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Staff Technical Program Manager

Primary Location: Palo Alto,California

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Within VMware’s Cloud Services Business Unit (CSBU), this R&D team is responsible for developing platform and services needed for operating Software defined data center (SDDC) hosted on AWS cloud and other industry-leading cloud platforms.To learn more visit:

The role is a great opportunity for a Technical Program manager passionate about driving the development and delivery of SaaS/infrastructure software utilizing their knowledge of distributed systems.Our team consists of super talented engineers, imbued with real ownership, and working in an agile culture of innovation and collaboration. If you aspire to work on industry-changing technologies, learn and grow your skills, and deliver high quality product that delights customers, then this is the job for you.


Drive successful planning, end-to-end execution, and delivery of strategic releases/programs. Understand the technical architecture, design, dependencies and issues for successful tracking and reporting. Work with product management and write requirements/functional specs as needed. Use your technical background and product knowledge to proactively identify risks, issues, and drive their resolution.

Required Skills

8+ years of experience in software industry with development and program management experience. Previous program/project management experience leading software development programs for enterprise software and SaaS solutions Has done design and development in the areas of SaaS, distributed systems and datacenter solutions in development role. Ability to work effectively across teams and groups to bring together diverse views to establish and accomplish goals and initiatives. Exceptional skills influencing, teaming, and delivering solutions in a highly complex and nebulous environment Experienced in software development and project/program management fundamentals Possess excellent written and oral communication skills Possess excellent ability to multi-task and operate in a global environment Outstanding leadership, organizational, and prioritization skills Adaptability to change, comfortable in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrate quick learning ability and pro-active problem-solving ability Domain knowledge of vSphere, NSX, vSAN, Storage, Networking, System Software background is plus Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, etc.) and project management tools is plus. Encouraged open communication, transparency, and collaboration across teams.

  • Coordinates the success of product releases across geographies. 
  • Be an expert on software life cycle processes and champion process best practices, metrics, and high-quality standards.
  • Manage release roadmap including integration, alignment of cross-functional dependencies, and adoption of new processes, tools, and applications.
  • Be the credible and trusted leader of a program team consisting of Product Management, Engineering, and other cross-functional group representatives.
  • Facilitates the development and execution of the program plan. Shepard features through the development process while ensuring quality and compliance is maintained. 
  • Question the status quo and advocate for corporate improvements to better enable your team’s speed and productivity. 

Category : Business Strategy and Operations
Subcategory: Program Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-06-15

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 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. Job ID: R2111352
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