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Oracle Product Manager | Opower in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Work as part of 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 member of the product development division, you will define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. 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.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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.

Do you dream of designing and building products that have a positive impact on a global scale? Are you looking to join a high-performing team where your impact will be felt immediately? Do you want to do something about climate change? At Oracle Utilities/Opower, we use data, technology and behavioral design to engage people about their energy use in ways we’ve proven help them lower their utility bills and reduce their energy usage. We are passionate about helping utilities and their customers move toward an equitable clean energy future. We save as much energy as the Hoover Dam generates, and we are working to do even more.

We are seeking a product manager with passion for technology, sustainability and energy to bring her/his unique talents to our team. As a Senior Product Manager, you’ll work with an amazingly talented and dedicated cross-functional team including design, engineering, client success, sales, and more. You'll have end-to-end ownership of your product space, and be responsible for strategy, execution, and go-to-market coordination for the next generation of Opower products. You will contribute to the success and vision of our market-leading solution, reaching millions of people across the globe.

If making a positive impact on the world is important to you, and you identify with the qualities we’ve described here, we’d love to speak with you.

What You’ll Make Happen

  • Meet with and learn from employees of utilities around the world about their business and the challenges they face.

  • Go deep on Opower and Oracle Utilities products, technologies and behavioral science fundamentals.

  • Contribute to the vision, strategy and roadmap for Opower products

  • Work closely with UX researchers and designers to understand and articulate the needs of utilities’ customers and to design products that are well understood and delightful to use.

  • Brainstorm with engineers to identify the best technical approach. Review technical design documents and architecture and participate in technical demos.

  • Work closely with sales and client success teams to drive adoption of our products.

  • Identify opportunities for new initiatives, and develop business plans, product plans, and success metrics to make the case for investment.

  • Demonstrate outstanding product design and technical decisions.

  • Actively manage projects cross-functionally to ensure successful outcomes.

About You

  • 1 years as a Product Manager or 3 years of related professional experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills tailored for a wide variety of audiences.

  • Eager to learn continuously – about new technologies, products, industry trends and more

  • Fantastic analytical skills: ability to solve problems quickly, establish frameworks, think on your feet and generalize solutions

  • Passion for technology, sustainability and /or energy

  • Understand the importance of prioritization to build an impactful product that moves metrics.

  • Experience leading collaborative workshops with internal and external stakeholders with a wide range of expertise.

  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.

  • The following are not requirements, but are beneficial for this role:

o Degree in computer science, engineering or related technical degree.

o Background in energy, utilities, psychology, or design.

o Experience managing software projects and engineering teams through various cycles of product management planning and implementation. Experience with Agile a plus.

Position Location

  1. San Francisco, CA or Arlington, VA - preferred

  2. Remote

Resume and Cover Letter

To be considered for this role, please attach a short cover letter, in addition to your resume, addressing the following questions:

  1. Why do you want this specific job (as opposed to other jobs at Oracle or other software companies)?

  2. What makes you the right candidate for this position? (You may highlight parts of your resume which are most relevant and/or expand beyond what’s on your resume.)

/At Oracle, we don’t just value differences—we celebrate them. We’re committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment. At Opower, our products are designed for every person who receives a utility bill, so we know the diversity of our team is especially important to our success./

https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/culture/diversity.html

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Product Manager | Opower

Location: VA,Virginia-Arlington

Requisition ID: 210003BM

Other Locations: US-CA,California-San Francisco, United States

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