Senior Product Manager (RabbitMQ team)

Job Description

Ready to build? So are we. Come join VMware’s new exciting Modern Applications Business Unit (MAPBU) team, made up of products and services under the portfolio to help customers build, run and manage their most important applications. We build applications with velocity to run in a cloud-native environment, run open-source Kubernetes with consistency, and manage our customers entire footprint with confidence to help them achieve their business outcomes.

You will be working in the The Messaging and Streaming Program which is chartered with empowering development teams to build and manage enterprise-grade messaging and streaming based architectures.We are the core contributors to the popular message broker, RabbitMQ, and are also responsible for delivering Tanzu platform integrations on both BOSH and K8s.

The program is looking for a Senior Product Manager. Your responsibilities will include:

Defining the strategy and short term tactics for the program, working collaboratively with other functions and our users and customers
Understanding business objectives and mapping day-to-day efforts into those business outcomes
Understanding OSS community dynamics, drive toward community desired end state, engage with community
Producing clear MVP definition and roadmap and work collaboratively with engineering to execute on it through proper prioritization
Proactively evangelize your product with users and enable other functions within VMware (like sales and marketing)
Defining GTM and collaborating with other teams on Design Partner Programs
We’re looking for candidates who:

Able to breakdown complex problems into simple solutions
Obsess with customers, users and their needs
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style for different audiences since we are a globally distributed team
Passionate technologists, ready to evangelize within and outside of VMware, not scared of going deep and broad and straddle OSS and commercial worlds
Positive attitude and strong team players (not a 0-sum game!)
Strong leadership, willingness to grow teams and strong communication skills
Experience and knowledge of message oriented middleware, streaming, event-driven architectures and the associated markets a plus
Previous success working on open source projects is desired
Ability to acquire and teach new skills, practices and approaches is desired
Experience working with or inside enterprise scale organizations is a plus
To learn more about Tanzu, check out this video. #TeamTanzu

This position is eligible for JoinTeamTanzu referral campaign

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