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Oracle Chief of Staff, JoinOCI in Seattle, Washington

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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.

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Chief of Staff, Product Solution Engineering - Oracle Cloud

At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world.

Values are OCI’s foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future.

You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.

Oracle Gen2 Cloud is the next generation cloud service built from the ground up for the most demanding application requirements. It meets diverse performance, reliability, and governance requirements for a variety of customer use cases. We have focused on security, reliability, scalability, and flexibility to support existing and future complex large enterprise level deployments while beating industry performance and pricing standards. We are rapidly expanding our footprint and continuously building innovative solutions.

Do you want to be part of a highly technical team helping to establish Oracle Cloud as the leading cloud computing platform for enterprises? Are you passionate about making customers successful? If you do:

We are looking for an experienced, self-driven Chief of Staff or an exceptional candidate looking to grow into this role. You will report to the VP of Product Solution Engineering, working closely with him and across his leadership team to drive relentless focus on improving the experience for our customers and users. You'll thread the needle across multiple teams and support the VP in delivering results and holding teams accountable.

To be successful in this strategic and technical role, you must be comfortable working with engineering teams and key business partners including finance, HR, recruiting, service delivery leaders, and Chiefs of Staff supporting peer teams. You will develop business insights through reporting and analytics, driving continuous process improvement and simplification, enabling the team to succeed in the highly dynamic world of cloud computing, while removing obstacles.

You will drive our efforts to identify key initiatives and investment areas, support the short-term and future user experience strategy in alignment with OCI’s vision and mission, and track execution and operations across the org. In this role you will also deep dive on critical experiential issues faced by the business. Actively seeking out opportunities to fine tune and redefine our processes will be core to everything you do, as well as demonstrating leadership and expertise in understanding the underlying user experience issues and technology of our systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Operations : As Chief of Staff, you will drive the rhythm of the business, including reviews, leadership meetings, strategy sessions- thinking holistically and strategically about key business processes, organizational effectiveness and efficiency, employee engagement, and organizational communications.

  • Communications : You will actively establish the communication program for the VP by defining talks, narratives, and engagements with staff, press and customers.

  • Strategic Initiatives : You will create and implement accurate strategic plans and develop success metrics. You will be on point for the communication approach for special initiatives and projects related to the overall improvement of the product experience.

  • Budgeting & Hiring : You will elevate our partnership with Recruiting to ensure our organization attracts the best and brightest candidates and any openings are filled quickly meeting organizational hiring objectives. You will hold hiring managers accountable for ensuring a positive onboarding experience.

  • Cultivate Relationships : Success in Product Solution Engineering is dependent on cross-functional and cross-organization relationships; good relationships start with empathy and trust. You will identify stakeholder relationships to build and effectively partner with to facilitate the success of your role and the organization’s mission.

  • Culture and People : You will work closely with VP, HR and the leadership team to identify, analyze, and develop strategies to improve organizational health for employees as indicated by employee feedback, from personal observation (requires a good pulse on the org), or other employee listening systems. You will work closely with the leadership team and HR team on implementing an overall morale strategy.

Basic Qualifications:

An innovative leader who can look beyond the technology stack and passionate about customer success.

  • 8+ years leading complex technical / product programs

  • 8+ years relevant work experience in program and project management

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud services, networking, or SaaS products

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) at all levels across an org

  • Ability to think broadly and strategically

  • Experience using agile software development practices and associated tooling

  • Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills

  • Self-driven problem solver; able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic, ambiguous, and customer-focused environment

  • Highly analytical, technically proficient, and able to learn new tools and software quickly

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.

About Us

Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. That’s why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

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, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.