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Oracle Product Manager Principal

Vertex Inc
Berwyn, PA 19312
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We are seeking an Oracle Technical/Product Manager to join our collaborative, business casual atmosphere. In this position you will be the owner for the technical alignment and evolution of Vertex tax solutions for Oracle ERP/Cloud Platform initiatives as defined by Vertex Market Strategy. Responsible for driving market/technical requirements for the Oracle/Vertex software integration layer (connector), including the configuration and extension of the Oracle architecture, communicating the solution architecture, and providing guidance to software commercial development projects to ensure end-to-end business process compatibility that serves the entire global market. Focus is on the business relevance and technical application process flow between Vertex commercial products and Oracle applications, including deployment and implementation of solutions. Additional responsibilities include knowledge transfer to customer service, supporting sales and consulting personnel in strategic sales and customer engagement opportunities.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Oracle Technical Product Lead for the Vertex/Oracle partnership responsible for driving innovation through Vertex indirect global tax products.
  • Engage Oracle technical contact on current and future initiatives and produce following outcomes:
    • Understand the Oracle Integration enhancements and new initiative opportunities that feed into the Oracle Integration/Product Roadmap.
    • Identify/document the revenue generating opportunities in collaboration with Partner business development manager to drive new business case.
    • Create requirements for feature and function for existing and new initiatives.
    • Evaluate new Oracle development technologies and software releases for their applicability toward the development of or incorporation into Vertex/Oracle software solution.
  • Assess Oracle market size, opportunity and needs/desires and develop business justification (business case) as the basis to drive decision for product development
  • Based on approved business case, determining system/software connector requirements to satisfy those needs.
  • Drive innovation through Oracle software extension design and prototype solutions to feed Vertex product road maps.
  • Provide technical, feature and functional requirements to differentiate Vertex/Oracle Connectors for current and future products.
  • Enable/develop the knowledge transfer process to Vertex Consulting, Alliances and Support as necessary so that service and support can be rendered effectively regarding the connector products and meet organizational targets for revenue and client satisfaction.
  • Facilitate interface problem resolution and escalation process - including the ability to participate on client calls and escalations. Typically, this involves communications with clients at the manager and director level.
  • SME/ Product Owner function to Vertex product/program teams as necessary to coordinate planning efforts in alignment with Oracle Partner connector strategy and represent that strategy through the Vertex operational model.
  • SME to create/provide input to partner marketing messaging, positioning and value differentiation.
  • Serve as SME for sales, business development, VC, Alliances, and Product Support
  • External Oracle thought leadership
    • Conference presentation, webinar, etc.
  • Support go-to-market activities - Launch activities, support, internal/external training, etc.
  • Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

Education & Training:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • Master's degree (MS) in computer science or equivalent experience is preferred
  • ERP, Tax/Tax Technology or Tax Professional Certifications and/ or Credentials recommended .

Work Experience:

  • Ten or more years' experience in Oracle software development and/or implementation Senior
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle R12 and ERP/HCM Cloud solutions.
  • Oracle software engineering skills:

    • Proficiency in Oracle development workbench.
    • Strong technical experience with Oracle data dictionary.
    • Strong technical experience with Oracle C Business Functions.
    • Strong technical knowledge of Oracle Business Suite (Sales and Procurement).

  • Strong knowledge of Oracle tax procedures and configuration.
  • F amiliarity with Java, XML and REST
  • Experience implementing full life cycle ERP/Tax applications (a plus)
  • Understanding of Agile development process

Specialized Knowledge & Skills:

  • Experienced in identifying Market opportunities and translate them into product concepts, articulate value proposition, competitive differentiation and define commercialization strategies
  • Capable to coordinated features across the portfolio of products within different line of business.
  • Understanding of product lifecycle from definition to end of life.
  • Experience working in teams and coordinating with external client relationships
  • Experience developing relationships at the executive level required.
  • Manage multiple, complex relationships successfully
  • Ability to access customer and business expectations
  • Ability to establish clear client objectives, approach, process and plan to achieve promised value of Vertex Indirect Tax solutions
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to influence at all levels within the organization
  • Strong working knowledge of Vertex O Series and Cloud (a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Influencing and negotiation skills - ability to influence and negotiate when faced with opposing views or resistance
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Self-motivated
  • Creative / Innovative

About Vertex

Since 1978, over 10,000 corporate customers have relied on Vertex, the leading provider of corporate tax software and services for companies of all sizes, from small to medium-sized businesses to global multinationals.

Combining advanced technology and an exceptional team of experienced tax experts, Vertex enables companies to realize the full strategic potential of the corporate tax function. Our offerings are showcased by a data-driven, open-architecture approach to tax technology, unlocking huge process and productivity gains.

Vertex is considered a premier partner to Oracle, SAP, and works closely with the Big 4 and other leading software providers, as well as tax and accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today.

Vertex was awarded one of the "Top Workplaces" in the Delaware Valley and "The Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania." Known for its innovative culture, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (So Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota and Seattle.

For more information about Vertex, visit www.vertexinc.com.


Vertex Inc. (Vertex) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vertex does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-08-07
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