Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. VMware's key customers use digital transformation projects to modernize application development frameworks, processes, and tools. A significant portion of this effort involves a strategy to run in-house and vendor applications on modern infrastructures. Asa VMware Customer Experience Architect, you will play a key role in accelerating customer adoption of Kubernetes through the Tanzu portfolio of products. The Design Partner program is intended to link new feature development with customer requirements in a high-touch, curated fashion. As the Architect of this experience you will work with internal product teams to understand new features, develop customer research plans, and manage the customer usage/adoption of new features. This role is also responsible for regular customer feedback sessions, pilots, and other technical support as needed.Understand and provide data/feedback to shape VMware product capabilities based on Customer engagementWork with customers to understand barriers to application modernization and adopting modern application development methodsIdentify challenges related to organization, people and processes, in addition to technology, across a variety of application areas and industries (financial services, retail, healthcare etc.)Use customer experiences and conversations to provide direction and feedback to internal VMware product and marketing teams inter and intra BUParticipate with internal teams to develop content focused on customer challenges with a focus on large enterprise scale customersEngage with Developers, Ops and SREs through workshops, events and social media channels to better understand their needs and gather feedback on features and requirementsSupport customer briefings as part of sales cycleCategorize and/or document customer environments and define repeatable solutions - run customer pilots and validation cycles as part of the overall design partner programTake a leadership role and accountability in working with cross-functional teams both within and across BUsDesired ExperienceExperience with VMware SDDC stack of products (implementation and/or management)Experience with Tanzu suite of productsAbility to work with ambiguity and bring clarity to achieve the right outcomeExperience fostering collaboration and teamwork across cross-functional teamsExperience in managing and understanding large revenue projects for external customersStrong organizational skills with an ability to manage competing prioritiesStrong customer mind-set and ability to uncover technical challengesExcellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skillsStrong relationship building skills and business acumenEstimated travel of between 25% to 50% locally and internationally, depending on needs of customers and VMware teamsThis position is eligible for TanzuChallenge referral campaign : Engineering and Technology: Software Engineering: Business Leadership/: Full Time: Yes: 2020-11-03VMware: 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 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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