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Oracle SRE, OCI Container Native Group in Santa Clara, California

SRE, OCI Container Native Group

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.

Site Reliability Engineering for OCI Container Native Group

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) combines the elasticity and utility of public cloud with the granular control, security, and predictability of on-premises infrastructure to deliver high-performance, high availability and cost-effective infrastructure services. OCI provides the flexibility to run the most demanding workloads, as well as less compute-intensive applications, in a secure and highly available cloud environment. Customers can self-service provision their infrastructure, through a unified web console, APIs, CLI or via industry standard tools such as Terraform and Chef. OCI's approach gives the customer choices for industry leading local NVME storage or elastic network block storage. We pride ourselves on providing consistent predictable performance with simple and cost effective pricing.

CNG (The Container Native Group) is the team within OCI responsible for:

  • Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes

  • Oracle Docker/Container Registry Service

  • Soon to be released server-less computing platform

The Site reliability engineering (SRE) discipline in OCI incorporates the ethos of software engineering and applies it to large scale operations problems. As an SRE your primary goals are to create highly reliable and ultra-scalable software systems/services to manage the operations of our services.

A SRE will balance their time between

  • Software engineering tasks such as design and development of systems that increase our reliability, scalability and reduce operational overhead through automation.

  • Operations related work such as production issues and service on-call.

The ideal SRE candidate is proficient programmer who has large breadth of knowledge and experience including areas such as networking, internet protocols and Linux systems.

Our SREs are close partners with service owners in all aspects of service operations and ownership. We have a strong culture of innovation, collaboration and team work inspired by the DevOps philosophy.


  • Build services and tools that allow us to maintain excellent operational health of our services.

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms such as easy to use tooling and automation. Work in concert with service developers to evolve systems/products for better scalability, reliability and development velocity.

  • Drives new runbooks to help reduce mean triage time of incidents. Prioritize and build software to replace high hit count runbooks.

  • Practice sustainable incident response and drive root case analysis.

  • Managing and triaging tickets. Driving prioritization and execution of work based on impact.

  • Work closely with other development teams across OCI to evolve OCI’s culture of operational excellence. Report on service health and status in OCI wide forums.


  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding or equivalent practical experience

  • Experience building/maintaining software to be used in mission critical and high scale environments.

  • Proficient in one or multiple programming languages such as Go, Python, Java and Scala.

  • Understanding of Linux operating systems and Linux system administration

  • Experience automating repetitive tasks with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, and JavaScript

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, strong communication skills, a sense of ownership and drive

  • Deep understand do service metrics and alarms through the development of dashboards, service KPIs, alarming systems

  • Experience working in an operational environment with mission critical tier one services.

  • Strong sense of ownership and self-direction.

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: United States, US-CA,California-Santa Clara

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle