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Senior Director of Product Management, Cloud

Palo Alto, CA, USA | VMware

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Product Development
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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In this role, you will lead, grow and develop the product management team.You will define the vision, product strategy product roadmap for this service.This service offering touches aspects of cloud, data center, and edge markets and requires a deep understanding of infrastructure areas (compute, storage, networking) as well as software as-a-service delivery experience.This role also requires working cross functionally with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, SRE, Customer Success and many other functions within VMware and Dell EMC. 

The role requires an individual with strong leadership, collaboration and entrepreneurial skills who can move fast, build and look for willingness to do what it takes to help grow the business while maintaining customer trust and make those tough tradeoffs to keep up in a high intensity environment. You will join a team that is changing the face of the infrastructure industry as we know it.


Own the creation and execution of the overall product strategy and product roadmap for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

Strong ability to work effectively with VMWare and Dell EMC teams to drive the overall services

Deep understanding of customer data centers, infrastructure, cloud and edge

Ability to set hard priorities to ensure VMWare meets the needs of our customers while ensuring that our service operates with a high level of trust

Ensures that engineering teams and architects are aligned around these sets of priorities

Lead the product management team to develop new service capabilities to solve customer challenges and expand into new markets

Develop, recruit and retain talented and high performing product management team

Work collaboratively and effectively with engineering and user experience team develop new service capabilities that “just works” and to productize engineering innovation where appropriate

Drive customer-centric mindset and approach, deliver service capability that “customer loves”

Lead the competitive analysis, including prioritizing competitive analyses to identify key VMware business and technology advantages, reference architectures and technical guides.

Strong ability to engage with product marketing, technical marketing VMware field and partners to enhance strong go-to-market motion.

Act as a key company spokesperson for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC front of customers, partners, press, industry analysts.

This position is eligible for the DiversifyCPBU referral campaign


15+ years of software industry with an ideal mix of product management, product marketing, strategy development and business development

Proven track record of delivering successful enterprise software and SaaS offering

Proven history of managing, recruiting, and developing high performing product management teams

At least 5 years of experience in managing team of 10+ people

Background in rapid SaaS delivery and working with agile teams, Customer Success, and SRE closely

Excellent listening, oral and written communication and presentation skills characterized by clarity and brevity

Strong ability to influence people at all levels and in various functions.

Dynamic and engaging speaker at ease in front of audiences of all sizes and backgrounds

Exceptionally strong analytical skills and a natural predisposition toward data-driven decision making. The ideal candidate should nevertheless be able to make reasoned decisions in the face of uncertainty or imperfect data

Excellent organizational skills to juggle many tasks without losing sight of what’s most important

Provide leadership while never forgetting that you’re a team player

BS in Computer Science or related technical field, MBA strongly desired.

Willing to travel up to 25% time

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