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Oracle Principal Cloud Security (Identity) 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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We are seeking a deeply technical individual to join our team where they will both lead and contribute to customer focused projects that involve migrating existing workloads to Oracle Cloud and building completely new architectures to support net new workloads in Oracle’s cloud. Project technology stacks we work with include existing legacy / On Premises software, Oracle’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) services, and other competitive technologies. While much of the focus of this role will revolve around identity and related cloud security technologies a large portion of the work will also involve adjacencies including securing and configuring tenancies, networking, encryption and key or Certificate Management, Web Application Firewalls, SIEM technologies, vulnerability scanning, etc. In addition to interacting directly with customers the role involves regular work with the development organization to drive product improvements and innovations.

The position requires experience leading business requirements gathering, translating those into system requirements, and facilitating business process design. Experience developing identity management strategies, architectures and implementation plans is also strongly desired. Individual should have a strong technical background and excellent problem solving skills.

Individual should possess a deep knowledge of the following:

  • Cloud or mobile security including: OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML federation, Single Sign-On

  • MFA and strong authentication

  • Identity management / governance, and provisioning

The following additional areas of knowledge are ideal :

  • Configuration of a secure tenancy in OCI, AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Use and configuration of services such as OCI Cloud Guard, AWS Control Tower, Azure Security Center

  • Use and configuration of SIEM systems such as Splunk, QRadar, or LogRhythm

In addition to the above knowledge of fundamental enabling technologies including:

  • Secure coding practices

  • Network security

  • SSL / TLS

  • Encryption

  • Key Management

  • Certification Management

  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

  • Data Loss Prevention

To be considered for the position a candidate should have all of the following:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in progressively responsible information technology including.

  • 5+ years of experience in developing, implementing or architecting information systems

  • 3+ years technical architecture experience integrating identity and access management software into cloud infrastructure and applications

  • 2+ years experience in managing the security aspect of cloud deployments OR deployments of at least one identity and access management product such as: Oracle OAM/OIM/OVD/OID, CA/Netegrity SiteMinder/IdentityMinder/TransactionMinder, IBM Tivoli Identity Manager and/or Access Manager, Sun Identity Manager and/or Access Manager, Ping Access and/or Ping Federate, or similar

  • Experience developing identity management strategies, architectures and implementation plans

  • Experience with at least one of the following development environments/languages: Java / J2EE, Python, JavaScript, C#, c/C+ Additional relevant skills include:

  • Cloud Security Posture Management

  • Mobile Security

  • Cloud Security

  • Single Sign On

  • Enterprise Directory Architecture and Design including directory schema, namespace and replication topology experience

  • Resource Provisioning

  • Role Base Access Control

  • Experience with BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere or Tomcat

  • Experience with one or more directories such as Active Directory, IBM Directory Server, SunONE Directory Server and Novell e-Directory

  • Familiarity with: major operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Unix; mainframe security packages such as TopSecret, ACF2 and RACF; and/or leading packaged application solutions for ERP systems, CRM systems or portals

  • Working knowledge of virtual directories such as Radiant Logic and OctetString

  • Familiarity with federated identity concepts such as SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect, WS-Federation

  • Familiarity with REST security concepts including OAuth, JSON, JWE, JWS, JWT, and the like

  • Familiarity with web services security concepts such as SAML, WS-Security, XML-Sec

  • Experience leading business requirements gathering and translating those into system requirements

  • Experience facilitating business process design as it relates to managing identities and access privileges

  • Experience developing identity management governance plans

  • Understanding of current regulatory environment and related implications to identity management and security/audit compliance

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.

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