Oracle Storage, Technical Business Development Manager in Seattle, Washington
Storage, Technical Business Development Manager
Storage, Technical Business Development Manager
Summary: We are seeking a world class Partner Business Development Manager to join the Oracle Cloud Platform global product management team to work closely with our Partners driving adoption of Oracle cloud services across the globe. Preferred candidates will need to have a mix of strong technical experience and strategic business acumen, providing exceptional technical design and thought leadership to our customers. This role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to provide strategic direction and solution leadership for Oracle Cloud Platform.
Our Product Management teams are customer focused, flexible and effective communicators, whether presenting to a CIO, white-boarding with an architect, writing a whitepaper or providing feedback to our engineering teams. Their conversations are grounded in the technical authenticity that comes from hands-on experience working with cloud-based solutions from Oracle and our partners. High level of Comfort performing self-directed work in a chaotic and rapidly changing environment. Our purview is broad, which will let you focus on the problems that interest and challenge you. We have support from Oracle’s top leadership and steady access to them.
At Oracle, we are investing billions in the talent and technology to make the next great public cloud. We are focused on bringing the power of infrastructure-as-a-service to Oracle’s customers: enterprises of all types and sizes.
Every member of our team has the opportunity for tremendous growth and impact in the industry. You will have the opportunity to develop and manage a growing team with strong influence its approach and culture. Our purview is broad, which will let you focus on the problems that interest and challenge you. We have support from Oracle’s top leadership and steady access to them.
As a representative of Oracle you will have immediate access and relevance to the world’s largest enterprises. Join us and learn what we can do for our customers and partners. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the following:
Working closely with partner leaders and cross functional teams across various business units
Being the public face of Oracle’s IaaS products with partners
Helping our partners design, sell and deploy cloud based solutions for customers
Gaining customer and partner references for running solutions on the Oracle cloud
Engendering trust with partners, customers, field sales, engineering and management
Communicating the Oracle cloud story and present Oracle based solutions in a compelling way that is customized for the challenges each customer and partner faces
Build content and collateral to reflect our cloud investments, strategy and roadmap
Engage deeply with our customers, partners and engineering organizations, to learn about the needs of our ecosystem and to provide actionable feedback from customers.
Desired Skills :
Excellent communication and business relationship skills, with an ability to right level conversations and produce results.
Broad business and technical experience in current cloud solutions, including how, when and why they are adopted by customers.
Detailed understanding of cloud infrastructure technology and how it is used by customers and the partner ecosystem.
Comfort performing self-directed work in a chaotic and rapidly changing environment.
Experience interfacing directly with engineering teams to ensure the products they build meet the needs of the partners and customers that ultimately use them.
Learn from our partner and customer engagements. Our success depends on honestly representing our platform and making them relevant to our customers and partners. We need BDMs who can develop insight into customer and partner priorities and forcefully advocate for them within our engineering organization.
Exceptional business judgment. Our customers have complex problems, we have many solutions to offer, and we are in a ferociously complex market. Doing this job will require making constant decisions about what opportunities we should and should not pursue, and how we should best approach them.
Passion for connecting customers with technology to transform their business.
Highly technical and analytical, possessing 5 or more years of sales, business development, or technical pre-sales experience or ICT professional services (OCI Certification preferred)
10 years minimum selling or supporting services sales including project envisioning, planning, and scoping of work effort
Solid understanding of Business and ICT strategy and enterprise customer approach to broad architectural challenges and opportunities
Expertise in implementing AWS, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP either in private or public clouds.
Deep expertise in sales management, account management - Collaborate with Oracle field sales, pre-sales, and technology partners to help customers learn and use Oracle IaaS services.
Support short on-site customer projects proving the use of Oracle services to support new distributed computing solutions that often span private cloud and public cloud services.
Demonstrated ability to drive beta programs, and help customers to solve problems using cloud
Knowledge of other public cloud services (AWS, Azure, or GCE)
Public profile or proven record of public speaking at relevant tech events
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 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