Oracle Sr. Principal Product Manager (Consumer Goods/Retail Industry) in Sacramento, California

Lead a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.

As a member of the product development division, you will specify, design and implement major changes to existing software architecture. Define project needs. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to ensure consistency, testability and portability across products in general.

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.

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.

_Position Overview_

Oracle is making huge global investments to deliver the most open, secure, reliable and transformative cloud platforms and services to our customers. We are reengineering our vast array of software and hardware assets and retooling our sales and engineering practices. With Oracle s deeply innovative culture; unique track record of delivering most popular software platforms and its unparalleled ability to maintain a pulse on the enterprise customers we are the only company on the planet that is delivering the most compelling services at every layer of the cloud.

We are a fast-growing, fast-moving engineering group focused on delivering Oracle s next generation Software-as-a-Service cloud capabilities for industry verticals. We are on a mission to deliver a massively scalable global eco-system of services and engineering offerings that our customers in key industry verticals can leverage to drive their generational transformation. We expect these services to be modern, open, powerful and serve as a hallmark of innovation, reliability and efficiency. These new services and capabilities will leverage the broad array of capabilities Oracle has consistently delivered as part of our Customer Experience (CX) Cloud through Sales, Marketing, Commerce, Service, Knowledge Management and several other services to deliver new capabilities to LOB owners and developers in industry verticals, as well as our partners.

We are looking for a seasoned Industry Solution Product Manager to join our efforts in reshaping the cloud services landscape for the Consumer Goods and Retail vertical industry. The broad range of CX services serve dozens of industry verticals and thousands of customers, globally. Several industries (communications, banking, consumer goods, retail, etc.) present specific engineering, engagement and regional requirements and expectations. With your deep domain knowledge in the Consumer Goods/Retail Industry and software engineering experience, you will shape the Cloud development and adoption of solutions in this vertical industry.

We will focus on candidates who can combine their industry domain knowledge and technology expertise. Some of the most important qualities and characteristics are:

_Characteristics_

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Possesses Strong Industry Domain knowledge of the Consumer Goods/Retail Industry: In-depthunderstanding of the Consumer Goods/Retail and related Industries and preferably have/had direct dealings and worked with top Consumer Goods/Retail Companies.

Possesses Business and Technical Acumen: Keen understanding of technology, business and operations with the ability to draw from personal experience to make recommendations.

Communicates and Influences: Clearly communicates information and strategy to Customers and Oracle teams in an articulate, focused and compelling way. Demonstrated track record success in establishing partnership and strong relationship with different stakeholders both externally and internally.

Results Driven: Consistently drives high standards for each individual, the team, and the organization to accomplish key goals.

Analytical and Instinctual: Comparesinformation from multiple sources to identify core issues. Uses data to make decisions but also understands that instinct plays a part in innovating. Always uses good common sense with good Emotional Intelligence.

_Key Responsibilities_

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Instrumental in providing Industry Solution and standards for Oracle s Consumer Goods/Retail Industry SaaS and PaaS solutions, apps and services in close collaboration with other teams.

Work directly with the Consumer Goods/Retail Industry key customers and be the custodian of key customer commitments, customer engagement, governance and onboarding on Development and Engineering.

Develop deep technical domain understanding and provide technical leadership in the Consumer Goods/Retail Vertical Industry solutions and Cloud offerings.

  • Be an external advocate of Oracle Cloud solutions and represent Oracle in key Consumer Goods/Retail industry forums.

  • Drive integration of Consumer Goods/Retail industry solutions into horizontal CX service offerings.

  • Be an advocate of scalable and extensible architecture for horizontal CX offerings as required by the Consumer Goods/Retail vertical industries.

_Ideal Experience_

  • 12 years of cloud / service development / product management / technical program management experience with in-depth experience in Consumer Goods/Retail Industry.

  • In-depth technical skills with up-to-date experience and understanding of the latest technology trends.

  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and outstanding communication skills.

  • Ability to work in an extremely fast paced and challenging environment.

  • Strong technical acumen with creativity, good interpersonal skills with high emotional intelligence.

  • Experience working in a matrixed environment with distributed accountabilities and unclear precedents.

  • Broad understanding of various cloud technologies/platform.

_The Team_

We put a premium on team members who work well together. You ll be surrounded by people who are wicked smart - people who are secure in who they are but act in humble ways. We expect our team members to show up each day with purity of intent to collaborate and to support one another s work - always. You will join a team of people who love the products they re building and who are proud of the team s collective efforts and good work. It s always okay to have differing points of view and there will be challenging times for certain. As long as we row in the same direction - we re good.

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_Preferred Education_

BS or MS degree in computer science or related field.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Sr. Principal Product Manager (Consumer Goods/Retail Industry)

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 1800127R