Cloud Specialist - Infrastructure Automation

Employer: Oracle
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 20.10.2020
    Short company description

    Oracle, a global provider of enterprise cloud computing, empowers businesses of all sizes on their digital transformation journey. With 430,000 customers in 175 countries, Oracle provides leading-edge capabilities in Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, and Data as a Service.
    Our mission is to transform our world for the better through innovative technologies.


    1. Experience on working with Infrastructure Automation is mandatory – Terraform, Ansible etc.
    2. Good understanding of the IT market landscape & trends
    3. Technical/IT education, university degree with post-graduation, Engineering Degree
    4. Works in an IT related role today (pre-sales consultant, Solution Engineering, technical support, consulting, development)
    5. An understanding of architecture, knowledge of Overall Cloud and Infrastructure
    6. Good understanding of the following areas:
    o Infrastructure – complete knowledge of storage , networking and virtualization
    o Movement and loading of LARGE quantities of data to Cloud
    o Terraform , Chef, Ansible – IaC - experience is highly desirable
    o Hands on experience on any one cloud – AWZ, Azure , Google or Oracle is must
    o Good understanding of Database and related technologies
    o Expertise in networking will be a big plus
    o Storage Technologies
    o Virtualization and consolidations
    o Ability to scope and define benchmark projects
    o Exposure to Competitive Products would be a big plus
    7. Experience using or managing Windows, Linux and other os on cloud.
    8. Eagerness to learn! Oracle has an incredibly broad (and growing) portfolio of industry leading products. If you find it interesting and fun to pick up a new product and master these in a very short timeframe, this is the place to be!
    Non Technical:
    1. Good communication skills, both oral and written! You are able to not only understand complex technologies but also to explain to others in clear and simple terms. You can articulate key messages very clearly.
    2. Being able to present in front of customers
    3. Working with virtual teams and interacting with people across the organization as well as customers
    4. Proactive approach to the task and self-learner
    5. Openness to work with different languages & cultures
    6. Results orientation, you won’t be satisfied until the job is done with the right quality!
    7. Ability to work in (virtual) teams. To get a specific job done often requires working together with many colleagues spread out in different countries
    8. Self motivated, you have the natural drive to learn and pick up new challenges
    1. Total experience: Minimum of 8 plus years and above.
    2. Work experience in a similar role is an added advantage.


    As a Snr Cloud Engineer within the EMEA Technology Engineering HUB , your goal is to support the EMEA Technology Cloud Engineering organizations in activities such as:
    • Developing proof of concepts/custom demos and positioning OCI products by presenting compelling technology solutions to Oracle customers
    • Responding to tenders by providing commercially savvy answers to solution/product questions posed by customers to aid their selection of new products/solutions
    • Running Workshops to advise customers and partners on how to best use Oracle products
    • Researching and learning Emerging Technology and Processes
    A significant portion of your time will also be used to stay up to date on the latest product releases and Oracle’s cloud strategy. This is done through self-study, online training, and classroom trainings depending on the topic.

    In the Hub we believe it’s very important that the candidate has the characteristics to easily develop the right mindset for the job. This would mean that you feel responsible for making sure that the customer embraces the benefits of our solutions, based on your understanding of the real business needs of that customer. For the Hub, we are looking for individuals who are willing to take on the challenge of building excellent product knowledge and to combine this with a good commercial sense, clear communication while working in an international environment.