As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.
User Experience Manager – Redwood Design System
About Oracle Design
Every day, enterprises around the world focus on how to help their employees work simpler and smarter. At Oracle, we’re committed to creating a state-of-the-art consumer-grade enterprise experience that connects, empowers, and delights our users, and is the factor that distinguishes our software from the competition.
We are looking for people who:
You might have learned your craft via formal training or on-the-job training. For most candidates, it’s a combination of both. As long as you’ve got experience and passion for doing this work at the highest level, we’d love to talk to you and see a portfolio of the work you’re most proud of.
Oracle’s Redwood Design System Team is creating a powerful and flexible design system for cross-app, cross-device user experiences which is an amazing challenge for any designer. Doing it at scale for Oracle could be one of the biggest challenges of your professional career. Redwood is a state-of-the-art design language and system that is differentiated, beautiful, effective, and reinforces a unique and positive Oracle narrative. Our customers are both our end users, and all of Oracle’s design teams. We give end users familiar, intuitive, intelligent, and emotionally compelling touchstones throughout the user experience, and we give designers powerful tools, systems, and infrastructures so they can be incredibly efficient and creative. We create the components and the recipes for combining them into distinctive and intuitive experiences. And we’re not just about rules and principles, we’re about creating a living, breathing platform for great design that is constantly evolving, and instead of constraining designers, gives them even more opportunities to be creative.
More about the role
We’re looking for a seasoned design leader to manage, grow, and lead a team of talented UX designers to refine and evolve two critical areas of our Redwood experience. Data provide information and insights to help users understand their business, make decisions, and take actions. Data collections and visualizations are key components in helping users see relationships, patterns, and errors in their data, perform analysis, and tell compelling, impactful stories. As the leader of this team, you will drive the design strategy; partner with product management leaders; deliver designs and specs; and streamline coordination, communication, and collaboration across multiple development teams. As a leader responsible for design oversight, people management, and stakeholder impact, you have the following attributes:
What you’ll do
We have studios in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle. If you’re interested, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.