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Oracle Principal Site Reliability Developer 5 in Prague, Czech Republic

Principal Site Reliability Developer 5

Preferred Qualifications

Job Title : Service Reliability Developer (SRD), Cloud

Service Centre

Grade : IC

5 or above based on skills & experience

Purpose : As a Service Reliability Developer (SRD),

you will be focused on improving service reliability through automation, increasing

performance and operability of Oracle Cloud Services through smart, scalable,

repeatable solutions, and driving innovation back through the software

development lifecycle.

  • Youwill have your hand on the pulse of the service and will play a key role in troubleshootingand resolving service issues.

  • Youwill create future automation and tooling that will allow us to continuouslyimprove our service.

  • Yourrole in driving improvements in availability, effort and velocity will delightour customers while reducing costs of operations.

Description : We are looking for a Service Reliability

Developer (SRD) who will ensure the availability and

resiliency of our Cloud services 24x7x365. The ideal candidate will always have

a pulse on the Oracle’s SaaS services and be directly accountable for the

troubleshooting and resolution of service issues while continuously developing

solutions to improve telemetry and automation.

Your goal is to

improve availability by reducing time to mitigate through software development,

ensure we are measuring the right things, and automating tasks that impact

development velocity, availability or productivity.

You will leverage

excellence in communication, technical/business analysis, problem solving and

attention to detail to methodically resolve issues. Technically, you will understand the full stack of the services you

support (Network to Application) and are able to dig deep into the service to

determine how to best mitigate customer impact.

Further, you

will drive improvements through the development of solutions and engage partner

teams to drive down incident counts, reduce severity of events and minimize Time

to Mitigate. You will help create a “Site Up” culture across all Oracle Cloud


We look to the SRD

to continually review and enhance systems,

methods, and applications to enable the delivery of a positive customer

experience to highly acclaimed hosted SaaS products.

As a member of the Oracle Cloud Service Centre team, you will be

surrounded by “willing to help” individuals representing some of the brightest

and most innovative minds in the industry. You will be a part of an

organization that prides itself on providing training, empowerment, and career



  • Automate the process of proactiveservice checks and enhance smart monitor/triage tools that span automatedmachine response, system/application alerts, E-mails, and phone calls to ensureappropriate priority and response.

  • Gather data from serviceimpacting events from multiple signals, including phone, E-mail, servicetelemetry, and alerting to build predictive models and automatic actions.

  • Communicate withprofessionalism and precision to internal and external customers during highpriority situations.

  • Identify and work withengineering to implement opportunities for automation, signal-to-noisereduction, recurring issues, and other actions to reduce time to mitigateservice impacting events and increase the productivity of Cloud Operations and Developmentresources.

  • Manage the coordination,documentation and tracking of critical incidents ensuring rapid and completeissue resolution and appropriate closed loop to customers and other keystakeholders.

  • Work upstream with ServiceOperations and Development to develop and maintain standard operator proceduresand troubleshooting guides that improve time to mitigate.

  • Participate in project deliveryaimed at increasing capabilities around monitoring, notification, configurationand deployment of servers and applications within the Oracle Cloud Platform.

  • Assist in the training and development of more junior team members.

Knowledge,Skills, Abilities, and Background

  • Able to work as part of on call operations team.

  • University degree (or minimum Collegediploma) in the field of computer science or equivalent or 5 years equivalentwork experience in infrastructure, systems, engineering or developmentenvironment.

  • Excellence in verbal andwritten communication. Ability to communicate with all levels during criticalevents.

  • Strong Technical background with anability to troubleshoot issues impacting large scale service architectures andapplication stacks.

  • Demonstrable experience in oneor more scripting/programming languages:Powershell, Python, Perl, PHP, etc.

  • Familiarity with TCP/IPprotocols, firewall management, and database administration.

  • Experience installing, configuring, andmaintaining Linux, Linux services, and Linux networking.

  • Configuration and maintenance ofapplications such as Apache, Memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS,and SNMP.

  • Excellent knowledge of JIRA, Confluence.

  • Good interpersonal skills with ability topresent ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language. Team oriented.

  • Highly self motivated and directed with keenattention to detail.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skillswith strong customer service orientation.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize andexecute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Solve complex problems related to infrastructure cloud services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence. Design, write, and deploy software to improve the availability, scalability, and efficiency of Oracle products and services. Design and develop designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems. Facilitate service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis, and system tuning.

Work with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team on the shared full stack ownership of a collection of services and/or technology areas. Understand the end-to-end configuration, technical dependencies, and overall behavioral characteristics of production services. Responsible for the design and delivery of the mission critical stack, with focus on security, resiliency, scale, and performance. Authority for end-to-end performance and operability. Partner with development teams in defining and implementing improvements in service architecture. Articulate technical characteristics of services and technology areas and guide Development Teams to engineer and add premier capabilities to the Oracle Cloud service portfolio. Understand and communicate the scale, capacity, security, performance attributes, and requirements of the service and technology stack. Demonstrate clear understanding of automation and orchestration principles. Act as ultimate escalation point for complex or critical issues that have not yet been documented as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Utilize a deep understanding of service topology and their dependencies required to troubleshoot issues and define mitigations. Understand and explain the affect of product architecture decisions on distributed systems. Professional curiosity and a desire to a develop deep understanding of services and technologies.

A BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent. Provides strategic and comprehensive complex business solutions to knowledge of server hardware and software configuration, networking, standard internet services, scripting languages, cloud computing patterns, technology security and compliance. Experience running large scale customer facing web services. Provides strategic and comprehensive complex business solutions to understanding of load balancing technologies and experience with development in programming languages, databases and big data stores, and container technologies. Work involves defining and documenting technical architecture of complex and highly scalable products. A minimum of 12 years experience of running large scale customer facing web services.

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: Product Development

Location: CZ-CZ,Czech Rep-Prague

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle