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Product Manager - Tanzu Spring Ecosystem



Remote · Spain
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023

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Job Description

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Come join VMware’s Tanzu team where we are focused on accelerating the development and delivery of our customer’s most important applications. To enable this acceleration, VMware’s Spring OSS ecosystem is continuing to innovate with one the most active and growing communities of application developers. This opportunity is centered on delivering solutions based on these innovations emerging from VMware’s Spring OSS and commercial teams and integrating them with best-in-class enterprise cloud-native solutions – supporting container platforms such as Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry.

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

  • Expand your existing knowledge of the Spring OSS ecosystem and associated outcomes that can be enhanced through our solutions

  • Develop an understanding of the broader Tanzu portfolio and how Spring can best integrate with those solutions

  • Build a strong partnership with Tanzu Product Management and align business vision

  • Foster a team and community culture of empathy, curiosity, and psychological safety

  • Think like a developer and work with designers to deliver a first class developer experience!

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

You will be the Product Manager focused on Spring application developer outcomes within the Tanzu organization at VMware. This highly-distributed Tanzu team is chartered with enabling Spring cloud-native architecture patterns and practices across the solution portfolio. You will be joining a fast-paced, startup-like team working on solutions using a variety of technologies including Java, Spring, Angular, gRPC, Backstage, AI/ML and GraphQL.

  • Help define the product strategy to evolve VMware’s Spring ecosystem commercial offerings.

  • Work with a globally distributed team and collaborators and manage the challenges in that type of environment.

  • Work with other Product Managers and Engineering teams to drive the successful product outcomes.

  • Engage with product designers to deliver impactful application developer user experiences.

  • Leverage your existing and broadening Spring ecosystem knowledge in day-to-day interactions with the team, customers and collaborators.

  • Make complicated value-based prioritization decisions to help collaborators and teams focus their efforts.

There will be plenty of opportunities to grow your role within the broad number of use cases covered by the Spring ecosystem! If you have a passion to learn, you will find yourself on the forefront of exciting emerging technology trends.

What is the leadership for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

You will be working in a highly collaborative organization built on trust and mutual respect.

People bring their best, full selves to work every day and focus on outcomes that have a meaningful impact on the industries and customers we serve.

The team is distributed around the globe. Most of the team works out of North America and Europe. You will be part of the Tanzu Spring ecosystem and commercial offerings team as a Product Manager reporting to the Director of Product Management responsible for Application Developer Ecosystem support within the Tanzu portfolio of solutions.

Where is the role located?

Remote: this role is fully remote and can be done anywhere in Spain. Most of the engineering team is located in Spain, United Kingdom and the Eastern time zone of North America. You will align working hours to overlap sufficiently given the location of the team members.

What it’s like to work at VMware

We believe that teams should spend more of their time delivering incremental value and less on building infrastructure. We build platforms, tools, and automation, including Tanzu Application Service, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, Tanzu Application Platform and Tanzu Mission Control, to enable our customers to easily and confidently develop and run the software that powers their business. Hundreds of companies rely on our platform to meet the needs of millions of their customers. Our engineers adopt appropriate processes as a way to go fast forever and deliver remarkable results. Our product managers and designers work side-by-side with our engineers in small, empowered teams, using Lean and UCD as guides. We measure success by making our customers more productive as both software developers and platform operators. We spend time with our customers to understand and build empathy for the jobs that they need to get done.

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting

  • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types

  • Generous Time Off Programs

  • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community

  • Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents who are raising children with learning or behavior challenges or developmental disabilities

  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, training, course work, and so on)

  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

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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