Oracle Lead Software Engineer in Sacramento, California

Lead Software Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

TheOracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team can provide you the opportunity to buildand operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadlydistributed, multi-tenant cloud environment.OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet theneeds of our customers who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.

We offerunique opportunities for smart, hands-on engineers with the expertise andpassion to solve difficult problems in distributed highly available servicesand virtualized infrastructure. At every level, our engineers have asignificant technical and business impact designing and buildinginnovative new systems to power our customer’s business criticalapplications.

Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best-in-class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever-expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.

We seek an experienced full-stack software engineer who can lead our team’s continuing efforts to rapidly build, scale, and operate content delivery solutions in a distributed environment. As a member of the technical content infrastructure team, you will design and improve content creation and authoring solutions for internal stakeholders, as well as industry-leading customer-facing content experiences.

The ideal candidate will be a strong self-starter, able to identify requirements and design solutions with minimal input, and then communicate technical direction to our product-focused engineering team to execute upon. The individual in this role will represent the technical content service—and be an advocate for the end user—in cross-functional engineering discussions. Leadership and mentorship of colleagues on the engineering team is essential.

These are exciting times in our space—we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. At Oracle, you can have significant strategic and technical impact by helping to build innovative technical content from the ground up.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with engineers, designers, content strategists, and content creators across multiple teams to deliver a best-in-class customer experience with our platform.

  • Develop net-new applications as well as integrations with existing tools and processes.

  • Develop and maintain a large-scale CMS application, publication pipeline, and front-end user experiences.

  • Create robust systems, scalable architecture, and deployment automation to enable continuous delivery and ensure continuous availability.

  • Drive performant, customer-focused solutions to completion on time.

  • Provide technical guidance and constructive feedback to team members and other stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the Technical Content roadmap by identifying areas of need and engaging with stakeholders to scope work.

  • Maintain both integration and production infrastructure as part of an operations-focused culture.

  • Raise the bar for engineering quality and best practices.


  • 10 years of relevant experience, including at least 5 as a team lead.

  • Expert in Python, Django, and modern Javascript development.

  • Deep knowledge of scalable cloud-native application deployment.

  • Passion for documentation and content, from design to delivery.

  • Previous experience developing distributed applications.

  • Expert in modern Javascript development including building large-scale React applications or the equivalent.

  • Deep knowledge of common web technologies and best-practices including: CSS/SASS/LESS, HTML5, RESTful APIs, web standards, responsive/mobile interfaces, localization, and accessibility.

  • Familiarity with several of the following technologies: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (AWS/OpenStack/Google Cloud/Azure), CI/CD systems (TeamCity/Jenkins), Docker, linux OSes (Oracle Linux/Red Hat), web servers, load balancers, log analysis tools, debugging tools.

  • Impeccable written English skills.

  • Strong team player with outstanding communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.

  • Comfort with complex, swiftly evolving software development environments.

  • Ability to drive, follow, and evangelize cross-team processes.

  • Experience (and commitment to) capturing and maintaining institutional knowledge.

  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams.

  • Significant work experience in startups or fast-paced enterprise technology development environments, or a Bachelors degree in a Computer Science-related field.

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-WA,Washington-Seattle

Other Locations: US-CA,California-Oakland

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle