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Oracle Principal Cloud Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Partners with customers, sales, engineering and product teams to design, demonstrate and deploy Oracle Cloud architectures that address customer business problems. Drives Oracle Cloud customer consumption by accelerating the adoption of Oracle cloud services including discovery, design and deployment.

Engages with strategic customers, builds leadership relationships at multiple levels within organizations in order to design and implement solutions. Works directly with customers to gather requirements, develop architectures and translates business needs into solutions. May implement solutions and ensure successful deployments through code development and scripting. Displays product/application understanding through highly customized presentation demonstrations to customers, and at conferences, and events. Supports customer from Proof of Concept (POC) through production deployment of services via resource configuration, planning, and customer education/training. Creates and distributes technical assets (white papers, solution code, blog posts, and video demonstrations). Serves as a leading contributor for customers and sales on technical cloud solutions and customer success. Identifies gaps and enhancements to influence engineering roadmaps for customer driven features. Leading contributor, may provide direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. May interact with C level. Maintains expertise by staying current on emerging technologies.

Minimum qualifications include: 8 years experience with computer applications and tools required. Ability to travel 50% international and domestic.

Preferred but not required qualifications include: Bachelor of Science-level university degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering from accredited university; and/or relevant 8 years technical experience. Advanced degree in relevant field of studies highly desirable. Expertise in and an in depth and thorough knowledge of competitive and industry knowledge in the field of computer applications and tools; System and application design; Implementation of advanced product features; Project management; Solving technical problems with customers in technical environments; Written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; Needs analysis, positioning, and business justification. 8 years experience and expertise in the clear communication of technical information to others through presentations, demonstrations, written communication and consultative solutioning experience.

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An experienced professional in Cloud Engineering, cloud architecture and delivery engineer who has a deep understanding of cloud Infrastructure (Compute, Network, Storage, Database, and security) and/or Oracle on-premises servers, VM, storage, database, and security. Must have worked on a full life cycle project performing full stack migration from on-prem to cloud. The engineer will focus on helping customers determine the solution requirements and move Oracle Database and custom applications onto Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

The position requires the ability to design, architect, write and deploy software to improve the availability, scalability and resiliency for large scale distributed software. Work closely with customers to identify workloads, plan, design, move workloads to Oracle cloud integration and lead testing, training workshops. Solve complex problems related to infrastructure cloud services and build automation.

Successful candidates will have experience strategically plan, migrate, and administer Oracle RAC Database. Knowledge of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) or similar form of cloud migrations is a plus!

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Lead multiple architectural designs, development, and deployment of large-scale migrations of Oracle Databases simultaneously.

  • Oracle OCI certified professional with 3+ years of relevant experience with architecting and designing solutions in the cloud with any major cloud provider – Oracle, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Azure, Red Hat, or Google Cloud Portal.

  • Working experience in cloud infrastructure stack of any major Public Cloud provider – Oracle, AWS, Azure, Red Hat, or Google Cloud, 3rd party applications, custom applications, and VM migration to the cloud using multiple tools and technologies.

  • Minimum 3 years of designing, building, operationalizing large-scale applications in AWS (Amazon Web Services), Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure).

  • Provide recommendations supportive of a shared-service model and long-term organization strategy for enterprise level applications, architecture, upgrades, interfaces, and enhancements.

  • Partner closely with Sales teams, to enable large-scale customer use cases and drive the adoption of OCI solutions IaaS and PaaS.

  • Partner closely with customer to work on non-production and production migrations, especially in the database, custom applications and infrastructure work streams.

  • Participate in deep architectural discussions with customers and Business Decision Makers (BDMs) to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the Oracle cloud.

  • Implement Proof-of-Concepts, non-production migrations and production migrations for databases and custom applications.

  • Experience designing High availability and Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions in Oracle cloud.

  • Strong security background in areas such as encryption of data at rest, in-transit, Identity and access management.

  • Experience in managing Windows, Solaris and Linux OS systems (IO, Network, etc.).

  • Experience in building and managing virtualized systems (KVM, OVM and Containers/Docker).

  • Working experience in any NoSQL Database or Databases like Oracle DB, SQL Server / Postgres / Mongo/MySQL will be an added advantage.

  • Effectively communicate the techno functional and architecture, expectation on deliverables and identifies architecture risks. Provide inputs on project timelines and estimates.

  • Proficient authoring and presenting program solution documents.

  • Experience with DevOps methodology and tooling is a plus (Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Jenkins, GIT). Experience with Terraform provider for OCI is a plus.

Strong hands-on technical skills on

  • 10+ years’ experience with large-scale migrations of Oracle Databases on platform such as ExaCS, Exadata Cloud at Customer and Exadata on Premise.

  • Extensive experience with Migration of Oracle database (19c and earlier) leveraging different migration approaches including cross-platform migrations.

  • Extensive experience administering ExaCS, Exadata Cloud at Customer and Exadata on Premise.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve performance related issues across all stacks (Hardware, OS, Database and application).

  • Experience with cloud technologies (virtualization, storage, PaaS, networking, identity)

  • Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant).

  • Experience with Oracle PL SQL development (Proficiency in Stored Procedures, Triggers, Batch processing and Performance tuning is a must).

  • Experience deploying and administering Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA).

Detailed Description:

As an Oracle Cloud Engineering Delivery Architect, you are responsible for working with Oracle customers to coach, mentor, and lead them hands on through their cloud journey to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Your specialization will be focused on cloud architecture and migrating Oracle Databases, custom applications and associated ecosystem applications to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

As part of the Oracle Cloud Engineering team, you will be actively working on solution design and implementation aspects of projects, ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. You are responsible for leading the design and delivery of successful migration of workloads to the cloud.

Participating as an implementation lead, in projects requires hands-on technical expertise, project leadership experience, and client management skills. The work still requires technical hands on expertise for implementation and coaching clients and colleagues.

Individual will perform varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Should be able to operate independently to deliver quality work for customer engagements.

You will work closely with the Oracle and client project and program managers. You will also collaborate with other Oracle groups including Product Management, Product Engineering, Sales Account Management, Support, and Offshore Development to ensure high quality, on time delivery.

In addition to project delivery, you will be called upon to help your Cloud Engineering Delivery team in the following: Mentoring, Seminars, Customer Workshops, Proposals, and for providing subject matter expertise to support sales business development efforts.

Ability to travel up to 50% of the time to different client locations.

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.


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