Oracle Principal Solutions Engineer in Oakland, California

Principal Solutions Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

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


Solutions Engineer

Oracle’s Cloud Native Developer Relations team is part of

OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure), the organization that is building the

next-generation of public cloud infrastructure (IaaS), edge and container

native services. The Developer Relations team is tasked with connecting to the

developer communities that are on the cutting edge of cloud technology. Our

focus is on supporting developers who are building applications and businesses

on top of OCI. Solutions Engineers act on the one hand as passionate advocates

(both online and offline) for Oracle Cloud technologies and platforms, whilst

on the other hand developing and prototyping solutions using OCI, that make

developers’ lives easier. Your work fosters a community of developers working

with Oracle technologies and helps to drive strategy around developer


In addition to working on interesting projects, you'll be

getting a great salary, flexible working arrangements, a fun, state-of-the-art

development environment and excellent opportunities for learning and career



  • Work closely with the various OCI teams and

develop processes and solutions for content narratives and best practices using

OCI and open source software.

  • Create scalable content (blog posts, tutorials,

screencasts, webinars) to help bring awareness and understanding of OCI’s

product offerings for developers.

  • Develop (open source) solutions, tool chains,

starter kits on top OCI, Kubernetes, Docker and the FN Serverless project.

  • Directly interact with developers at meetups,

conferences and other types of events.

  • Develop use-cases from these interactions with

developers and OCI customers.

  • Advocate for developers internally and

facilitate product teams in their understanding of the external landscape and

developer ecosystem.


  • 2years of experience in developer evangelism or advocacy role

  • 6years of software engineering experience

  • Cantravel at a minimum 1 week each month

  • Proventrack record for speaking and writing with publicly available examples ofboth

  • Experiencewith Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experiencewith four or more modern programming languages (Java, C/C , Python,JavaScript, Ruby, Go, Perl, shell, etc.).

We are flexible about education and experience but think

that this role is suited to someone with at least a bachelor’s degree or

equivalent experience.

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-CA,California-Oakland

Other Locations: US-CA,California-Santa Clara, US-WA,Washington-Seattle

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle