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Oracle Software Development Snr Director in Ashburn, Virginia

Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a Senior Director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to current and future design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision improvements to the architecture.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers Interacts internally and externally with executive management involving negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Summary:

Oracle s Global Business Units is seeking a highly energeticSenior Director of Solution Architecturefor a mission critical division of the organization. The GBU s acquire, develop and operate Oracle s Industry Specific solutions, reaching across 8 different industry units and well over 50 distinct products. The role involves managing a team of highly experienced individual contributors, personally contributing to and leading multidisciplinary projects. The primary focus is architecting, re-developing, migrating, improving, designing, and prototyping complex cross-product solutions involving Oracle s Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) working with our internal GBU teams. The position also involves interfacing directly with Oracle s leaders within the GBU product development ecosystem. The Senior Director is responsible for the management of projects and staff, primarily focused on designing cloud based architectures for use in complex high profile Oracle products as well as internal high profile swat team activities aimed at bettering the products we offer our GBU partners. The Senior Director is also responsible for actively driving, managing, measuring, and evaluating project progress, innovative use of Oracle s Cloud Development products and tools, and harvesting real world use cases for product management in a competing-priority environment.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage competing, quickly changing priorities effectively and handle input from many internal and external collaborators and stakeholders.

  • Help define, plan, and marshal needed resources for a given project.

  • Provide hands-on, day-to-day oversight, engagement, and support for a team of high caliber solution architects. Help team members to grow professionally, maximize team productivity, and continually search for and implement process improvements.

  • Work effectively in a fluid environment of fast moving targets with minimal oversight, few formal requirements, and in a fluid environment. Listen to input from team members, stakeholders, management, and peers, and make quick decisions "on the fly" as needed, often without the availability of complete information.

  • Developing and maintaining a productive working relationship with project sponsors, and key stakeholders. Seeking guidance only on critical and politically sensitive issues.

  • Clearly defining and communicating roles, responsibilities, and expectations for all members of a project team.

  • Identify recurring patterns and solutions and generalize these for broader re-use across the entire ecosystem.

  • Develop metrics and reports to provide ongoing progress and feedback to Oracle senior leadership and also customer senior leadership.

We are seeking an exceptional technical leader with extraordinary attention to detail. She or he is able to play a project manager role with excellent tracking and reporting skills, have an in-depth understanding of current cloud technologies and products, a strong sense for market trends and emerging technologies and tools within and outside of Oracle s portfolio, and an ability to drive value. Must possess the ability to lead, mentor, and coach a small but dynamic group of contributors. Must be able to up level and summarize project goals and risks at an executive level.

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 very limited understanding of technology to those who are on the world forefront of Cloud ecosystems.

The Senior Director must possess the ability to define concrete success metrics and deliverables for projects on the basis of what is contextually good enough . He/she must balance the customers desires with the capability of a given product and the true measure of value to the customer. He/she must be able to set and continually adjust expectations of all parties.

Strong, proven track record of excellent administrative and management skills including project management, time management, and management of direct reports is desired.

The Senior Director 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/she has the ability to lead internal change effectively and sensitively, build rapport across teams and clients/customers, develop/mentor/motivate others, demonstrate and foster genuine and meaningful collaboration, share knowledge effectively, respect others, and embody the values of the Cloud Migration Services team.

The Senior Director possesses problem solving skills with the ability to develop and analyze options/hypotheses objectively, applies industry leading Agile practices, and facilitates negotiations/discussions involving groups of diverse stakeholders.

Desired Qualifications,Skills, and Experience

  • Relentless focus on results. Disciplined and organized with meticulous attention to detail. Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a proven track record in leading technical and cultural transformations

  • Exceptional analytical and critical reasoning skills capable of flexible and lateral thinking.

  • Ability to foster a work environment in which individuals collaborate in pursuit of a common mission and mutual goals. Excellent analytical and technical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and presentation skills; demonstrated comfort level for presentations to senior leadership level meetings.

  • Work with and across all levels within the business to develop the best solution to an issue/business need required.

  • Continuous learning style with a strong ambition to remain up to date with current technologies and trends.

  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture and hybrid on-prem / cloud designs. Fluent in current SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS products and having used them to successfully design and deploy solutions.

  • Experience in management of complex and large-scale cloud projects, ideally spread across a variety of industries and function domains such as Customer Experience, HCM, ERP, SCM, etc.

  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience in Oracle PaaS and IaaS related technologies such as Java, integration, mobile, security, storage, compute, and networking.

Basic Qualifications

  • A master s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field or a Bachelor s Degree and comparable experience in software development, information technology, and/or data architecture.

  • Minimum of 10 or more years of experience in progressively responsible information technology and leadership positions including at least 5 years in leadership role.

  • Extensive experience with cloud services in the areas of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS

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Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Software Development Snr Director

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 20000FTM

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