Oracle Software Developer 5 in Santa Clara, California

Software Developer 5

Preferred Qualifications

Senior Java Core Libraries Engineer

This global team is responsible for the Java core libraries of the Java Development Kit (JDK / OpenJDK), which include such areas as the Math Libraries, Collections,

Charsets, Compression (ZIP/JAR), Serialization, Regular Expressions, Networking (HTTP, URI, etc), XML, Concurrency, & Classloaders. We provide a large set of APIs, tools, and implementations of commonly used algorithms, mechanisms, and protocols; these are the foundation of Java platform.

Job Description:

We currently have several new and exciting projects on our roadmap, ranging from libraries support for proposed language features (Project Valhalla, Project Amber) to foreign function support (Project Panama) and Vector API, to modernizing existing implementations to leverage the latest JDK features, among others.

We are looking for a senior engineer to join our team of experts to take Java to the next level. In addition to new feature work, job responsibilities will include maintaining the existing code base, as well as working with external developers on the OpenJDK, customers, and partners on defects and RFE requests for future releases.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent degree.

  • 15 years industry experience.

  • Will own and lead software architecture and development for major components in the Java Core Libraries / JDK

  • Requires strong experience with API design, code development, and debugging in multi-platform environments (Linus, Windows, Mac, Solaris)

  • Strong on data structures, algorithms, performance tuning, threading and concurrency

  • Has kept abreast of new technology and trends

  • Strong on quality, including developing thorough tests for new or changed code

  • Proven ability on troubleshooting and debugging

  • Strong preference in hands-on OpenJDK and Mercurial development experience; experience in development in open sourced projects another strong plus

  • Expert-level proficiency in Java and C, systems level programming and debugging skills

  • Hands-on experience in distributed computing, concurrency programming, performance enhancements in a server environment, Java and native process management, algorithm design and implementation

  • Internal JVM knowledge a big plus.

Personal Abilities:

  • Self driven and self motivated

  • Able to lead and mentor junior engineers

  • Must be able to multi-task among multiple assignments

  • Excellent critical thinking and decision making skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Confident presenter of concepts / ideas / solutions

  • The ability to influence with well developed persuasive arguments verbally and in writing

  • An ability to work under pressure and meet deadline requirements complimenting a proactive and flexible approach with a resilient and results - orientated nature

  • Possessing exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

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 or 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-Santa Clara

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle