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Oracle Software Development Snr Manager in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a manager of the software engineering division, you will apply your knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and suggest improvements to the architecture.

Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas of sections. Ensures appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet Corporate specifications. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is leading the transformation to cloud-native Big Data technologies in our hyper-scale, multi-tenant cloud, deployed in more than 20 regions worldwide. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud services that meet the needs of our customers, who are tackling some of the world's biggest challenges.

We are interested in a senior leader with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems and highly available services. At Oracle, you can help, shape, design and build innovative new systems from the ground up. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. Managers at any level can have significant technical and business impact.

As a Sr. Manager of Engineering, you will own the execution of software design and development for major components ofOracle’s Cloud Infrastructure Big Data Service. You should have technical depth, architectural know how, distributed systems generalist, strong people and process manager and able to dive deep into any part of the stack and low-level systems. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

The Big Data Service team’s charter is to offer a managed, cloud-native Big Data Service focused on large-scale data processing and analytics on unstructured data stored in data lakes, and management of the date in data lakes. The service work scope encompasses not just good integration with OCI’s native infrastructure (security, cloud, storage, etc.) but also deep integration with other relevant cloud native services in OCI (like Oracle Kubernetes, Data Catalog, ADW, etc.). It includes doing cloud native ways of doing service level patching & upgrades and maintaining high availability of the service in the face of random failures & planned downtimes in the underlying infrastructure (e.g., for things like patching the Linux kernels to take care of a security vulnerability). Developing systems for monitoring and getting telemetry into the service’s runtime characteristics and being able to take actions on the telemetry data is a part of the charter.


  • Provide leadership, direction and strategy

  • Identify, recruit and retain strong engineering talent

  • Work with members of the team and manage smart engineers doing the design and development of key features needed to make the OCI Big Data Service successful.

  • Demonstrate expertise in cloud engineering and distributed systems

  • Have prior experience in building and delivering world-class products

  • Work with geographically distributed teams and contribute to the success of his/her and other related teams

  • Work with designers and product managers to arrive at a product/service definition and get the definition to an execution plan

  • Support a highly available and resilient cloud service, and build the supporting systems

  • Work with the Apache Hadoop Community and more broadly the Big Data ecosystem communities (e.g. Apache Hive, Apache HBase, Apache Spark, etc.)

  • Work with the team and outside to get necessary approvals for the architecture and design for the problem at hand

  • Interact with other service leads in OCI, and be able to come up with clear plans on integration with those as needed


  • 8 years of experience in software development.

  • 3 Years of experience leading engineering teams and leadership.

  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.

  • 2 years of cloud experience.

  • 2 years of experience managing a complex software development project and working in a domain of operating a service.

  • Experience with Big Data ecosystems

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and recruit very strong engineering talent.

  • Experience at an organization with strong operational/dev-ops culture.

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms such as easy to use tooling and automation. Work in concert with service developers to evolve systems/products for better scalability, reliability and release velocity.

  • Previous success in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures for organizations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner to all audiences.

  • Results driven; thrives in a development environment that is agile, collaborative, and in start-up mode, even when faced with ambiguity.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: *Software Development Snr Manager *

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 210008C8