Software Development Director
Location:
Seattle , Washington
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
16000LG9
Are you interested in delivering large-scale, high performance, fault tolerant solutions for Oracle's Cloud Customers? Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure Networking team is building next generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service networking solutions that support the most demanding mission-critical customer requirements, and operate at cloud scale to provide a secure, distributed multi-tenant cloud environment.

Oracle's brand new IaaS network uses Software Defined Networking (SDN) principles to enable new platform features beyond existing technologies to support new customer use-cases in the IaaS space with strong security, availability and performance guarantees. Our software defined control plane is responsible for network management, virtualization and exposing multi-tenant network functions (NFV) to our customers.

We are looking for a strong leader to come manage, systems engineers and software engineers to take on the challenge of engineering our software-defined network for scale and performance while providing strong guarantees of availability to our customers. Your team will have diverse expertise in networking, systems and software development to provide the stability, performance and reliability our customers need. You will build tools to address hard operational problems while enabling our service developers to remain agile and deliver feature changes. You will deliver the solutions that directly contribute to our customer's success.

Come deliver the cloud with the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Networking team

Network Engineering:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 Management experience
    Cisco CCNP / JNCIP


  • Deep knowledge of Internet Networking and datacenter network topologies (BGP, OSPF)


  • 5 years of network administration on large scale networks


  • Expert troubleshooting skills


  • Experience with automated network management tools


  • Strong focus on delivering highly available solutions for [smart / intelligent / demanding ] customers


Preferred Qualifications:


  • B.S. or better in Computer Science or other engineering disciplines


  • CCIE / JNCIE certifications or equivalents


  • Proficient coding complex solutions in languages such as Python, Ruby, Java, C/C


  • Deep knowledge of Network availability and performance tuning (BGP, OSPF, MPLS, GRE, IPSec)


  • Familiar with cloud scaled datacenter network architectures


  • Familiar with network virtualization protocols and software suites


  • 5 years of network administration on large scale networks


  • 3 years of experience in production software development with Agile methodologies


  • Expert protocol level troubleshooting skills


  • Strong focus on self healing automated network systems at scale


Systems Engineering:

Basic Qualifications:


  • Proficient with Python, Ruby


  • Deep knowledge of Networking Services (TCP and UDP based, DNS, DHCP)


  • Familiar with datacenter network routing protocols


  • Deep knowledge of Linux and host based networking


  • Expert Linux performance and stability troubleshooting skills


  • 5 years of systems administration on 2000 server environments


Preferred Qualifications:


  • B.S. or better in Computer Science or other engineering disciplines


  • Proficient in coding complex systems using Python, Ruby, Java, C/C


  • Deep knowledge of Networking (TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, IPSec)


  • Deep knowledge of Linux internals and host based networking


  • Deep focus on building secure Internet facing systems in hostile environments


  • Familiar with Internet and datacenter network routing protocols (BGP, OSPF)


  • Familiar with network virtualization solutions


  • 5 years of systems administration on 20000 server environments


  • 3 years of experience in production software development with Agile methodologies


  • Expert troubleshooting skills


  • Expert fleet automation and management solutions


Software Development:

Basic Qualifications:


  • Proficient with Python, Ruby


  • Deep knowledge of Networking (BGP, OSPF, TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP)


  • Familiar with datacenter network architecture


  • Deep knowledge of Linux and host based networking


  • 5 years of production software development with Agile Methodologies


  • Expert troubleshooting skills


Preferred Qualifications:


  • B.S. or better in Computer Science or other engineering disciplines


  • Proficient in Python, Ruby, Java, C/C


  • Deep knowledge of Networking (BGP, OSPF, MPLS, GRE, TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, IPSec)


  • Deep knowledge of Linux internals and host based networking


  • Familiar with datacenter network architecture


  • Familiar with network virtualization protocols and software suites


  • 8 years of experience in production software development with Agile methodologies


  • Expert troubleshooting skills

Qualifications:
Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. 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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