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Oracle Senior Director Product Strategy in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

Oracles Energy & Water provides technology solutions for the world’s energy challenges. We strive to ensure that every global citizen has access to clean and affordable energy and water. Oracle Energy & Water is aggressively growing our Grid business.

As a Senior Director of Grid Product Strategy, you will play a pivotal role in driving our overall product strategy while also leading our customer strategy team. Partnering closely with product management and product marketing teams, you will be responsible for developing and executing go-to-market activities that drive business performance, product adoption, and customer satisfaction. You will also lead projects that range from short-term market investigations to long-term strategic analyses. The strategy projects focus on revenue analysis and forecasting, competitive analysis, customer research, and evaluation of areas such as adjacent market opportunities, new market entry, or new product planning.

You will need to have Customer systems experience, good business acumen, and understand how to stitch together Oracle Energy and Water's broad portfolio of products to solve the most challenging energy and water business opportunities.

We're looking to hire someone who combines a passion for driving strategy across a complex portfolio of solutions, understands the technology required to manage the grid, and has the gravitas to rally internal and external shareholders around complex new business opportunities. This position will lead our overall product strategy and customer strategy team and work on a mix of strategy and go-to-market functions. The right person will also be able to work more broadly across teams within Oracle to collaborate on continuing Oracle product adoption.


  • Develop and communicate a clear product strategy that will solidify our product positioning internally and externally

  • Assist the Sales, Product Management, Development, and consulting teams in putting together complex solutions for customers

  • Evangelize Oracle Energy and Water products as an industry expert to help solidify our customer-centric utility strategy

  • Manage a team of Customer strategists

  • Build business analytical skills among the strategy team

  • Manage market analysis and pricing activities

  • Work closely with product management, product marketing, and sales to plan, coordinate, and execute go-to-market activities

  • Identify new initiatives and develop product plans that clearly articulate options with a business case for investment

  • Deeply learn about and understand the platform technologies used at Oracle Energy and Water

  • Actively manage projects cross-functionally to ensure successful outcomes with customers

  • Provide product thought leadership via technical papers and industry presentations

About You

  • 10+ years of electric power systems experience

  • 8+ years of experience in an enterprise software product management/Go To Market role

  • 5+ years of experience in people management, including managing individual contributor product managers

  • You have deep experience with Customer engagement, Customer Information Systems, Customer Retention Systems, Utility Billing Systems

  • You understand how customer engagement is a key tenet to meeting our clean energy objectives

  • You are comfortable evangelizing marketing analysis, reviewing historical financials, crunching data in spreadsheets, and conducting customer discovery sessions.

  • Business gravitas to help shepherd new complex software products through the initial launch, sales, and implementation process

  • Deep knowledge of the grid/OT ecosystem including in-front-of and behind-the-meter solutions, vendors, and customers

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, tailored for a wide variety of audiences

  • Present at industry conferences, panels, and customer and internal events

  • Fantastic analytical skills: ability to solve problems quickly, analyze data, establish frameworks, and generalize solutions.

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or other technical degree

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and influence multiple stakeholders without direct authority

  • Willingness to travel 20- 25% of the time


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the United States only

Hiring Range: from $159,300 to $338,600 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

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