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Oracle Solution Architect in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Identification : 21000GJI

Job Category : Product Development

Job Locations :

Austin, Texas, United States

United States

Morrisville, North Carolina, United States

Burlington, Massachusetts, United States


Global Business Unit (GBU)

Oracle’s Global Business Units is seeking a dynamic Solution Architect and thought leader for a mission critical division of the organization. The GBU’s acquire, develop and operate Oracle’s Industry Specific solutions, reaching across 98 different industry units and well over 50 distinct products. The role involves contributing to and leading multidisciplinary projects focused on 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) with a primary focus of this role being middleware technologies.

The role will have a focus on moving our entire product portfolio to the cloud, often including complex movement scenarios and providing guidance as well as roll up your sleeve’s engagement for the remaking of the cross GBU product portfolio to a set of fully cloud native and cloud products. The position entails a high level of internal visibility with senior management. The Solution Architect is responsible for structuring and leading complex, strategic internal and external engagements involving coordination across teams and products, innovative use of Oracle’s Cloud Development products and tools, creating complex POC’s, and establishing a regular feedback channel into the Development organization resulting in product improvements and innovations.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Design complex and innovative solutions leveraging Oracle Cloud offerings to address critical business requirements of our customers.

  • Assess the current product portfolio and build repeatable patterns for mapping current state for our products to cloud solutions and provide guidance to involved internal and external parties to ensure successful implementations and uptake of best practices.

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

  • Structure and execute plans for a given project in challenging environments with a minimum of guidance.

  • Closely collaborate with high caliber peers and a variety of teams and groups in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Structure and create solution POC’s that demonstrate key technical concepts.

  • Identify common pain points in Oracle products and solutions and propose practical alternatives to improve them.

  • Establish relationships and feedback channels into product management and product engineering ultimately resulting in product improvements and innovations.

The selected candidate will play a solution architect role with excellent tracking and reporting skills, in-depth understanding of current cloud technologies and products, and has a strong sense for market trends and emerging technologies and tools within and outside of Oracle’s portfolio. 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 Solution Architect 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.

The selected candidate will have problem solving skills with the ability to develop and analyze options/hypotheses objectively, applies industry-leading practices, and facilitates negotiations/discussions involving groups of diverse stakeholders.

Desired Qualifications , Skills, and Experience

  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture and hybrid on-premises / cloud designs. Strong technical skills and a system wide vision including all aspects of the cloud ecosystem.

  • Fluent in current Oracle PaaS, and IaaS products and experienced in designing complex and large-scale move and improve cloud projects

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

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a quick learning style and a strong ambition to remain up to date with current technologies and trends.

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

  • Ability to strongly lead technical discussions with Oracle teams.

  • Expertise in not only Oracle, but also competitive application servers with experience and/or deep exposure to the following application containers; WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, Jetty, etc., with a focus on helping our partners rearchitect their applications for the cloud.

  • Understanding of Open source and non-Oracle products and solutions.

  • Inclination to coach – through trainings, public forums, blogs, and conferences.

  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal communication 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.

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 14 or more years of experience in progressively responsible information technology.

  • Extensive experience with cloud services in the areas of PaaS, and IaaS is a plus

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.

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About Us

Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. That’s why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

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, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.