Director of Field Engineering, EMEA

Recruiter
VMware Global
Location
Staines, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1236755535
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Search JobsJob DescriptionOur CompanyVMware is the leader in cloud infrastructure, business mobility and virtualization software. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.With 2018 revenues of $8.97 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, 75,000 partners, and 23,000 employees in 120+ locations around the world. At the core of what we do are our employees who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Want to be part of a compassionate community that thrives on architecting what's next in IT? Learn more at vmware.com/careers.Job Description: Regional Director Field Engineering - Cloud Native ApplicationsAt VMware we believe that Kubernetes, and by extension Cloud Native, will transform the next generation of enterprise infrastructure and applications the way Virtualization and Java have in the past. Customers will look to containers to avoid lock in with public clouds and the industry has aligned around Kubernetes as the orchestration engine for these containers. VMware is investing in building a modern stack that focuses on this next generation of enterprise computing incorporating both traditional workloads and cloud applications with our core platform. For these reasons, we believe no one is better positioned than VMware to win in the multi-cloud era.To that end, VMware is investing in a new strategic function to activate recent investments in container orchestration, cloud workload mobility and cloud native application development.This team will be responsible for realizing our strategic direction and accelerating customer adoption of emerging technologies and our cloud native platforms. This function will be the link between engineering and professional services and will serve as a center of gravity for an ecosystem of customers, developers and partners focused on driving the VMware technology agenda. Regional Directors are responsible for:Build-out and grow the regional Field Engineering team including hiring the right people at the right time to ensure the business can scale while ensuring the team maintains a robust and collaborative cultureWork with the Sales, Partner and BD teams to capture opportunities and ensure successful executionDrive the team to deliver excellent experiences for our customersEstablish a robust understanding of our customers along with how they can utilize Kubernetes and Cloud Native technologies to change their businessesFoster a sense of teamwork and collaboration within the region and across regionsLead the structuring of project proposals and SOWsAssist in hiring and mentoring regional leaders in management and technical rolesDesired Skills & Experiences:Leadership expertise in infrastructure or application technology organizationsExperience building-out, growing and leading successful pre and/or post-sales (including P&L) teamsHave a background in one or more of: Systems engineering, Solution architecture or Technical ConsultingHave experience working with Enterprise B2B Sales teams including complex contract reviews and Statement of Work generationComfortable engaging with executives to understand the business goals, and with engineering teams to understand technical implications. You can credibly manage both.Strong experience mentoring, leading and driving teams towards successHave a track record of delighting customers. This means you operate at a high level of integrity and ensure our tech can align with the needs of our customers in a way that will ensure their success not just today but over timeLead by doing, but comfortable delegatingOther Requirements10+ years of experience in a management role within technical presales, support, or consulting organizationKnowledge of and operational experience with methodologies related to agile and DevOpsAbility to travel up to 50% of the timeLocations: London preferred, but other major cities within Europe will be considered.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. Search Jobs
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