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VMware Jobs & Careers in Frimley, England


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4 days ago

Senior Manager, Enterprise Operations, EMEA

VMware Frimley, England

* Measure the enterprise performance and create clear Performance Indicators that enable the VP EMEA Enterprise Business to successfully grow the… VMware


22 days ago

Snr Director, Systems Engineering NEMEA

VMware Frimley, England

We are looking for a Senior Director, Systems Engineering to cover Northern EMEA (UK & Ireland, Benelux, Nordics and Southern Africa). This… VMware


25 days ago

Account Executive Software Defined Storage (SDS)

VMware Frimley, England

* Responsible for selling VSAN and the full SDS product line within an assigned territory * Drive account portfolio sales strategy and focus on a… VMware


15 days ago

Strategic Account Manager

VMware Frimley, England

* Solidify existing customer accounts and elevate VMware to a more strategic position within most accounts * Must be able to sell VMware… VMware


25 days ago

Service Provider Partner Business Manager

VMware Frimley, England

The Service Provider Partner Business Manager (Service Provider PBM) is responsible for selling VMware Service Provider Program Services through… VMware


15 days ago

vCloud Air Business Specialist

VMware Frimley, England

VMware is the recognized leader of cloud computing for enterprises around the world. With more than 480k customers deploying Private Cloud… VMware


15 days ago

EUC Account Manager

VMware Frimley, England

The explosion in new consumer, mobile and laptop devices has brought new demands and requirements to the IT department, requiring them to… VMware


24 days ago

Senior Systems Engineer, NSX

VMware Frimley, England

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in… VMware


15 days ago

Global Solutions Consultant

VMware Frimley, England

Solutions Consultant for EMEA Global Accounts VMware Solutions Consultants work very closely with their Global Accounts sales team, which… VMware


24 days ago

Specialist, SDDC Network & Security

VMware Frimley, England

VMware is the leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to… VMware


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    Great Products but not a long term career

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    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Frimley, England
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive in Frimley, England

    I worked at VMware full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some great products which sell themselves well. I met some great talent in the business who if managed correctly would be even more productive.

    There are some positives I found like limited micro management but this I believe also comes down to who your manager is.

    You can make some good money but this is now reducing year on year.

    If you are in the US it feels like a very different business. You can move around much more.

    I liked the US leadership and they do demonstrate some great qualities but these do not make it through to EMEA.

    Cons

    The core management in the UK have been with the company far too long. You are told you need to be able to deal with change..the only thing that does not change is the management. With this comes little upward mobility unless you are in the "club". If you are not in the "club" your options rapidly become very limited very quickly. However you are made every year to work on a personal development plan...not sure why as there is not no place to go and the only promotions I witnessed tended to be managers being promoted with the odd sales person being promoted only in title i.e. Major or senior.

    Much of your time will be spent dealing with some unbelievably crazy internal processes which are often manual and for a cloud leader somewhat unbelievable that they exist given the tools on the market today. Your internal admin skills will be welcomed here and I worked with some very good internal admin people...erm I mean sales people, Targets are set every 6 months if your in sales so if you are working on that OTE big deal the likelihood is that your target will be adjusted to accommodate this therefore making hitting you number even more unrealistic.

    Accounts will be moved up and down and away from you so again be prepared to be irritated here and thats before the US asks for any splits.

    If you are going for an interview ask about attrition rates in the Enterprise Team and have them demonstrate exactly how many people actually make their quota annually...its not a high %. You will also find the hiring and interviewing process long and tedious especially when compared with their competitors.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop making employees fill out personal development plans when there is little or no place to be promoted to.
    Remove the old boys club and let new blood in preferable not externally sourced new blood.
    Remove the 6 month quota and let sales have a fair crack of the whip to hit their numbers. Sales people who earn and make their number tend to be happier and stay loyal.
    If somethings working don't break it.

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