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Oracle Senior Principal Software Development Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

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. Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Responsibilities

We are building a new Software Assurance Gateway team at OCI. Our mission is to build and operate a set of gateway services to ensure the security and integrity of the services running within a customer’s tenancy. The team will develop, maintain and operationalize this new class of services with a high degree of resiliency, scalability and performance to meet the critical business needs of our customers.

Senior Principal Software Development Engineer

Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development

At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world.

Values are OCI’s foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future.

You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.

As a Senior Principal Software Engineer / Consulting Member of Technical Staff, you will work with teams of software engineers responsible for the software design, development, and operations for our new and existing products. You should be able to architect broad systems interactions, be hands-on, be able to dive deep into any part of the stack and have a good sense of cloud infrastructure and networking knowledge. You should value simplicity and impact, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Our Senior Principal engineers are also the people who can work independently and provide technical leadership to the broader organization. You should have experience developing and operating high-scale services, and an understanding of how to make these cloud-scale services resilient. The ideal candidate will be technically strong and productive; someone who knows how to balance speed and quality with iterative and incremental improvements. You understand operational excellence and know-how to infuse a culture of being proactive within your team. You recommend and justify major changes to new and existing products and establish consensus with data-driven approaches.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or relevant technical field involving coding or equivalent practical experience

  • 10+ years of total experience in software development

  • Demonstrated ability to write great code using Java, GoLang, C#, or similar OO languages

  • Proven ability to deliver products and experience with the full software development lifecycle

  • Experience working on large-scale, highly distributed services infrastructure

  • Experience working in an operational environment with mission-critical tier-one livesite servicing

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, strong communication skills, a sense of ownership, and drive

  • Experience designing architectures that demonstrate deep technical depth in one area, or span many products, to enable high availability, scalability, market-leading features and flexibility to meet future business demands

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as technical lead on a large scale cloud service

  • Hands-on experience developing and maintaining services on a public cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, Oracle)

  • Experience working on Kubernetes

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IAC) languages, preferably Terraform

  • Strong knowledge of databases (SQL and NoSQL)

  • Strong knowledge of Computer Networking (OSI layers, HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, Routers, Gateways, Subnets, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Linux internals, Linux/Unix troubleshooting skills

  • Familiarity with host virtualization technologies (KVM, Containers, Docker, etc.)

  • Able to effectively communicate technical ideas verbally and in writing (technical proposals, design specs, architecture diagrams and presentations)

  • Experience with hiring, mentorship and raising the talent bar across the organization

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated location(s)

California Pay Range: from $117,500 to $270,000 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Colorado Pay Range: from $112,600 to $243,000 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

New York City Pay Range: from $127,400 to $256,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Washington Pay Range: from $124,500 to $256,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, 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 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. Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)

  9. Paid parental leave

  10. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  11. Adoption assistance

  12. Financial planning and group legal

  13. 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 would like accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know at +1.888.404.2494, Option 1.

Disclaimer:

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

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

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