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Companies make difficult decisionsevery day that have profound strategic and financial impact on their business. OracleFinancial Management applications are the tools they use to gather andsynthesize financial information from across their entire company, making itpossible to answer complex business questions. Join the team as a productmanager to influence the vision and execution of this flagship Oracle offering,trusted by thousands of diverse customers from startups, and leading socialmedia companies, to large multi-nationals.
Team and Product Description:
The position offers an opportunityto join the Financials Cloud Product Management Team that is focused ondeveloping enterprise level solutions for our customers. Our applicationsprovide cash management solutions used by customersworldwide. We are working on Oracle’s next-generation solution that willexploit the most innovative technologies and provide challenging developmentprojects from day one. Team members analyze, conceptualize, and articulateideas with the highest level of competency. We make use of strong intellectual andexceptional interpersonal skills and are adaptable, independent, andself-confident players. We are creative and visionary while stayingdetail-oriented and aligned with the big picture. Join a division that works ona critical market space for Oracle and that is charting Oracle’s long-termgrowth.
Description of the Role: Actual job responsibilities/tasks
We are seeking a product manager towork on the next generation of cloud-based, data-driven applications. Thesuccessful candidate will play a key role in influencing the strategy, andexecution of key initiatives for a set of flagship products within theFinancials Cloud suite. (S)he will identify and prioritize solutions to bedelivered, provide functional specifications for the solutions, and take thesolutions to the market following an agile, continuous-delivery methodology,and a dev-ops mindset. The candidate will represent the products to internalaudiences (e.g., product marketing, sales, and other field organizations) andexternal audiences (e.g., analysts, customers/prospects, systemintegrators/partners, etc.). Cash management is time sensitive, thesuccessful candidate will play a key role in developing solutions to automateand eliminate manual work using Oracle’s next-generation technologies. Responsibilitiesfor the role include:
Lead discussion with the management to gain insight into product roadmap, project assigned - its background, goal and scope. Ensure management expectations & delivery time-lines are clearly understood.
Liaison between Strategy/Customer/Management to understand customer business process and get a complete 360 analysis on the related requirements.
Formulate how product roadmap will help in acquiring new customers/market penetration by recording value proposition
Be creative in solutioning customer problems/requirements. Best solutions are always the simplest. Produce high quality design document with comprehensive and detailed solution analysis with focus on all core areas: Extensibility, Robustness, Backward Compatibility, Supportability, Exception Handling, Performance expectations/bench-marking, Upgrade plan for customers, Critical technology or product dependencies, Product resiliency (self-correction) and flexibility (user self-service feature), Cloud Operational Considerations: Recoverability and Restart ability, Opt-in options for the customer. Design should include definition of product use cases, wireframes and upstream and downstream impact areas
Cash management processing is time sensitive. Assist in developing automated solutions to eliminate manual work.
Uphold product quality to highest standards.As part of design it is very critical to document testing strategy that identifies the success/acceptance criteria for the project. Ensure that any test-ware is in line with focus of the enhancement, is tested with real customer use cases/data patterns and influencers.
Ensure the MVP definition is aligned with customer commitment in mind, and management sign off is received.
Collaborate with Dev team member on reviewing any technical solution document to ensure that it is aligned with the finalized solution approach
Work closely with Info-Dev team to create launch deliverables like New Feature Summary, What’s New and TOI's
Deliver product functionality training to the internal development organizations (e.g., Documentation, Quality Assurance, Demonstration Services, Customer Care, and other development teams), to other LOBs (e.g., Support, Consulting, Partners/Alliances, Oracle University, and Sales) and to external entities such as Partners and Alliances.
Preferred Qualifications: Whatskills/abilities/background would your ideal candidate possess?**THIS IS REQUIRED**
Degree level (BS/MS/PhD): CA/ICWA/MBA/MS/BS or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Business, Computer Science, Mathematics preferred
Major(s): Any of these or related: Computer Science/Engineering, Software Systems, Management and Engineering, Information and Data Management, Artificial Intelligence, Business Management, Business Finance
Financial educational background like CA, ICWA, MBA (Finance) etc., is very much desirable. The successful applicant should have in-depth understanding of financial flows and business processes involved in finance management.
Tools, Software etc. Experience with integrated development environment such as JDeveloper desirable but not required.
Preferred coursework: Some combination of these or related: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Databases, Web Applications, Natural Language Processing, Algorithms, Robotics, Econometrics, Game Theory, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Strategy, Data Analytics and Decision Making
Other qualifications: Strong analytical skills, strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to thrive in fast paced environment and learn quickly.
Desire to work in a cross-functional, co-located team environment.
Demonstrate a broad understanding of Oracle technologies.
Demonstrate a good understanding of data modeling concepts. Knowledge of effective and unique User Interface techniques/tools. Demonstrate an excellent understanding of standard word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Work as part of 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 define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.
Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.
Job Type:Regular Employee Hire