The primary role of this position is to help manage, grow and innovate the Oracle Communications Session Border Controller product line, including cloud capabilities and deployment models, and VoLTE/VoWifi capabilities.
The PLM will build products from existing ideas, and help develop new ideas based on industry experience and interactions with field sales, customers/prospects and partners. The PLM must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, and should be capable of establishing and aligning to big-picture vision while building an actionable plan to do so.
Written and verbal communications skills are required to work across with all areas of the company... including marketing, services, engineering, alliances, and operations.
Help manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities. Coordinate (with the help of a program manager) a company-wide product team that spans several departments.
40% Market: Identifying, interpreting and defining the needs of the market
30% Engineering Interaction:Guiding engineering efforts by defining and prioritizing market requirements
30% Business & Economics:Maximizing business value of the portfolio
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Lead a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.
As a member of the product development division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Suggest and justify product directions and specifications. Specify, design and implement moderate changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.
Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).