Oracle Sr Solution Principal - NetSuite Professional Services in Herndon, Virginia

As a recognized authority and leading contributor within the practice, this senior-level consulting professional has broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs across multiple product/technology families. Works directly with Consulting sales to analyze customer business needs.

Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques to design non-routine and complex business solutions utilizing Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Influences customer leadership in acceptance of Oracle solutions and services to facilitate the closing of consulting deals. Contributes to statements of work, work breakdown structures and/or level of effort and staff plans. Presents and demonstrates solutions to customers. Builds and maintains a network and up-to-date specific industry or product knowledge. Responsible for transitioning deal knowledge to implementation team. Leads the domain specific solution design aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality and integrated business solutions. Anticipates project risks and suggest risk mitigation to project manager. Resolves complex customer issues by recommending solutions. Demonstrates expertise in multiple business processes across two or more product families or ability to architect and design technology solutions encompassing multiple products.

8-10 years of relevant experience including 4 years of consulting experience. Prior team lead or manager experience. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Broad product, technology or industry expertise. Ability to craft and articulate strategic solutions. In-depth knowledge of implementation methodologies and best practices. Knowledge of competitive and partner products, technology and solutions. Ability to travel as needed.

Oracle is an 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 and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

As part of the Professional Services practice, theSenior Solution Principalrole is responsible for working jointly with the Oracle NetSuite Direct Sales and Account Management Groups for their appropriate Vertical to provide scoping, solutioning and estimation of the Professional Services effort required for new Sales Opportunities.

TheSolution Principalis also responsible for presenting and delivery of the final Statement of Work (SOW) for the Professional Services to implement the products sold. Although the initial customer requirements are obtained by the Sales team, theSenior Solution Principalmay from time to work with the Sales team during the initial discovery and demo process to ensure that the prospect s requirements are fully understood and included in the implementation SOW.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with a team of sales representatives and Solutions Consultants in the specific Vertical to validate in and out of scope requirements and assist with solutioning as necessary

  • Work with Practice Vertical Leads, Practice Directors and Practice Managers to determine best approach to Professional Service offerings based on prospect and scope

  • Manage and prioritize Professional Services opportunities

  • Create Statements of Work and develop cost estimates for Professional Services efforts

  • Manage and prioritize requests from both Direct and Account Management teams

  • Maintain Professional Services Engagement Record updates within our internal sales force automation system to manage and prioritize Professional Services sales opportunities

  • Develop, deliver and sell high-impact Professional Services Value Proposition

  • Participate in pricing and Statement of Work presentations to prospective customers to present and discuss contents of an SOW

  • Provide explanations to prospects for questions regarding SOWs and Oracle NetSuite offerings

  • Negotiate with prospects in regards to inclusions/exclusions in the scope of the SOW and update pricing accordingly

  • Knowledge transfer to the Professional Services implementation team

  • May require to assist in the planning phase of projects

  • Ability to acquire and maintain an understanding of Oracle NetSuite products in the assigned Vertical/industry

  • Assisting clients with mapping their budget & priorities to the scope and deploymentstrategy

Preferred Qualifications/Skills include:

  • Ten plus (10 ) years of experience in systems applications consultancy with a consulting firm or software provider

  • Experience working with sales teams, either in a pre-sales or direct sales role

  • Experience presenting value proposition presentations

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Candidates should have excellent customer relationship acumen and experienced consulting skills to work with customers

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Experience successfully delivering presentations via web conferencing

  • Excellent understanding of common industry standard business practices as related to core ERP processes

  • Must have experience with financial application package and good understanding of accounting principles

  • Experience in full cycle implementations of CRM, ERP and eCommerce applications desirable

  • Previous application experience in one or more of the following an asset:

o NetSuite, SAP, Oracle e-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Epicor, Great Plains, AccPac, Best Software-MAS Series, Sales Logix, Siebel,, Dynamics

  • Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable world class business solutions; either as a software solution or a re-engineering initiative

  • Bachelors/Master degree preferred or comparable experience


The position is expected to travel 50%.

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Sr Solution Principal - NetSuite Professional Services

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 170015YJ