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Oracle Director, Software Development, OCI Virtual Networking (JoinOCI-FSPNP) in Burlington, Massachusetts

Director, Software Development, OCI Virtual Networking (JoinOCI-FSPNP)

Preferred Qualifications

Title: Director, Software Development, OCI Virtual Networking

Location: Burlington, MA or Cambridge, MA or willing to relocate to the area

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.

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team delivers mission-critical applications for top tier enterprises around the world. Our cloud offers unmatched hyper-scale, multi-tenant services deployed in more than 20 regions worldwide.

We are looking for a senior, tech-savvy people leader to continue our rapid growth by managing and growing a motivated, collaborative team of top-notch technical talent. This role offers a terrific opportunity to own and build powerful virtual networking services that enable multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud applications with unmatched performance, scale, and reliability.

As a Director you will own the vision and execution of software design and development for major components of Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure. You should have technical depth, architectural know how, distributed systems experience, strong people and process manager and able to dive deep into any part of the stack. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.


  • Lead multiple, high-performance engineering teams

  • Identify, recruit and retain top software engineering and cloud talent

  • Set overall technical direction and roadmap for key areas of virtual networking including:

  • multi-region hybrid cloud

  • virtual networking gateways

  • distributed, software-defined networks

  • content delivery networks

  • Work with designers and product managers to define next generation products and services and then turn those definitions into execution plans

  • Manage 24x7 operational support on your team’s no-downtime architecture

  • Build relationships with other OCI service leads to drive effective integrations and escalations

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 10 years experience in software development

  • 5 years of experience delivering and operating large-scale, highly-available distributed systems

  • 5 years experience leading engineering teams

  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field

  • Demonstrated expertise in cloud engineering, networking, and distributed systems

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and recruit very strong engineering talent

  • Sustainably scale systems through tooling and automation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner to all audiences including senior leadership

  • Results driven; thrives in a development environment that is agile, collaborative, and in start-up mode, even when faced with ambiguity and competing priorities

Oracle employee benefits programs are designed individually for each region to ensure they best meets the needs of employees and their eligible dependents. See how ORACLEflex and other benefits help employees thrive at Oracle.

Interested candidates should send resumes directly to: [email protected]

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.

As part of Oracle’s employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, after a conditional offer has been extended.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-MA,Mass-Burlington

Other Locations: US-MA,Mass-Cambridge

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle