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Oracle Senior Principal Product Manager (Join OCI) in Cambridge, 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 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 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.

Imagine driving next generation cloud services and solutions knowing that you are making a direct impact everyday by building and delivering the future of enterprise cloud computing. That is an exciting, powerful career opportunity! We are building the next-gen cloud; Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our mission is to improve the developer user experience and this role offers high visibility and fast career growth with the pace of a start-up and the heft of Oracle behind it. We are specifically looking for a* Principal Product Manager *to join our Developer Adoption and Experience Enginering team who can play a pivotal role as a product lead in discussions with our partners and customers. Partnering closely with product management and sales teams, you will be responsible for understanding the business processes and needs of our customers and partners, across their business domains, and translate them into product requirements.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

The Principal Product Manager role within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Developer Adoption & Experience group performs a vital function by defining product requirements, working closely with Engineering to build product roadmaps, setting product messaging and ensuring that our cloud service offerings delight customers and differentiate from competitors. As a Principal Product Manager you will also identify and interact with external implementation partners, ensuring that their individual practices have sufficient knowledge to accurately represent and execute on customer demand, and technology ISV partners who want to integrate with the cloud service/feature that the Principal Product Manager is responsible for bringing to OCI. Act as the first-level trusted OCI advisor to customers, partners, and Oracle sales organizations.

In order to accomplish the broad range of functions, Product Managers should have a broad skillset:

  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written. This also extends to communicating to both technical and business audiences with equal skill

  • Deep technical and developer background in both cloud and on-premises solutions. Knowledge of various operating systems and software components that are typically found in customer environments

  • Business acumen in the context of understanding business pressures that customers face in making technical decisions, and the impact of product decisions on OCI consumption.

  • Ability to create a strategic vision, using the Minimum-Viable-Product as a starting point, regarding the ultimate direction of the product under the PM's management.

  • As an OCI Principal Product Manager you will interact with a broad range of customers, from C-Level executives to deep technical subject matter experts, across a wide variety of organization types.

  • As OCI Principal Product Manager you must have the ability to communicate the business advantages of utilizing OCI solutions, in the context of the business problem, as well as provide an initial read on what a technical solution may look like.

  • Lastly, you must be able to guide the creation of innovative technical solutions based on customer needs.


  • 8 years of experience in Product Management or Product Development of technical solutions.

  • 5 years of experience in Operations, Solutions Architecture, and/or System Engineering.

  • Background in at least one major public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure, OCI).

  • Experience in Cloud Native solutions (Kubernetes, Docker, major programing languages).

  • Demonstrated ability in writing as indicated by publications of blogs, strategy documents or messaging material.

  • Strong executive presentation skills with experience dealing with C-level technical and business audiences.

  • Ability to interact with customers and sales teams on an ongoing basis.

  • Experience with the on-premises analog of the product being developed.

  • Some development experience (2 yrs) with at least one scripting or programming language - Python, Bash, Java, PowerShell

  • Knowledge of both Linux and Microsoft Windows

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience. MBA preferred

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Senior Principal Product Manager (Join OCI)

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 20000U4H