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Job Role And Responsibilities:
Product Managers are the CEOs of their products and are responsible for defining, prioritizing, planning and driving the execution of the vision for their product lines. We possess an eye for business as well as engineering wherewithal in order to be able to strategize, drive and bring their product to market. We work extensively with customers while working cross functionally with Product Marketing, Engineering, Sales, Corporate Marketing and Alliance Partners in order to successfully prioritize features and develop the products that our customers need.
Specific responsibilities include:
Define and drive use cases, user personas, product features/requirements, roadmaps and release plans for product features
Identify a variety of customer needs across the application environment, drive feature prioritization and work closely with engineering to deliver successful products
Lead the product feature planning process; ensure that the product set meets the requirements of all applications which will run in, on, or be managed by the business units
Understand customer needs and requirements and represent them in MRDs and PRDs
Work closely with VMware customers, developers, and key VMware stakeholders including Engineering, Support/Services, Product Management and Sales
Understand the market competition for the product set and develop product and competitive positioning
Define, track and interpret key business metrics and drive activities which support continued deployment of applications
Support planning, execution and go-to-market
First year MBA student with a BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent technical knowledge
3-5 years of work experience in product management, product marketing, tech consulting, tech strategy or any experience in enterprise software technology.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and are confident presenting to large audiences (e.g. VMworld)
Your past experience includes interacting with and presenting to customers and prospects
You’re capable of quickly understanding technologies, algorithms, and architecture, and interpret and articulate them into customer-facing implications
You can seamlessly translate technology features into business benefits
You offer proven analytical abilities and think outside of the box
You are capable in developing creative/non-traditional solutions
Previous experience shows strong team skills and the ability to bring together diverse views.
Ability to quickly grasp new technologies
Understanding the needs, scenarios, and common deployments in the enterprise datacenter is desirable
Experience with VMware products is a plus, but not required
Please note that while anyone with a legal right to work in the United States may apply for this position. This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both of these requirements.
Category : University and Recent Grads
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