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Oracle Energy and Sustainability Manager-Oracle Cloud in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Oracle Cloud Data Center Services is seeking an US-based Energy and Sustainability Manager, reporting to the Sustainability Director within DC Engineering Services. As energy and sustainability manager, you will have day-to-day responsibility for shaping and driving Oracle Cloud’s approach to energy procurement and meeting its sustainability goals. As part of Oracle, we have a goal to reach 100% renewable energy, halve our global operational emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050. Energy and sustainability are growing in focus across our business and this role will provide critical expertise and execution across Oracle Cloud data centers.


  • Responsible for day-to-day management of Oracle Cloud’s data center energy strategy across global markets – North and South America, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific

  • Create and manage requirements around energy sourcing including leveraging expertise of regulated and deregulated power markets, financial modeling and analysis, contract negotiations and amendments, collection and preparation of high-quality data

  • Engage with energy and sustainability consultant(s) to evolve global strategy and reporting

  • Monitor energy markets for opportunities and risks and recommend strategies for Oracle to stay ahead of these challenges

  • Cross-functionally develop and manage relationships across Oracle including with capacity planning, site selection, supply chain management, data center engineering, data center operations, and corporate sustainability and procurement teams

  • Partner with finance on developing annual energy forecasts based on knowledge of current and future footprint

  • Prepare white papers and presentations for executives on energy and sustainability strategy and progress

  • As needed manage requirements around operational and design sustainability elements including renewable energy, PUE, WUE, green buildings, etc.


  • 8+ years professional experience; 3-5+ years managing power procurement, renewable energy sourcing and/or sustainability within a large matrix environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, STEM or business with technical expertise on energy and data center topics

  • Understanding of regulated and deregulated energy markets, power hedging, power purchase agreements

  • Familiarity with sustainability frameworks: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Science-based Targets, SASB, TCFD, CDP, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

  • Familiarity with compliance requirements and pending requirements: U.S. SEC Climate Risk Disclosure, EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres, EU Climate-Neutral Data Centre Operator Pact, etc.

  • Experience inputting into annual sustainability reporting requirements including GHG inventories

  • Advanced Excel expertise building financial models and analyzing energy costs and volumes

  • Articulate, executive presence, comfort with negotiations and supplier engagement

  • Ability to support global time zones

  • Ability to travel occasionally including internationally

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • As Oracle also has a renewable energy goal, 1-3+ years managing renewable energy strategies including REC sourcing and developing multi-year roadmaps to reach voluntary goals is ideal

  • Deep network of energy suppliers and renewable energy traders

  • Data center sustainability expertise developing and executing sustainability and energy plans cross-functionally

  • 1-2+ years people management experience

  • Ability to support EMEA time zone on a regular basis


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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 $87,800 to $199,500 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