Product Mgmt/Strategy Director-ProdDev
Redwood City , California
February 08, 2017
Director Product Manager

Oracle Public Cloud Infrastructure

Redwood City, CA

Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best-in-class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever-expanding set of foundational cloud services. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. At Oracle, you can have a significant impact on strategic and technical direction.

Job Responsibilities:

We seek a seasoned candidate with deep cloud infrastructure knowledge to build our product management division from the ground up, including:

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


7 - 10 years experience product management experience within a high-growth, customer-focused global enterprise

  • Strong team player with outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Deep knowledge of cloud infrastructure concepts and technologies

  • Deep knowledge of leading-edge training platforms and technologies

  • Exceptional written English, presentation, and facilitation skills

  • Experience working within an established technical content strategy, and adopting content quality governance

  • A history of fearless hands-on product use and an uncompromising customer advocate mentality

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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