Principal Software Developer-Big Data

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: January 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: 16001398
Oracle Data Cloud: Powering connections to customers.

The Oracle Data Cloud enables companies to use data to inform and measure business decisions. We do it by providing Data as a Service, or DaaS, to help create connections to customers across channels and devices. The Oracle Data Cloud was created in 2014 through the acquisition of BlueKai and was expanded in 2015 through the acquisition of Datalogix. The BlueKai and Datalogix brands live on as products within the Oracle Data Cloud.

Join Oracle Data Cloud and be part of the team creating innovative and groundbreaking data-driven solutions for Marketing, Sales and Customer Intelligence.

To learn more about DaaS solutions follow this link:

Job Description

As Principal Software Engineer, you'll be using your object-oriented development expertise and database know-how on the data we ingest from hundreds of different companies, and the solutions you develop will revolutionize the way products and services are sold. We rely on all of our Software Engineers to develop innovative solutions for our digital and offline marketing products. Our solutions will require you to work effectively with your teammates, of course. But your real success with Oracle will be measured by how well you couple critical thinking with self-motivation, enthusiasm and determination. Our engineers are grouped into teams that each focus on a specific business line. (We are "truly" agile which means daily stand-ups and two-week iterations.) Engineers that like to share and mentor thrive here, for Oracle offers ample opportunities to move between teams and work on varying business domains and technology challenges.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Work as a member of an Agile Software Development Team to help implement new functionality based on business requirements.
  • Develop new programs and supporting existing programs in Linux and Windows environments.
  • Interact with the Oracle business and operations teams and facilitate working through technical implementation and customer service issues.
  • Solve big data challenges. We work at multi-petabyte scale as we ingest data from hundreds of companies.
  • Work on high-volume, low-latency Internet solutions. We have real-time api's that receive 10 billion requests per day from our partners and clients.
  • Develop service-based, server-side solutions in Scala and Java
  • Work with our analytics teams to develop predictive modeling and data mining algorithms on petabytes of data using distributed computing.
  • All development and production processing is done in the cloud. If you are not a cloud computing expert already, you will become one. We use Amazon AWS and the Oracle Cloud.
  • Implement data pipelines on large volumes of data using Spark.
  • Develop in a variety of database technologies; Hadoop, Cassandra, Redshift, Hive, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL
  • Write clean, efficient and well tested code that you and your team will be able to understand 6 months from now

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Development experience in Scala or Java is required
  • Ability to jump into a new code base and make suggestions and impactful improvements with the team is required
  • Other experience we look for includes: Python, Linux, Hadoop, Spark, SQL, Big Data
  • Familiarity with open source workflow engines: Luigi, Airflow, etc is preferred
  • Familiarity with Mesos, Marathon, and Singularity is preffered
  • Familiarity with AWS (Amazon Web Services) is preferred
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills to interact with Agile team members
This is a world-class, career-building opportunity:
  • Work in an environment with colleagues who are as smart and driven as they are collaborative and fun
  • Seize the opportunity to have a direct impact on the development of constantly evolving, game-changing products and services
  • Strategize with well-known thought leaders making a real impact in this ever-evolving industry
  • Stay on top of your game with professional development opportunities

What Oracle Data Cloud is best known for:
  • Industry-leading products and service solutions
  • Unique positioning in the advertising & marketing ecosystem
  • Longstanding relationships with high-profile advertisers and the biggest players in the digital-media advertising world
  • A visionary organization with an unmatched drive for excellence
  • A fast-paced, exciting culture giving employees the opportunity to work and play hard

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.

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