Oracle Site Reliability Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

Site Reliability Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team can provide you

the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud

services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing the best in

cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of

the world’s biggest challenges.

We offer unique opportunities for smart, hands-on engineers

with the expertise and passion to solve difficult problems in distributed

highly available services and virtualized infrastructure. At every level, our engineers have a

significant technical and business impact designing and building innovative new

systems to power our customer’s business critical applications

Oracle Cloud Production Engineering plays a critical role in delivering and supporting best-of-breed cloud solutions to Oracle customers.

Oracle Cloud is the industry’s broadest and most integrated public cloud. It offers best-in-class services across software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and even lets you put Oracle Cloud in your own data center. Oracle Cloud helps organizations drive innovation and business transformation by increasing business agility, lowering costs, and reducing IT complexity.

The Oracle Cloud has shown strong adoption, supporting 70 million users and more than 30 billion transactions each day. It runs in 19 data centers around the world.

Our team provides 24/7/365, follow-the-sun coverage while pushing the boundaries of what can be accomplished in the cloud. Advancing cloud computing means great growth opportunities, and highly rewarding experiences working in our expanding computing environments and DEVOPS teams.

About The Job

A unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing world-class team to engineer cutting edge Oracle Cloud technologies and infrastructure that make up the Oracle Cloud solutions. As part of the SRE team, you will be continually challenged and have an opportunity to contribute to the Oracle Cloud success every day, working closely with the development partners.

As a DevOps engineer, you will solve interesting technical challenges by defining, designing deploying and troubleshooting key Oracle Cloud services, platforms, and infrastructure, always thinking about reliability, scalability, resilience, security, and performance.

What You'll Do

  • Service Ownership –You will be part of the SRE team, whose mission is the shared full stack ownership of a collection of services and/or technology areas, with our Development partners.

  • Ownership Scope – As an SRE, you will understand the end-to-end configuration, technical dependencies, and overall behavioral characteristics of the production services you own. In partnership with your Development partners, you will have the responsibility to ensure that services are designed and delivered to be mission critical with focus on security, resiliency, scale, and performance. SREs are the ultimate authority and are accountable for the end-to-end performance and operability of the services they own.

  • Service Design – As the Oracle Cloud evolves; you will partner with development teams in defining and implementing improvements in service architecture, both current and future. As an SRE, you will be an expert at articulating technical characteristics of your services and the dependencies between services, and guide Development teams to engineer and add premier capabilities to the Oracle Cloud service portfolio.

  • Operations Engineering – You will understand and be able to communicate the scale, capacity, security, performance attributes and requirements of the services you own. They are Subject Matter Experts, able to understand and communicate every characteristic of their service stack, such as:

  • degradation and behavior under load of the services and their dependencies

  • end-to-end tuning needs, optimizing resource utilization, as load patterns fluctuate

  • Instrumentation and metrics that clearly describe the service behaviors

  • scaling requirements and patterns

  • resiliency and recoverability, ensuring that backup / restore and disaster recovery capabilities are implemented, tested and maintained

  • Automation – You will have a clear understanding of automation and orchestration principles, and will be eager to automate, wherever and whenever the possibility arises, while simultaneously eliminating technical debt. Automation must be part of your DNA.

  • Technical Experts - As service owner, you are the ultimate escalation point for complex or critical issues that have not yet been documented as SOPs for Level1 staff. You will usually get called in during major incidents as an SME, when the source of a problem is unclear. You will have the deep understanding of service topology and their dependencies required to troubleshoot issues and define mitigations.

  • Broad Interests - SREs are a rare mix of sysadmins and development Engineers, and as such have the ability to understand and explain the affect of product architecture decisions on the ability to run as distributed systems. They are driven by professional curiosity and a desire to a develop deep understanding of the their services and the technologies they depend upon.

What You Need to Have

A BS or MS in Compute Science, or equivalent

SC (Security Clearance) or to be eligible for SC

Knowledge of:

  • Server hardware configuration

  • Linux internals

  • Networking and TCP/IP

  • Standard Internet services, such as DNS, HTTP, etc.

  • Scripting languages, such as Python, Ruby, Bash, etc.

  • DevOps toolchain

  • Cloud computing patterns

  • IT Security and compliance

  • 5 year experience of running large scale customer facing web services

  • Most importantly, the aptitude to be a good team player and the willingness to learn and implement new Cloud technologies as needed

  • Methodical approach to troubleshooting complex problems

What The Perfect Candidate Will Have Understanding of:

  • REST APIs

  • Load balancing technologies, including L7 routing

Experience with:

  • Development in languages, such as C, C , Java

  • Databases and big data stores

  • Container technologies, such as Docker

  • Defining and documenting technical architecture of complex and highly scalable products

Requirements:

Proficiency in programming languages (Java, Python, Go, etc.)

Experiences with infrastructure automation tools (Terraform, Ansible, Vault, Chef, etc.)

Experiences with CI/CD (Git, Jenkins, etc.)

Experiences with container management framework (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

Experiences with networking (VPC network, SDN, etc.)

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

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. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

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.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-GA,Georgia-Atlanta

Other Locations: US-WA,Washington-Bellevue, US-WA,Washington-Seattle, US-CA,California-Redwood City

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle