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VMware Product Line Manager - Cloud Optimization - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Charleston, South Carolina

Product Line Manager - Cloud Optimization

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

Our vision at CloudHealth by VMware is to advance our enterprise customers through their cloud maturity journey, helping them make more informed decisions to improve their cloud app business KPIs in ways they never thought possible. As a Product Manager at CloudHealth by VMware you will collaborate with engineering teams, customers, and partners to drive the evolution of Cloud Financial Management by defining and realizing solutions for cloud application KPI reporting, optimization, governance and automation for tens of thousands of the largest enterprise and MSP cloud consumers in the world, managing over $11B in public cloud spend.

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

The Product Line Manager for our cloud optimization initiative will be responsible for defining the evolution of our strategy in this area of the product, creating our next generation of services and practices for enabling the continuous optimization and governance of cloud applications for enterprises.

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

  • You willdrive the evolution of your area of theCloudHealthproduct,collaborating with customers and software engineerstoproduce products within the CloudHealth SaaS platformthathelp our customersin your product area

  • Improve our customers cloud KPIs

  • Define andcommunicate regularlythe product strategy and what informs that product strategy

  • Inform that strategy with a wide range of qualitative and quantitative inputs and data

  • Further increase the adoption ofCloudHealthproductincludingpersonasand use casesthat accessviaGUI as well as those that access viaAPI

  • Facilitate the product lifecycle for your areas of the platform of ownershipto keep the platform focused on the priority outcomes

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

  • Defining the strategy to achieve the outcomes you are asked to lead

  • Regular backlog prioritization and sprint planning in collaboration with your tech lead, including the key SaaS role of ongoing support for existing products customers are using every day

  • Creating an excellent product experience in collaboration with your product designer

  • Resolving issues and blockers that come up through agile development

  • Inform your product strategy by regularly digesting your ‘portfolio of inputs and insights’ both qualitative and quantitative,from usage analytics,to customer conversations, to ongoing changes in the cloud industry

  • Verify readiness of features for release, working with docs to ensure successful adoption,evangelizingand educating forthe productin partnership withmarketing, andcontinuouslydeterminingnext steps for products andcomponentsin your area of the platform thatare notdelivering on their intended outcomes

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

The hiring manager for this role is Jonathan Morin, Group Product Line Manager leading the CloudHealth US product team. Jonathan originally VMware’s Networking and Security business in 2016 focused on NSX and moved to the CloudHealth product group in 2019. The CloudHealth product management team is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds who are excited to both deliver net new products as well as evolve products with a massive user base, driving one of the lead SaaS offerings at VMware and delivering on the mission of maturing our customers cloud journey and Cloud Financial Management practices across the growing range of public multicloud application environments (AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle Cloud, VMware Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Kubernetes, and more).

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 visitingwww.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.)

Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-19

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