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VMware Sr Product Owner, Application Modernization - Opportunity for Working Remotely in New York, New York

Ready to build? So are we!

The MAPBU Application Modernization team is looking for seasoned product owner to help support our customers as they go down the Application Modernization journey.

VMware is helping customers successfully modernize their legacy application and helping them in this journey via a modernization framework product called the Tanzu Application Modernization tool.

The tool has a built-in continuous app modernization engine that enables organizations to discover and analyze applications , recommend a modernization approach, and containerize suitable legacy applications.

Customers can leverage this to implement discovery of legacy apps built using Java/Java EE/.NET frameworks, get analytical insights to determine optimal placement of modernized apps and help with the actual modernization effort.

This role is a hands-on position where the product owner will not only be responsible for product management but also own the design, build and implementation of an operational framework that will help drive product roll out and adoption to our customers.

Tight feedback loops drive our processes. We value test-driven development, retrospectives, continuous integration, data-informed decision making, and working at a sustainable pace. We nurture psychological safety within teams and empower them to drive the changes necessary to obtain successful outcomes. We build software and solve problems collaboratively. Teammates are always accessible to lend a helping hand. The team is distributed around the US and India.

About you

You have seen the power of empowered, balanced teams and believe in Outcomes over Output ( . You have strong product instincts, but more importantly have an appreciation for and understanding of data-informed decision making, lean startup, agile and user-centered design values, principles, and practices. You are excited by the user and business value that technology can unlock. You thrive in a complex ecosystem, collecting, sharing, and synthesizing input from many directions and enabling the teams that you work with to continuously deliver customer value. You believe in doing the right thing and doing what works. #TeamTanzu #VMwareMarketplace

Interested? Here is what we look for:

  • You have past experience in developing or maintaining applications on Java/Java EE/.NET frameworks in virtualized environments

  • You understand how application components like Databases, Web Servers, Messaging frameworks, etc. interact with each other in traditional enterprise architecture framework

  • You have migrated or have been involved in a phased migration of “legacy” applications to the cloud with or without a refactoring of the application code

  • You are excited about Cloud Native applications and have a strong background in leveraging Kubernetes to help build and manage these applications

  • You have prior exposure to automation of application life cycle management and CI/CD pipelines

  • You enjoy designing workflows that abstract the technical complexities and allow users to focus on the outcome

  • You love working in a hands-on way with customers and internal cross functional teams to demonstrate product capabilities and help drive validation calls with the customers

  • You are a fast learner who is interested in learning and mastering new technology trends

  • You work well with others to jointly define and drive product strategy, vision and roadmap while evangelizing to internal stakeholders, partners and users of our product

  • You enjoy writing user stories and helping the development team prioritize the backlog in order to continuously deliver measurable value towards the vision with your team

  • You are excited to innovate and iterate on agile PM processes

The following are attributes we see in successful candidates, but they are not strict requirements. You are strongly encouraged to apply even if you don’t tick all the boxes because we want to hear from you and learn about what you can bring to the role:

  • 5+ years of Product Management or Product Engineering experience in enterprise software

  • Experience of having developed or product managed enterprise apps built on Java/Java EE/.NET frameworks in virtualized environments

  • Expertise with containers, Kubernetes and development/deployment of cloud native applications

  • Familiarity with common development tools/stacks, command-line interfaces, and CI/CD

  • Exposure to relevant domains, such as distributed systems, API design, release engineering and automation practices

  • Experience with Cloud Providers, Hyper Scalers is a plus

  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others. You can break down technically complex topics into easy-to-follow documentation

  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and other stakeholders internal and external

  • Experience with agile development methodologies

  • Interested in working in diverse and highly collaborative environments

Category : Marketing

Subcategory: Product Management

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-07-12

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