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Oracle Principal Technical Program Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Who are we?

The Oracle Software Assurance organization is a world-class team of high caliber application security researchers, analysts, software engineers and site reliability engineers who thrive on new challenges. We are an inclusive and diverse team with a full spectrum of experience distributed globally. We have the resources of a large enterprise and the energy of a start-up, working on a critical greenfield software assurance project collaboratively with our cloud and mobile engineering teams. The Software Assurance organization has the mission to make application security and software assurance, at scale, a reality. We are a dedicated team, leveraging each other’s insights and abilities to produce cutting edge solutions to difficult problems through automation and CI/CD. Join us to grow your career and create the future of software assurance at scale together. The Principal Technical Program Manager role reports to the PMO Director and is an individual contributor role in a matrix structure.


Do you have a passion for high scale services and working with some of Oracle's most critical customers? We are looking to hire a Principal Technical Program Manager for the Software Assurance program at Oracle.

The Software Assurance Principal Technical Project Manager will be responsible for managing large scale, global, big-impact programs, predominantly focusing on software assurance in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You will be the integration point for software development, software assurance, and cloud infrastructure teams. You will have technical skills to follow conversations around mobile app software development, operating systems or software development, and their intersection with software assurance needs. This role will be responsible to manage cross-functional teams, risks, issues, dependencies, and conflicting priorities to successful completion. The program is globally spread in a matrix organization and very fast paced, it’s a dynamic environment and you will need to be able to adopt quickly.

You are self-motivated, technical-minded individual with a passion for getting things done. You are ambitious, yet humble – you realize there are always opportunities for improvement, you take on feedback from team members and introspect to raise the bar for yourself. You are comfortable with ambiguity, managing complex programs and making your team shine.

In this role you will work with a global team across multiple time zones in a fast-paced dynamic environment. You should have the ability to scale yourself and a strong desire to learn new things quickly.

For this role, it is required that you have a strong technical background. You will have demonstrated examples of working closely with technical and operational teams such as software developers, researchers, security analysts, SREs, Data scientists and mobile engineering teams, having a background in software assurance is highly desirable.

A strong drive, sense of ownership and ability to work autonomously is required. You will be expected to take complete ownership of your functional area and deliver quality end-to-end to committed timelines. You must have experience in a company working in the software development lifecycle, with new product development preferred.

You will manage the development and implementation process of a software assurance program involving departmental and cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. Plan and direct schedules and monitor budget/spending. Monitor the program from initiation through delivery. Organize the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program on schedule and within budget constraints.

Career Level - IC4


Work You’ll Do

  • Manage complex global programs and projects end-to-end in a highly matrix organization, manage roadmap and deliver outcomes.

  • Plan, schedule, and manage the execution of project activities for the software assurance team.

  • Create iteration work plans with input from various technical teams, including operating system, system software and microservices, mobile, cloud applications and security teams.

  • Work with a diversified group of stakeholders and technical leads to identify, communicate, and mitigate project risks, issues, and dependencies.

  • Track work progresses and create audience-appropriate status reporting.

  • Develop, and maintain agile board(s), Jira issues and Confluence pages.

  • Drive on-schedule project outcomes by focusing on deliverables using Gantt chart of similar tools, identifying dependencies and obstacles, and taking ownership to remove the impediments for the delivery teams.

  • Engage and communicate calmly and professionally with project team members and peers and lead using influence.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber Security or related discipline.

  • The ideal candidate will have 10 years of overall experience in the software industry with at least 8 years as a program or senior project manager. You are good at project management of technical work in the areas of Operating Systems or Mobile applications or Security Research.

  • Ability to manage all phases of the software development life cycle.

  • Experience in managing cloud-based projects.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to facilitate meetings, capture minutes and action items, and drive to-dos to completion.

  • Schedule awareness – ability to communicate priorities and sequence project work.

  • Ability to manage cross-functional and geographically dispersed teams in various time zones.

  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, MS Project, MS Project Plan Online

Nice to Have

  • Experience in managing software assurance projects.

  • Experience/background in security space, cloud applications

  • Working knowledge of scripting language for JIRA & Confluence automation would be a plus

  • Higher-level skills in project management tools using MS Project online would be a plus

  • PMP or other Project/Program Management industry certification(s).

  • Certified Scrum Master, Product Owner or other agile certification.

  • Cloud Certification(s) (OCI).

What We'll Give You

  • A team of very skilled and diverse personnel across the globe

  • Ability to work in a flexible work from home arrangement

  • The resources of a large, global operation while still having the small, start-up feel of a smaller team day to day

  • Develop new skills and competencies working with our vast cloud product offerings

  • Ongoing extensive training and skills development to further your career aspirations

  • Incredible benefits and company perks

  • An organization filled with smart, enthusiastic, and motivated colleagues

  • The opportunity to impact and improve our systems and delight our customers

If this sounds like you and you want to roll up your sleeves and make an impact in the software assurance world, please hit the apply button and our hiring team would love to get in touch.


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 $87,800 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