Oracle Product Manager in Herndon, Virginia
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.
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*Department Description *
The Solution Management and Product Strategy group within the Oracle Hospitality Global Business Unit is comprised of hospitality industry experts with strong experience in the Cruise and/or Hotel industry. The main goals of this team are to capture market and solution requirements, define the strategic business plans and investment agenda, and build targeted market offers. The group is measured by plan attainment, growth in market share, and customer success.
This opening is for a Product Manager for the Oracle Hospitality Cruise Product Shipboard Property Management System. In this role, the Product Manager works as part of a small, high-caliber team to deliver upon the vision for the Cruise solution set. The Product Manager provides valuable insight into the roadmap based on various interactions with customers, partners and fellow employees. They work very closely with the Development team to ensure alignment between market requirements and the software releases. The most successful Product Managers have both deep and broad product/market expertise, and have the ability to focus on a single area or cover a wide variety of solutions as needed depending upon the roadmap investment priorities. They are leaders within the organization and evangelists for their particular product area.
The Product Manager is responsible for the following solution deliverables:
Market and Business Requirement Documents with focus on Dining Management solutions
Product Life Cycle Management incl. strategic Roadmap, Launches, Updates
Contribution to Product Introductions and Marketing Announcements
Market specific solution collateral for sales channels, i.e. Advocated Offers, Playbooks
Approve Partner Relationships for the LOB
Pricing for Product/Service/Solution/Portfolio
Feature and Design Review
Thought leader in solution area
In addition to the above activities, the role will be involved in top opportunity pre-sales activities and key customer engagements (i.e. advisory boards) to drive customer success as necessary. Within the Cruise Strategy team, the role collaborates with the Strategy Director and Marketing roles to help influence all aspects of the solutions. The Product Manager directly reports to the Director of Strategy to ensure this role has the visibility and access to decision makers. In addition, the Product Manager is deeply involved with the Development Group. They automatically become members of the agile development, in which they are knowledge ambassadors and take over the Functional Architect role to ensure the vision and requirements are delivered in the product releases.
*Job Requirements: *
Work is non-routine and complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in areas of specialization. This role requires a computer science bachelors or master degree, with an experience of minimum 3 - 5 Years in the Cruise Industry. Prior experience with Product Implementation, Strategy or Product Management functions is a plus and relevant software experience, such as Oracle Hospitality Cruise SPMS/FMS and Simphony Point of Sale is a benefit. Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiating skills with both internal and external resources required. The ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion is required.
Requirements analysis and management, ability to visualize complex issues and creative problem solving.
Produce wireframes, flowcharts, storyboards, scenarios and prototypes
Strong conceptual and analytical skills and demonstrated ability to work on Functional Architecture of software applications.
Good Understanding of tools usage in following categories:
Experience with Mockups and wire-framing tools (Axure, Balsamiq, UXPin, Moqups), benefit but not essential.
Experience with Standard Microsoft Tools such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Work as part of 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 define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.
Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise.
Job: *Product Development
Title: Product Manager
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 19001BYU
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