Principal Member of Technical Staff
Santa Clara, CA
January 27, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Engineering, Manufacturing, Production
Oracle Public Cloud Group (Santa Clara, CA )
Principal Member of Technical Staff

You are passionate about building large scale distributed infrastructures for the Cloud. You are the type of problem solver which every team wishes they had. You can grasp, solve complex problems and deliver excellent implementations for production. You just "Get it Done". We are a small and relatively new team building the next big thing for Oracle Public Cloud. This is a great opportunity to be part of a paradigm shift within a high visibility group here at Oracle. Help us by being on the ground level of this exciting opportunity.

The Oracle Public Cloud Block Storage Group develops the Elastic Block Storage solution running all public cloud services within Oracle. This includes Database as a Service and Java as a Service.

As a Principal Member of Technical Staff you will have an impact on the software architecture and development for major components of the Public Cloud Storage Services. Our product roadmap is an incredibly fun ride if you enjoy challenging problems. You must value simplicity, lightness, and streamlining to be a successful developer for this team. You must have experience with distributed systems that scale well and have participated on teams that have had a collaborative approach to systems architecture as well a high bar for quality and performance.

You will be expected to learn new p rogramming languages, use and integrate different open source solutions, and demonstrate the ability to drive innovation against and with standard technical concepts.


• 6 years delivering and operating in production large scale, highly available distributed systems

BS in Computer Science with 6 years of relevant industry experience

• PhD or Masters Degree with 3 years relevant industry experience

• Strong knowledge of at least one Object Oriented Programming language to include: C , Java, Python, and Scala

• Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems and distributed systems fundamentals

• Experience building scalable storage systems is preferred

• Familiarity with one of the following: SAN, NAS, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel

• Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus

• Expertise in debugging scale and performance issues

• Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team
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 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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