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Oracle Sr. Director Architects - Consulting Senior Practice Director in Houston, Texas

This senior director position is responsible for an increasingly diverse practice based upon complexity of the customers, the solutions, and the dollar value of the practice. Directs business operations and resources of a given practice that can be defined by industry, service line, technology center, specialty area or region. Accountable for managing the three main pillars of a practice: people management, portfolio/delivery management and sales enablement. Has profit and loss responsibility or financial/expense management of practice.

Accountable for operational/financial metrics and overall business results of practice. Responsible for setting and driving strategic direction, ensuring profitable growth of the practice, quality of consulting delivery, and maintaining customer referenceability. Actively develops new approaches and opportunities for expanding customer base. Creates and implements operational processes to drive consistency and support achievement of practice business strategy. Responsible for cultivating Oracle cross-functional communications through the creation and maintenance of strategic relationships with other lines of business which may include Product Development, Product Marketing, Support, Consulting Sales, and License Sales. Interacts with executive levels both internal and external regarding matters that influence policies and strategies. Assesses and manages business risk in pursuit of overall business goals. Accountable for managing and growing a substantive revenue stream and customer base. Manages and leads through management team and/or senior level individual contributors. Resolves staffing issues for very complex engagements. Identifies, leads, or oversees the development of customer-facing business solutions and offerings that have an impact on the market. May serve as advisor or project sponsor role for complex engagements.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers Interacts internally and externally with executive management involving negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Bachelor*s Degree in Computer Sciences or Business or equivalent. Balance of advanced technical skills, functional knowledge, client consultative skills and operational management experience. Has 4 years of consulting services senior management experience with P & L responsibility and at least 10-15 years consulting or industry experience. 12 years of experience relevant to this position including 4 years of consulting management experience with financial management responsibility. Direct line Management experience including project, people, customer, financial management preferred. Second-level Management experience preferred; proficient at managing managers and large teams. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the practice focus. Ability to develop and maintain relationships at the executive level. Proficient in using selling and negotiation techniques and tools. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as necessary.

Oracle is an 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 and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sr. Director Architects - Consulting Senior Practice Director

  • Oracle is seeking a dynamic, highly-motivated individual for its Director of Cloud Architect position. You will be responsible for leading a team of talented engineers to scale Oracle s Cloud Platform. You will bring your solid understanding of cloud / datacenter architecture and deployments to help guide our vision and strategy for production operations. You are result oriented and you thrive in a result driven culture that values initiative, leadership, and collaboration.

  • Acting as a technical leader for visible and complex projects, advocating for solutions across organizational boundaries

o Provide thought leadership on our cloud transformation and senior expertise on migrating from on-premise services to native and/or hybrid-cloud

o Creating and delivering knowledge sharing presentations and documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences inside and outside Oracle.

o Learning on the job and exploring new technologies. Leading and encouraging team towards this constant learning mindset

o In depth knowledge of cloud.

o Management of Oracle technologists and operations engineers including goal setting, performance management, coaching, mentoring and development planning

  • Collaborate with Engineering teams

o Design, Implement, and Support technology stacks working with Engineering teams to deliver new products leveraging continuous delivery and integration

o Work with engineering and offerings teams to create a seamless operating model for Oracle.

o Being an active participant in setting direction and strategy for the team and its products/services

o Provide architectural guidance for system and service design to improve security, scalability, reliability and adaptability of our growing Oracle cloud footprint

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Sr. Director Architects - Consulting Senior Practice Director

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 19000O9T

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