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VMware Sr. Project Manager/Program Manager - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Indianapolis, Indiana

Before you apply, ask yourself these questions…

Do you have advanced JIRA and Confluence skills?

Do you have hands-on experience in project management, program management release management or engineering management?

Do you come from a technical background (e.g. software developer, network engineer, etc.)?

Do you hold certifications as a PMP, Scrum Master, or equivalent professional certification?

CXS Portfolio Sr. Project Manager /Program Manager

Want to be part of an innovative and pace setting organization? We are looking for a driven, assertive, influential individual with technical expertise and business acumen who is committed to delivering impactful outcomes for some of the most strategic initiatives. VMware has a dynamic, rapidly growing environment and this role requires the ability to establish relationships and lead top business priorities.

As part of the CXS Portfolio’s Project & Program Management Team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented individuals at VMware and lead projects that are changing the way we do business.


  • Own and drive wide variety of projects (ranging from tactical quick-win projects to large transformational programs) from start to completion in distributed, matrix environment applying most appropriate project management methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, Lean, etc).

  • Develop and execute detailed project plans, schedules, dependencies, critical paths, and other required project collateral.

  • Lead global, cross-functional project team members to ensure collaboration and accountability.

  • Provide clear communication to team members and C-level executives.

  • Bring thought leadership and hands on experience to the improvement and modernization of CXS Portfolio’s program and project management practices, tools and processes.

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related fields or equivalent practical experience.

  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on experience in project management, program management, release management and/or engineering management working on technical software engineering projects.

  • Advanced JIRA and Confluence skills and knowledge.

  • Creativity in discovering actionable results and ability to succeed in a collaborative, fast-paced, global environment.

  • Ability to be an influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members.

  • Proven track record of collaborating and building relationship with C-level executives.

  • PMP, Certified Scrum Master or equivalent professional certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master’s degree in project management.

  • 1-3 years of industry experience as a software engineer or network engineer.

  • Familiarity with technical subjects in Cloud technologies and platforms, Data Center Virtualization, Network Security, IoT, PKS and emerging technologies.

  • Experience working in Customer Success organizations.

*Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in supply chain, industrial engineering, engineering, business administration or economics. Master’s degree is preferred *5 to 7 years of experience in management consulting and project management, leading multiple teams / workstreams or 7 to 10 years of direct management experience required as an operations manager, maintenance & reliability manager or plant director (manufacturing, supply chain, CPG, Food & Beverage, logistics are preferred) *Ability to lead, guide and coach project team members in areas such as production, maintenance, reliability, managements systems and sanitation *Ability to lead analysis studies in multiple areas and lead project definition and recommendations *Ability to interpret financial statements and P&L *Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite *Ability to be comfortable and credible in assessing impact of change, communication and training need *Ability to effectively design, gain alignment and successfully execute significant change initiatives from project start to finish *Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to interact effectively with all levels of management *Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively, escalate issues appropriately, and keep information confidential is critical to this position

About Us

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.

With 2013 revenues of $5.21 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, 55,000 partners, and 14,000+ employees in 50+ locations around the world. At the core of what we do are our employees who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Want to be part of a compassionate community that grows with architecting what’s next in IT? Learn more at

EEO Statement

VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.

Category : Business Strategy and Operations

Subcategory: Project Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-06-10

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 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.