Oracle Backend Java Developer- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in Sacramento, California

Backend Java Developer- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Load Balancer Team

Principal Member of Technical Staff

Santa Clara or Oakland

T he Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team can provide you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.

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 applications.

Oracle is building from scratch, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Public Cloud, and a large part of that effort is building a state of the art networking and load balancing capabilities. We are looking for exceptional software engineers with backgrounds in networking, kernel internals and distributed systems.

The Load Balancer team is building a high performance, scale out and high availability offering that will be the foundation of a modern cloud system. You will be a part of the team founded by industry veterans from AWS, Google, OpenStack, Joyent and others, that will create the first enterprise-grade public cloud service. We believe that this team and its mission sits squarely at the center of Oracle's future and that this is an opportunity to rethink the way load balancing, networking, compute and storage systems interact and change the way applications are built.

We have engineering work at every layer of the stack, from the REST API to distributed systems, kernel internals, system tuning and performance. We are looking for teammates who are interested in being part of a team that innovates from top to bottom, which requires traversing from the customer experience down to bit twiddling in the kernel. We believe that the only way to succeed is to own every part of the problem and are creating a team that controls its own destiny. Our team is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in Santa Clara and Oakland.


Candidates should be passionate about distributed systems, cloud computing, and container management. Candidates will need to possess deep Computer Science expertise, and also excel at written and verbal communication. This position will require

Minimum Skills:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in any one of Computer Science/Engineering, Information Science/Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or a related field. A foreign equivalent degree is also accepted .

  • Proficiency in programing languages including but not limited to C/C /Java/Python/GO.

  • Experience with distributed systems: familiarity with CAP theorem, consensus, messaging, etc.

  • Experience with general networking, load balancing, virtual networks, etc.

  • Good Operating System fundamentals with experience in one or more Unix flavors like Solaris/Linux/FreeBsd etc . Experience with Containers and OS virtualization is a plus


  • Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills

  • Designing and Developing products that can scale

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with public clouds like AWS or Azure.

  • Experience building solutions on the cloud public/private

  • Working with Chef/Puppet/Ansible

  • Familiarity with Agile

  • Familiarity with code versioning tools like Git.

As a part of Oracle’s employment process, candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, educational verification , professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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-Santa Clara

Other Locations: US-CA,California-Oakland

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle