Oracle will hire 1,000 sales professionals across Asia Pacific, with close to 300 will be specialized sales force for cloud will be recruit in India.
This extension will help the company to drive growth and support demand for Oracle Cloud solutions across the region.
Oracle’s recruitment efforts will primarily focus on growth in Australia, China, India, Korea, and the ASEAN countries; however, there are roles being created across the region.
Loic Le Guisquet, president, EMEA & APAC, Oracle, said, “Strong economic growth and the infinite possibilities that cloud technologies offer has created an unprecedented opportunity in Asia Pacific. Oracle is the only vendor who can give customers complete SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS capabilities – which uniquely positions us to be The Cloud Company.”
The company is recruiting talent from across the region to create a world-class sales team that will help Oracle’s customers embrace the cloud. The opportunity that cloud technologies create is profound and there’s never been a better time to work for Oracle.”
Shailender Kumar, vice president and regional managing director, Oracle India says that
“We are looking for brilliant people to join Oracle, the Cloud Company. The right candidates for Oracle are individuals who are highly motivated, ambitious and who are eager to be a part of the company leading cloud transformation in India”.
In the third quarter, Oracle’s global revenue from cloud SaaS and PaaS grew 30 per cent to $372 million. He said that Oracle wants to hire 300 cloud sales employees as soon as possible, but is constrained by the availability of trained talent.
As India is leading growth in APAC, Kumar believes that 30 per cent of our cloud sales hiring will be in the country.
According to management consulting firm Zinnov, the cloud computing market within India is expected to reach $1.08 billion this year.