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VMware Senior Technical Program Manager - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Palo Alto, California

Senior Technical Program Manager

For the third year, VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud® leads the WAN Edge Infrastructure market, continuing to be placed furthest in Completeness of Vision and highest in Ability to Execute. VeloCloud, now part of VMware is the only complete solution with all the key elements of a Cloud‐Delivered WAN. VeloCloud dramatically simplifies the WAN by delivering virtualized services from the cloud to branch offices and mobile users everywhere. VeloCloud services deliver enterprise grade performance, visibility and control over both Internet and private networks, combining the economy of the Internet with the flexibility of the cloud. More information is available at  http://www.velocloud.com at http://www.velocloud.com/   

Do you love to make new things, design and develop technologies that will be used by legions of people? Do you want to learn about new groundbreaking networking and cloud technologies in a hands-on, fun and exhilarating environment? Then come join us. We pay as much attention to building a culture of fast learning in a fun and trustworthy environment as we do to building our products. 

Learn Fast, Trust each other, Have Fun. That embodies the culture of VeloCloud by VMware. 

The Site Reliability Engineer will maintain the VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud production service and intervene to correct problems should they arise. The engineer shall be well versed in WAN, SaaS, and data center infrastructure technologies to ensure the production service operates at peak performance. As a member of the SRE team, the individual will leverage monitoring tools to understand the overall health of the global infrastructure in order to prevent service degradation and disruptions.   SRE team member shall respond to escalation inquiries from the support team and help facilitate communication to the internal R&D organization. 

Responsibilities

  • Work with product and engineering teams for internal and external audits based on ISO, SOC2, PCI

  • Partner with technical operations teams and provide guidance on remediation and mitigation of policy violations, vulnerabilities and control deficiencies

  • Manage complex projects which may include service rollout, go to market, and end customer deployment

  • Create project schedule and execution plan with resource and material requirements

  • Establish working relationship and rule of engagement with stakeholders

  • Work with Velolcoud engineering, field personals, product management and operations & support teams. Accountable for the project completion within designated timelines.

  • Influence the assessment, planning and management of new tech-ops projects

  • Lead tech-ops Velocloud project teams to deliver multiple projects simultaneously that span across several business and technology areas

  • Anticipate roadblocks, escalate issues and drive resolution across a cross-functional team

  • Regularly prepare materials and present project status update to both customers and Velocloud executive teams

  • Drive metrics evolution for product and operations requirements

Requirements

  • Program Management experience deploying software technologies in complex customer environments

  • Subject matter expertise in regulatory compliance obligations for products and SaaS

  • Experience with managing network, data centers and operation related programs

  • Demonstrated clear leadership skills and strong experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams

  • Ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to establish rapport and credibility within the customers organization

  • Good knowledge of enterprise and service provider wan, routing protocols, switching, internet and general network architecture

  • Software development and release management experience is a plus.

*Personal Attributes *

  • Exceptional communication and listening skills, ability to establish rapport and credibility and clearly articulate problem statements 

  • Diligence and attention to detail, ability to work on own initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude. 

  • Outstanding communicator, outgoing personality 

  • Detail oriented, good at follow-through 

  • Strong drive to make a difference and track record of accomplishment 

  • High personal and professional standards of ethics and integrity 

  • Able to provide Service Management to all departments, and juggle priorities under time pressure

*COMPANY CULTURE  *

We are a team of doers and makers and believe in a diverse, egalitarian work environment. Our cultural emphasis on Learn Fast, Trust Each Other and Have Fun has allowed us to build a crack team of "A" players.  We promise you will have a whale of a time working with us and our channel partners and customers. Come Learn with Us.  

VeloCloud by VMware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be treated fairly and given equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment, including compensation and benefits, irrespective of their race, color, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or ethnic origin. 

Category : Business Strategy and Operations

Subcategory: Program Management

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-01-13

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 http://careers.vmware.com.

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.

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