Oracle Senior Product Manager for Utility Customer Experience Solutions in Westchester, Illinois
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.
At Opower (now a part of Oracle Utilities), we know that by engaging utilities customers, we can help them understand their bill, provide delightful transactions and save energy and water. Utilities are innovating towards a clean energy future with solar, electric vehicles, smart homes and other emerging technologies. Building frictionless digital interaction channels helps customers and utilities alike. We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to help lead our strategy, prioritization, and delivery of web-based digital self service software.
We're looking to hire someone who combines passion and experience for product strategy, technical problem-solving, and excellent communication skills to work closely with software development teams and user experience designers. Our product managers are product owners and you'll have end-to-end ownership of your product space, and be responsible for strategy, execution, and go-to-market.
Own the vision and roadmap for digital self service channels including web, mobile and API integration to emerging channels like voice assistants.
Work closely with sales and marketing teams to understand the needs of our utility clients and drive adoption of our products.
Work closely with UX designers to understand and articulate the needs of utilities customers and design products that will be adopted, understood, and easily used.
Identify opportunities for new initiatives, and develop business plans, product plans, and success metrics to make the case for investment.
Demonstrate outstanding product design and technical decisions.
Apply deep curiosity and diligence to understand and evolve the technologies used at Oracle Utilities.
Review design documents and architecture, and participate in general technical discussions.
Actively manage projects cross-functionally to ensure successful outcomes.
Work as a product owner with technical scrum teams to prioritize product features and delivery. Managing the backlog and ensuring that business value is met with every deployment.
Communicate, communicate, communicate across teams and with various groups across the organization.
Fantastic analytical skills; ability to solve problems quickly, establish frameworks, think on your feet and generalize solutions.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, tailored for a wide variety of audiences.
BS degree in Computer Science or comparable professional experience.
2-5 years in a software product management role, or related experience.
o Experience developing SaaS products and technologies is a plus.
Experience managing or leading a team through various cycles of product management planning and implementation.
Experience with Agile is a plus.
Experience in Utilities industry is a plus
Job: *Product Development
Title: Senior Product Manager for Utility Customer Experience Solutions
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 180007AL