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Oracle Product Manager/Strategy 3-ProdDev in Salt Lake City, Utah

Work as part of 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 define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 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.

Companies make difficult decisions every day that have profound strategic and financial impact on their business. Oracle Financial Management applications are the tools they use to gather and synthesize financial information from across their entire company, making it possible to answer complex business questions. Join the team as a product manager to influence the vision and execution of this flagship Oracle offering, trusted by thousands of diverse customers from startups, and leading social media companies, to large multi-nationals.

Team and Product Description:

The position offers an opportunity to join the Financials Cloud Product Management Team that is focused on developing enterprise level solutions for our customers. Our applications provide receivables, collections, and revenue management solutions used by customers worldwide. We are working on Oracle’s next-generation solution that will exploit the most innovative technologies and provide challenging development projects from day one. Team members analyze, conceptualize, and articulate ideas with the highest level of competency. We make use of strong intellectual and exceptional interpersonal skills and are adaptable, independent, and self-confident players. We are creative and visionary while staying detail-oriented and aligned with the big picture. Join a division that works on a critical market space for Oracle and that is charting Oracle’s long-term growth.

Description of the Role: Actual job responsibilities/tasks

We are seeking a product manager to work on the next generation of cloud-based, data-driven applications. The successful candidate will play a key role in influencing the strategy, and execution of key initiatives for a set of flagship products within the Financials Cloud suite. (S)he will identify and prioritize solutions to be delivered, provide functional specifications for the solutions, and take the solutions to the market following an agile, continuous-delivery methodology, and a dev-ops mindset. The candidate will represent the products to internal audiences (e.g., product marketing, sales, and other field organizations) and external audiences (e.g., analysts, customers/prospects, system integrators/partners, etc.).Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Lead discussion with the management to gain insight into product roadmap, project assigned - its background, goal and scope. Ensure management expectations & delivery time-lines are clearly understood.

  • Liaison between Strategy/Customer/Management to understand customer business process and get a complete 360 analysis on the related requirements.

  • Formulate how product roadmap will help in acquiring new customers/market penetration by recording value proposition

  • Be creative in solutioning customer problems/requirements. Best solutions are always the simplest. Produce high quality design document with comprehensive and detailed solution analysis with focus on all core areas: Extensibility, Robustness, Backward Compatibility, Supportability, Exception Handling, Performance expectations/bench-marking, Upgrade plan for customers, Critical technology or product dependencies, Product resiliency (self-correction) and flexibility (user self-service feature), Cloud Operational Considerations: Recoverability and Restart ability, Opt-in options for the customer. Design should include definition of product use cases, wireframes and upstream and downstream impact areas

  • Uphold product quality to highest standards. As part of design it is very critical to document testing strategy that identifies the success/acceptance criteria for the project. Ensure that any test-ware is in line with focus of the enhancement, is tested with real customer use cases/data patterns and influencers.

  • Ensure the MVP definition is aligned with customer commitment in mind, and management sign off is received.

  • Collaborate with Dev team member on reviewing any technical solution document to ensure that it is aligned with the finalized solution approach

  • Work closely with Info-Dev team to create launch deliverables like New Feature Summary, What’s New and TOI's

  • Deliver product functionality training to the internal development organizations (e.g., Documentation, Quality Assurance, Demonstration Services, Customer Care, and other development teams), to other LOBs (e.g., Support, Consulting, Partners/Alliances, Oracle University, and Sales) and to external entities such as Partners and Alliances.

Preferred Qualifications:What skills/abilities/background would your ideal candidate possess? THIS IS REQUIRED

  • Degree level (BS/MS/PhD):BE/BTech/MTech

  • Major(s): Any of these or related: Computer Science/Engineering, Software Systems, Management and Engineering, Information and Data Management, Artificial Intelligence, Business Management, Business Finance

  • Financial educational background like CPA, MBA (Finance) etc., is very much desirable. The successful applicant should have in-depth understanding of financial flows and business processes involved in finance management.

  • Tools, Software etc. Experience with integrated development environment such as JDeveloper desirable but not required.

  • Preferred coursework: Some combination of these or related: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Databases, Web Applications, Natural Language Processing, Algorithms, Robotics, Econometrics, Game Theory, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Strategy, Data Analytics and Decision Making

  • Other qualifications: Strong analytical skills, strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Web technologies, UI components, design patterns and best practices preferred.

  • Ability to thrive in fast paced environment and learn quickly.

  • Desire to work in a cross-functional, co-located team environment.

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of Oracle technologies. Demonstrate a good understanding of data modeling concepts. Knowledge of effective and unique User Interface techniques/tools. Demonstrate an excellent understanding of standard word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.

  • You will be a financial functional expert capable of establishing relationships with many highly technical teams. You will be able to understand current and future technology and to identify opportunities for its use to benefit customers through discussions with developers.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Product Manager/Strategy 3-ProdDev

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 21000DZ5