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Oracle Principal Technical Support Engineer - Exadata in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

As a member of the Support organization, your focus is to deliver post-sales support and solutions to the Oracle customer base while serving as an advocate for customer needs.

This involves resolving post-sales non-technical customer inquiries via phone and electronic means, as well as, technical questions regarding the use of and solving for our Electronic Support Services. A primary point of contact for customers, of whom you will facilitate positive customer relationships with Support and solutions and assist internal Oracle employees on diverse customer situations and called-out issues.

As a Principal Support Engineer:

  • You will offer strategic technical support to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.

  • Contribute by creating and applying automated technology and instrumentation to diagnose, document, and resolve/avoid customer issues.

  • You are the product expert and valued member of the technical problem-solving/problem-avoidance team. Our team is routinely sought after to address very sophisticated, critical customer issues.

  • Our services may be frequently provided by on-site customer visits.

  • Standout colleague

  • Ability to bring calm to challenging incidents

  • Mentor other team members, including junior staff

  • Possess seven years of relevant Oracle database product experience

  • Hold advanced degree or equivalent experience


Ideal candidate will work Pacific Timezone hours!

A successful candidate will have hands-on experience with

  • Exadata Implementations

  • Oracle Exadata Cloud Services (ExaCC / ExaCS) implementation and administration

  • In depth knowledge of ASM and RAC architecture

  • Experience with clustering technologies from different vendors

  • Thorough understanding of the Oracle database features

  • Extensive hands-on interaction with large Database management systems

  • Familiarity with support tools and Oracle diagnostics is a plus

  • Programming and solving-knowledge in C , C+- Good knowledge on Unix, Linux and/or Windows operating systems

  • Good hardware debugging skills

  • Good understanding of OCI fundamentals


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $31.83 to $67.93 per hour; from $66,200 to $141,300 per annum. May be eligible for equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer