Oracle Software Development Director in Seattle, Washington
Software Development Director
Director Engineering– User Experience , Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure Team is building a new
Infrastructure-as-a-Service product that operates at high scale in a broadly
distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses
on our cloud and our mission is to provide them with best-in-class compute,
storage, networking, database, security and an ever-expanding set of
foundational cloud-based services.
We are looking for a talented Director to join the team and lead a team of
software developers and program managers focused on building innovative
experiences in a fast-paced, startup-like environment. We are at an early
stage, working on ambitious new initiatives. You will have a deep and direct
impact on our product and help lead the way in this industry as we work to
redefine the space.
You obsessively advocate on the customer's behalf, have a clear understanding
of their goals and how they align or conflict with business goals and technical
You are a customer evangelist and work to win hearts and minds across the
You are willing to
roll up your sleeves, and work on hard technical problems alongside engineers,
program managers, and product managers.
You provide mentorship and guidance to individual contributor engineers helping
them design, deliver and maintain high quality products.
You explore a variety of technical directions and help team members understand
pros/cons to facilitate getting to great solutions.
You know when to dig deep, when to pushback and also when to make trade-offs to
get things done.
Provide career management and guidance to a team of engineers and sometimes
other engineering/program managers.
Grow the team by recruiting and hiring top talent.
Evangelize customer-first thinking across a variety of teams.
Work closely with cross-functional teams—including product managers, engineers,
other engineering managers, content strategists, quality assurance, and
Juggle multiple projects and ensure we have the right resources working on the
Give and solicit feedback from other teams and team members.
Facilitate the creation of new lightweight processes to make success
Contribute to design strategy and thought leadership discussions.
BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
Years of industry experience in engineering management and software
A strong portfolio or samples of work demonstrating creative and innovative
Ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex issues into clean,
Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills
including the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively
across different audiences.
Ability to work in a collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment
of IaaS and Cloud Computing.
in building high quality user-experience - Web,
and other front end development technologies.
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.
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.
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. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.
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
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire