Principal Application Developer

Oracle   •  

Pleasanton, CA

Industry: Telecommunications


8 - 10 years

Posted 37 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Preferred Qualifications

We are looking for talented software engineer who can get things done to our Oracle R&D team. We have a unique working environment where great engineers thrive. The team is made up of seasoned professionals and open to adopting new innovative solutions wherever it makes sense. We are a well-organized software shop with lightweight processes for continuous integration, code reviews, proper versioning control and unit testing that help us be more productive.


  • Research, analyze, prototype, design, develop and test software
  • Work with Product Stakeholders to analyze and understand functional requirements, objectives, and desired features; then design, implement and test code to achieve desired functionality
  • Work and collaborate with a variety of other technology-driven teams within Oracle in an ongoing basis
  • Create unit test scenarios and run tests to find errors and confirm program meets specifications with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency
  • Work with the quality assurance team to assist with program review/testing and program correction and provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with program
  • Monitor the performance of programs after implementation and write and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections
  • Mentor junior developers and help them deliver against the objectives


  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science/Engineering, or related discipline
  • 8+ years hands-on experience with web application development with Java and open-source technologies
  • Experience in complex projects with web services such as REST, SOAP or a similar technology
  • Experience in Oracle ADF is a bonus
  • Experienced in designing and developing multi-tenant, Software as a Service (SaaS) products
  • Strong ability to convert and absorb functional requirements and technical architectures guidelines into new software design
  • Strong knowledge in database and SQL
  • Solid understanding of web concepts and technologies
  • Experience in maintaining large-scale enterprise software
  • Strong Object-Oriented design skills with ability to abstract out design patterns
  • Knowledge of security/access control and internationalization
  • Possess good coding discipline and strong knowledge in dealing with performance issues
  • Understanding of source code management tools such as Subversion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of Agile practices and continuous integration

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

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 analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.

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.