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VMware Sr Product Manager - VMware Image Builder™ - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Madrid, Spain

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

The Product Manager role for the VMware Image Builder™ (which was announced at VMworld 2021), gives you a unique opportunity to shape a product from its very inception and help it grow to meet customer needs of securing their software supply chains and build it into a mature product.

Initially delivered via SaaS, this product will allow customers to build, package, test and verify their solutions using different form factors (containers, virtual machines, etc.), providing assurances that the solution is compliant (security, licensing, etc.) and will run as intended in the different cloud-native platforms.

Along the way you will work with a very motivated and passionate team of product managers, engineers and marketers who will help you evolve your product to greater levels.

You will be primarily focused on defining product requirements (based on user feedback and market need), managing project schedules and deadlines, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals. In this role you will have the opportunity to interact with a slate of stakeholders in R&D, technical support, marketing and sales.

As you join VMware, you will help grow a company that makes meaningful and significant technology solutions and is committed to being a "force for good" in technology. Our mission is to become the trusted foundation for accelerating innovation in an unpredictable world. VMware software is essential for making the applications and devices your family and friends use every day a reality. Which means your work is essential for transforming everywhere.

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

Upon joining the team you within the first 3 months you would

  • Finalize the product features that would be enabled as part of a tech preview

  • Work with engineering and product marketing and other groups (release management, legal, compliance, security, etc.) to prepare the product for tech preview in Q4 (January 2022) time frame

  • Help recruit both internal and potentially external ISV partners who can participate in the tech preview and provide feedback

Within the first 12 months you would

  • Author the product management user stories detailing the product features with all the information required from the Product perspective for the R&D teams to execute

  • Identify risks, define the product roadmap, chart out a course to GA and communicate goals to stakeholders

  • Increase the adoption from other teams and customers. Drive presentations with sales & marketing teams

  • Review the user experience and propose improvements

  • Analyze internal and external data and drive the strategy of the product

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

As part of the VMware Marketplace Product Management team you would be

  • Define the product requirements through high quality and detailed user stories with a clear definition of the out come in line with the product strategy

  • Work directly with R&D engineering teams to ensure that they understand the requirements and help plan product feature releases

  • Work with peers in Product Management, Marketing and sales to drive product adoption, help implement pricing and Go-To-Market strategy and ensure we attain revenue targets

  • Define the support model and be the escalation point of contact for any issues related to the product

  • Interact regularly with both existing and potential customers to understand how they use the product, get feedback and drive product adoption and growth

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

The hiring manager for this role is Kaushik Chatterjee (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaushikchatt/) , Director - Product Management. During his career he has been involved in software engineering, technical support, Go-To-Market operations and product management in enterprise software companies.

The VMware Marketplace Product Management team is comprised of product managers with various technical and functional background who collaborate with and support each other to attain the shared goals and have fun while doing it !!!

The team works flexible hours, arranging schedules to fit their needs and taking consideration for twice weekly phone calls with global colleagues, primarily in United States, Spain, Poland and India.

Where is this role located?

Remote Spain: This role is fully remote, allowing you the flexibility to work from the location you feel most productive and comfortable. You will be expected to live within 0-4 time zones of the primary location.

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 www.benefits.vmware.com.

  • 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

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-13

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.

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