Senior Software Developer 3
Location:
Seattle , Washington
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
16001B53
Are you interested in building large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? Oracle is aggressively investing in the Oracle Cloud to provide the broadest, most comprehensive cloud in the industry. Only Oracle offers a complete suite of integrated services that include applications as a service, platform as a service, and infrastructure as a service - eliminating the data and business process fragmentation that come with cloud silos. A critical part of these silo's is the Infrastructure Services include Compute, Storage, and Messaging service. This is your chance to be part of this exciting Compute team that offers elastic compute capabilities to run any workload in the cloud!!!

Department Description:
Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best in class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.
http://cloud.oracle.com/compute

Position Overview:
We're looking for hands-on engineers with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems, virtualized infrastructure, and highly available services. If this is you, 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. An engineer at any level can have significant technical and business impact.

Job Responsibilities:
As a Principal Member of Technical Staff you will own the software design and development
for major components of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure. You should be both a rock solid coder and a distributed systems generalist, able to dive deep into any part of the stack and low level systems, as well as design broad distributed system interactions. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Candidate Profile:
• 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 knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed
systems fundamentals.
• Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.
• Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence
technologies.
• Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.
• Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus.

Top 3 skill sets / technologies in the ideal candidate:
1. Software Engineering experience with distributed systems within large scale environments

2. 5 years experience working on challenging issues with a self-starter / self-motivated attitude (Will vary based on level)
3. Virtualization experience would be a huge plus
Qualifications:
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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