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Oracle Principal Network Engineer - Oracle Data Cloud in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Principal Network Engineer - Oracle Data Cloud

Preferred Qualifications


The digital age

has unleashed limitless potential. Skyrocketing connections are forever

transforming how we work, play and live. To thrive in this emerging world,

businesses need to go beyond bolting on new digital tools.

At Oracle, we are

changing the world by leading a digital transformation! We help our 400,000

customers in more than 145 countries to go beyond developing digital potential

to using it to achieve, grow and compete; to think, act and be Business


  • We doit by delivering innovative services that let them do more, know more and spendless.

  • Weintegrate every layer of the technology stack to speed time to value, maximizeperformance and minimise cost.

  • And,we commit to meeting the needs of our customers and ensuring their successthrough their journey.


You want to change the world too, don’t you?

So what are you

waiting for? Join our ODC (Oracle Data Cloud) team! We’re looking for a Principal

Network Engineer to join our Cambridge office in UK!

ODC (Oracle Data Cloud) Context team is a Technology

leader in search and contextual analysis in Digital Advertising. We provide

editorial and advertising solutions to major on-line publishers and advertising

agencies. Where a busy platform may

handle a million requests a day, our servers handle that many requests in a

fraction of a second. Our global

footprint gives us a highly efficient, low-latency ability to deliver to our


This is an

opportunity to join a fast growing business, and be part of the core technical

team pushing the boundaries of what is possible to provide high performance web

services to meet the needs of on-line publishers and advertisers today.


As a member of the Infrastructure team, you

will be focusing on Cloud and Physical networking. You will play a key role as

one of the primary owners of our cloud infrastructure, providing high-speed,

low-latency, network connectivity for Oracle Data Cloud (ODC) products across a

global platform. You will be at the forefront of supporting and designing our

next-generation hybrid infrastructure and applications. Using industry best

practices and innovative approaches, you and your team will aim to provide high-performance,

scalable, secure, and resilient systems in support of our product development

teams and to our entire enterprise.

As a member of the Oracle Data Cloud, you

would be at the forefront of innovating and deploying the technologies that

make the ODC work. Multi-cloud experience is essential, as is a curious and

innovative mindset as we scale our global business into new regions and

customers daily. We work hard, but work hard at keeping a work-life balance

too. This team believes in teamwork, fun, and an atmosphere of camaraderie and


  • Provide core administration anddelivery tasks around all aspects of the ODC public /private cloudinfrastructure, with a focus on networking

  • Work with Infrastructure Coreteam members as well as other development teams to drive continual improvementof our on-premise and cloud capabilities

  • Working for the DeploymentDirector to manage and scale the business’s network infrastructure

  • Monitoring and tuning ofnetwork infrastructure to deliver performance and high reliability

  • Specification, selection,installation and configuration of new equipment / requirements

  • Responding to issues andincidents and taking through to a resolution

  • Acting as a technical SME(Subject Matter Expert) for Networks

  • Collaborate with colleaguesacross the ODC to help facilitate innovative problem-solving and processes

  • Driving continuous improvementinitiative to improve existing IT Infrastructure and the ways of working

  • Supporting and leading lessexperienced members of the team

  • Improving existing processesand knowledge base

  • Maintain and enhancecurrent/future enterprise cloud networks and other infrastructure

  • Coordinate with security andnetwork teams to provide a secure delivery platform

  • Evaluate emerging technologiesfor feasibility and integration analysis


] Network systems analyst will bean integral member of ODC (Oracle Data Cloud) and the ideal candidate willhave:

Essentialskills / experience

  • Min 3 years Networkadministration experience

  • Network systems - Loadbalancing, switching, routing, firewalls, security advantageous

  • Experience with BGP and OSPFrouting protocols

  • Experience designing, buildingand operating Network in Cloud environments

  • Administration / troubleshootingmulti-cloud networks, datacenters, and network tools (especially using andmaintaining Cisco and Juniper JunOS)

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)networking – VPC design, Security Group/nACL configuration

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) -knowledge of EC2, VPC Architecture (Security Groups/ACLs, Subnets, RoutingTables, etc), Storage concepts (EBS/S3/Glacier), Multi-region/Multi-AZ zerodowntime architecture, and ‘cloud optimized’ infrastructure

Preferredskills / experience

  • Experience supportinginfrastructure in a DevOps environment

  • Scripting and automation tools- Python, Ruby, Puppet, Terraform, Chef, Ansible or other configurationmanagement

  • CNI implementations forKubernetes, e.g Calico/Weave

  • Certification(s) in Networkingor Cloud Technologies preferred

Sounds Like You? We Want To HearFrom You! What’s In It For You? When You Grow, We Grow!

[Style: Normal] At

Oracle, our success starts with people who make it happen – our employees.

Therefore, Oracle is committed to providing you with the rewarding career

development you’re seeking, but also with unmatched benefits that help you get

the most out of your career and your life.


  • Anetwork of Talented and motivated colleagues striving to excellence.

  • Astimulating environment where you create your own career path.

  • Professionaldevelopment, training, and tools that enable you to grow.

  • Flexibilityto balance your life and your career, and enjoy both to the fullest.

[Oracle is an Equal Employment

Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin,

sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and protected veterans status

or any other characteristic protected by law.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Define, design, and implement network communications and solutions within a fast-paced, leading edge database/applications company.

Responsible for creating and implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliablility of the system. Manage the load configurations of a central data communication processor and make recommendations for purchase or upgrade of data networks. Coordinate terminal orders and cable installation, network system planning, upgrading, monitoring, testing, and servicing. Approves action requests and specifies purchase requisitions. Negotiates and places orders with common carriers. May play a team leader role for developing System Administrators.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Eight years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

Job: Information Technology

Location: GB-GB, UK-Cambridge

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle