Senior Principal Cloud Project Manager, Production Engineering

Oracle Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 3 months ago

Coordinates all aspects of internal information system-specific projects from initiation to delivery. Projects often involve network, server, or software implementation and upgrades, PC deployment and the like.

Coordinates work performed by IT staff and internal customers/partners by defining project specifications, performing feasibility and needs/impact assessments. Develops detailed project plans and manages all implementation processes including resource allocation, progress tracking, monitoring change control process, testing, documentation, training and on-time delivery within budget constraints.

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. Ten or more years of project management, product design or related experience needed.

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.

Oracle Cloud Production Engineeringplays a critical role in delivering and supporting best-of-breed cloudsolutions to Oracle customers.

Oracle Cloud is the industry'sbroadest and most integrated public cloud. It offers best-in-class servicesacross software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), andinfrastructure as a service (IaaS), and even lets you put Oracle Cloud in yourown data center. Oracle Cloud helps organizations drive innovation and businesstransformation by increasing business agility, lowering costs, and reducing ITcomplexity.

Oracle is seeking an experienced andmotivated Senior Principal Technical Project Manager to join anelite team of highly talented Production Engineering professionals who arerevolutionizing the delivery of Cloud Services to the world's largest and mostcritical Global organizations.

The Technical Project Managerposition is a hybrid role that understands our business and its objectives, andthen can design & manage technical solutions to solve the business'sproblems in a very agile, fast-paced, and collaborative environment. Theposition relies heavily on influence rather than authority to drive projectdeliverables. This role reports directly to the Chief of Staff and Oracle Cloudportfolio leads

The successful candidate must haveexceptional problem-solving skills, strong business judgment, and has notableexperience managing cross-functional teams. We are looking for a self-starterwith a proven ability to execute both strategically and tactically, and someonewho is excited to take on new projects. This position requires a solidtechnical background, and the candidate should be customer-focused with apassion for the cloud.

Responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Management Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects

  • Team Management Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members

  • Product/Solutions Owner Support Support the Product/Solutions Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance

  • Process Management and Improvement Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management

  • Team building Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment

  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or engineering projects using Agile methodologies including 10 years of experience as a Scrum Master and Technical Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development/engineering environment with multi-function teams

  • Prior experience and certification with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development/engineering projects

  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Engineers, Subject Matter Experts and Operations

  • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development/engineering teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues

  • Ability to provide leadership to subject matter experts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value

  • Prior experience managing Cloud projects or initiatives, including product development, engineering efforts, DevOps and/or transformation engagements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence

  • Proven ability to lead software development/engineering projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met

  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:

  • Collaboration: Confluence, Slack, SharePoint or equivalent

  • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira or equivalent

  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Architect Association certification or equivalent

  • Solid understanding of scripting and automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Python, Docker, etc.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and Development/Engineering individuals at all levels including the executive level

  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the "big picture" view

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