American global computer technology corporation, The Oracle Corporation has announced a Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) recruitment drive to hire 1,400 new cloud sales professionals who will play a vital role in fueling the growth of the company’s cloud business throughout the region.
The new roles will be based in six locations: Amsterdam (The Netherlands); Cairo; Dubai (Middle East); Dublin (Ireland); Malaga (Spain) and Prague (Czech Republic).
Oracle is looking for recruits with a range of experience from across the EMEA region, from highly motivated sales professionals with two to three years’ experience to highly experienced senior sales professionals.
As well as increasing its cloud sales workforce, Oracle will be investing in two new cloud sales centres in Amsterdam and Cairo and new state-of-the-art offices opening this year in Dubai, Dublin and Prague.
The move to recruit 1,400 new cloud sales professionals into its EMEA inside sales operation follows a multi-billion dollar investment from Oracle in developing the most complete portfolio of cloud computing services.
Oracle’s cloud technologies deliver everything from secure computing infrastructure to best in-class enterprise cloud applications. Oracle currently offers more than 600 different cloud applications which combined with its comprehensive on-premise hardware and software offering, creates the opportunity to help organisations seamlessly manage their overall enterprise computing environment while helping them transition to the cloud.
Over the past six months, Oracle added nearly 1,500 new software as a service (SaaS) customers and more than 2,100 platform as a service (PaaS) customers.