Oracle Oracle Network Architect - Chicago/Houston or Dallas in Irving, Texas

Overlay sales personnel providing specialist product expertise to the sales force.

Partners with Account, Technology, and Application sales representatives to qualify and close new business on Oracle solutions. Provides specific industry or product expertise to facilitate the closing of deals within sales representatives territory. Interacts with sales team to architect the solution, and develop and execute solution strategies for market. Manages solution opportunities to obtain appropriate and necessary resources for all qualified opportunities. Leads teams in the sales process for establishing market visibility and deal visibility. Presents/demonstrates solution to high level clients and industry conference attendees. May provide training to field sales on industry/solutions. Builds and maintains a network and up to date specific industry or product knowledge.

Acknowledged authority within the Corporation. Provides leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. 12 years applicable experience preferred. Subject matter expertise in industry/product space. Knowledge of key industry leaders and management. Knowledge of Oracle competition. Presentation and product demonstration experience. Previous consultative selling experience preferred. Excellent communication, negotiating, and closing skills with prospects and customers. Travel may be needed. BA/BS degree in related field.

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.

Networking and Cloud Experience:

Responsible for driving the adoption and implementation of next generation network technologies and cloud network design for Oracle IaaS and PaaS solutions

Designs and defines Oracle Cloud networking architecture for new cloud computing systems or existing systems migrating to cloud architectures.

Fluency in Software Defined Networking (SDN) concepts, design, and practical implementation is required

Experience consulting large, enterprise clients in network topology and design strategies for connecting to the Cloud experience in networking with AWS, Azure, Google, or any other public cloud provider preferred

Must have design and implementation (hands on) experience with most of the following technologies and services:

o Network transport technologies: MPLS VPN s, VPN, EVPN, DMVPN, Transparent LAN, Ethernet, Private Line, wavelength technologies, etc.

o LAN, VLAN and VxLAN

o Routing Protocols and virtualized network environments

o Routers, Switches, Firewall, Load Balancing appliances, etc.

o Application delivery, load balancing, and/or application acceleration

o Edge security (e.g. Firewall, IDS/IPS, Content), Tenant security in virtualized environments

o LAN and WAN traffic engineering

Experience in multi-cloud or hybrid network design environments highly preferred

Ability to present in front of large technical audiences on complex networking products, WAN design architectures, and implementation techniques

Performs expert-level systems development and design work that may include logical system design; I/O design; cloud architecture analysis and design; and systems engineering.

Develops technical roadmaps for future Oracle cloud implementations.

Serves as primary liaison with senior clients; participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met and may participate in hands-on implementation activities for proof of concepts or in partnership with Customer Success/Delivery

Provides high level expertise to multiple projects and tasks.

Experience with Verizon SCI, ATT netbond, Equinix Cloud Exchange, or other elastic interconnect solutions a strong plus

Experience installing and configuring virtual layer 3 appliances in a cloud environment also a plus

Linux experience strongly preferred

Experience with one or more build automation and configuration management tools such as Terraform, Chef, etc. also strongly preferred

Education

o Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science; Engineering or a related technical discipline preferred

o CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, JNCP or similar certifications a strong plus

Job: *Sales

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Oracle Network Architect - Chicago/Houston or Dallas

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 1800083D