Job type full-time
Full job description
The elevator pitch: why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
Vmware is looking for a product manager to join the modern applications platform business unit (mapbu) product team with a focus on the tanzu developer experienceVmware customers are increasingly deploying containers as the foundation of their application modernization effortsThe mapbu team delivers best-in-class enterprise cloud-native solutions – supporting container frameworks such as kubernetes.
The tanzu team is chartered with providing application teams with a “native” kubernetes experience that complements our existing tanzu application service offeringAs a member of this fast-paced, startup-like team, you will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the product roadmap while developing skills in cutting-edge technologiesYou will be part of an action-oriented team that has a culture of open communication, empowerment, innovation, teamwork, and customer success.
What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
Your mission will be to lead an open-source aligned team, focused on building on the vision of the project, growing brand awareness for vmware and driving valuable upstream contributions for our usersYou will be working cross-functionally with user experience, engineering and commercial teams to create innovative solutions that support the tanzu application platform.
Success in the role: what are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
`you will be contributing to product definition, roadmap, and direction for developer experience capabilities within tanzu application platform`
You will be contributing to user and community research that the team will use to drive the strategy forward
You will be contributing to producing a clear mvp definition and roadmap and working collaboratively with design and engineering to execute on it through proper prioritization
You will be working to bring the customer and their needs closer to the development team through research, customer engagements and involving customers in the incremental progress of the development team
What type of work will you be doing? what assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
Take a large problem that has been broken down into smaller chunks and further define the problem space
Obsessed with users and the open-source community, able to use a variety of strategies, processes and tools to understand their needs
Capable of maintaining a positive and flexible attitude
4+ years of experience as a product manager, technical product marketing, technical marketing, systems engineer or experience working in a customer environment as an architect or senior practitioner
Ability to understand complex systems at a technical level
Familiarity with popular programming languages and frameworks
Understanding of agile software development methodologies and tools
Strong propensity to drive for results as part of a high performing team
Experience working with kubernetes and open source is a plus
What is leadership like for this role? what is the structure and culture of the team like?
The team and leadership are made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds (on open source and commercial products) who are excited about delivering innovative offerings to enable tanzu’s largest customers to build, run, and manage modern applications.
This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entryFurther, depending on various factors, including legal challenges to the executive order on ensuring adequate covid safety protocols for federal contractors, vmware may require employees to be fully vaccinated effective january 18, 2022.
Category : marketing
Subcategory: product management
Experience: manager and professional
Full time/ part time: full time
Posted date: 2022-01-11
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