Oracle Solutions Architect in Seattle, Washington

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.

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 Bare Metal Cloud team is looking for Solutions Architects(SAs). The ideal candidate will possess deep technical skills in softwarearchitecture and cloud computing as well as customer facing skills. The ideal candidatewill also have apassion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for adiverse and challenging set of enterprise customers.

Oracle Bare Metal Cloud is the next generation cloud servicebuilt from grounds upfor the most demanding application requirements with diverseperformance, reliability, and governance requirements for a variety of customeruse cases. We've focused onsecurity, reliability, scalability and flexibility to support existing andfuture enterprise level large and complex deployments while beating industryperformance and pricing standards. We are rapidly expanding our footprint andcontinuously building innovative solutions.

Do you want to be part of ahighly technicalteamhelping to establish Oracle Bare Metal Cloud as the leading cloud computingplatform for enterprises? Are you passionate about helping customers understandapplication architectures and integration approaches?

Asa Solutions Architect, you will work closely withBareMetal Cloud product teams and partner with other product teams across Oracle to craft highly scalable, flexible, resilient and cost effective cloudarchitectures that address customer business problems and accelerate theadoption of Bare Metal Cloudservices. You will continuously experiment on our platform,building, deploying and migrating application solutions and use cases ourcustomers currently use or plan to use and create most optimal architecturesand device best practices. As a trusted customer advocate, the solutionsarchitect will help organizations understand best practices around advancedcloud-based solutions, and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud. Theideal candidate will have a strong understanding of large scale computingsolutions and enjoys keeping the existing technical skills sharp and developingnew ones.

Youwill have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of cloud computingand influence the adoption and usage patterns among enterprise and web-scalecustomers. You should have ademonstratedability to think strategically aboutbusiness, create technical definition around customer objectives in complexsituations, develop solution strategies, motivate and mobilize resources, anddeliver results.


Participate in deeparchitectural discussions with customers, partners and Oracle field personnelto ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud.

Capture and sharebest-practice knowledge amongst the field and internal teams.

Author and contributeto customer-facing publications such as Solution Architectures, whitepapers, DesignGuides, handbooks, short videos and presentations.

Build deeprelationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable themto be cloud advocates

Act as a technicalliaison between customers, service engineering teams and support


Strong verbal andwritten communications skills. Past experience writing and publishing technicalwhite papers.

BS/MS degree required;Computer Science or Engineering degree with Technical background highlydesired; Advanced Degree a plus

Communicate complexideas and topics to multiple audiences

Ba able to work withand communicate internally & with the customer at all levels, includingengineers, end-users, partners to senior leaders

Understand and extractrequirements and/or business problems from people, and provide multiplesolutions

Design solutions tocustomer issues by bringing together the right processes, technologies, tools,and people

Create level of effortestimates for the proposed solutions to support roadmap & cost modelactivities

The right person willpossess 10 years of IT development or implementation/consulting experience in thesoftware or infrastructure industries and demonstrate an intermediateunderstanding of applications, server technology, and network security.

Demonstrated knowledgein architecting, deploying, and the operation of solutions. Past experienceworking directly in customer implementations is highly desirable.

The successfulcandidate will have spent at least 5 years of their career in customer facingroles with a proven record of earning trust as well as effective collaborationsacross multiple internal organizations and in interactions with partner andcustomers.

Be knowledgeable andhave expert level exposure to Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in a Public orPrivate Cloud environment, including compute and storage services Platform as aservice (PaaS) including Database.

Extensive experiencein the area of data center high availability and disaster recovery, andbackup/recovery;

Experience and/orarchitecture knowledge of virtualization software including Oracle VM, KVM, andHyper-V Exposure

Exposure to thirdparty cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure; Knowledge of Oracle MaximumAvailability Architecture (MAA) for database and middleware platforms, OracleDatabase WebLogic/Java;

Strong communicationand presentation skills including white boarding, small and large groupconversations, and formal presentations. Strong analytical, facilitation andcommunication skills (informal, formal, written, verbal and graphical)

Work closely withengineering, product managers or IT operations teams and systems engineers tobuild resilient multi-region services that scale and perform well.

Ability to runcustomer POC s and execute complex projects


Experience migratingor transforming customer solutions to the cloud

Familiarity withcommon enterprise solutions from Oracle, Microsoft, SAP & VMware

Familiarity with BigData, Analytics, Machine Learning and HPC architectures and workloads

Experience with othercloud platform including AWS, Azure, Google Compute Platform & VMware is aplus

Strong technicalleadership skills

Excellent analytical,technical, and communication skills

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Solutions Architect

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 170017HO