Software Engineer - Web Products / User Experiences

  • Company: Oracle
  • Location: Virginia, United States
  • Posted: November 23, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16001A7A
At Oracle's UGBU, the web product team is reinventing the consumer experience for the Utility industry by creating utility-branded web applications that brings the utilities on par with state of the art web development. These applications make it easy for the consumer to understand their energy usage in a friendly and intuitive way, and provide personalized ideas and advice on how to reduce usage. You'll be part of a team of fun, friendly, and technically skilled engineers developing innovative and user friendly web experiences. As part of this team, you will get exposure to the entire stack from building multi-tenant backend services to modular front-end web/mobile presentations, making you a much more well-rounded engineer.

• Design and implement the web consumer product suite with multi-tenant services, modular front-ends and multichannel support ranging from desktop to mobile devices.
• Work closely with teams in UX and product management and backend SOA service providers to surface Opower insights on the web.
• Continuously test your software to fail-fast and fail-forward to ensure the best user experience.
• Take pride in ownership of your code, supporting it in production and continuously monitoring and evolving it, based on performance metrics.

About You
• Bachelor's degree or higher in software engineering, computer science or related field
• 3-5 years of application architecture, solution design and/or product development experience
• You are passionate about JavaScript tools and frameworks and the future of JavaScript.
• There's a special place in your heart for jQuery but you have moved on to MVC-like frameworks such as Angular and functional programming toolsets like Underscore/Lo-dash.
• You understand how to modularize large JavaScript projects and handle project dependencies.
• You cannot fathom deploying code without continuous integration. We use Jenkins but any similar CI experience works.
• You are detail-oriented, methodical and practical, and work well with others
• You function well in a fast-paced, informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high.
• You focus on building operations friendly apps that can be deployed and managed with ease
• Comfortable acting a "full-stack" engineer, capable of delivering operations-friendly solutions from server to browser and devices.
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About Oracle UGBU
Oracle UGBU is a SaaS provider for the Utility industry, using behavioral science to improve consumer engagement and increase energy efficiency. Utilities from around the world provide energy usage data from tens of millions of customers to Oracle UGBU which we then analyze and aggregate into key insights using the latest software technologies. The challenge for the web team is to reinvent the Utility industry's web presence to bring it on par with best of breed web development.
Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will perform high-level design based on provided external specifications. Specify, design and implement minor changes to existing software architecture. Build highly complex enhancements and resolve complex bugs. Build and execute unit tests and unit plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering as necessary to discuss minor changes to product functionality and to ensure quality and consistency across specific products.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 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.

Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance.

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