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Oracle is at the forefront of the digital revolution. We are empowering nearly half a million
businesses across the globe to turn untapped potential into real business value. Would you like
to join us in connecting the biggest enterprises of today, with the tools to compete in the digital
economy of tomorrow?
We have exciting new opportunities in expanding Oracle’s cloud business. So, if you are
passionate, customer-focused, innovative, consultative, collaborative, and want to have fun
whilst you work, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Driving customer success, through high quality architectural solutions, is the very cornerstone
of our ambitions. You will be instrumental in defining Oracle standard best practice, but always
with a firm focus on the customer.
This architecture role comprises a combination of both technical and soft skills. If you have
strong all-round technical skills, the ability to engage with people, can build trusted
relationships, communicate ideas, and build consensus, then you are just the kind of person we
are looking for.
Your contribution will be pivotal in helping define best practice for how customers can move
their applications to Oracle Cloud. Engaging with Oracle teams around the world to understand
their current best-practice, designing and defining global standards for Oracle Cloud Solution
Architecture, and building customer-centric guides to Oracle Cloud Architecture, are just some
of the exciting challenges that await you.
Your ability to design solution guides that are easy to read for both experienced Oracle
professionals and customers new to Oracle Cloud is essentials. Our architectures will focus on
non-functional requirements, such as security, network, performance, resilience, service
management will help Oracle ensure the best possible outcome for our customers.
At Oracle, you will enjoy a high degree of responsibility and autonomy. The rewards for your
contribution include a compensation and benefits package, and a continuous training program in
a structured environment, that are world class.
There may be some visits to an Oracle office or customer premises, but we believe that these
will be relatively rare for the foreseeable future. As nearly all your daily interactions will be on
Zoom, you will need a good internet connection. You have the opportunity to manage your own
time and work hours can have a degree of flexibility.
We always aim to make Oracle a fun and rewarding place to work, and you will be joining a
community of hundreds of like-minded architects who are always very keen to support and help
What you’ll do
You will harvest best-practise from around the world and distil them into recommended global
best practice architectures. Your architectures will be published externally and available to
Oracle customers. Your architectures will go through a rigorous quality process - this approach
will mean that your proposed solutions are of the highest quality, and adhere to Oracle
You will also be involved in defining and writing guides and advice for Oracle products and
services that use plain and simple language to describe complex topics. The ability to
communicate effectively through multiple media including written word, video and visualisation
You can look forward to being be an active participant in the Architecture Community within
Oracle, both harvesting and contributing to reference architectures. The Oracle architecture
community is friendly and supportive and you will be able to call upon the broader community
for help, and to contribute to the community.
Continually developing our architects is of critical importance to Oracle, and you will have the
opportunity to put regular time aside to stay abreast of new technologies, new products and
services, and to stay very much in touch with emerging technology both inside and outside
Oracle will provide training throughout your career to develop your technical skills and your
What You’ll Bring
Your enthusiasm, knowledge, and passion for customer success will help us become the number
one cloud company in the world.
the ability to quickly understand complex systems and applications and map those to
cloud architectures and solutions
a good general understanding of cloud architecture and hybrid on premise / cloud
strong architectural understanding of all technical aspects of a cloud solution
including networking, security, resilience and connectivity
excellent communication and presentation skills with high degree of comfort speaking
across all levels of management (e.g. IT management, Architects, administrators and
strong collaboration skills and the ability to build virtual teams to deliver broad-based
Some experience in engaging and influencing senior leaders would he highly
In addition, a number of technical skills will also be needed within this role and the more of
these you have, the better you will fit the role :
A wide breadth of knowledge of IT systems and applications and the IT industry in
Previous experience of defining and enabling best-practice - especially n a cloud
Excellent problem-soling skills combined with the ability for abstracting complex
Good knowledge of Oracle database and familiarity and experience of Oracle
database concepts, technology, tools and capabilities
Architecting high availability solutions using Oracle database, data guard, RAC and
How to upgrade and migrate complex multi-tier systems while minimising system
building disaster recovery and failover capabilities for complex multi-tier systems,
including multi-cloud deployments
hands-on experience of cloud deployments. While any cloud experience will be
considered, previous experience of Oracle OCI would be highly beneficial
it is expected that every successful candidate will have basic developer skills and be
fluent in at least one back-end programming language - e.g. Java, Python etc. - as well
as having a working knowledge of SQL
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures.
Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications.
You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products / services / processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology.
Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products / services / processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area.
8 or more 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).
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