Senior Principal Cloud Software Development Engineer - IaaS/ Bare-metal
Posted: December 14, 2016
Reference ID: 16001D0J
Are you interested in building large-scale distributed cloud infrastructure from the ground up? Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure team is building a new Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform that operates at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. The largest names in technology and global business choose Oracle because we provide best in class end-to-end integrated compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.
We are the only company delivering the world's most complete set of integrated cloud capabilities across all layers (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). No other vendor offers 100% compatibility across cloud and on-premise environments. This multilayer approach is essential to building a next generation cloud with better performance, reliability and security at every level. When you join our entrepreneurial environment you will have access to enterprise strong Linux and Solaris distributions, Linux kernel developers, Java, DB and virtualization experts, and the latest in datacenter hardware.
Our team shares the pace, the growth, the execution, the iterative improvements and culture of a startup without many of the risks. We have a $5B R&D investment annually to ensure we have the coolest, most innovative cloud offerings on the planet. Our platform is the top priority at Oracle and is viewed as the biggest project in the history of the company. Come help us build the next generation of cloud capabilities that leverages the industry's #1 database and application server.
We are assembling an elite software development team with the expertise and passion for solving challenging unique problems in distributed multi-tenant architecture. You will use your knowledge and creativity to 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. A engineer at any level can have significant technical and business impact across the entire platform and company while working alongside some of the first developers of cloud services.
As a Senior Principal Software Development Engineer you will be working closely with software engineers from the various cloud service teams to build secure services and infrastructure that are fundamentally sound and efficient. Your influence over the design of the full system architecture is critical. You should be familiar with all levels of the software, hardware, and network stack; while having a deep knowledge in a few. Intellectual curiosity and an excitement for solving complex problems of complex massive systems is a must. You should value simplicity and usability as well as security and work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment.
This is an emerging venture within Oracle and a successful candidate will have a combination of the following :
• 5 years experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.
• Strong knowledge of C, C or Java, and experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.
• Strong experience in web services, Restful or Java API development.
• Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed
• Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.
• Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence
• Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.
• Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus.
• Experience systems level / embedded systems
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. Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 more 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.