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Oracle Senior Principal Product Manager for Database Upgrade & Patching in Mineola, New York

Lead 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 member of the product development division, you will specify, design and implement major changes to existing software architecture. Define project needs. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to ensure consistency, testability and portability across products in general.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

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 a senior level individual contributor for the Oracle Database Upgrade, Patching, and Utilities group's Development & Product Management team. The team is located primarily in Nashua, NH but distributed worldwide. The location for this position is unspecified; it can be a remote or work at home position, but will be focused on Western Hemisphere locations.

Developers and Product Mangers in the Oracle Database Upgrade, Patching and Utilities group work closely with end-customers and partners globally to assist them with upgrading and migrating large database landscapes and business critical systems, on premises and to Oracle Cloud. This work includes guiding customers, partners and colleagues to use best practice, from planning through upgrade and migration to post-upgrade and migration assistance. Key topics are Cloud Migration, Performance Stability, Multitenant Conversion, and Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) and other minimum downtime technologies such as Exadata, ODA, Oracle Data Guard and Real Application Clusters.

As a Database Upgrade and Cloud Migration Developer/Product Manager, you will be a subject matter expert responsible for delivering trusted information to customers and partners to facilitate smooth upgrades and transitions on-prem and into Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Oracle Autonomous Database. You will be working closely with Oracle field personnel to develop and position Oracle migration solutions that drive large scale migrations and upgrades for our database and cloud technology. Ideal candidates will be seasoned senior level professionals who possess deep experience with IT transformation and data migrations, solid development chops and significant experience in cloud computing. Candidates should bring a strong understanding and have practical hands-on experience in software development/coding, and planning and delivering migration projects from traditional and legacy on-premise deployment models to cloud architectures. Programming experience in either Java and/or Python is desired.


This is primarily an outbound technical product management position that will interact with customers, partners, software development teams and colleagues in the field. Responsibilities include the following.

  • Maintain a deep product knowledge (be the expert) in the designated product areas and partner migration offerings

  • Develop, setup and deliver hands-on demos (Cloud, VirtualBox) on Oracle Database and Oracle cloud technologies based on the customer's migration situation

  • Work with the Upgrade, Patching and Cloud development teams to be the Voice of the Customer

  • Test, review, document and demonstrate various upgrade, patching and cloud migration technologies

  • Educate customers, system integrators, partners and field organizations about Oracle migration capabilities

  • Conduct upgrade and Oracle Cloud Migration workshops in North America

  • Speak at public conferences and user groups about Cloud Migration, database upgrade, database patching, and related topics

  • Assess and review migration plans and run books for internal and external partners and customers

  • Maintain awareness of relevant competitive products and legacy technology roadmaps

  • Create standard presentations and reusable demos to share with field personnel

  • Respond to questions from colleagues, customers and partners


This is a senior level technical individual contributor position. A successful candidate will have skills and experience in many of the following areas.

  • Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration technologies, including

o Oracle AutoUpgrade

o Oracle Data Pump

o Transportable Tablespaces

o Oracle Data Guard

o Oracle Database Patching

  • Oracle Cloud offerings, including

o Oracle Autonomous Database

o Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

o Oracle Exadata Cloud Service

o Oracle Exadata Cloud @Customer

  • Other complementary Oracle technologies, including

o Oracle Multitenant

o Oracle Exadata

o Oracle Grid Infrastructure

o Oracle Real Application Clusters

o Oracle Data Guard

  • Software development skills, including

o Java

o Python


  • Oracle DBA skills and sysadmin knowledge

  • Confidentpublic speaking, particularly to technical audiences

  • Content creation including documents, presentations, and videos

  • Social media engagement

  • Demo creation environments, languages or tools such as Oracle VirtualBox

  • Ability to travel up to 25%, with no restrictions on international destinations

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Senior Principal Product Manager for Database Upgrade & Patching

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 210006CU

Other Locations: Canada