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Oracle Site Reliability Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Solve complex problems related to infrastructure cloud services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence. Design, write, and deploy software to improve the availability, scalability, and efficiency of Oracle products and services. Design and develop designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems. Facilitate service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis, and system tuning.


Position Overview

We’re looking for hands-on SRDs (Site Reliability Developers) with expertise and passion for solving automation and scalability challenges for highly available services. If this is you, at Oracle you can design, maintain, and improve these types of systems. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, and working on ambitious new initiatives. A driven engineer at any level can have a significant technical and business impact.


As an SRD joining this team, your mission would be to protect and serve customer trust by focusing on achieving mission-critical availability. This mission includes:

  • Understand the end-to-end configuration, technical dependencies, and overall behavioral characteristics of our full production service

  • Work on and improve our automated region build process used to deploy our fast-growing number of public and private cloud regions.

  • Managing and improving our host of terraform deployment libraries.

  • Improve our operational capabilities by developing runbooks, alarming, and building tools.

  • Participate in our on-call rotation which requires monitoring our fleet and associated services.

  • Partner with development teams to Improve efficiency of our CI/CD processes through automation, and scale improvements to tools and dashboards.

  • Debug, maintain, and improve existing systems, with a focus especially on reducing operational burden, and increasing performance metrics.

  • Work with OCIs threat and vulnerability management team to maintain a strong security posture for the entire service.


  • 2+ years of experience in Site Reliability, Service Engineering, or DevOps

  • 2+ years of experience with all or some of the following languages: Python, Shell Scripting, Java, Go

  • Kubernetes expertise is a strong plus.

  • Thorough understanding of networking and cloud (preferably OCI) concepts

  • Proficient with some or all of the following: Terraform, Docker, Open Source Build Systems

  • Able to work on-call as part of an escalation path

  • Ability to contribute to multiple projects/demands simultaneously

  • Professional curiosity and a desire to a develop deep understanding of services and technologies.

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

  • Experience building/maintaining large scale compute fleets is a strong plus.


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 $79,000 to $158,200 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and 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