Oracle Principal Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Principal Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

An Oracle Aconex Principal Engineer is a hands-on, end-to-end software development role, with the emphasis on people and leadership.

This role is responsible for building, promoting, coaching, mentoring and providing technical direction across all Aconex systems. You will work collaboratively with the team to continuously improve software development, build engineering, deployment engineering, operational support and enterprise architecture practices. You will push practices such as Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Pair Programming and Continuous Delivery in support of Agile software delivery. It is preferred that you have previous experience as a Tech Lead or a similar position, but also that you enjoy building a team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively design, write and test new software in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Deliver high quality software.

  • Improve existing systems by analysing and identifying areas for modification and enhancement

  • Maintain and support existing software, including incident response activities, correcting software defects and feature enhancements.

  • Assist production triage, operations and client operation teams as required on production issues

  • Always on lookout for latest technology trends and introducing them in Aconex as appropriate

  • Demonstrate a relentless hunger for professional self-improvement and find creative ways to encourage others to do the same

  • Driver for the quality of Aconex software by promoting good engineering practices throughout the Engineering team

  • Champion ongoing agile process and practice improvement

  • Work closely and collaboratively with Product teams during different stages of projects inception, analysis, development, support

  • Promote and coach software engineering best practices such as Pair Programming, Clean Code and Test Driven Development.

Skills & Experience:

  • Deep knowledge of Java/J2EE

  • In-depth understanding of Java web application architecture

  • Strong experience in using Design Patterns

  • Sound knowledge in Spring, Hibernate, Lucene, SQL

  • Experience in using TDD/BDD to get your code right first time.

  • Experienced in using version control (GIT), database technologies and transactions management.

  • Experience in using front-end technologies, such as CSS, jQuery, REST, JSON.

  • Experience with Continuous Integration Tools, such as Jenkins, Hudson, etc

  • Ability to communicate your ideas effectively both written and verbal

  • A strong advocate of Open Source technologies, such as log4j, XML, apache commons, etc.

  • Strong presentation skills. Ability to deliver technical presentations to a range of audiences from technical to non-technical people.

  • Experience working with distributed teams

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Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.

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.

Job: Product Development

Location: AU-AU,Australia-Sydney

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle