Oracle’s most elite team (the A-Team) is seeking a highly energetic Solution Architect and thought leader for a mission critical division of the organization. We are Oracle’s elite outbound arm of development responsible for helping our customers achieve success with our products and services. The role involves contributing to and leading multidisciplinary projects focused on architecting, designing, and prototyping complex cross-product solutions involving Oracle Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) for our most prestigious customers. The position entails a high level of internal and external visibility with senior management. The Solution Architect is responsible for structuring and leading complex, strategic internal and external engagements involving coordination across teams and products, innovative use of Oracle’s Cloud Development products and tools, and establishing a regular feedback channel into the Development organization resulting in product improvements and innovations.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities include:
We are seeking an exceptional technical leader with extraordinary attention to detail. She or he is able to play a project manager role with excellent tracking and reporting skills, in-depth understanding of current cloud technologies and products, and has a strong sense for market trends and emerging technologies and tools within and outside of Oracle’s portfolio. Must be able to up level and summarize project goals and risks at an executive level.
The ideal candidate will understand the need to balance continuous personal development and non-work life with the pressures of delivery. A successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of communication and be able to effectively communicate with upper management, customers, and the members of the team knowing that the audience will range from those who have very limited understanding of technology to those who are on the world forefront of Cloud ecosystems.
The Solution Architect must have communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to effectively communicate with customers, succinctly articulate business impacts, translate technical information into layperson and business terms, concisely ‘storyboard’ complex problems, solutions, and approaches in a manner appropriate for executives, develop frameworks, templates, and high-quality pragmatic deliverables that can be carried forth and executed by project teams, and articulate and demonstrate gaps in our products based on real world customer use cases.He or she has problem solving skills with the ability to develop and analyze options/hypotheses objectively, applies industry-leading practices, and facilitates negotiations/discussions involving groups of diverse stakeholders.
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. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
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 complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).