VMware Director, Product Management - Tanzu Kubernetes Observability - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Indianapolis, Indiana
The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
Do you believe traditional monitoring tools don’t cut it anymore? So do we. Come join VMware’s new exciting Modern Applications Business Unit (MAPBU) team. We work on products and services in the Tanzu portfolio that help users build, run, manage, and observe all of their applications and workloads. Our teams build cloud-native observability solutions that give Developers and Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) the confidence to ship code faster and to operate highly scalable and distributed workloads while still having a good night's sleep.
What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
Leading a group of product managers, you'll be responsible for driving the vision, strategy, and day to day execution of Tanzu Observability’s Kubernetes efforts. Together with your team you will be identifying and addressing the needs of Developers, Site Reliability Engineers (SRE), and Operations Teams as they embrace Kubernetes and build cloud-native applications based on modern architectures, and operate at scale distributed infrastructure on multi-clouds.
You’ll have the opportunity to work on both popular open-source technologies (Prometheus, Grafana, Kubernetes) and proprietary solutions; contributing to the open-source community but also leveraging the best of what open source has to offer revenue-driving products.
Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
You’ll be responsible for delivering best in class Kubernetes observability solutions that are highly integrated into the Tanzu portfolio.
You will be building a highly functional and self-sufficient team of product managers.
You’ll launch Kubernetes observability products in alignment with the Tanzu family of products.
As a seasoned people and product manager, you’ll be bringing your unique experiences from your own soft skills with an emphasis on strong communication and presentation skills, to people management skills, product management best practices, product strategy, cross-team collaboration and negotiation skills. You’ll also mentor your peers, using both past and new experiences to help those around you learn and grow.
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
You will be hiring and managing a distributed group of PMs, defining the group’s objectives and key results.
You’ll make sure individuals PMs are assigned with the right projects and set up for success.
You will be providing mentorship and guidance helping them be successful.
You will be collaborating with the rest of the product leaders across Tanzu to drive alignment on observability strategy, priorities, and needs in order to deliver a great user experience.
You’ll conduct customer and market analysis to help shape the product vision and strategy.
You will assure priorities are synced across the product line you manage and that teams are executing against those.
You will lead the product line through various stages from inception to launch to continuous improvement.
You will work closely with engineering, design, and information experience teams and drive end to end execution.
You’ll collaborate with customer field teams and go-to-market teams to provide product enablement.
You’ll create solutions that scale to meet the needs of the world’s biggest enterprises.
What is leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
Inclusion, autonomy, effective processes, sustainability, and employee growth guide our team.
We firmly believe in the concept of servant leadership; our job as leaders is to enable others to make informed decisions and do their best work. Leadership is committed to strong feedback practices, with a focus on receiving and giving constructive criticism kindly.
We value diversity and strive for an inclusive team. Our leadership growth processes emphasize giving opportunities to people from a variety of backgrounds. We also strive to create an inclusive environment through the language we use. We recognize that the work here is never done.
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: https://benefits.vmware.com/document-library/new-hire-benefits/ .
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.)
Zoom fitness classes and fitness reimbursement
Category : Marketing
Subcategory: Product Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-03-01
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