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Oracle Sr. Director-Data Center Tools-JoinCOI in Chicago, Illinois

Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a Senior Director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to current and future design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision improvements to the architecture.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers Interacts internally and externally with executive management involving negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Sr. Director of Data Center Tools is responsible for providing leadership to an engineering team chartered with delivering the software platforms and tolls that support physical data center infrastructure specific tools that leverage DCIS foundational tools and critical baseline data and power telemetry.Our team builds Infrastructure Software Tools that handle deployment, asset lifecycle management and security of our cloud services. We are reimagining the traditional end-to-end datacenter infrastructure tool flows to accelerate the pace of new region deployments and efficiently operate our data centers.

In addition, this leader will have a unique perspective from which to contribute to key business decisions and company-wide cloud strategies and initiatives. This leader will be a vital contributor to our product development teams and the Data Center Operations organization. S/he must develop a comprehensive strategy and drive results by:

  • Establishing customer focused solutions that deliver growth and tangible, measured outcomes aligned to data center operations with an extreme focus data accuracy.

  • Building, motivating and expanding team and individual skills ensuring the organization is agile, can scale to demand, and is optimized across all cloud products and business segments.

  • Measure, analyze, track and report business, process and quality metrics to achieve targets while examining trends and identifying areas for improvement.

  • Develop collaborative working relationships other functional areas within Oracle.

PREFERRED PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS

The ideal candidate must be a high-energy, strategic and technical expert leader possessing a strong sense of urgency with a performance-based track record of success.

S/he will have demonstrated expertise with a cloud product technology company. The successful candidate will be technically adept, possessing a broad combination of skills and experiences reflecting the complexities of Oracle and Oracle’s customers. This role requires technical subject matter expertise and the capability to influence critical and timely transformational change for our customers.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 10 years of manager experience leading and directing teams with many members located remotely and others that support success through a matrixed environment.

  • 12 years of experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.

  • Strong knowledge of C, C or Java, and experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.

  • Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures

  • Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies. Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure is a strong plus.

  • An experienced and credible technical expert supporting physical data center infrastructure specific tools.

  • A dynamic technically-astute manager who understands what it takes to develop roadmaps, requirements gathering and delivering critical projects on-time.

  • A proven and enthusiastic, high-energy, motivating leader who is visibly passionate and is capable of inspiring and galvanizing an organization.

  • A balance of strategic and tactical skills, with a high-level of intellectual agility and capacity for original thought.

  • An exceptional communicator who can write, present and effectively adjust messages to meet individual audiences and organizations.

  • Experience in the ability to manage a team during transformational change.

  • A proven ability to navigate and effectively collaborate with other departments and resources in large complex environments.

Personal characteristics:

  • Expects Results: Consistently drives high standards for each individual, the team, and the organization to accomplish established goals. Driven to over-achieve.

  • Communicates and Influences: Clearly communicates information and ideas to individuals and teams in an articulate, focused and compelling way. Willing to offer intellectual mindshare.

  • Analytical and Instinctual: Compares information 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.

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

  • Builds and Maintains High Performing Teams: Attracts, develops, engages and retains talented team members by creating an environment where people can realize their full potential. Is ego-free. Acknowledges the work of others first.

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EDUCATION

A Computer Science degree is preferred. An advanced degree is a plus.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Sr. Director-Data Center Tools-JoinCOI

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 200014UJ

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