Principal Cloud Architect
Posted on Sep 20, 2021 by Oracle
Provide architectural leadership and drive successful customer business outcomes and satisfaction
Work part of a team to ensure customer adoption, success and expanded use of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Services.
Apply deep understanding of technology & applications landscape, industry best practices, business processes and architectural patterns to drive IT transformation initiatives that meet the business objectives/success of our customers.
Developing and delivering current and future state architectures, customer cloud adoption plans, product presentations & demonstrations.
Mentor & coach less experienced cloud engineers
BS degree or equivalent; advanced degree in Computer Science or related degree desirable.
Deep technical expertise and Hands On experience with Oracle Cloud Solutions or other public cloud services.
5+ years of experience in Cloud Solutions including Architecting, developing and deploying Applications and Platforms to the Public Cloud. Overall 7+ years of experience in customer facing role and related technology and applications.
Understanding of Cloud Lifecycle management concepts and tools that enable successful Cloud transformation and success.
A strong understanding and experience in planning and delivering cloud migration projects from traditional on-premise deployment models
Detailed knowledge of architectural approaches including Cloud Migrations, Cloud Infrastructure and operations, Data/Information management & Analytics, Cloud Native technologies and Security
Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and ability to evangelize the cloud platform
Cloud certifications (Oracle, AWS, Azure, Google, etc.) highly preferred
Partners with customers, sales, engineering and product teams to design, demonstrate and deploy Oracle Cloud architectures that address customer business problems. Drives Oracle Cloud customer consumption by accelerating the adoption of Oracle cloud services including discovery, design and deployment.
Engages with strategic customers, builds leadership relationships at multiple levels within organizations in order to design and implement solutions. Works directly with customers to gather requirements, develop architectures and translates business needs into solutions. May implement solutions and ensure successful deployments through code development and scripting. Displays product/application understanding through highly customized presentation demonstrations to customers, and at conferences, and events. Supports customer from Proof of Concept (POC) through production deployment of services via resource configuration, planning, and customer education/training. Creates and distributes technical assets (white papers, solution code, blog posts, and video demonstrations). Serves as a leading contributor for customers and sales on technical cloud solutions and customer success. Identifies gaps and enhancements to influence engineering roadmaps for customer driven features. Leading contributor, may provide direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. May interact with C level. Maintains expertise by staying current on emerging technologies.
Minimum qualifications include: 8 years experience with computer applications and tools required. Ability to travel 50% international and domestic. Preferred but not required qualifications include: Bachelor of Science-level university degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering from accredited university; and/or relevant 8 years technical experience. Advanced degree in relevant field of studies highly desirable. Expertise in and an in depth and thorough knowledge of competitive and industry knowledge in the field of computer applications and tools; System and application design; Implementation of advanced product features; Project management; Solving technical problems with customers in technical environments; Written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; Needs analysis, positioning, and business justification. 8 years experience and expertise in the clear communication of technical information to others through presentations, demonstrations, written communication and consultative solutioning experience.
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$180k - $185k Annual