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Oracle Principal Data Scientist/Principal SDE - Machine Learning / Video Understanding - Media Services in Quincy, Massachusetts

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 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.

Principal Data Scientist - Machine Learning / Video Understanding

Oracle Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development - Media Services - (Join OCI)

Principal Software Engineer


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.

*OCI Media Services *is an exciting new team working on a suite of OCI-native services in the digital media space. We are building services from the ground up that run the gamut from content transcode and streaming to information extraction and analytics.

From a technology perspective, this is a greenfield development environment with a huge amount of autonomy, leaving us free to build and innovate without being encumbered by legacy products and services.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Machine Learning, especially deep learning models and frameworks such as TensorFlow or PyTorch.

  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to explain complex concepts to stakeholders within the team.

  • Focused on customer use-cases. Driven to iterate quickly to push scalable product to production.

  • Able to adapt to a fast-paced work environment. Comfortable with changing priorities.

  • Self-driven to do whatever is required (research, prototyping, data prep, scalability, operations, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Masters degree in technical field (computer science, mathematics, physics).

  • Practical and/or research ML experience in image, video, NLP, or time-series domains.

  • Strong python skills. Ability to code in other languages.

  • Knowledge of common service-oriented design patterns.

  • Not afraid to challenge assumptions as situations change.


  • Collaborative software and model development in small teams.

  • Take responsibility for business deliveries.

  • Ownership without Pride: Reach out to others for help, present results, and accept feedback.

  • Stay up to date on state of the art models from academia and industry.

  • Partner with other teams at Oracle.

  • Write reports and communicate results to stakeholders and customers.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Lead a delivery from a small team of 3-4 people. Research and evaluate existing deep learning architectures and variants. Replicate the training and evaluation results on Oracle’s datasets and cloud infrastructure. Participate in the acquisition and curation of training data sets. Support transfer learning for customers. Stay up to date on industry standards and academic research, clearly informing the broader team of relevant findings in written and verbal form.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Principal Data Scientist/Principal SDE - Machine Learning / Video Understanding - Media Services

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 200012EM