Oracle Senior Principal Solutions Architect (OCI Networking Product team) in Boston, Massachusetts
Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is building a next generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service that supports the most fast paced critically important customer requirements, and operates at cloud scale to provide a secure, distributed, and multi-tenant cloud environment. This role will be located in the Bay Area, California or Oracle's downtown Seattle Offices. Especially strong candidates able to work elsewhere in the United States may be considered. Candidates with proficiency in Spanish or Japanese should note this on their resume, but this is optional.
As a Solutions Architect embedded in the OCI Networking product management team, you will work closely with development and product managers to help define the vision and customer experience of OCI Networking products and services. You will work with internal customers, business partners, sales teams, and directly with customers as an enthusiast for OCI Networking. You will have direct contact with customer leadership, up to the executive level.
As a technical-business liaison, you will be responsible for redefining business problems into actionable networking products and solutions. You will create collateral representing your ideas, including blogs, tech notes, diagrams, presentations, and sample code. You are just as comfortable defining solutions and vision as you are willing to roll up your sleeves and become directly involved when vital.
Furthermore, as a Senior Consulting Solutions Architect you will be expected to be the technical leader for your domain of expertise, and a mentor of others. You will demonstrate broad technical abilities from your experience across multiple domains and a strong ability to take care of ambiguity. Technically, successful candidates should expect to have a deep understanding of IP networking, software design, with experience writing and implementing code for automation or scripting languages (IE: Python) preferred. The ability to understand and architect microservice driven software architectures, interact with customer tools and APIs, and participate in software architecture reviews is also expected.
The ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated history of successfully transferring technical ideas into collateral within the public domain. We encourage you to include references to public blogs, videos, conferences, documentation, and any open source code samples in your application.
Proven experience in architecting, deploying and management of solutions. Experience working directly in customer implementations is highly desirable.
Able to accommodate occasional business travel 0-10% of the time.'
Expertise in IaaS and cloud native application architectures.
Strong verbal and written communications skills. Proven capability to represent Oracle in pre and post sales conversations with customers up to the executive level.
Strong understanding of IP Networking, routing, security, from L1-L7.
Experience with automation and solving customer adoption barriers through languages with as Python, Go, or others.
Familiar with Software Development methodologies and API design.
Possess 10 years of IT development or implementation/consulting experience in the software or infrastructure industries and demonstrate an intermediate understanding of applications, server technology, networking and security.
The successful candidate will have spent at least 5 years of their career in customer facing roles with a consistent track record of earning trust as well as effective collaborations across multiple internal organizations and in interactions with partner and customers.
BS/MS degree required; Computer Science, Math or Engineering degree with Technical background highly desired; Advanced Degree a plus.
Prior Software Defined Networking Experience in virtualization environments and container networking.
Experience with networking protocols like DNS, BGP, and IPv6.
Experience migrating or redefining customer solutions to the cloud.
Familiarity with common enterprise solutions (i.e., Oracle, Microsoft, SAP, VMWare, etc.)
Experience with other cloud platform including AWS, Azure or Google Compute Platform is a plus.
Experience with programming or scripting languages is a plus.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in deeply technical architectural discussions with customers, partners and Oracle field personnel to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud..
Serve as a final escalation point to customer technical issue when business sensitivity or technical architectural complexity warrant.
Communicate technical concepts with audiences of varying technical knowledge or business insight.
Collect and share best-practice knowledge among the field and internal teams.
Implement cloud solutions applying Console, API, Terraform, and other Cloud deployment tools.
Author or supply customer-facing publications such as white papers, blogs, handbooks and presentations.
Act as a technical liaison between customers, account teams, service engineering teams and support.
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 $96,800 to $251,600 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.
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:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion
Short term disability and long term disability
Life insurance and AD&D
Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)
Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits
401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match
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.
11 paid holidays
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.
Paid parental leave
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Financial planning and group legal
Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance
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