Oracle Principal Member of Technical Staff in Seattle, Washington

Principal Member of Technical Staff

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.

Are you interested in building large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure team is building a new IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) technologies that operate at planetary scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. The largest enterprises in the world run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best in class, foundational cloud services.

Our team builds distributed services that handle global forecasting and capacity management, life cycle management, operations and security of our fleet of physical servers and network devices. We are inventing new ways of managing our fleet infrastructure to provide strong guarantees of security, performance, availability and operability. Our services and tools enable best-in-class fleet intelligence, forecasting and operations for the largest, most demanding customers in the world.

We’re looking for hands-on engineers with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems, virtualized infrastructure, and highly available services. At Oracle you can design and build innovative new systems from the ground up. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. You will have significant technical and business impact.

As a Principal Software Engineer you will own and lead software design and development for major components of Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure. You should be comfortable at multiple layers of the stack ranging from low level operating systems to large scale distributed systems. You need to be able to understand and design for broad systems interactions, while being very hands-on, able to dive deep into any part of the stack and higher level system interactions. You should value simplicity at scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Join us in this ground floor opportunity as we create the premiere IaaS solution for the world’s largest, most demanding enterprises.


Minimum Qualifications

5 years experience in applications development

2 years experience developing large scale distributed applications / web services

Expert level knowledge of either Java or Python

Comfortable with the Linux command line

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields

Preferred Qualifications

8 years of experience

2 years experience operating a large scale service

Demonstrated experience leading focused technical teams

Masters / PhD degree

Experience with any of the following are all pluses: various programming languages (c, c , Go, Ruby, perl, R, JavaScript); Chef or other configuration management frameworks; virtualization or containerization; both relational and non-relational data stores; big data pipelines and visualization; statistics; site reliability engineering practices including fault injection.

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

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle