Oracle Product Manager/Strategy 4-ProdDev in Indianapolis, Indiana
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.
Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Oracle Database Cloud, which includes Oracle Exadata Cloud Service, Oracle Database Cloud Services, and Oracle Autonomous Database, is an extremely successful database platform with wide adoption across the globe at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle Gen 2 Cloud. Furthermore, Exadata Cloud Service allows customers to acquire the time-tested Exadata technology as a service in the public cloud format and is also the foundation of Oracle Autonomous Database. Oracle Database Cloud is one of the fastest growing Oracle cloud product portfolios.
We are seeking a dynamic and creative addition to the Global Strategy and Outbound Product Management (PM) team for Oracle Database Cloud offerings, whose primary goal will be to help accelerate the growth of database cloud services across all the worldwide regions. This person will focus on commercialiazing the product and service, defining and refining the GTM, and working cross functionally to grow the product and service as dictated by priorities. The priorities may change from quarter to quarter.
At a strategic level, this individual needs to cross-functionally define and execute the growth strategy of Oracle Database Cloud offerings, including seeking out market segments and partners that represent the growth opportunity.
At a tactical level, this individual needs to enthusiastically interact with various internal business groups, operations units, product release teams, and test and development teams to manage the entire life cycle process of the services and products within the Mission Critical Database Technologies group. Furthermore, this individual also needs to actively engage with the sales and business development teams to understand, prioritize, and progressively eliminate roadblocks to the growth of Oracle Database Cloud, wherever they exist.
Among other items, potential responsibilities may include:
Working with the technology focused Product Management team to understand and develop key differentiation and success factors for Oracle Database Cloud offerings.
Working with various stakeholders to commercialize and launch service updates.
Working with the marketing teams to align the messages to the core product value proposition, with the aim of developing the market and enhancing the pipeline.
Working with the regional sales and business development teams to structure the sale plays, sale programs, and GTM market models, specifically tuned to the dynamics of each global region, as well as providing periodic training & support to regional sales ecosystem.
Working with partner teams to develop and enhance partner ecosystems. Activities involve aligning Oracle Database Cloud value proposition with partner s GTM frameworks, evangelization, product positioning, vertical alignment, roadmap updates, solution support, and training.
Working with the regional sale and business development teams to perform win-loss analysis, create Point of View on regional success factors, and provide routine feedback to the executive management and technology focused product teams.
Helping to build credible references, as well as create success stories, white papers, and field training material.
We seek someone with a very can-do attitude, who thinks creatively, is capable of creating independent Point of Views, can build support/consensus in a large multi-functional organization, and is aggressive at introducing new and evolving cloud concepts across all global regions.
Specific Job Background:
10 or more years of product management or business development experience, preferably in enterprise computing, cloud technologies, and data center infrastructure; familiarity with Oracle databases and Exadata is an added plus
Balanced mix of business and technical skills, along with relevant hardware and database software experiences
BS / MS in Computer Science or related technical degree, MBA highly desirable
Excellent attention to detail skills and strong experience working closely with internal teams to drive the entire product life cycle process, from launch to transition.
Experience working closely with sales and business development teams to support various activities related to the growth of the product in the market.
Excellent written and communication / presentation skills
Analytical skills, with a passion to solve complex business and technology problems, and an aptitude to learn new things
Strong interpersonal skills, with familiarity with building support and consensus in a large multi-functional organization.
Superb time management skills, especially in the context of multiple commitments
Positive attitude to accept and embrace constant changes
This job involves US-domestic and international travel on an as-needed basis.
Job: *Product Development
Title: Product Manager/Strategy 4-ProdDev
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 20000WCN
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