Software Development Director
Location:
Seattle , Washington
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
16000T03
Are you interested in building large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? 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, foundational cloud networking services.

http://cloud.oracle.com/compute

The Oracle Public Cloud Networking team is responsible for the architecture and design of a highly available and secure network that forms the building blocks of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure. We develop distributed services and software applications that manage the life cycle of network devices, monitors the network to ensure high availability and enforces security. Our services expose highly available, software defined networking (SDN) capabilities for virtual network formation to our elastic compute customers.

We're looking for a hands-on leader with strong management experience to come lead and build a team responsible for developing 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, operate as a startup and working on ambitious new initiatives.

As a Director of Software Development you will own and manage teams of software engineers responsible for the software architecture and development for major components of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure. You will be responsible for defining the vision, develop a strategy and execute programs. You should be comfortable with diving deep to solve technical problems while at the same time have the ability to think big and provide the vision for the technology space. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Come build the state of the art IaaS network starting from the ground floor.

Basic Qualifications:
- 3-5 years of management experience leading teams to develop enterprise or cloud scale software.
- 7 years of experience in software development with 2 years in large scale distributed systems / web services
- Proficient at programming in Java, Python, C/C
- Bachelors in computer science and Engineering or related engineering fields

Preferred Qualifications:
- 10 years of industry experience
- Experience developing Network software and/or experience working with network devices/hardware.

- Masters / PhD degree in Computer Science or related engineering fields
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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