Oracle Senior Principal Engineer in Redwood City, California
Senior Principal Engineer
We are an engineering team specifically focused on the Performance, Scalability, and Reliability (PSR) aspects of the Oracle software. Our goal is to achieve highest levels of performance, scalability, reliability, high-availability and serviceability for mission critical Oracle Applications. Our focus is spread across all services on Oracle Cloud – IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. The teams in the above mentioned areas cover the following aspects: Product Optimization, PSR, HA, Sizing, Benchmarking, Monitoring and Manageability Tools and 3rd tier Customer escalations.
The PSR Engineering team is engaged in a wide range of development, performance optimizations and measurement activities across all aspects of the software development life cycle in order to exceed our customers’ expectations and drive our customer’s success.
As a System Architect and member of the PSR organization you will review, design, specify, and model SaaS application architecture to continuously enhance performance, scalability, resilience, and efficiency of Oracle applications. You will be concerned with specific application and how to most effectively deployment them across the globe in large scale data centers. You will also be concerning with sizing at the customer level, at the application level, and at the data center level to optimize cost efficiency while ensuring customers love our products.
You will develop tools to model how a change in the application will impact customers, data center deployments, and margins.
The member of the PSR team will require flexibility and curiosity, often helping to define problem areas and learn new technologies and tools that are relevant to that particular problem.
BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills especially in the area of optimization.
Strong programming skills (Java and/or C )
Strong understanding of Linux is desirable
Strong understanding of Database technology
Knowledge of application profiling tools Jprofiler is desirable
Knowledge of load testing tools like LoadRunner is desirable
Knowledge of network profiling tools like TCPDump is desirable
We are looking for highly talented, self motivated, engineers with a drive to make a difference. Strong problem solving skills are desirable, as the candidates will be involved in solving complex performance issues encountered while building world class Oracle Middleware solutions. The candidate should also be strong in algorithms and design paradigms, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, while demonstrating a passion to learn, adapt, change, analyze, and improve.
The work we do is often non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization.
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. Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 more 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-Redwood City
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire