Oracle Principal Engineer (JoinOCI-Edge) in Washington, District Of Columbia

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.


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Position: Principal Engineer JoinOCI-Edge DataPlane, Product Engineering*

Location: Manchester, NH

Reports To: Senior Manager, Software Development*

*Job Summary: *

This individual will be a principal member ofthe OCI Data Plane Service team supporting the Oracle Dyn DNS platform. Primarily focused on delivering the implementation of our next-generation DNSand cloud platform integration. Day-to-day activities will range fromleading design and discovery discussions, reviewing roadmap with stakeholders,prototyping, and hands on software development. The ideal candidate willbe self-motivated and possess a wide range of skills and experience. Thisindividual should have the ability to understand business needs and priorities,work closely with product managers and architects and strike a good balancebetween business goals and technical implementations. This individual will alsobe fairly autonomous and be expected to contribute to a wide range ofhigh-impact projects across the organization. The ideal candidate will be anexperienced leader.

Major Duties:*

  • Design, develop, implement, operationalize andsupport Oracle Dyn DNS, Advanced features of managed DNS like TrafficManagement, Backend APIs, SDKs, CLIs and various other components.

  • Hands on software development at load,performance, scalability, security and high availability.

  • Develop code which scales to billions of Queriesper second.

  • Analyze & interpret business needs to developtechnical specifications and analyze gaps and provide improvements of legacyproduct.

  • Evaluate various existing and new implementationsto determine security and compliance with business needs and externalspecifications.

  • Perform troubleshooting and coordinate problemresolution activities with engineering and support teams.

  • Establish and maintain productive relationshipswith peer organizations.

  • Cross-train squad members and insure knowledgetransfer is occurring so that there are no single points of failure andknowledge gaps.

  • Providing review and input to business needs, andusing those to develop technical needs, and eventually deployable systems.

  • Some travel involved with this position.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstratedability to deliver the items listed in the major duties section

  • At least10 years experience in application development and building high-performancedata plane services

  • Experience in network and websecurity technologies (firewalls, web security, IDP / IPS, DNS based security,etc.) anddeepunderstanding of DNS and BIND implementation of the services

  • Expertisein C, C , GO, Java, Python (two or more preferred)

  • Knowledgeof Internet protocols and standards, including DNS, DNSSEC, REST, SSL and HTTP

  • Generalknowledge of the following categories of network systems: Multiprocessing,Threading, Distributed systems, Load Balancing and High Availability

  • Good knowledge of Linux at asystems level

  • Knowledgeof databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, DBaaS

  • Knowledgeof caching servers such as Varnish or Nginx

  • Excellent writtenand verbal communication skills and ability to work with minimum direction

  • Demonstratedability to work effectively across organizational boundaries and within groups

  • Should beable to take high level architectures and convert into reality and detaileddesign

  • Should beable to guide teams of people via backlog grooming, sprint planning

  • Should bea flexible, resourceful, team player that is able to thrive in a fast-paced,constantly changing environment.

  • Creativethinking and critical analysis are essential.


  • Bachelor sdegree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent in work experience andself-study.

  • Advanceddegree is a plus


Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Principal Engineer (JoinOCI-Edge)

Location: NH,New Hamp-Manchester

Requisition ID: 18000ZM5

Other Locations: United States