Sr. Director - Product Mgmt/Strategy -ProdDev | US Remote

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Job Description

**Job Description**

Manage 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 Senior Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and 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.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers. Interacts internally and externally with executive management, providing negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience preferred.

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**Job Description**

Digital Assistants are disrupting the very foundation of user experiences and forever changing the way people interact with technology. The **Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA) team** is **_building the world's largest SaaS Digital Assistant platform_** _to enable customers to build conversational AI experiences for every conceivable need_ . Everything from banking services to interactive digital storefronts to patient tracking tools for doctors at the forefront of the COVID-19 response.

Our diverse team of creators and inventors are building the future of conversational interfaces, making real improvements in the lives of people across the world. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, but with the scale and customer-focus of the world's leading enterprise software company. We have a big charter and a lot of creative freedom to get it done. We're looking for product managers with strong cloud computing, AI/ML, and enterprise software development skills. Come join us and grow your career in this exciting arena.

We are looking for an experienced, energetic, and empathetic Product Leader who will own and drive the Conversational AI and multimodal user experiences for the Oracle Digital Assistant platform.

Your Responsibilities:

+ Define product strategy and roadmap to deliver products that customers love and achieve expected business outcomes

+ Lead, learn, grow, and be challenged. Speak up and represent your team amongst peers and leadership while remaining resilient and open to constructive criticism.

+ Lead your team to dive deep into key Conversational AI initiatives for understanding the business context, brainstorming with cross-functional teams, prioritizing the correct problems to solve and deliver product differentiations.

+ Partner with fellow product managers to review features to ensure a holistic experience in the end service.

+ Partner with fellow UX managers to review findings from customer validation and articulate learning that inform product decisions.

+ Work with a diverse team globally with a geographically dispersed team in various time zones.

+ Analyze product performance metrics, synthesize learnings, iterate with Engineering and ensure adoption, compliance, and risk expectations are met

+ Be a hands-on PM who obsesses over product quality and creates compelling product demos

+ Guide creation of sales and technical content and collaborate with go-to-market teams to support execution of demand-gen campaigns

+ Lead product suite planning exercises; ensure plans incorporate customer research, usability studies and market analysis

+ Thoroughly understand competitive developments in Conversational AI and their trajectory. Establish and articulate differentiation with respect to competitors

+ Focus on customer development, identify lead customers, track customer feedback, and validate hypotheses through design partnerships.

+ Possess strong communication skills. Articulate and present product at all levels internally and externally from developer to CxOs

+ Drive Conversational AI efforts across internal product teams and partner teams to create best-in-class digital assistants.

Your Qualifications:

+ 10+ years of relevant professional experience in product management

+ Experience driving multimodal Conversational AI experiences in various devices and form factors.

+ Thorough understanding of how dialog design and channel richness can be used for effective UX

+ Keen sense of how to establish user trust and deliver user delight in various employee-facing and consumer-facing experiences

+ Excellent writing, presentation, and analytical skills, including initiative proposals, strategy presentations, functional solution approach, user stories, and test cases

+ Outstanding communication with VP-level executives to convey technical concepts with simplicity and clarity

Preferred Qualifications:

+ A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or a related field

+ Experience with NLU/NLP and ML-driven interaction patterns

+ Experience driving developer onboarding and adoption through freemium SaaS/PaaS platforms

+ Solid understanding of intelligent user assistance and contextual help

+ Demonstrated soft leadership in driving multiple internal product teams towards a shared product vision

**More about Oracle Digital Assistant**

The Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA) team delivers an AI-driven platform and front-end tools for customers to create, manage, and integrate conversational interfaces into their own solutions, with back-end analytics to derive business intelligence from user interactions. Our mission is to enable customers to leverage the power of conversational AI without needing to become experts in AI and machine learning. Learn more about the Oracle Digital Assistant:

Oracle strives for inclusion and respect for all. ODA applies that both internally in hiring and externally to support users worldwide, across all languages, accents, and backgrounds. Our team values diverse viewpoints and works every day to stretch beyond our past and build a future that uplifts everyone.

Oracle offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, retirement and employee stock purchase (ESP) programs, flexible time off and more. Our generous benefits vary depending on your geographic work location. It's an exciting time to work at Oracle. You can learn more about our company, our products and services at . We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

**About Us**

**Diversity and Inclusion:**

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That's why we're committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It's when everyone's voice is heard and valued that we're inspired to go beyond what's been done before.


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. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

*** Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer**