Product Owner

VMware Carbon Black
Boston, MA | Full-Time | Mid-Level

Job Description

Product Owners gain understanding of their customers, identify problems that need to be solved, manage a backlog, and work with technical teams to deliver features for our customers while improving the scalability of the platform and generating revenue. You will work collaboratively with our product team to shape our vision, strategy and roadmap with primary responsibilities of gaining an understanding of the endpoint security market, managing a backlog, and working with development teams to deliver features that move our products forward.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with product leadership to formulate our product vision, strategy and roadmap
  • Drive Story, Backlog, and Feature definition and prioritize based on defined Initiatives
  • Internalize and deeply understand complex technical problems and how they impact our customers and our teams using the services you are focused on
  • Be the voice of the customer and provide a business perspective on value during day-to-day development
  • Understand when to make tradeoffs between planned work and the unexpected interrupt-driven work
  • Conduct customer and stakeholder interviews to validate and own story definition
  • Coordinate with other product owners on features / betas / roadmaps / feedback
  • Prepare the go to market teams on the appropriate plan for availability of product improvements
  • Communicate our vision to customers as needed

What You’ll Bring

  • A computer science undergraduate degree or other engineering degree equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager, or Business Analyst in a commercial SaaS company with a highly agile (Kanban, Scrum, XP) environment
  • Experience in (endpoint) security and prior development experiences are strong pluses
  • Passion for working in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment; Self-motivated, organized
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills

VMware Company Overview

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 http://careers.vmware.com.

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