Oracle Senior Principal Windows System Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Senior Principal Windows System Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

Cloud Infrastructure Group (Santa Clara, CA)

Are you interested in building large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure team is building an 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 are looking for Senior Windows Systems Engineers with experience in implementing and administering Windows in a virtualized environment to support our growing Infrastructure Services.


Under the direction of the Director of Cloud Infrastructure Services, the successful candidates:

  • Manage production and pre-production technology systems in a hybrid cloud/datacenter environment

  • Automate building systems and deploying applications.

  • Create additional automation by scripting repetitive tasks

  • Manage and support Windows guest image build pipeline for Oracle Public Cloud

  • Participate in strategic projects

  • Monitor productions systems, respond to and troubleshoot incidents

  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation

Required Skills

  • Ability to code in Object Oriented Programming Language

  • Master's degree or Relevant hands-on experience

  • Ability to collaborate with resources across multiple disciplines

  • Ability to design and document complex workflows

Strong knowledge of Windows kernels and Windows system internals.

  • Experience scripting in Shell, Python, Java or other languages

  • Strong proficiency in cloud management technologies

  • Well-rounded knowledge of networking (LAN, WAN, VLAN, Routing, Firewalls, etc.)

  • Well-rounded knowledge of storage solutions

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, flexibility in concepts and action, able to handle aggressive mission critical deadlines

  • Looks for any areas of improvement and suggests changes, rather than waiting for direction

  • Excellent team player - proven ability to resolve problems professionally and systematically

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • Experienced systems engineer who has 10 years of system development or administration experience with Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016 operating systems.

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, Aws or OpenStack

  • Experience in server and desktop virtualization platforms such as VMWare, Hyper-V, Citrix XenApp Server and XenDesktop preferred.

  • Experience with automated monitoring systems and technologies

  • Experience working with Cloud guest image build and certification process

Job Location

Santa Clara, CA, USA

Position Type


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

Other Locations: US-California, US-CA,California-Redwood City, United States, US-CA,California-Oakland, US-WA,Washington-Seattle

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle