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Oracle Director of Product Management (Database) in Redwood City, California

Manage 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 Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and 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.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. The ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 of software engineering or related experience preferred.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

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.

Role: Distinguished Product manager, Consulting Product Manager, Director of Product Management

Location: Bay Area, CA

Oracle Databasesupports most demanding mission-critical customer requirements, operating at global scale to provide a secure, distributed, multi-tenant data platform for structured as well as unstructured data.

In this role, you will be responsible for conceiving and developing new features for hyperscale globally distributed converged database capabilities to store structured and unstructured data.

You will be working with customers who need a high volume, high velocity, high variety data platforms as well as have data sovereignty/residency requirements.

As a member of the product development team, you will identify customer requirements, do competitive/market analysis, set product direction and define specifications.

This is your opportunity to be a core part of the team that defines and delivers exciting new capabilities for Oracle’s flagship Database. We are seeking a candidate with strong product management experience in platform level products or services.

You will lead and coordinate efforts between cross-functional teams to develop best-in-class capabilities. You will be expected to assess appropriate trade-offs to optimize customer experience, time-to-market, and to clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal stakeholders and remote teams.

The right candidate will possess a strong *Product Management *background, an ability to work backwards from the customers and will have experience launching multiple customer-facing products and features. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. Maturity, strong business judgment, a customer-centric mindset, negotiation skills, ability to influence and analytical talent are essential to succeed in this role.

*Key Responsibilities: *

  • 15 years of experience as hands-on product manager for customer facing product

  • Team leadership experience with managing direct reports

  • Define and prioritize product features and functions

  • Drive operational and technical solution development to support implementation of desired features and functions

  • Develop business requirements and user stories to provide design and development direction to Dev teams

  • Collaborate with Dev, QA and documentations teams to iterate and refine designs

  • Define, measure and manage customer experience and business performance metrics for stakeholders

  • Proactively identify and resolve risks and issues that may dent team’s ability to execute

  • Work with customers, partners, sales, support teams to ensure successful product adoption by customers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline

  • 10 years of experience as hands-on product manager for customer facing product

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously

  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast paced environment

  • Big Data platform experience with structured and unstructured data

  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases

  • Experience with Massively Parallel Processing systems

  • Experience with technologies like high availability, backup/recovery, disaster/recovery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • Experience in Internet scale applications

  • Experience in designing and launching cloud products

  • Experience with Application integration technologies like process orchestration, workflow, API gateways, service bus

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Director of Product Management (Database)

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 20001035