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VMware Senior Product Manager - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Columbus, Ohio

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

The SaaS Platform team is the foundation of SaaS services at VMware. We are focused on building the best platform tools and experiences for our services and customers, and we love solving the challenges our stakeholders bring to us. Our team is made up of creative problem solvers in every area whether it’s product, engineering, design, process, etc. At the heart of SaaS transformation is the Commerce for SaaS and on-prem product subscription which covers every step of quote to cash process. This includes quoting, configuration, order, usage, and billing. As part of the SaaS Platform Commerce team, you’ll play a critical role in building the future of VMware.

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

The primary objective of this position is to define and execute the SaaS Platform Commerce roadmap.

You will be expected to be competent in the commerce models of VMware Cloud Services and the industrial standard used by other major SaaS services and Public Clouds.

You will be required to work with customers and stakeholders to define their problems – then figure out the solutions and build them into our platform to solve the problem for everyone.

You will need to plan, prioritize, and drive the execution of your features while working across the company (other business units, operations, support, partners, etc.).

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

As part of the SaaS Platform Product Management team, you will:

  • Engage with internal and external customers to understand their needs and pain points to improve the platform and define the customer journey

  • Define roadmap, features, and KPIs for commerce capabilities such as subscription purchases and management

  • Drive platform initiatives to serve the entire portfolio of VMware services

  • Manage roadmap priorities and work with engineering and UX teams to deliver features

  • Evangelize platform capabilities and educate stakeholders and related teams

  • Have an understanding of the development process, technical requirements, and REST APIs to understand various implications of implementation

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

This position reports to the Group Product Line Manager of the SaaS Platform Product Management on Commerce, who joined VMware as a product manager in 2016. This Commerce team is part of the SaaS Platform Product Management team which has 10+ product managers in total. We pride ourselves on having a SaaS centric mindset and building the foundation of SaaS for VMware. We believe that innovation is at the core of VMware culture and should be incorporated into a common platform and used as a foundation for all VMware Cloud Services.

Where is this role located?

This role is based out of VMware’s Palo Alto, California office and possibly open to remote candidates in the United States.

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 www.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.)

  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry. Further, 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: 2021-12-01

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 http://careers.vmware.com.

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.

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