Product Manager/Strategy 5-ProdDev
Redwood City , California
February 08, 2017
Oracle JavaScript Extension Toolkit (JET) inbound Product Manager

Position Overview:

This person will be a self-motivated, multi-purpose subject matter expert with deep technical JavaScript, HTML, and CSS knowledge along with a strong understanding of the business aspects of developer tools, competitive strategies and market segments. This person should also have strong communication skills, an understanding of product development processes and the product management role. This is a high-growth group that has visibility up to the CEO of the company, and can serve as an exponential growth vehicle for the career of the highly motivated individuals who can execute and think broadly.

Preferred Qualifications:
7 years' experience in product management efforts at major high-tech companies.

In-depth technical knowledge of one or more of areas such as: Common JavaScript frameworks and libraries(ES5 and ES6) such as: Knockout, RequireJS, Backbone.

Experience working with projects on GitHub, and managing projects in JIRA.

Prior experiences doing product management, technical product management, or solution architecture with an emphasis on Agile and open source development practices.

Demonstrated success in defining customer pain points, product requirements, market opportunities, and bringing products to market in a consistent and predicatable schedule.

Demonstrated success in working cross-functionally to achieve product, solution, and organizational objectives

Proven analytical, communication and writing skills with the ability to effectively present across functions to executives, business and technical audiences in small as well as large audience settings for executive briefings and sales enablement.

Demonstrated leadership and creativity

Undergraduate technical degree in CS or equivalent is prefered but experience matters.

Job Responsibilities:

As an inbound Product Manager in the Tools and Frameworks group you will be directly responsible for working with developments teams across Oracle to define features and requirements. You will work with the product engineering team to implement those features, making sure the meet all guidelines and best practices for Accessibility, Security, UX and more. You may be required to speak at conference sessions of a technical nature, but this will be a small part of the overall job.

Candidate Profile:

We are looking for a high-energy, high-impact professional with deep experience in product management, requirements management, and solution development, exceptional listening skills, keen attitude to learn constantly, and someone who thrives on challenging work. This person will help drive the product development agenda to ensure that customer needs and market trends are addressed. The successful candidate should have excellent communications and cross-functional team building skills, a strong understanding of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML based application development as well as Agile development processes.

This person will be a self-motivated, multi-purpose subject matter expert with deep understanding of JavaScript development environments.

* Closely collaborate with Development teams to define, design, and adapt features
* Lead and influence product teams to invest and iterate on the right product features.
* Run effective beta programs and collect continuous customer feedback
* Collaborate with product marketing on release, market positioning and training
* Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to translate complex technical products and features into intuitive concepts and graphics.
* Present to internal audiences, customers, partners, and analysts

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

As a member of the product development team, you will analyze and integrate internal customer specifications. Suggest and justify product directions and specifications. Collaborate with both customers and engineering to deliver a feature that meets Oracle standards as well as customer needs. You will be responsible for managing relationships across all facets of the Oracle business and bringing those customer issues to the attention of the core engineering team as well as the larger product management team.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software product management or related experience.
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 specify, design and implement major changes to existing software architecture. Define project needs. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to ensure consistency, testability and portability across products in general.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more 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.

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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