Software Engineer / Architect - Network Automation

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: April 14, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16000ER3
Oracle Public Cloud is experiencing significant growth resulting in rapid expansion of the underlying network infrastructure to support that growth.

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer/Architect with development experience in multiple areas including network/infrastructure automation, web services, RESTful APIs and Software Defined Networking.

As part of a global team of network architects, engineers and software developers, you will have the opportunity to create and deliver fully automated core datacenter and backbone networks to support cloud scale applications. You will be building software for distributed network services, multi-level abstractions,complete automation of configurations, deployment and management of our cloud network infrastructure extending from the core datacenter to global backbone networks. In collaboration with the network architects, You will design and implement the network models to support the rapid growth, monitoring, capacity planning and provide well designed APIs and tools to deliver network services as code.

There are no dearth of challenges and opportunities are plentiful to apply your software engineering knowledge in creating the next generation of software defined networks.


B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
Strong software engineering/development background with at least 5 years experience in large distributed systems, infrastructure or network engineering and Web services
Deep knowledge of IP Networking, datacenter network technologies, packet forwarding architectures and internet routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, ISIS MPLS, GRE, IPSec, VxLAN, Dot1Q, QinQ, 40G/100G futures, DNS, HTTP, netflow/Jflow etc) highly desirable.
Proficiency at programming in Python, Java.
CCIE / JNCIE certifications or equivalents
Well versed in developments in Software Defined Networking and controllers like OpenDaylight, openvSwitch
Strong knowledge of API design such as Netconf, RESTful API.
Good knowledge of data models, relational databases, NOSQL
Understanding of cloud development principals such as loose coupling, separation of services, micro services
Experience with software development tools such as SCMs, automated build systems, test systems and harnesses, Continuous Integration/Delivery/Deployment. Must have strong debugging skills.
Experience and desire to write clean, testable code with automated tests
Strong focus on complete automation and delivering highly available solutions for highly demanding requirements.
We treat infrastructure as code - you will need a depth of knowledge of configuration management tools such as Chef or Ansible.
Familiarity with load balancing platforms and technologies.
Equally comfortable with Cisco and Juniper technologies and be willing to adopt and adapt to new technologies.
Ability to accomplish goals independently - highly result oriented.
A strong team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to present technical concepts and architecture to a broad audience including senior management.
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.

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