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Oracle Consulting Practice Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

This director position is responsible for managing business operations and resources of a given practice that can be defined by industry, service line, technology center, specialty area or region. Responsible for managing the three main pillars of a practice: people management, portfolio/delivery management and sales enablement. Has profit and loss responsibility or financial/expense management of practice.

Accountable for operational/financial metrics and overall business results of practice. Responsible for maintaining strategic direction, ensuring profitable growth of the practice, quality of consulting delivery, and maintaining customer referenceability. Develops strategy and plans to successfully implement operational policies and achieve business objectives. Accountable for managing and growing a significant revenue stream and customer base. Typically manages multiple first line managers and/or senior level individual contributors. Resolves staffing issue in complex engagements. May serve as advisor or project sponsor role for moderately complex engagements.

10+ years of experience relevant to this position including 5 years of consulting experience and 2 years of project management leadership experience. Direct line Management experience including project, people, customer, financial management preferred. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the practice focus. Ability to develop and maintain relationships at the executive level. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as needed.

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Responsibilities

Oracle’s Communications Consulting (OCC) organization is seeking a Consulting Practice Director who will be responsible for leading a team of 4G and 5G architect managers and 5G consulting solution engineers who are responsible for implementing our products and solutions in customer environments. The candidate will also work closely with the Oracle’s OCC sales staff, Engineering/R&D, Customer Support, and Product Line Management to ensure the customer’s experience is positive and the deployment of the solutions is successful. This candidate is expected to:

  • Show technical mastery of CNE/Cloud infrastructure

  • Display technical leadership to lead the team to create 5G cloud-based solutions

  • Grow technical capabilities of the team for CNE/Cloud-based 5G Network Functions

  • Lead continuous efforts relating to Performance Optimization/automation/scripting

  • Lead the team responsible for 5G Service-based Integration/Interoperability/automated testing

  • Lead customer escalations and engagements

  • Provide levels of effort for new opportunities

  • Work with Oracle’s Pre-Sales team to support activities such as demonstrations, trials, and solution scope definitions.

  • Mentor team members to provide top-level customer advocacy and support and assist project managers with project planning and scheduling.

Consulting Practice Director will bring:

  • Expertise in 5G innovative service-based architecture and 5G 3GPP standards

  • Familiarity with Oracle Communications Cloud Native (CN) based 5G (PCF, NRF, SCP, IWF, UDR, NSSF, SEPP, SLF, BSF, etc.) and 4G virtual diameter signaling router (vDSR) solutions including ATS (Automated Test Suit) or equivalent products

  • Knowledge of system implementation design and architect, network integration, system provisioning, capacity analysis, special feature implementation, test plan creation and execution. CI/CD knowledge is a plus.

  • Knowledge of service delivery activities including on-site and remote implementation of new systems, technical discussions, and explanations of proposed solutions with customers, development of methods of procedure and other documentation as required by the customer.

  • Knowledge of design and creation of use cases, call flows, policy rules, routing rules, and database query logic/scripts based on customer’s business and service use cases.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills

  • Strong collaboration skills and capability to work cross-functionality and with customers

  • Excellent grasp of 5G market and customer behaviors

  • Passionate technical leader to drive lean, agile, automation-based solutions

  • Lead by example and continuously raise the bar high to improve customer and employee satisfaction

  • Ability to innovate and provide new solution and business development ideas

  • Ability to interpret and develop detailed network/system drawings and excellent problem solving/analytical skills required for technical escalations

  • Knowledge and experience with platforms framework and operating Systems: Linux/Unix, Windows, Cloud Native (CN), Kubernetes (K8s), Grafana, Kibana, Prometheus, Jaeger, Jenkins, Selenium, HP Rack-mount server & Server Blade platform. CNE (OpenShift or VMWare or Oracle), Openstack, and Kubernetes certification preferred

  • Ability to effectively lead competing activities and changing priorities while in critical situations

  • Willingness to travel up to 50%

Education

  • BS required, Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 15+ years’ experience in implementation of large-scale service provider network infrastructures

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Consulting Director or equivalent role in the Telecom Architecture/Design/Consulting industry.

  • CCNP or equivalent IP networking and K8s/cloud (OCI/AWS) certification is a plus.

About Us

Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Disclaimer:

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. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer

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