Oracle Technical Program Manager (JoinOCI-InboundPM) in Seattle, Washington
Technical Program Manager (JoinOCI-InboundPM)
We are building a new technology organization based in Downtown Seattle. This new entity is being constructed with an entrepreneurial spirit that promotes an energetic and creative environment. We are unencumbered and will need your contribution to make it a world class engineering center with the focus on excellence. Oracle’s extensive enterprise customer base is looking for rock solid cloud solutions that provide the same reliability and effectiveness that they have come to expect from Oracle. As a trusted Enterprise vendor, Oracle is in the early stages to provide highly cost effective, high performance compute, storage, & PaaS Cloud solutions to its customer base.
As part of our continuous efforts to improve organizational and product excellence for the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Group, we are creating a
Center of Excellence (COE) within the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Product and Technical Program Management Organization, and we are looking for a highly experienced Technical Program Manager to help define and drive our software development lifecycle.
You will be responsible for supporting the development and process of release management and implementation of new products, services and features within the Cloud Infrastructure product. In doing so, you will work with interdepartmental product delivery, involving cross-functional
teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize and coordinate complex releases that comprise of cross-functional teams and a multitude of interrelated and independent application and / or infrastructure changes.
Create, monitor and control program release schedules; track and report on program milestones.
Coordinate and track release, change, and maintenance activities as well as inter-dependencies.
Recommend process improvements for release management and launch readiness; at times driving the implementation of these improvements.
Ensure that resource requirements needed to support a particular release are in place.
Provide on-going written and verbal release status updates to various levels of the organization.
Serve as the key release representative in all communication, management and decision-making forums/discussions (i.e. Change Management, Readiness Reviews, Post Release Review, etc…)
Serve as an escalation point for all issues and questions associated with a release and releases managed by other release management team members.
Facilitate communication among Application Teams. Act as liaison between Services Areas and Application teams to facilitate and coordinate testing activities related to the validation of infrastructure changes and communication of status.
Train and assist staff on structure, purpose, and audience of release deliverables. Coordinate discussions among Application Teams/QA
Teams for technical execution of software releases.
- Standardize and enforce Change, Release and Configuration Management process flow.
You must have the following skills:
5 years experience development and implementing enterprise projects.
You must display a demonstrated ability to think broadly and strategically
Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills
Highly technical background desired
Relationship building skills are a must
Lean Six Sigma or Operational Efficiency experience is a plus
Proficiency with JIRA/Confluence desired
Proficiency with Agile/Scrum and software development lifecycle desired
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product.
Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. Plan and direct schedules and monitor budget/spending. Monitor the project from initiation through delivery. Organize the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. Assign and monitor work of systems analysis and program staff, providing technical support and direction.
Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 5 years of project management, product design or related experience preferred.
Job: Product Development
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire