Oracle’s A-Team, an elite team within Oracle Product Development is seeking a highly energetic Solution Architect.
We are part of Oracle Cloud Product Development Group helping Oracle's top customers and helping Oracle's Engineering teams with solution architecture. The role is technical and hands-on in nature. It involves contributing to and leading multidisciplinary projects focused on architecting, designing, and prototyping complex cloud solutions that involve Oracle Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
The primary focus of this role will be using modern engineering practices to architect and build distributed, reliable, maintainable cloud-based solutions. Broad knowledge of security, networking, CICD, and cloud native technologies is required, any SaaS knowledge is highly desirable.
The position entails a high level of internal and external visibility with senior management. The Solution Architect is responsible for structuring and leading complex engagements involving coordination across teams and products, advising on the usage of Oracle's Cloud services and tools, coding innovative prototypes, and establishing a regular feedback channel into the Development organization resulting in product improvements and innovations. The role will provide global exposure both in terms of customers and internal Oracle teams.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities include:
We are seeking an exceptional technical leader with extraordinary attention to detail. She or he has excellent tracking and reporting skills. It is also important that this person has in-depth understanding of current cloud technologies and products and has a strong sense for market trends and emerging technologies (such as Blockchain, Machine Learning, Microservices and/or IoT) and tools within and outside of Oracle’s portfolio.
The ideal candidate will understand the need to balance continuous personal development and non-work life with the pressures of delivery. A successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of communication and be able to effectively communicate with upper management, customers, and the members of the team knowing that the audience will range from those who have a very limited understanding of technology to those who are on the world forefront of Cloud ecosystems.
The Solution Architect must have communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to effectively communicate with customers, succinctly articulate business impacts, translate technical information into layperson and business terms, concisely ‘storyboard' complex problems, solutions, and approaches in a manner appropriate for executives, develop frameworks, templates, and high-quality pragmatic deliverables that can be carried forth and executed by project teams, and articulate and demonstrate gaps in our products based on real-world customer use cases.
He or she has problem-solving skills with the ability to develop and analyze options/hypotheses objectively, applies industry-leading practices, and facilitates negotiations/discussions involving groups of diverse stakeholders.
Desired Qualifications, Skills, and Experience: