Senior Data Center Capacity Planner

at Oracle in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Manage datacenter capacity for the OCI Cloud. Monitor capacity, forecast needs, and long range plan for our >60 worldwide cloud regions. This will also include putting together justification of funding ask from our executives and Board of Directors. Candidate must be able to tell a capacity story both qualitatively and quantitatively.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Seven years of project management, product design or related experience preferred.


The Oracle Cloud team is looking for industry leading talent to help build the next generation of cloud. Join a team of experienced professionals who have built the biggest and most well-regarded cloud products on earth. Our team drips with an entrepreneurial spirit that promotes an energetic and creative environment. We need your contribution as we build a world class infrastructure with a laser focus on building industry leading products that delight our customers.

You’ll be joining near the ground floor of a fast-growing team that offers a great amount of autonomy with a variety in the work to be done. This role offers huge upside potential, high visibility, and fast career growth without the risk of a typical start-up, as this effort has all the heft of Oracle behind it. This is a unique situation to work with smart people who are solving difficult problems while operating at massive scale.

The Data Center Capacity Planning team is looking for a Capacity Planner. The successful candidate will be well organized and metrics-driven, showing strong initiative and thriving in a fast paced and constantly changing environments. This role will support the Data Center Capacity Planning team in creating scalable and repeatable processes. Additional responsibilities include:

+ Driving power, space and network capacity planning globally.

+ Overseeing and tracking day-to-day project milestones to ensure launches are executed at the highest quality.

+ Overseeing and tracking business critical DC expansion projects.

+ Establishing priorities, identifying and communicating risks and mitigation plans in collaboration with stakeholders; developing and maintaining program milestones and completion dates.

+ Using operational metrics to drive process improvement and efficiencies with a focus on creating scalable processes.

+ The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in creating and refining operational processes. The ability to direct multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment and a strong customer focus is required.

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 3+ years of relevant experience

+ Ability to multitask, manage multiple projects, and prioritize tasks

+ Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results

+ Highly skilled with Excel, and PowerPoint.

+ Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with cloud capacity planning is a plus

+ SQL skills are a plus

+ Ability to think both strategically and tactically

+ Broad commercial awareness developed in a fast-moving environment

+ Innovative and self-directed

+ Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion

+ Experience in process improvement


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the United States only

Hiring Range: from $74,100 to $158,200 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

2. Short term disability and long term disability

3. Life insurance and AD&D

4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

9. 11 paid holidays

10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

11. Paid parental leave

12. Adoption assistance

13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

14. Financial planning and group legal

15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

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. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

  • Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer**
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Job Posting: JC252060222

Posted On: Dec 06, 2023

Updated On: Feb 04, 2024

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