Principal Software Engineer

Oracle   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Telecommunications

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 33 days ago

Distributed Systems Primitives Team,

Seattle, WA

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team can provide you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of the world's biggest challenges.

We offer unique opportunities for smart, hands-on engineers with the expertise and passion to solve difficult problems in distributed highly available services and virtualized infrastructure. At every level, our engineers have a significant technical and business impact designing and building innovative new systems to power our customer's business critical applications

The Distributed Systems Primitives Team at Oracle's Cloud is building new Platform-As-A-Service technologies from scratch that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. If you want to play with Multi-Paxos, TLA+, Transaction management and Virtual Clock and build things instead of just operating it, it is the good place to be.

We're looking for hands-on engineers with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems, 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, and working on ambitious new initiatives. An engineer at any level can have significant technical and business impact.

As a Senior Member of Technical Staff you will own the software design and development for major components of Oracle's Cloud. We are early in the development lifecycle and some projects haven't started yet. This gives you the opportunity to build something from scratch

We take a slower approach to ensure low latency and getting things done correctly. Our team has a super high impact, so design validity and a methodical approach are very important to us

Minimum Qualifications:

• 3+ years experiences delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.

• Strong knowledge of C, C++ or Java, and experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.

• Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.

• Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.

• Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies.

• Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.

• Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus.


Detailed Description and Job Requirements
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. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

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.