Oracle Senior Solution Manager, Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah

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.

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.

Department Description

The Solution Management and Product Strategy group within the Oracle Hospitality Global Business Unit is comprised of hospitality industry experts with strong hospitality solution knowledge and solution marketing expertise. The main goals of this team are to capture market and solution requirements, define the strategic business plans and investment agenda, and build targeted market offers. The group is measured by plan attainment, growth in market share, and customer success.

Position Description

This opening is for a Senior Solution Manager for Hospitality Solutions Hotel which includes on as well as above property solutions. The Solution Manager works as part of a small, high-calibre team to deliver upon the vision for the Hotel product set. The Solution Manager provides valuable insight into the roadmap based on market expertise and various interactions with customers, partners and fellow employees. They work very closely with the Development team to ensure alignment between market requirements and the software code delivered. The most successful Solution Managers have both deep and broad product/market expertise, and have the ability to focus on a single area or cover a wide variety of solutions as needed depending upon the roadmap investment priorities. They are leaders within the organization and evangelists for their particular product area.

The Solution Manager is responsible for the following solution deliverables:

  • Market- and Business Requirements

  • Research of new business and technology trends

  • Product Life Cycle Management incl. strategic Roadmap, Launches, Updates

  • Product Introductions and Marketing Announcements

  • General Hospitality Product Collateral for Pre-Sales, i.e. Advocated Offers

  • Partner Relationships for HGBU Products

  • Sound understanding of the competitive landscape

  • Pricing for Product/Service/Solution/Portfolio

  • Product Feature- and Design Review

In addition to the above activities, the role will be involved in top opportunity pre-sales activities and key customer engagements (i.e. piloting) to drive customer success as necessary. Within Solution Management, the role collaborates with the Solution Directors and Solution Marketing roles to help influence all aspects of the solutions. The Solution Manager directly reports to the Solution Director within the Hotel solution unit to ensure this role has the visibility and access to decision makers. In addition, the Solution Manager is deeply involved with the Development Group and, in particular, the Functional Architect role to ensure the vision and requirements are delivered in the product releases.

Job Requirements

Work is non-routine and complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in areas of specialization. This role requires hospitality domain expertise as well as strong presentation and communication skills. Prior experience with Strategy and Product Management functions is a plus. At least 4 years of relevant software experience is preferred. Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiating skills with both internal and external resources required. The ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion is required. BA/BS or MS degree (or equivalent) in related field.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Senior Solution Manager, Hotel

Location: MD,Maryland-Columbia

Requisition ID: 18000HU9

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