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Oracle Principal Network Planner in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Principal Network Planner for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help us expand and scale the next generation of Oracle Cloud services. Our Global Network Planning Group is responsible for strategic decisions that impact network provider selection, network infrastructure investments, and new market entry. A Network Planner must have a blend of business knowledge and technical skills that enables them to make the best decisions for our customers and products. The ideal candidate will use their technical knowledge to negotiate the best commercial deals that meet Oracle’s technical requirements and support our future growth.

This network planning role must have significant experience in the broader Asia market, with strong supplier relationships and local infrastructure knowledge. You will be expected to develop correct technical solutions with our partners, and communicate those recommendations internally. A planner should have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to represent Oracle Cloud to senior technical leaders and C-level executives at our partners.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in the telecom, datacenter, or cloud infrastructure industries

  • Extensive experience in Internet interconnection, submarine cable infrastructure, wavelengths, and fiber

  • Able to interpret and evaluate relevant technical addenda in telecom contracts

  • Able to represent the business and technical needs of Oracle with VP and C-level executives at our partners

  • Able to negotiate the commercial pricing and technical requirements of IP transit, wavelengths, and dark fiber

  • Solve for complex engineering and diversity requirements, including detailed fiber route planning

  • Able to travel for site due diligence trips and industry conferences as needed

  • Familiar with basic financial modeling to evaluate and model deal structures

  • The ability to document your decisions and recommendations to internal technical leadership as well as VPs and SVPs

  • A high degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.

  • Ability to work independently and propose solutions.

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Jira, Excel, PowerPoint, and Confluence.

At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world.

Values are OCIs foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future.

You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.

Career Level - IC4


Network Planning of new Cloud Regions, Expansions to new Data Centers within a Region, and scaling of network capacity to the Region or Global Backbone

Maintain positive supplier relationship, ensuring joint roadmap development with our suppliers and partners to meet Oracle Cloud demands


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $97,400 to $199,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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