VMware Director of Service Provider Product Management in Boston, Massachusetts
The VMware SD-WAN/SASE by VeloCloud is a business within the Company's Networking & Security Business Unit. For the second year in a row, VMware has been named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure! when compared to 19 of its competitors. VMware SD-WAN/SASE simplifies branch WAN networking and security-as-a-service by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet, LTE and 5G links for today’s increasingly distributed enterprises. VMware SD-WAN/SASE by VeloCloud includes: a choice of public, private or hybrid cloud network for enterprise-grade connection to cloud and enterprise applications; branch office enterprise appliances and optional data center appliances; software-defined control and automation; and virtual services delivery.
We are looking for a dynamic leader with keen business insights, strong technical skills, and a passion to win in the marketplace. This role is responsible for leading both in-bound and out-bound product management efforts for the service provider segment. Working closely with the engineering team, customers, executive leadership, sales & marketing teams, this leader will leverage his/her technical, analytical, process and strategic skills towards executing high impact value added opportunities from the SP segment that will drive growth for VMware . This person will help develop new ideas based on industry experience and contact with customers, prospects and partners and nurture a vibrant ecosystem to deliver market leading infrastructure products that are optimized for the VMware platform and customers.
The role requires an individual with strong analytical, leadership, and partnering skills. The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of business and technical acumen; a big-picture, see-around-the-bend vision; and the drive, influencing skills and ability to collaborate with R&D, Executive Staff and sales leadership to transform that vision into a reality in Service Provider and Enterprise segments. This person must also enjoy spending time in the market to understand customer problems and find innovative solutions for the broader service provider market leveraging the VMware cross product portfolio. In addition, this person will also provide guidance on strategic partnerships and M&A possibilities
Aligning the platform vision, technology and go to market strategy for serviceprovider segment
Influencing the definition of next-generation networking and cloud technologiesfor service provider segment
Overseeing the product development process from inception to product delivery
Partnering with product and technical marketing to ensure the proper positioning and messaging of Company technologies within the Service Provider
Working closely with sales to identify and address service provider trends and opportunities
Nurture and grow partnerships, internally and externally, in order to continue to build out our SD-WAN/SASE products and solutions for service provider
Proven experience building and directing a team of product management & solution architects for delivering outstanding business results
Proven track record of creating vision, strategy, route to market plans including measurable operating plans to drive growth in SP segment
Over 15 years of in-bound and out-bound product management experience in a multi-national company that provides products and services to Service Providers, Enterprise and Cloud Segments
Working experience in Networking, Security, L4-L7 services, SDN/NFV and SASE services is essentialKnowledge in DevOps, Automation and IoT desirable
Strong ability to attract talent and build a Service Provider team/business
Exceptional personal ethics and professional values
Leader who collaborates and inspires team members while building synergistic relationships across global and cross-functional teams
Superior critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
Category : Marketing
Subcategory: Product Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-09-11
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