Job vacancy

SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT – DUBAI

 

Position Summary

 

Cintra Software & Services is an established database services provider and Oracle Platinum Partner.  The company is growing at a fast pace and has a global presence with offices in the UK, New York, Dallas, India and Dubai.

We are looking to grow our established Solution Architecture team, with a Solution Architect who has extensive experience creating solutions based on Oracle’s Database and Middleware technology, software options, engineered hardware platforms and Cloud offerings.  The ideal candidate will support the Sales team in selling efforts with minimal supervision. A background in Oracle Consulting or product technical sales is preferred.  This role requires communication and delivery of Cintra’s solutions and services to our customers, partners and prospects.

Primary responsibilities involve design, validation and presentation of Oracle Applications and Database architectures, based on customer needs.  Previous hands-on and pre-sales technical experience with Oracle database technology is essential, with the ability to lead technical discussions and identify the right solution for our customers’ needs. The candidate must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team.  The job duties are varied and complex requiring independent judgement. Travel may be required.

 

 

Position Requirements

 


Required experience:

  • Demonstrable track record of leading sales opportunities through their lifecycle including qualification, discovery, solution development, business case development and RFx’s, demonstrations & PoC’s, as required
  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience in Oracle database and middleware technologies
  • Thorough knowledge of systems design
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Linux or Unix Operating Systems
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems
  • Experience in a customer-facing role such as consultant, Technical solutions Engineer or Solutions Architect
  • Ability to present complicated concepts clearly to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Engage in whiteboard sessions to build architecture solution and illustrate key concepts
  • Previous experience working as a technical resource on service delivery projects
  • Enthusiasm for hands on learning and a desire to understand how technology can work together, to solve business problems

 

Desired experience:

  • An understanding of application development/deployment concepts and tools that enable successful Cloud transformation and organizational acceptance
  • Knowledge of Oracle Engineered Systems, such as Exadata, ODA, ZFS Storage Appliance
  • Knowledge of core Cloud PaaS & IaaS offerings from major vendors (Amazon, Microsoft, Oracle, etc)
  • Knowledge of database security regulatory requirements, such as PCI, HIPAA, SOX
  • Knowledge of new architecture paradigms such as cloud, distributed compute, and big data

 

Qualifications & Educational Requirements

 

  • At least 8 years of experience of Oracle Database Administration including building, developing and deploying applications
  • Experience in a technical pre-sales role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to generate detailed solution architecture diagrams
  • Highly developed presentation skills
  • BS degree or equivalent experience