Oracle Oracle Technical Cloud Architect in KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia

Oracle Technical Cloud Architect

Preferred Qualifications

Description

Oracle Solutions can

help customers transform their Business and IT. To accelerate the largest deals

across Saudi we seek applications for an elite team of Technical Cloud Architects.

Applicants should be very senior IT architects with significant experience of

helping businesses transform their IT approach – for example by moving to a

standardized, consolidated and more agile IT estate, application modernization

and rationalization, or exploitation of data. One of the main objectives of

this position is to help customers moving to Oracle public cloud.

As an Oracle Cloud

Architect, you will bridge the gap between business and technology – speaking

the value language of business and technology C-level individuals. You will

combine a deep understanding of technology, industry best practices, business

processes and architectural patterns to deliver IT transformation initiatives

that meet the business objectives of our customers.

Ideal Candidates will be

seasoned senior level professionals who not only possess deep experience with

technology transformation but also significant experience in applications. We

are seeking someone with enterprise architect capabilities around Oracle

technology, Oracle Apps and Oracle systems.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to, drive and

deliver Oracle PaaS and IaaS deals in Saudi as directed by country/cluster

board with rigorous sales focus.

  • Work in collaboration

with local account team (infrastructure, platform/technology and applications),

Presales team in Saudi and other teams inside Oracle.

  • Exercise creativity,

independent judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques to

design non-routine and very complex business solutions utilizing Oracle

products and technology to meet customer needs.

  • Interact with all roles

at customer – including CIO, CTO, IT Architects, technical staff and Business

representatives.

  • Conduct repeatable

strategy, architecture, roadmap and planning workshops.

  • Provide assessment of

current state architecture and recommendation of future state architecture.

  • Provide detailed sizing

and associated justification.

  • Provide and present non-routine

and very complex cloud and on-prem Oracle technology solutions.

  • Leads the solution

design aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality and integrated business

solutions.

  • Identify and evangelize

key business and technology benefits of adoption.

  • Provide roadmap and

migration methodology and identify quick wins.

  • Advise on organizational

impact of solutions.

  • Play an active role as

part of the MEA architecture community.

  • Remain fully aware of

relevant architectural programs and assets from Oracle worldwide.

  • Remain aware of all

relevant product developments and references – both at Oracle and at

competitors.

  • Deliver

workshops to identify best use cases customers can start with when consuming

Oracle IaaS and PaaS Services

  • Compose

and communicate a plan to accelerate burn down rate of customer cloud credits

  • Compose

or Assist in production of bid responses and technical documents needed to

support sales process

  • Maintain

up to date technical and domain knowledge about Cloud Solutions/products to

allow him/her become a subject matter expert for technical questions and

queries that may arise internally or externally related to the role for during

the sales process.​

  • Deliver

technical training and workshops for customers and partners

  • Maintain

knowledge about competitors offering

Skills required

  • Wide background

including architecture, implementation and delivery of large‐scale hardware and Oracle software systems in

real-world situations.

  • 10 years experience

relevant to this position, practical experience designing and building

technology solutions.

  • Wide knowledge of IT

market and trends.

  • Knowledge of full Oracle

stack (ideally).

  • Having

follow or going to follow a formal Architecture certification like Togaf or

Open Group Certified Architect

  • Sound knowledge of Cloud

offerings SaaS, PaaS & IaaS.

  • Extensive understanding

of messaging infrastructure and service oriented architecture

  • Knowledge of SOA Design

patterns for building middleware systems ground up using Message Routing,

Content Enrichment, Message Filtering, Message Transformation, Guaranteed

delivery, Message sequencing, Batch message processing, error handling and

reconciliation mechanisms.

  • Hands on knowledge and

experience of working on large scale integration projects, well aware of

integration SOA methodologies.

  • Deep technical knowledge

of integration platforms, middleware, Enterprise Service BUS, Web services,

& SOAP, REST

  • Specific knowledge of

Oracle and competitor hardware solutions is an advantage.

  • Specific knowledge of

Oracle database and middleware technology is an advantage.

  • Specific knowledge of

Oracle applications is an advantage.

  • Specific knowledge of

Oracle industry solutions is an advantage.

  • At

least 3 years practical experience with one of the IaaS or PaaS public cloud

offerings ( MS Azure, Amazon AWS, Rackspace , Softlayer or google )

  • Strong

knowledge distributed among the following domains:

o

Virtualization

(Oracle Virtual Machine , VMware , HyperV or Xen)

o

System

Administration (Windows, Linux & Solaris)

o

Database

and Application Migration Best practices

o

Knowledge

in the following components is a plus: Oracle Database/RAC/Advanced

Administration and Configuration

  • Experience

in ITIL standards

o

Service

level management

o

Availability

management

o

Capacity

management

o

IT

service continuity management

o

Information

security management system

  • Good

understanding for HW and Networking principles.

  • Good

presentation skills and writing skills strongly preferred

  • Willing

to travel up to 30%

  • Exceptional

communications skills.

  • Good

team player and able to work with little supervision

  • Self

confidence and assertiveness

  • BS

in Computer Science or related technical degree required, Masters preferred

  • High

energy, focused and independent

  • Ability

to prioritize/manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

  • Detailed knowledge of

architectural approaches including consolidation, cloud computing,

virtualization, disaster recovery, information management, big data, java

applications, Oracle and non Oracle applications.

  • Ability to craft and

articulate strategic solutions. In-depth knowledge of implementation

methodologies and best practices.

  • Significant C-level

presentation experience.

  • Flexible to travel

across MEA region.

  • Relevant local language

skills are a plus.

  • Have a valid work permit

in Saudi, this position is located on the East Province of Saudi

Detailed Description andJob Requirements

As an acknowledged

authority within Oracle, this senior level presales position is responsible for

creating innovative solutions with industry-wide impact. Leads the solution

design, coordinate with all internal teams, win against the competition and

help sales acceleration their business.

Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle solution meets the customer’s

objectives by combining industry best practices, product knowledge, and

business acumen. As a position of technical/professional influence, this

individual frequently operates at the leading edge of technology. Recommends

and justifies enhancements to Oracle products to meet very complex customer

needs. Exercises creativity and independent judgment in developing methods,

techniques, and evaluation criteria to deliver functional and technical

expertise on a wide range of business and technology solutions. Leads

experienced consulting teams on challenging projects; works on significant and

unique issues. As a thought leader and trusted advisor, effectively influences

difficult decisions at the leadership-level of customer organizations. Enables

business development efforts by providing subject matter expertise. Resolves

very complex customer escalations. Drives customer process direction and

decisions by providing domain leadership within relevant industries on

end-to-end enterprise solutions. Creates new solution sets based on assessment

of industry needs, market demands and knowledge of competitive product

offerings.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Provides direction and specialist knowledge in applying the technology/application to client business. Facilitation of customer product/application understanding through presentations demonstrations and benchmarks; provision of support throughout the sell.

As a Principal Sales Consultant you will be responsible as the expert for formulating and leading presales technical / functional support activity to prospective clients and customers while ensuring customer satisfaction. Acts as a technical resource and mentor for less experienced Sales Consultants. Focuses on large or complex sales opportunities that need creative and complex solutions. Develops productivity tools and training for other Sales Consultants. Develops and delivers outstanding Oracle presentations and demonstrations. Leads any and all aspects of the technical sales process. Advises internal and external clients on overall architect solutions.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 3 years vendor (sales and marketing) experience. 7 years business experience with relevant computer applications or database/tools. Ability to implement the most advanced product features. Thorough knowledge of system and application design. In depth knowledge of competitors. Demonstrated project management skills. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills: needs analysis, positioning, business justification, closing techniques. Ability to persuade others through presentations, demonstrations, and written communication. Ability to travel as needed. A/BS degree or equivalent, advanced degree highly desirable.

Job: Pre Sales

Location: SA-SA,Saudi Arabia-AL-KHOBAR

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle