Seniority Level: Mid-Senior
  • Full Time
  • USA

Website VMware

Req ID: R2118978

Job Description
Blockchain is an emerging technology that has the promise to change the world we live in. With VMware’s vast experience in building highly trusted distributed systems and our background in doing advanced research in this space for several years, we are poised to transform the industry’s definition of blockchain and what it can do. This is a unique opportunity to join an early business unit team – we are growing a team of highly skilled individuals to help us build the business and change the industry.

VMware blockchain is a unique platform that enables customers to run transformative multi-party applications in a decentralized manner. It provides enterprise grade capabilities around robustness, operations, performance, and scalability that allow enterprises to operate mission critical infrastructure.

Our initial product was made commercially available in late 2020 and is being used in production for demanding financial services use cases. We are building a best in-class team to continue expanding the product’s capabilities. Joining VMware Blockchain is a unique opportunity to:

work on a disruptive product and solve challenging problems that have an industry changing impact,
be part of an early business unit transforming to its next stage of growth, and
be part of the rapidly growing blockchain ecosystem
We are seeking high-energy, talented leaders who want to be part of a team that is defining how blockchain technology will be used to deliver enterprise class DLT solutions.

Our team values diversity, cooperation, and open thought while supporting VMware’s EPIC2values.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

As a tenured Product Manager, you will provide leadership in the development and success of the blockchain product portfolio.
By understanding the market and working with key stakeholders such as Engineering teams, customers, partners and sales and support, you will define and deliver the core capabilities needed to drive VMware’s growth in the enterprise blockchain space.

Activities include

* Investigation and analysis of customer/market needs
* Detailed use case definition
* Synthesis of an innovative product plan anchored by customer needs and& use cases
* Competitive analysis
* Working collaboratively with engineering to scope and& phase delivery
* In collaboration with Marketing, /Sales and /Support you will write white papers, blogs, and presentations and will and will deliver product to market

Key Responsibilities Include

* Possess deep & current market knowledge of the enterprise blockchain landscape including use cases across industries, customer adoption patterns journeys and application development ecosystems.
* As part of the product team, owns the product strategy for enterprise Ethereum on VMware Blockchain that aligns to the unique needs of enterprise customers.
* Understands use cases, formulates and validates product/market fit hypotheses at a product and feature level. * This includes deep, frequent engagement with customers globally at a global scale, to synthesize product specifications and offerings.
* Leads the product development process from inception to product delivery.
* Collaborates on PRDs based on innovative solutions to customer problems and ensures the successful and timely shipment of VMware’s blockchain products.
* Works in cross functional Agile teams combining Development, UX, QE and end-to-end solutions to deliver product to market.
* Analyzes and evaluates complementary and competitive products, technologies, and solutions.

Required Skills

* 5+ years product management or equivalent experience on a complex and technical software project of significant scope with 10+ years of work experience in technology industry or function
* Deep understanding of Ethereum-based protocols and ecosystem, their relevance to permissioned blockchain architectures and their implications on decentralized application development.
* Strong desire and ability to engage with customers with a co-innovation mindset; understand and describe novel aspects of their use cases and create value by solving their problems
* Strategic thinking and ability to present solutions to senior level and executive audiences, both internal and external
* Experience taking early-stage products from concept through early go-to-market, and working in an ambiguous, complex, and rapidly changing environment.
* Strong communication skills: verbal, written and content presentation

Preferred Skills

* Demonstrated experience with pre and post product/market fit activities in a product lifecycle including positioning, validating hypotheses, pivoting and scaling.
* Experience with solutions design for enterprise customers
* Ability to think and act fast to drive cross-functional alignment and execution in new areas with tight timelines
* A confident presenter who is comfortable leading face to face customer meetings and presenting to small-medium size audiences.
* Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or related technology field or equivalent experience. MBA (Master of Business Administration) desired.

What You’ll Get

* Opportunities for you to work in a strong innovation culture alongside teams consistently leading the markets they are in, and competing against the best software companies there are
Challenging, and engaging projects that will help change the landscape of corporate IT for the better.
* An authentic career path with a support cast that will help you along your journey
* Attractive compensation package with competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, and long-term incentives
* Healthy work environment with company sponsored medical insurance programs, sport activities, and open communication
* Work-life balance tailored to your needs, paid vacation, paid sick leave, team events

To apply for this job please visit careers.vmware.com.

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