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VMware Director of Networking Technology in Palo Alto, California

VMware is the industry leader in network virtualization and security with more than 10,000 customers, broad portfolio and technology, and a vision that is shaping the future of multi-cloud and container networking. Our team is looking for a Director of Networking Technology with a background in enterprise networking from cloud, data centers, to edge covering full stack networking from design to operations. This candidate must have strong technology background, experience with large enterprise environments, and technologies across underlay and overlay networking, virtualization, security, cloud networking, containers, analytics, service mesh, and observability. If you have a passion for these technologies and the skills to create strategies and compelling content to reach and influence the industry, we want to meet you.

In this role, the candidate will be responsible for strategizing networking technologies that impact customers by working with CTO office, product development, product management, marketing, and sales teams. He or she will lead cross-functional teams to build thought leadership, architectures, and blueprints that help customers formulate the adoption of technologies. This is a strategic role requiring work with multiple functions at VMware as well as customers, analysts, and communities.


  • Owns working across multiple functional teams to build network technology strategy for customers

  • Develops end to end technology strategies to help customers adopt and operationalize advanced technologies

  • Creates thought leading architectures and solutions for customers

  • Builds advanced technology topics such as multi-cloud, containers, service mesh, IoT, edge for customers

  • Partners with CTO office, product development, product management, product marketing, sales, alliances

  • Serves as a key spokesperson and evangelist on advanced technologies and strategies, customer environments

  • Participates in external communities as a contributor, thought leader, spokesperson

Required Skills:

· 10+ years of work experience in enterprise networking, cloud, containers

· 5+ years direct experience in a product or engineering role in networking and security

· 3+ years in cloud, SaaS, network management, and security experience

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.