26 days old

Networking & Security Technologist Director

Palo Alto, CA 94301

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VMware is a pioneer of the Software Defined Data Center and we are now investing in bringing the operational excellence of Public Cloud Data Center Networks to the Enterprise Private Cloud. The Networking and Security business unit spans topics across data center networking, public cloud, containers, SD-WAN and security.

As a Technologist Director, you will drive growth working cross-functionally with Product Management, Product Marketing, Engineering, Dev-Ops, and Go-To-Market teams.

This role will provide you opportunities to work across geographies, interact with multi-functional teams and delight customers. You will find that work is both fun, and challenging in a highly collaborative, inclusive, and agile atmosphere.

  • Be the go-to technical expert for the VMware HCX platform and related solutions
  • Partner with sales teams to enable and support customer engagements across all aspects of the sale
  • Build and support compelling product demos that showcase the HCX solution to customers and partners
  • Hands-on evaluation of product offerings from competitors
  • Author supporting product and solution collateral including battle cards, technical white-papers, competitive decks, etc. 
  • Deliver technical sessions at trade shows and conferences such as VMworld, VMUG and vExpert events
  • Work closely with engineering teams to review and provide input on product specifications
  • Partner with product management to influence product roadmap and guide product design, implementation, release, and maintenance

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in technical marketing/technical product management or systems engineering/experience working in a customer environment as an architect
  • Technical depth and hands-on expertise in one or more areas data center networking, network virtualization, orchestration, Kubernetes, Public Cloud or Security
  • Familiarity with the HCX architecture and solution
  • Familiarity with the VCloud Foundation (VCF) solution is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SDN architecture and its use-cases
  • Hands-on experience with SDN controllers such as Cisco APIC, Contrail, Big Switch Fabric, etc. is a plus
  • Knowledge of network management and analytics; experience with network security is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in working on solutions that span networking, Security, virtualization and storage domains
  • Proven expertise in enabling successful customer deployments
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal; should be comfortable holding your own when interacting with technical decision makers; you are able to sell a vision and handle objections from customers 
  • Highly entrepreneurial with strong passion, urgency, energy, and a persistent dedicated drive to succeed and win
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline 

    Category : Marketing
    Subcategory: Product Management
    Experience: Business Leadership
    Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
    Posted Date: 2020-07-28Networking & Security: IT departments are spending more on security than ever before, but the damage caused by data breaches keeps getting worse. To solve this problem, VMwares Networking and Security team is challenging traditional thinking about IT security. We take a software-based approach that brings customers new levels of usability and effectiveness in todays fast-changing public and private cloud environments. Were tackling one of ITs toughest problems by helping customers manage networking and security services through¯a single pane of glass across diverse environments. Our software solutions free IT environments from physical constraints to help them achieve superior agility, tighter security, and faster provisioning. Are you looking for the opportunity to help revolutionize IT security? We invite you to join our tightly knit team thats driven to quickly deliver top-quality solutions to this pressing industry problem. Youll boost your career by working on cutting-edge innovations in the cloud, security, networking, SD-WAN, and container spaces.

    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 whats 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.


Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-08-30

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