Oracle Oracle Technical Cloud Architect in KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia
Oracle Technical Cloud Architect
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
workshops to identify best use cases customers can start with when consuming
Oracle IaaS and PaaS Services
and communicate a plan to accelerate burn down rate of customer cloud credits
or Assist in production of bid responses and technical documents needed to
support sales process
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.
technical training and workshops for customers and partners
knowledge about competitors offering
- Wide background
including architecture, implementation and delivery of large‐scale hardware and Oracle software systems in
- 10 years experience
relevant to this position, practical experience designing and building
- Wide knowledge of IT
market and trends.
- Knowledge of full Oracle
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
- 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.
least 3 years practical experience with one of the IaaS or PaaS public cloud
offerings ( MS Azure, Amazon AWS, Rackspace , Softlayer or google )
knowledge distributed among the following domains:
(Oracle Virtual Machine , VMware , HyperV or Xen)
Administration (Windows, Linux & Solaris)
and Application Migration Best practices
in the following components is a plus: Oracle Database/RAC/Advanced
Administration and Configuration
in ITIL standards
service continuity management
security management system
understanding for HW and Networking principles.
presentation skills and writing skills strongly preferred
to travel up to 30%
team player and able to work with little supervision
confidence and assertiveness
in Computer Science or related technical degree required, Masters preferred
energy, focused and independent
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
- 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
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