Oracle Senior UX Researcher – Cloud Platform in Redwood City, California

Senior UX Researcher – Cloud Platform

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle is

looking for an experienced user researcher capable of blending different

methodologies and types of data to uncover deep insights and create

comprehensive user journeys. We want researchers who are captivating story

tellers, who can inspire design, product, and development teams to not only

understand users, but to empathize with them. We want researchers who can

strategize with these teams to bring vision to reality.

Responsibilities :

o Drive insights to inform the definition and

development of products across the platform.

o Work cross functionally with teams to shape and

execute research plans based on business needs and growth initiatives.

o Develop and use research models and insights to

drive superior decision making.

o Interpret research results, derive implications,

perform market analysis and gather strategic intelligence to provide proactive

insight regarding the market, trends and our customer needs, and pain points.

o Expertly select and deploy appropriate research

methodologies (from generative to evaluative).

o Direct priorities and approaches for research

projects to ensure the most effective and efficient use of resources.

o Manage research vendors’ relationship and drive

execution of research initiatives.

o Champion research and user-centered design

across the organization.

o Help develop new and grow existing customer

communities.

Qualifications :

  • o Master’s degree or PhD in psychology, human

factors, HCI or an equivalent field.

  • o 7-10 years of industry experience as a hands-on

researcher, working across multiple platforms, including mobile and enterprise

systems.

  • o Expertise in a broad range of methodologies

including: ethnographic research, site visits, interviews, surveys, diary studies,

usability testing, lean experimentation, etc.

  • o Experience building user and customer

communities.

  • o Superior creativity and passion for what you do.

  • o Organized, self-directed, efficient and able to

complete complex projects in a timely manner.

  • o Strong leadership qualities that enable you to

lead cross-functional teams and third party partners when needed.

  • o Able to analyze and synthesize qualitative and

quantitative information in a manner that engages other team members.

  • o Excellent verbal and written communication and

presentation skills.

  • o Stats knowledge and expertise with statistical

tools a plus.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically four years of software engineering or related experience needed.

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.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-CA,California-Redwood City

Other Locations: US-WA,Washington-Seattle

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle