Oracle Senior Member Technical Staff in India, India

Senior Member Technical Staff

Preferred Qualifications

Job Description

Oracle PE&O DIS is seeking a Devops

Engineer to work with our Global Operations team as Principal System

Administrator for Site Reliability Engineering which involved Linux Kernel

level analysis, fine tuning performance, Configuration Management and

automation. This position requires

wide and overall knowledge in Linux, Cloud administration and candidate with

automation skills in Python/Shell is preferred. Candidate should also have knowledge on virtualization,

cloud computing and networking technology.

While his/her primary role is to work on unix infrastructure support,

Image management in cloud and non cloud environments, s/he will be also

occasionally required to take active role in testing applications, and

diagnosis of IT problems outside their scope of responsibility. A successful

candidate will be required to have a broad range of knowledge and experience,

as well as be a quick learner to understand and work with specialized systems. Candidate should have knowledge of managing

network and VLAN configurations, setting up VPNs and security controls,

managing system monitoring and alerts, and supporting customer's virtual

environments. In addition, the candidate should have exposure to automation,

and management of virtual resources, scalability, high availability, and

disaster recovery of virtual system environments. These solutions will

integrate with Oracle’s on-demand, self-service applications for environment management

across multiple regions.

Devops Engineer

plays a key role in supporting IT infrastructure in the Oracle Data centers worldwide.

The role requires a deep understanding of Linux, Solaris, Virtualization, Cloud

administration, automation and knowledge of Networking and services running

on virtualized and non-virtualized platforms. The role’s primary focus is the

simplification of providing instances of Oracle company’s products and

services by leveraging software development and industry standard solutions

to automate the many tasks required to enable and manage our offerings. In

addition, this role is responsible for architecting new solutions, resolving

complex problem, creating and improving procedures and facilitating

communication. Other duties include researching, proofing, and authoring

technical documentation that are beneficial to the company. Responsibilities

also include providing various technical solutions to the business. This is a

great career opportunity for a highly motivated individual who wants to

extend and utilize his or her solid and broad skills.

% of Time / Description ofEssential Functions

1: 60% - Site Reliability


2: 30% - Automation of routine tasks and Contributing to

Artificial intelligence to identify and resolve the Development

infrastructure issues

3: 10% - Documentation (creation and updates of procedure document, manuals,

tips and other useful articles – in English)

Total: 100%

The work can be demanding at times,

particularly as deadlines approach extra hours may be required based on the

candidate's effective deliverable capacities.



Engineering Graduate with required job

experience and expertise (Degree in Computer science preferred)


  • Experiencein Linux kernel level analysis, identifying kernel & OS bug andPerformance tuning.

  • Experiencein Virtualization technology like KVM, OVM, Xen & HyperV (Experience in KVM would be advantage)

  • Experiencein configuration tools like Chef, mCollective, Ansible and Puppet wouldbe advantage.

  • Exposureand experience in AWS, Cloudstack or Openstack

  • Experiencein automation using Python/Ruby/Shell

  • Basicknowledge of LAN/WAN (Ethernet, TCP/IP etc.) and related experience(mandatory).

  • Effectivecommunication skills via phone and email in English are mandatory.

  • Possessand demonstrates strong logical-thinking skill, full of intellectualcuriosity and high desire for self-development.

  • Abilityto come to the best solution by capturing the big picture instead offocusing only on the minor details/issues which only affect us/clientsin a short run. Root cause analysis

  • Familiarityin Perl / Python / Apex programming along with Operating systems skillswill be given preference.


  • LinuxAdvanced Administration skills with good knowledge on Kernel leveldebugging

  • Virtualizationtechnologies like Xen, KVM and OVM

  • Openstackand Cloud Stack

  • Configurationmanagement tools Chef/Puppet/Ansible

  • Sourcecontrol like SVN, GITHub

  • Serverand client computing model and Networking

  • Ticketsupport systems such as Remedy, Trac, Bugzilla, etc.

  • Applicationservers such as WebSphere, JBoss, Apache

  • Databaseservers such as Oracle, MySQL


1: Bias for Action (Case / SR Resolution)

Evaluates acts and communicates in SLA time. Is decisive. Makes timely,

practical, effective decisions. Takes initiative without being asked. Plans

efficiently while avoiding analysis paralysis. Knows how to take smart

risks. Demonstrate strong follow-through and consistently keep

commitments to customers and employees. Take ownership and responsibility for

priority customer issues where and when required review urgent and critical

incidents for quality.

2: Prioritization

Ability to prioritize the assignments at hand even in loosely structured

situations. Effectively handles multiple projects or tasks at the same time

and complete them within a set time frame.

3: Self development and teaching

Understands personal strengths and development needs. Initiates

self-development actions. Seeks and shares job-relevant learning,

developmental experiences, and feedback to enhance performance. Encourages

others to take personal responsibility for continual learning and skill

growth. Shares knowledge with others.

4: Dealing with ambiguity

Able to function well in loosely structured situations. Works effectively in

situations involving uncertainty or lack of information. Effectively handles

multiple projects or tasks at the same time. Is open to and responds flexibly

to change.

5: Teamwork and willingness to roll up sleeves

Fosters cross-functional and cross business teamwork. Builds and promotes

team morale. Works efficiently and effectively on teams to meet customers'

needs. Contributes outside the scope of the job. Meets all team commitments.

Consistent effort, intense commitment, and willingness to go above and beyond

when needed. Willing to do low profile, non-challenging work to get the

project done.

Special Requirements: Successful candidates will be required to

perform on-call duty on rotational bases and should be ready to work in 24/7

support (Day, Night and Graveyard schedules).

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 assist in defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, debugging or designing of software applications or operating systems. Provide technical leadership to other software developers. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture to meet changing needs.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

Job: Information Technology

Location: IN-India

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle