Vice President of Product Development/Strategy
Location:
Posted:
October 19, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Engineering, Manufacturing, Production
Reference:
160015NS
Vice President of Developer Evangelism and Engagement

We, at Oracle Corporation, are making huge global investments to deliver the most open, secure, reliable and transformative IaaS platform to help our customers through their generational shift to the cloud. We are reengineering our vast array of software and hardware assets and retooling our sales and engineering practices. With Oracle's deeply innovative culture; unique track record of delivering most popular software platforms and its unparalleled ability to maintain a pulse of the enterprise customers - we are the only company on the planet that is delivering the most compelling services at every layer of the cloud.

Inside Oracle - we are a fast-growing; fast moving engineering group focused on delivering Oracle's next generation infrastructure-as-a-service platform. We are on a mission to deliver a massively scalable global infrastructure cloud platform that is a hallmark of innovation, reliability and efficiency. This platform will show our customers the promise of infinite, on-demand, globally scalable infrastructure capacity that they can use to deliver efficient, productive and compliant services to their customers.

Our developer-focused efforts are at the center of the transformation we are driving inside and outside the company. As the company that has delivered the most popular programming language - Java - over last 2 decades, effective developer engagement is in Oracle's DNA. We now need a leader to take that to the cloud! If you are a technologist with strong track record of cloud / software development and developer evangelism - this may just be the right opportunity for you!

As the foremost leader for Oracle's cloud developer evangelism program - you will work with the World's broadest and most influential development communities and represent Oracle's Cloud Platforms. Making the Oracle cloud the most attractive place for global developers across various development platforms will be your primary goal. You will shape not only the future of cloud development and adoption at Oracle - but you will also influence the global developer landscape in fundamental ways. In this role, your key responsibilities will be as follows -

1. Define and execute on Oracle's engagement strategy with cloud developer communities worldwide.
2. Be the spokesperson of Oracle's cloud in various developer events and forums.
3. Drive Oracle's internal and external programs that drive cloud developer engagement including conferences, MVP communities and meet-ups.
4. Be the voice of developers to Oracle's various cloud engineering teams.
5. Maintain pulse of developer trends and evolutions and shape Oracle's cloud investment strategy accordingly.
6. Own Oracle's global cloud developer engagement rhythm of business including content, representation, feedback etc.

To succeed in this role, you will need to meet following qualifications -
1. Strong technical acumen; creativity; interpersonal skills; emotional intelligence.
2. 10 years of cloud / service development experience as a developer and development leader.
3. Deep understanding of the developer eco-system and various developer forums
4. Proven track record of driving broad developer evangelism efforts
5. Broad understanding of various cloud development technologies and trends; developer preferences and challenges.
6. Deep knowledge of various cloud platforms and their appeal to developer communities.
7. Proven expertise driving massive developer events.

Come over; build your team; make epic things happen and redefine cloud computing!

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 Vice President 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 creation of division strategy and consults with senior management in providing direction to ensure growth and financial success. Ensures a consistent approach of organizational policies and procedures. 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. Successful track record in software engineering management 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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