Group Product Line Manager, Telco NFV

    • Palo Alto, CA



Job Description

We are looking for a seasoned Product Management Leader to join our NFV PM team. You will be working closely with development leads, software architects, and other PM members to define, prioritize, plan, and drive the execution of the vision of our NFV product portfolio. You must possess business acumen as well as engineering wherewithal in order to be strategize, drive and bring the product to market. You will also be working extensively with customers as well as internal cross functional units with Product Marketing, Sales, Corporate Marketing and Alliance Partners to successfully prioritize features and develop the products that our customers need

Responsibilities:

  • Create product features/requirements, roadmaps, drive use cases, user personas, and release plans.
  • Identify a variety of customer needs across the product stack, drive feature prioritization and work closely with internal organizations to deliver successful products
  • Understand customer needs and requirements. Create market study and segmentation analysis.
  • Support the product life-cycle in terms of pricing, packaging, support, as well as upgrade.
  • Partner with Product Marketing and field enablement team on go-to-market activities
  • Contribute to VMware NFV product strategy, roadmap, technical vision, and customer requirements.
  • Active engagement with solution partner vendors to establish a growing ecosystem


Requirements:
  • 7+ years product management experience in a related field
  • Solid understanding of overall NFV landscape. Effective in multiple areas such as platform, networking, container, and mobile edge computing.
  • Strong background in cloud infrastructure and DevOps products
  • Experience with DevOps tooling such as Terraform, Jenkins, Ansible, Kubernetes, as well as cloud infrastructure such as AWS, GCP, Azure, OpenStack, VMware
  • Proficient with product life-cycle all the way from strategy, product definition, planning and execution, and pricing & packaging, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and presentation skills with the ability to successfully communicate ideas and recommendations to all levels within an organization.
  • Demonstrated experience creating product specifications, performing competitive analysis, and/or market research
  • Bachelor's degree, B. S. in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent field required. MS or MBA preferred


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. 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.

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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