Principal Systems Software Developer: Shell scripts, Perl, Python, Linux Kernel

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: November 17, 2016
  • Reference ID: 160019FQ
Join the team delivering one of Oracle's most successful products--The Exadata Database Machine providing the highest performance ideally suited for the workloads of cloud computing.

Come and be a part of our exciting, bright and leading edge Exadata group! Work with a relatively small, highly motivated, close-knit, dynamic and vibrant team. No two days are alike!

The Exadata team is seeking top talent within the systems development community to include Intel x86 experience as well as evaluating and working with the latest HW and SW technology. This technology includes PCIe Flash, NVMe, Infiniband all of which transcend varying types of storage medium.

This is a Principal Systems Development position - requiring skills and aptitude for bringing multiple components together and making them work together. Deliverables span tools, scripts, release management, utilities, security, configuration and end user command line tools for distributed deployments and upgrades.

The ideal candidate will have the following skill-sets/technologies:
-Embedding Linux into an appliance or equivalent experience customizing Linux distributions to make them highly specific. This will include a strong background of deploying, configuring, tuning and evaluating the integration of HW, SW, Linux kernel and OS to include solid troubleshooting skills and life-cycle upkeep--upgrades, patches, etc

-Demonstrate strong operating skills to include creating shell scripts (sh/bash) and related utilities.

-Strong skills in Perl or Python scripting.

-Possess the ability to communicate to all levels of the organization progress made regarding the above technologies to include summarizing accomplishments for Senior Executives.

-Quickly adopt and learn new technologies, produce rapid prototypes, convert the suitable prototypes into reliable polished production in record time is the norm of the day.

-The ideal candidate should be able to work and thrive independently in this environment.
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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