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Intern - SaaS Growth Platform - Product Manager

Palo Alto, California

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Job ID R1908864

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Job Role:

Product Managers are the CEOs of their products and are responsible for defining, prioritizing, planning and driving the execution of the vision for their product lines. Product Managers must possess business acumen as well as engineering wherewithal to be able to strategize, drive and bring their product to market. Product Managers must work extensively with customers while working cross functionally with Product Marketing, Engineering, Sales, Corporate Marketing and Alliance Partners to successfully prioritize features and develop the products that our customers need.

VMware is looking for a Product Manager to help research industry best practices on a number of fronts including simplified SaaS customer experience and KPIs covering the SaaS customer journey.

Responsibilities:

As an Intern at VMware, you’ll create innovative solutions and solve complex problems. You’ll take ownership of meaningful, big-picture work and springboard an impactful career. Become immersed in all aspects of our innovative and collaborative culture, and ensure you get the full VMware experience. You’ll interact with industry thought leaders at one of our world class campuses and enjoy networking, community service, and career development events.

  • Research on industry best practices for SaaS offers focusing on Freemium/Free-Trials and Go-to-market strategies of leading SaaS providers
  • Explore the KPIs that leading Public Cloud/Software vendors use to measure success of their subscription business
  • Document the findings and drive agreement with the Product team on the KPIs identified
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to create clear and concise documentation of requirements for new features/functionalities
  • Partner with engineering teams to translate the requirements into stories and further breakdown to engineering specifications

Required Skills:

  • Pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related technical field.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to be agile and highly adaptive
  • Desire to take ownership and responsibility
  • A standout colleague with passion, initiative, and leadership ability 

Preferred Skills:

  • Technical background in enterprise platforms, datacenter, and/or applications software space preferred 
  • Knowledge of public cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud or Azure

Please note that whileanyonewith a legal right to work in the U.S. may apply for this role, VMware is not presently sponsoring work visas for the entry-level roles for which these Internships may prepare you.



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