Member of Technical Staff
Location:
Seattle, WA
Posted:
June 11, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Engineering, Manufacturing, Production
Reference:
16000NYO
Are you interested in building large-scale distributed in frastructure for the cloud? Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure team is building new IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) technologies that operate at planetary scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. The largest enterprises in the world run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best in class, foundational cloud services.

http://cloud.oracle.com/compute

Our team builds distributed services that handle global forecasting and capacity management, life cycle management, operations and security of our fleet of physical servers and network devices. We are inventing new ways of managing our fleet infrastructure to provide strong guarantees of security, performance, availability and operability. Our services and tools enable best-in-class fleet intelligence, forecasting and operations for the largest,most demanding customers in the world.

We're looking for hands-on engineers with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems, virtualized infrastructure, and highly available services. At Oracle you can 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. You will have significant technical and business impact.

As a Principal Software Engineer you will own and lead software design and development for major components of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure. You should be comfortable at multiple layers of the stack ranging from low level operating systems to large scale distributed systems. You need to be able to understand and design for broad systems interactions, while being very hands-on, able to dive deep into any part of the stack and higher level system interactions. You should value simplicity at scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Join us in this ground floor opportunity as we create the premiere IaaS solution for the world's largest, most demanding enterprises.


Profile

Minimum Qualifications

5 years experience in applications development
2 years experience developing large scale distributedapplications / web services
Expert level knowledge of either Java or Python
Comfortable with the Linux command line
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineeringor related fields

Preferred Qualifications

5 years of experience
2 years experience operating a large scale service
Demonstrated experience leading focused technical teams
Masters / PhD degree
Experience with any of the following are all pluses: various programming languages (c, c , Go, Ruby, perl, R, JavaScript); Chef or other configuration management frameworks; virtualization or containerization; both relational and non-relational data stores; big data pipelines and visualization; statistics; site reliability engineering practices including fault injection.
Qualifications:
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will assist in defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, debugging or designing of software applications or operating systems. Provide technical leadership to other software developers. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture to meet changing needs.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

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.
A little about us:
Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud.

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