teams.
+ Conveys an understanding of the organization's global market
position, opportunities, capabilities, and competitive threats.
+ Identifies and anticipates customer requirements,
expectations, and needs.
+ Able to be assertive when necessary and hold people
accountable for achieving their goals.
+ Leads by example, creating a sense of energy, ownership,
detail orientation, collaboration and personal commitment to the
+ Inspires others to stretch beyond what they thought they could
BS/BA in Computer Science or related field/degree. Advanced
degree strongly desired
**Category :** Engineering and Technology
**Subcategory:** Product Dev Management
**Full Time/ Part Time:** Full Time
**Posted Date:** 2021-03-09
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