Oracle Senior Director of Product UDX (Join OCI) in Reno, Nevada
Manage 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 Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and 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.
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. The ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 of software engineering or related experience preferred.
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This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned Product Leader, to lead the Product Managers and Technical Program Managers of User and Developer Experience (UDX) team, to shape the Product Strategy and drive execution across all teams. UDX scopie includes OCI One Console. SDK, CLI, CloudShell, OCI Resource Manager, Documentation for all OCI Services, and new Developer Life Cycle services like SCM, Build, Artifact, and Deploy. This role will require a deep understanding of developer technologies and the ability to think broadly on how a suite of products can mesh together to solve end customer needs that span product categories.
Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure team is a ground-up effort to build Infrastructure-as-a-Service that operates at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best in class compute, storage, networking, database, security and an ever-expanding set of foundational cloud-based services. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage and working on ambitious new initiatives.
As Sr. Director on the UDX team, you will own the developer tools and practices space to meet the needs of our cloud customers and developers that depend on these tools. The work is non-routine and complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. You will define product strategy, gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications, envision and communicate product strategy and functionality, initiate and foster relationships with other groups, review product documentation and collateral, and ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities. You will also assist in the development of short, medium and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. You will regularly interact across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. You will be a customer evangelist and work to win hearts and minds across the organization.
Understand customer requirements and provide unique and innovative solutions to address them
Manage a talented and deeply passionate team of Product Managers and Technical Program managers
Lead the UDX roadmap; a role which has a direct impact on our customer's engineering productivity
Design new product features and enhance existing features
Ensure foundational design documents are created and user interfaces are delivered to meet, and exceed, customer requirements.
Work closely with engineering to build new and enhanced features
Advocate for the user and discover needs and preferences of our customers
Ensure that external facing documentation for new and enhanced features are meeting the needs of our developer customers
Develop launch plans and create launch materials
Help solve complex, multi-disciplinary technical challenges with engineers by clarifying goals, trade-offs and risks
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field preferred, MBA a plus. Experience as a developer and with developer technologies a plus.
Minimum 15 years experience in product management working on a product improving developer efficiency or managing engineering execution
Experience with user interface design
Experience building road-maps, project/release plans with a strong understanding of dependency management
Strong experience driving the full product lifecycle, including defining and hitting success metrics, in a startup like atmosphere
Demonstrated ability to manage complex, cross functional projects and bring them to successful completion
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Polyglot experience and experience with open source software and GitHub is a big plus
Job: *Product Development
Title: Senior Director of Product UDX (Join OCI)
Requisition ID: 20000NP6
Other Locations: United States
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