Oracle Senior Director Product Management - Customer Engagements in Independence, Ohio

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 Senior 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.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers. Interacts internally and externally with executive management, providing negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge 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 or more years 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.

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 and product 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.

Key accountability:

  1. Drive rapid customer adoption of IaaS platforms by working directly with customers, partners and Oracle sales and sales engineering teams in the US

  2. Lead and manage a team of product managers working regionally with customers

  3. Own the strategy and the execution plan for the product management that is focused on customer excellence. Help creatively build the best practices around customer engagement

  4. Work with the Oracle teams to transition enterprise customers to the Oracle Clould Infrastructure. Work with the born in the cloud customers and enable cloud native workloads on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  5. Work collaboratively with the Oracle sales and sales engineering executives and guide the team of product managers to come up with clear solutions and strategies around Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  6. Work with engineering teams to prioritize customers feature requests

  7. Present to CXO levels at Oracle Customer Visit Center, and build a team of professionals who are able to do the same

  8. Manage people for product development programs or projects involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a project

  9. Monitor the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on technical matters.

  10. Assist in the development of short, medium, and long term plans with the VP of Product Management to achieve strategic objectives for exponential customer adoption on the cloud platform

  11. Define and execute on Oracle s engagement strategy with customers, partners and Oracle sales and field engineering teams

  12. Be the voice of customers to Oracle s various cloud engineering teams.

  13. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management.

Qualifications:

15 years of experience in a public cloud or online service / platform environment.

Ideally has a mix, working with large complex organizations and start-ups

BS in Engineering (ideally computer science). MBA prefferred

Demonstrated leadership and ability to hire and scale teams

Ability to create detailed customer engagement plans to keep up with the high velocity of features being delivered on the platform

Deep understanding of cloud competitive landscape; customer priorities and challenges.

Deep experience engaging with sales, marketing and business development teams. Sales / Sales Engineering background is an added advantage

Strong technical acumen, communication and interpersonal skills

Software engineering hands on prior experience an advantage

Strong Communication, Presentation, and speaking skills

Managed teams and scaled the business

Strong Data Center, Infrastructure, and IT Operations Exposure

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Senior Director Product Management - Customer Engagements

Location: CA,California-Santa Clara

Requisition ID: 17000JHS

Other Locations: United States, US-WA,Washington-Seattle, US-CA,California-Redwood City