Senior Pre-Sales Cloud Enterprise Architect Public Sector
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Lombard, IL 60148
Provides direction and specialist knowledge in applying the technology/application to client business. Facilitation of customer product/application understanding through presentations demonstrations and benchmarks; provision of support throughout the sell.
As a Principal Sales Consultant you will be responsible as the expert for formulating and leading presales technical / functional support activity to prospective clients and customers while ensuring customer satisfaction. Acts as a technical resource and mentor for less experienced Sales Consultants. Focuses on large or complex sales opportunities that need creative and complex solutions. Develops productivity tools and training for other Sales Consultants. Develops and delivers outstanding Oracle presentations and demonstrations. Leads any and all aspects of the technical sales process. Advises internal and external clients on overall architect solutions.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 3 years vendor (sales and marketing) experience. 7 years business experience with relevant computer applications or database/tools. Ability to implement the most advanced product features. Thorough knowledge of system and application design. In depth knowledge of competitors. Demonstrated project management skills. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills: needs analysis, positioning, business justification, closing techniques. Ability to persuade others through presentations, demonstrations, and written communication. Ability to travel as needed. A/BS degree or equivalent, advanced degree highly desirable.
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.
/This position is primarily focused in the Central Midwest with time spent and regular travel may be required in//Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming./
Your mission is to work with Oracle Public Sector State & Local customers to design, architect and help them realize value for their business needs for on premise/hosted environments, migration strategies to move their environments to Oracle Technology, Oracle Public Cloud, and to develop their next generation solutions on the Oracle Public Cloud. You will work with internal business development strategists, and several other internal Oracle teams, including Product Management, Solution Specialists, and Development to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of Oracle technology and Cloud services. In collaboration with Public Sector sales, you will drive revenue growth across a broad set of customers and help our customers accelerate adoption of Oracles License Software, Public Cloud IaaS and PaaSe.g. Compute, Storage, Microservices, Java as a Service, Database as a Service.
Responsibilities & Qualification
- In partnership with the sales team, formulate and execute a technical sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of Oracle Technology and Oracle Cloud deployments.
- As a trusted customer advocate, you will help customers understand best practices around advanced on-premises and, cloud-based solutions, and how to migrate existing workloads to these solutions.
- Work with top customers to help shape and execute a strategy to develop their next generation solutions on Oracle Technology and the Oracle Public Cloud.
- Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of enterprise application software or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
- Integration of cloud services with on premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP, etc
- As a key technical member of the Public Sector Sales team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on Oracle Technology and the Oracle Cloud platform.
- Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of Oracle and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud or on-premise as needed.
- Conduct training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using Oracle Technology.
- Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support.
- Leverage your influence, leadership skills, and unmatched enthusiasm to support sales leaders and highly motivated sales consultants and cloud specialists in closing deals with customers.
- Develop a deep expertise in Oracle Technology offerings as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the Oracle Cloud platform.
- Lead the efforts to share best-practice knowledge amongst the Oracle Technology community. You will learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest technical minds in the industry today across the breadth of enterprise architecture.
- Help lead and generate excitement and usage of Oracle Technology across various Public Sector segments.
- Passion: Working with top Public Sector customers: educating, training, designing, and building Oracle Technology solutions for some of the largest and most important organizations in the world.
- Creative: Enjoy creating and delivering compelling presentations, product demos, sample solutions, and discussions to drive adoption of Oracle Technology.
- High acumen: for assessing, compiling great technical content and white papers about emerging technologies and industry developments.
- Collaborative: Enjoy and have experience with internal teams to define the product roadmap, market positioning, and other program initiatives targeted at specific audiences e.g. developers and IT professionals.
- No Fear: dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.
- Connector: The ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect.
- Strategic Thought Leader: You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges.
- Have owned or at least been involved in the platforming choices and decisions for an on-premise to Cloud journey
- Experience migrating to or architecting microservices cloud solutions and/or containers or has built such green-fieldcloud nativeapplications
- Experience architecting, building, and maintaining Cloud applications on any popular platform e.g.,* Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud.
- CLOUD CERTIFICATION HIGHLY PREFERRED
- Experience migrating from on-premise to the cloud and/or experience architecting and developing a next generation Cloud offerings
- Ability to map enterprise architectures through solution and technical architectures that deliver expected business benefits and prove to be resilient in the face of changing business requirements
- A strong understanding of Enterprise Architecture including associated certifications like TOGAF are highly desirable.
- Strong executive speaking and presentation skills – Formal presentations, white boarding, large and small group presentations
- Technical and customer-facing skills that will allow them to be the technical interface between Oracle Technology teams and end customers
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivale