Director of Product Management - Oracle Public Cloud IaaS
Location:
Redwood City , California
Posted:
October 29, 2016
Reference:
1600176P
Director of Product Management, Oracle Cloud Platform

Are you ready to take on the next biggest challenge in your career? Do you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment to deliver some of the most complex services involving cloud technologies and distributed systems? Do you enjoy creating a broad vision and also are are you also a laser-focused, results-oriented go-getter who relentlessly pursues some of the toughest enterprise challenges? If the answer is yes, then we want to talk to you.

Oracle Cloud Platform is building next-generation infrastructure-as-a-service with a bold vision: "Oracle will be the #1 cloud platform to run all enterprise applications in the cloud." We are creating a comprehensive set of infrastructure (IaaS) and platform (PaaS) services including compute, storage, networking, database, containers, and much more from the ground up. We are the platform on which current and future Oracle SaaS products will run.

At Oracle, we've revolutionized the tech industry by doing things no other company has done before. With hundreds of thousands of customers around the globe, our solutions are used by businesses ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. Curious to learn more? Watch Larry Ellison's latest keynote on Oracle's strategy on cloud.

Responsibilities
• Drive platform adoption and usage through positioning, content, and customer engagement
• Work closely with Product Management, Engineering, and Marketing to continuously improve customer engagement and simplify the customer journey
• Partner with sales and marketing to influence go-to-market, packaging, and positioning
• Partner with sales and marketing to deliver high quality product collateral for prospects and all channels to market (direct, indirect, online)
• Partner with public relations and analyst relations to create thought leadership
• Collaborate intensively with other Oracle product teams and partners to deliver cohesive solutions

Skills
• Can succinctly articulate a compelling vision for infrastructure-as-a-service
• Has a strong understanding of infrastructure-as-a-service technologies and customer needs (including enterprises and newer SaaS companies)
• Has enough technical knowledge of distributed systems and cloud infrastructure services to effectively engage with engineering teams
• Possesses strong business acumen in the context of Internet-based services to effectively engage with business leaders, analysts, press, and Oracle leadership
• Demonstrates strong writing skills. Demonstrated ability to explain technical material to both technical and business audiences. Experience writing and editing websites, landing pages, blogs, white papers, data sheets, and case studies.
• Has a demonstrable ability to analyze and act against existing and rapidly changing markets
• Can advocate, articulate, and balance the needs of both technical and business stakeholders
• Has a demonstrated ability to attract, motivate, and retain a high-caliber team of experienced product managers

Required Qualifications
• Previous experience (product management) with large scale distributed systems, preferably cloud infrastructure services
• 10 years of experience in product management for enterprise infrastructure software, IaaS, PaaS, and/or SaaS
• 5 years of experience in the storage, virtualization, or management software market
• 2-5 years managing product management teams
• Previous experience with managing multiple projects at the same time
• Previously played an active role in a successful agile environment
• Bachelor's Degree required; Masters or MBA preferred with a strong relevant experience in the cloud infrastructure service market

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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.
Qualifications:
Manage 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 Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.

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. The ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 of software engineering or related experience preferred.

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.
A little about us:
Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud.

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