Oracle Principal Software Engineer, Distributed Systems- Oracle Public cloud in Santa Clara, California

Principal Software Engineer, Distributed Systems- Oracle Public cloud

Preferred Qualifications

The 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.


Public Cloud delivers enterprise grade software defined elastic cloud

infrastructure at


scale with IaaS, PaaS and SaaS that provides customers flexibility, agility and

room for


while fitting more easily into the corporate governance structure, security and


concerns written by thousands of internal developers and thousands of customers



the largest business automation cloud on the planet. The IaaS infrastructure



this innovation and value is evolving to fully embrace lights-out operations,



to tens of thousands of nodes, and services that self-heal and self-optimize.


Public Cloud is building out our IaaS cloud service team to redefine the way we



operate, secure, monitor, and repair our elastic cloud infrastructure at our

data centers

and the

code that runs across them - at consumer web scale. We are looking to add



systems engineers who can step up and own big chunks of that vision.


attributes of successful candidates

  • Have experience balancing feature

delivery, and retirement of technical debt.

  • Familiarity with crash-only and

recovery-oriented software design. Use your knowledge to add support for

reliable, self-healing for the IaaS Compute services.

  • Experience designing, developing,

debugging, and operating resilient distributed systems.

  • Capable of driving and delivering

thin slices of functionality on a regular cadence with data-driven feedback



  • Good understanding of large-scale

distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier


consensus services (ZooKeeper), application security and monitoring


  • Software development experience in

one or more of the following programming


Java, C/C , Python, or Go.

  • Experience with Resource Management

or scheduling in cloud infrastructure is a plus

  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch and


  • Familiarity with Docker, Mesos and

container technologies

  • Experience with Agile development

methodology and Test-Driven Development

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

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle