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Enterprise Technology Architect

Oracle Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 17 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


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  • Experience: Senior


About the job

Oracle is at the forefront of the digital revolution. We are empowering nearly half a million businesses across the globe to turn untapped potential into real business value. Would you like to join us in connecting the biggest enterprises of today, with the tools to compete in the digital economy of tomorrow? We have exciting new opportunities in expanding Oracle’s cloud business. So, if you are passionate, entrepreneurial, innovative, consultative, value focused, and want to have fun whilst you work, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

This architecture role comprises a combination of both technical and soft skills. If you have strong all-round technical skills, the ability to engage with people, can build trusted relationships, communicate ideas, and build consensus, then you are just the kind of person we are looking for. Your contribution will be pivotal in helping customers in their journey to Oracle cloud. Engaging with customers to understand their current deployments, designing both large-scale strategic architectures as well as focused solution architectures to address both the customer’s short-term and long-term needs. Your ability to design solutions that address non-functional requirements, such as security, network, performance, resilience, service management will ensure the best possible outcome for our customers.

Enterprise Technology Architects take responsibility for architecture from the initial idea right through to deployment. The sense of achievement in over-seeing the successful evolution of your solutions from inception to delivery is one of the most rewarding aspects of the role. Driving customer success, through high quality architectural solutions, is the very cornerstone of our ambitions. You will be instrumental in the customer adoption of your solutions and, as a result, building long standing business and IT value for the customer.

At Oracle, you will enjoy a high degree of responsibility and autonomy. The rewards for your contribution include a compensation and benefits package, and a continuous training program in a structured environment, that are world class. We always aim to make Oracle a fun and rewarding place to work, and you will be joining a community of hundreds of like-minded architects who are always very keen to support and help each other.

What you’ll do:

In conjunction with the sales team, one of your key responsibilities will be to deliver compelling customer presentations that illustrate the architectural vision and articulate the benefits and value delivered by your solutions.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Drives Oracle Cloud customer consumption by accelerating the adoption of Oracle cloud services including discovery, design and deployment.
  • Engages with strategic customers, builds leadership relationships at multiple levels within organizations in order to design and implement solutions.
  • Works directly with customers to gather requirements, develop architectures and translates business needs into solutions.
  • Creates and distributes technical assets (white papers, solution code, blog posts, and video demonstrations).
  • Serves as a leading contributor for customers and sales on technical cloud solutions and customer success.
  • Identifies gaps and enhancements to influence engineering roadmaps for customer-driven features.
  • Leading contributor may provide direction and mentoring to others. You can look forward to being an active participant in the Architecture Community within Oracle, both using and contributing to reference architectures. The Oracle architecture community is friendly and supportive, and you will be able to call upon the broader community for help, and in time contribute to the community.

Continually developing our architects is of critical importance to Oracle, and you will have the opportunity to put regular time aside to stay abreast of new technologies, new products and services, and to stay very much in touch with emerging technology both inside and outside Oracle.

Oracle will provide training throughout your career to develop your technical skills and your soft skills.

What You’ll Bring:

Your enthusiasm, knowledge, and passion for customer success will help us become the number one cloud company in the world. Architectural skills and experience are clearly important aspects to this role. These include:

  • Relevant experience in the IT industry in a pre-sales architect role.
  • Experience/lead role in large-scale transformation projects.
  • Positive, proactive, motivated, and goal-oriented, to lead the action in a complex, changing, and undefined context.
  • Ability to translate complex customer needs into workable solutions, focusing on needs and differentiators.
  • Passion for creative problem-solving and innovation, and a proven ability to turn ideas into actions and deliverables.
  • Strong technical background, especially on cloud, data management, development, integration, security.
  • Ability to quickly understand existing on-premises customer systems and applications and map those to cloud architectures and solutions.
  • Good knowledge of cloud architecture and hybrid on-premise/cloud designs.
  • Ability to articulate the Oracle Cloud and Data Management strategy, customizing main messages and differentiators based on customer context and industry.
  • Passion for technology and innovation, including market trends like data mesh, DevOps and cloud-native development, hybrid and multicloud, data science, AI/ML.
  • Industry understanding coming from real-life working experience with customers.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team-building ability.
  • Excellent personal credibility with technical colleagues, sales, and customers.
  • Positive outlook in meeting challenges and working to a high level.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and time spent outside of the comfort zone acquiring new skills.
  • Excellent written, oral, and visual communication skills, both with technical stakeholders and with C-Levels.
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to build virtual teams to deliver broad-based architecture deliverables.
  • Fluency in English and French.

What we’ll offer you:

  • A competitive salary with exciting benefits.
  • Flexible and remote working so you can do your best work.
  • Learning and development opportunities to advance your career.
  • An Employee Assistance Program to support your mental health.
  • Employee resource groups that champion our diverse communities.
  • Core benefits such as medical, life insurance, and access to retirement planning.
  • An inclusive culture that celebrates what makes you unique.

At Oracle, we don’t just respect differences—we celebrate them. We believe that innovation starts with inclusion and to create the future we need people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. That’s why we’re committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people 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.

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About Oracle

Oracle is a global technology leader, delivering advanced cloud solutions and innovative software. Our work impacts billions of lives every day, with a focus on cloud infrastructure, applications, and industry solutions. Join us to develop cutting-edge technologies and transform how the world does business.

Benefits at Oracle

    • Extensive opportunities for career development and growth.
    • Commitment to diversity and inclusion with various supportive communities.
    • Work on impactful projects, from advancing healthcare to supporting Oracle Red Bull Racing.