R180242 - Senior Product Manager - Horizon Platform


Bengaluru, India

Last shared 234 days ago

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8 - 12 years

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Computer Software Information Technology
Job Description

Job Description

Why VMware Desktop

Market analysts such as IDC, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and others rate this technology as a game changer and high growth focus area over the next 5 years. Virtualization is our core, and we are focused on reduction of cost and complexity and adding value to the IT customer and the end device user. When you choose VMware as your employer, you are choosing to be a part of the best and brightest talent in working towards transforming computing; thus changing the way business is done.

Group and role summary

The Desktop Product Management team is tasked with VMware’s most challenging and important growth initiatives. Working closely with executive leadership, engineering, sales & marketing, and customers, they leverage their technical, analytical, and strategic skills towards executing high impact value added opportunities. The role requires passion for building great products that customers love to use, appreciation for working with great engineers, willingness to do what it takes to grow the business, and wisdom to make tough tradeoffs.

As a Sr. Product Manager on the Windows Cloud Delivery Services team, you will be responsible for growing the industry’s leading desktop and application virtualization platform, VMware Horizon, and working with the broader team to extend our reach to the cloud. You’ll be responsible for establishing a product vision, executing the product strategy, with the goal of delivering the industry’s most robust and scalable platform. You will be the voice of our customers in design conversations, explaining “the why” behind “the what” that needs to get built.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Analyze and evaluate complementary and competitive products, technologies, and solutions.
  • Work directly with customers and partners, leverage feedback as a key component of the product planning and roadmap.Work with different product teams across VMware including vSphere, NSX, VSAN to socialize and share product requirements, product positioning, and customer value for VMware Horizon.
  • Manage the product development process from inception to product delivery. Write PRDs, outline detailed customer use cases, and ensure the successful shipment of the product.
  • Work closely with R&D, Product Marketing, and Program Management to ensure product availability worldwide at major product launch.
  • Collaborate with marketing, sales and partners to drive revenue opportunities.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience; MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in product management or product marketing experience with a software company.
  • Ability to work equally well with business development, product marketing, program management, and engineering to drive successful product releases.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to write clearly and quickly to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Proven analytical skills and strategic thinking with an ability to translate technology into business benefits.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and strategic thinking skills and the ability to translate those skills into a proven track record in delivering successful products.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.
Company Description
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. VMware accelerates customers’ digital transformation journey by enabling enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT. With VMware solutions, organizations are creating exceptional experiences by mobilizing everything, responding faster to opportunities with modern data and apps hosted across hybrid clouds, and safeguarding customer trust with a defense-in-depth approach to cybersecurity. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you dare to do the stuff you’ve always dreamed about? Dare to explore at http://careers.vmware.com.


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