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Senior Product Line Manager

Palo Alto, California

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Job ID R1912363

The number and severity of security incidents continues to grow, and it’s not because organizations aren’t spending enough money on IT security. In fact, we are spending more than ever on security solutions however security losses continue to outpace the investment companies are making.  Traditional IT security needs an overhaul that looks at ways security can be an integrated part of the infrastructure vs. an afterthought. Virtual infrastructure platforms are an ideal place for this level of product integration between infrastructure and security.

THIS is where you come in.

The VMware Security Products Group (SPG) is looking for a Product Management professional to focus on defining and delivering the next-gen security products.  VMware SPG is a new and exciting team within the Networking and Security Business Unit (NSBU), focused on building new security solutions for the software-defined data center. The NSBU is the fastest growing business within the VMware portfolio.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will work in an exciting and engaging agile startup environment where you will be encouraged to expand your skills, test your creative boundaries, and share new ideas. You must be comfortable engaging with customers, partners, and internal teams in both small and large group settings, and feel passionate about delivering innovative product value.


  • Be the overall product owner on one or more products delivering by the Security Products Group
  • Continually evaluate market conditions and the competitive landscape and incorporate that feedback into product requirements
  • Present to internal stakeholders on strategy, business plan, or resource requirements
  • Manage the agile development process from a product owner perspective
  • Deliver new security products to market and manage their growth
  • Present product vision/strategy/roadmap to customers on a regular basis


  • 7-10 years of Product Management experience
  • Prior experience in the IT security or virtualization
  • Deep technical aptitude
  • Background in user-centered product delivery principles
  • Proven track record in delivering enterprise-grade products to market
  • Possess a very high level of comfort in working and interfacing with developers on product requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with the Agile development process


  • BS or MS degree in a technical discipline
  • Prior experience as an engineer or security administrator
  • Track record of building version 1 product(s)
  • Product Marketing or GTM experience

About Our Team
VMware Security Products Group (SPG) is part of the rapidly growing Network and Security Business Unit (NSBU) at VMware. Our goal is the development of new security solutions for IT security stakeholders in the software-defined data center, both in private and public cloud environments. The team is excited to be actively building new security solutions that integrate with VMware’s industry leading virtualization platforms.

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*For a full list of benefits, broken out by country, please visit our Benefits Website.

  • Parental leave for mothers and fathers

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Generous vacation, holiday, and paid-time-off plans

  • Ongoing development through monetary reimbursements and rotation programs

  • Neurodiversity, Backup Child Care and Employee Assistance programs support your loved ones

  • Medical and wellness plans that are inclusive of all family types

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