Oracle IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Architect in Vilvoorde, Belgium

IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Architect

Preferred Qualifications

IaaS Architect

About Oracle Consulting:

The Oracle Consulting team is focused exclusively on Oracle Cloud solutions and staffed with the experts that others turn to for best practices. With our global scale of more than 18,000 experts in 145 countries, serving more than 20 million users, we focus on how to get our customers up and successfully running in the Oracle Cloud as quickly and cost effectively as possible.

Within Oracle Consulting, our architects own the architectural design of Oracle solutions for prospective and existing customers. The same team also works on the development of ‘go to market solutions’ for market place. These are senior roles to act as the link between Oracle sales and delivery teams in the Consulting organisation.

We are looking for highly experienced Cloud Technology (Solution) Architects who will be implementing Oracle’s Cloud Technology Services and Solutions to customers in the country.

This is your opportunity to develop and combine your Cloud Technology expertise in a dynamic, multi-lingual and highly motivated team.

Your Role

As a Cloud Technology (Solution) Architect you will be part of our Cloud Technology team in the Netherlands located in Utrecht.

The Cloud Technology Team is responsible for designing, developing and supporting (Oracle) Cloud Technology Solutions leveraging the latest versions of Oracle IaaS and PaaS Services like Infrastructure- and Database Services, Integration Platform Services, Security Services, Digital Experience Services, Cloud Native Application Development Services and Big Data/Analytics Services.

In your role you as Cloud Technology (Solution) Architect you will :

  • Work on client-billable and pre-sales assignments to architect the customer specific Cloud Technology Services and the to-be configured or developed Cloud Technology Solution(s)

  • Work with Oracle Consulting Sales and Delivery colleagues to position and deliver the right Cloud Technology Consulting Services to maximize customer’s success in the most effective and efficient

Core Areas of Expertise:

  • Application-savvy technical expert with experience in a variety of enterprise cloud computing technologies that can advise, lead and deliver the benefits of cloud to some of the most demanding enterprise customers in the world.

  • Experience designing and deploying computing infrastructure solutions that span a variety of technologies (i.e. storage, networking, compute)

  • A deep passion for technology, a love of learning new things and helping customers succeed

  • Comfortable operating in a fast paced environment that’s constantly evolving and changing

  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills

  • A proven track record of success developing and deploying creative technical solutions to business problems for or within large enterprise organizations

  • Excellent ability to inspire & engage customers

  • Advisory, Vision, Journey, Architecture, Roadmaps, Delivery & leadership

  • Sr IT/LOB/C-Level Engagement & influence

  • Exceptional customer engagement skills throughout a customers’ journey

  • A demonstrable record of delivering transformative cloud solutions

  • DC / Workload / Application migration to cloud

  • Knowledge of SDLC and IT frameworks like ITIL, TOGAF, Agile, ELMO

  • Deep IaaS business transformation, delivery & optimization expertise Public , Private & Hybrid Cloud

  • Experience with Infrastructure architectural design ; Compute, storage & network design concepts. Bare metal, Hypervisors, HA, HP Storage, Clustering, HPC, Reporting, Back up & Disaster Recovery; Cloud Native Development and/or integration, PaaS & iPaaS, “DevOps”, “No Ops”, “Agile” and more

  • Particular interest in Cyber Security/InfoSec; Compliance; Network Infrastructure

  • Operations experience, reporting, management & compliance, capacity planning, virtualization, provisioning automation a la Chef, Puppet, Docker etc

  • An inspirational leader

  • High performance team building & inspirational thought leadership.

  • Able to work across product lines and internal business units to develop and present a comprehensive solution to our most complex customers’ business challenges

  • Drive cross-functional collaboration to give potential customers a seamless experience

Business Skills:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree;

  • Understanding of Cloud Services and Solutions implementation methodologies, processes and disciplines is an advantage.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provides leadership and direction to high priority or special projects undertaken by the business area.

  • Recommends to client and IT management appropriate technological alternatives. Evaluates new technological developments and evolving business requirements.

  • Leads in the development of the technical solution or offering, in translating the business needs into technical requirements. Identifies gaps, strategic impacts, financial impacts and the risk profile in the technical solution or offering, and provides technical support.

  • Handles complex long-term focused projects involving multiple disciplines or business units of the customer.

  • Provides high-level specialized technical support and consultation to customer’s business and IT management.

What We Offer :

Oracle Consulting will provide you:

  • An environment that is focused on continuous learning.

  • Ample opportunity to train on new products and to develop new personal skills.

  • A combination of deploying technical knowledge and sales abilities.

  • A challenging and interesting work environment with the possibility for interaction with colleagues, customers and Oracle business partners.

  • Attractive salary and benefits, and relocation support

  • Excellent possibilities to develop yourself and your career.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

As a recognized authority and leading contributor within their practice, this senior-level consulting position provides consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership to a project team. Leads the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.

Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining industry best practices, product knowledge, and business acumen. Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques to deliver functional and technical solutions on non-routine and very complex aspects of applications and technology installations. Provides direction and mentoring to project teams, and effectively influences customer leadership on key decisions. Supports the business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain expertise. Resolves complex customer issues by recommending and implementing solutions. Demonstrates expertise in multiple business processes across two or more product families or ability to architect and design technology solutions encompassing multiple products and make decisions based on impact across the stack.

8-10 years of experience relevant to this position including 4 years of consulting experience. Prior team leadership or management experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Strong influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to travel as needed.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

Job: Consulting

Location: NL-NL,Netherlands-Utrecht

Other Locations: BE-BE,Belgium-Vilvoorde

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle