Oracle Student Cloud Solutions Architect (SFP)

Depends on Experience

Full Time

  • 25% Travel


Oracle CloudOracle Student CloudStudent Financial PlanningSFPHigher EducationFunctional DesignOracle

Job Description

Sierra-Cedar is excited by the growth of our Higher Education Cloud practice and is seeking an experienced, versatile Solution Architect with expertise in Oracle Student Cloud solutions to be a leader as we scale our consulting offerings in this area.

Have you been working in the Oracle Cloud Applications space, but want a bigger challenge as you advance your career? Are you motivated by being involved in all aspects of the customer lifecycle to include pre-sales through implementation? We are looking for consultants to not only grow this practice, but also grow as leaders in our Oracle Cloud Applications division.

This position requires travel (post pandemic) with projects executed both remotely, and on-site at Sierra-Cedar client locations nationwide.  If you have the skills and are up for the challenge, send us your resume today!


  • Help build the Higher Education Oracle Cloud practice by participating in pre-sales activities through the project implementation for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Be the leader during Functional Design Workshops; identify business requirements and map to Oracle Cloud, identify functionality gaps and build necessary extensions for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Advise client on options, risks, and impacts on other processes or systems
  • Write business requirement documents for reports, interfaces, data conversions and application extensions for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Guide team members and clients through the entire cloud application services implementation lifecycle for Oracle Cloud projects
  • Interact with the project team members responsible for developing reports, interfaces, data conversion programs, and application extensions for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Configure the Oracle Student Cloud Application to meet client requirements and document application set-ups
  • Lead migration of configuration, integration and extensions to Production for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Assist client in preparing, developing and executing test scripts for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Develop security and validation strategies & plans for Oracle Student Cloud
  • Provide status and issue reports to the project manager/client on a regular basis
  • Share knowledge to continually improve implementation methodology


  • Experience Implementing Oracle Student Cloud solutions in a Higher Education environment as a Functional Lead
  • Cloud experience in two or more of the following areas: Student Recruiting, Admissions, Student Management, Curriculum Management, Student Financials, Student Financial Planning (Financial Aid)
  • Hands-on experience with release 12 or higher
  • Existing Cloud certifications, preferred
  • Experience in sales which should include: proposal preparation, scope definition, estimating, and customer/prospect presentations
  • PaaS Tools development background
  • Deep understanding and experience with Cloud Methodology
  • Prior experience leading Oracle Cloud implementations
  • Ability to work on all project phases: Project Preview, BP Analysis and Design, Configuration Testing, Production Support
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Bachelor's degree required


  • Cloud client references (over and above other professional references)
  • Proven training and mentoring skills
  • Able to guide functional leads through all project phases
  • Enthusiasm for client service
  • Effectively manages scope and customer expectations on individual assignments
  • Follows through on all assignments and takes ownership of client issues
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with clients, account managers, and management


Sierra-Cedar delivers industry-focused client success by providing consulting, technical, and managed services for the deployment, management, and optimization of next-generation applications and technology. We offer a competitive benefits package including 401(k), Health, Disability, and Life. Sierra-Cedar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.