Technical Program Manager - vPAR, Release Management Job
VMware - Palo Alto, CA

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Posting Title Technical Program Manager - vPAR, Release Management About Us VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We enable people and organizations by radically simplifying IT through software virtualization with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).

Join our community – instigators of innovation and transformers of technology – as we envision and create what’s next in IT. Get connected to an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Learn more at today! Job Description Responsibilities:

  • Manage major product release programs for VMware application virtualization
  • Coordinate cross functional initiatives, proactively identifying dependencies and driving issues to resolution
  • Work effectively with cross functional groups to propose and manage creative solutions to improving VMware products and customer satisfaction
  • Effectively propose and manage schedules, budgets and resources
  • Execute programs within budget, on-schedule, and to excellent quality standards
  • Invent and manage software product life cycle processes to facilitate high quality product and program releases
  • Coach and motivate team members to insure high productivity, teamwork and improve group competency
  • Interface with directors, product managers, product marketing, support, sales, and customers to
assist planning and insure high customer satisfaction
  • Participate in setting strategy and goals, translating the goals into day-to-day activities and focuses for the team
  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering and project/program/development management
  • Experienced in software development and project/ program management fundamentals (software development life cycles and quality processes, scope, cost, schedule, deliverables, change management, risk management)
  • Strong system software background
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills
  • Passion for light weight, effective processes and methodologies that will improve the productivity of the
  • Experienced with effective resource management
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently in a fast paced environment
  • Solid knowledge on x86 architecture as well as Windows OSes and application virtualization (desirable)
  • Strong software engineering background with a passion for delivering high-performance, quality software
  • Track record of leading development efforts on successful product releases Location Palo Alto, CA, US Is this a remote or multiple location position? No Requisition Number 41647BR EEO Statement VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment. Note To Applicant: Please disable your pop-up blocker prior to clicking “Apply”