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Oracle Product Manager/Strategy 4-ProdDev in Quincy, Massachusetts

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 analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Suggest and justify product directions and specifications. Specify, design and implement moderate changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

With tremendous market success in our Cloud Applications, especially in ERP Cloud, Higher Ed institutions have expressed unprecedented interest in embarking on a cloud adoption journey with Oracle. Student Information Systems, a critical functional area to compete in our SaaS footprint for Higher Ed, is a top investment priority for Oracle.

This role is for a Principal Product Manager responsible for defining user stories and specifications for Student Cloud, while working closely with both internal teams (e.g., product strategy, product management, development, UX, marketing, internal sales reps, consultants, development etc.) and external audiences (e.g., customers, analysts, system integrators/partners, etc.)

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Product Strategy group, other internal SMEs, and customers to understand high-level requirements and break them down into detailed user stories.

  • Analyzing and integrating external customer requirements into the product.

  • Suggest and justify product directions and requirements.

  • Working and influencing various development teams, scrum masters, and stakeholders to ensure the product is developed and delivered as planned.

  • Analyze competitive solutions and research new knowledge areas when needed.

  • Write detailed feature design specifications, including overall page-level functions, field-level behaviors, business rules, impact areas, and error messages.

  • Present feature designs to stakeholders, team members, and others to gather feedback.

  • Identify role-based user process flows and create process flowcharts.

  • Collaborate closely with User Experience staff to create high-fidelity visual designs and prototypes.

  • Collaborate closely with development teams to answer questions and make design and implementation decisions.

  • Work with technical leads to determine feasibility of feature designs.

  • Assist Product Strategy in defining and prioritizing the product roadmap.

  • Review end-user documentation for accuracy.

  • Test features to ensure they are coded according to the design.

  • Investigate product defects and recommend solutions.

Requirements include:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Attention to detail is a must.

  • High level of energy and initiative.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, global environment, and partner across organizational boundaries and influence development direction.

  • Ability to take abstract concepts and drive them into concrete specifications.

  • Ability to influence others and negotiate effectively.

  • Ability to thrive in fast paced environment and learn quickly.

  • Ability to work independently and solve problems.

  • Knowledge of project management best practices a plus.

  • Knowledge of Higher Education industry a plus.

  • Familiarity with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence a plus.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Product Manager/Strategy 4-ProdDev

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 2100053P