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Oracle Product Manager/Strategy 4-ProdDev (JoinOCI-PPM) in Santa Clara, California

Product Manager/Strategy 4-ProdDev (JoinOCI-PPM)

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is building a next generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service that supports the most demanding mission-critical customer requirements, operating at cloud scale to provide a secure, distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment.

This is your opportunity to be a core part of the team that defines and delivers exciting new capabilities on OCI. We are seeking a candidate with strong product management experience in the virtual networking / software defined networking space to drive innovative and highly-scalable products.

In this role you will be responsible for defining and managing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure virtual networking products. This includes monitoring, visualization, configuration validation, and security features. As a member of the product development division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications, suggest and justify product directions and specifications for executive approval. Other responsibilities include development of new concepts and definition and synthesis of business requirements from internal and external stakeholders, writing product definitions and driving project milestones from design to release. You will lead and coordinate efforts between cross-functional teams to develop best-in-class capabilities on OCI. 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 with customers and sales to capture and write product requirements, have experience launching multiple customer-facing products and features preferably in the cloud networking domain. 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:

  • Identify, define and prioritize product features and functions

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

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

  • Create product roadmaps for executive review

  • Collaborate with UX design and Dev teams to iterate and refine deigns

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 8 years of experience as hands-on product manager for networking products and services targeting enterprise customers

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

  • Expertise in SDN, Networking, Network Performance Monitoring, or Network Security

  • Strong writing and communications skills

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • IT Management, Networking and telecommunications experience a plus

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

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.

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.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-CA,California-Santa Clara

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle

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