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Oracle Principal Cloud Solution Architect (US) or Lead (CA) - OCI Disaster Recovery in Lombard, Illinois

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.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

/NOTE that this position has a discretionary posting title of Architect in the United States - and Lead in Canada/

Do you want to be part of a high performing team that will help scale Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) as the leading Cloud computing platform for the enterprise? Are you passionate about building the right solutions, increasing cloud adoption and helping customers realize the value of their Cloud investments?

Oracle is seeking candidates for Cloud Solution Architect positions with our OCI Engineering team. OCI is the next generation Cloud service built from the ground up to support the most demanding application requirements addressing a wide range of customer use cases.

This team focuses on defining the solution, sales and go-to-market strategy for customers moving their custom applications and Oracle database workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. We help drive acquisition of new customers while maintaining a strong emphasis on continual customer success. Our mission is to transform our customers experience – how they envision the value of their Cloud journey, confidence in the technical and commercial viability, faster adoption and expansion.

Our Solution Architects work closely with Product Managers, Cloud Architects, Cloud Engineers and Sales to design, build and enable repeatable solutions on OCI. The primary focus for solutions will be on some of the mission critical and leading Oracle technologies like Database Cloud, Autonomous Database, Exadata Cloud Services, WebLogic, Java and Apex and solutions around Custom applications, Database Migration and Consolidation and Disaster Recovery on Cloud.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and build best-in-class database solutions for enterprise workloads on OCI

  • Train and enable the Cloud Architect and Cloud Engineer teams with the assets

  • Build Automation and tools that speed up the technical discovery and implementation of workloads

  • Author and/or engineer customer-facing assets such as whitepapers, handbooks, presentations, webinars, blogs, source code, etc.,

  • Partner with Product Managers in adding new features or improving services to help critical and complex customer requirements

  • Author and deliver engaging presentations at high-profile industry events (e.g., conferences, training events, etc.) as well as local developer meetups.

  • Collaborate with key strategic customers to build solutions and participate in deeply technical architectural discussions to enable and onboard them on OCI

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Hands-on experience developing solutions for Disaster Recovery of Database and Applications stacks on Cloud and Maximum Availability Architecture.

  • Experience with translating business needs around RTO, RPO, Switch back and Fail-over policies into technical solutions.

  • OCI Certifications or other IaaS Certifications are a plus.

  • Demonstrate an solid understanding of IaaS, Database, Application Development technologies, and networking and security requirements

  • Excellent communications skills (i.e., verbal, written, presentation, white boarding, etc.).

  • Possess experience in IT development or implementation/consulting experience in the software, building end-state architectures, tools and utilities, training and enablement

  • Experience in customer-facing roles with a proven record of earning trust as well as effective collaborations

  • Experience writing and publishing technical white papers and/or technical blogs.

  • Bachelor and/or Masters level degree, ideally in Computer Science, Math or Engineering or other relevant discipline.

/At Oracle, we don’t just value differences—we celebrate them. We’re committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people work together. We believe innovation starts with diversity and inclusion./ https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/culture/diversity.html

Job: *Pre Sales

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Principal Cloud Solution Architect (US) or Lead (CA) - OCI Disaster Recovery

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 2000115P

Other Locations: Canada

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