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Oracle Principal Engineer - Big Data in Helena, Montana

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join our growing team focused on building, supporting and enhancing the Oracle Hardware Division’s (OHD) big data and analytics platform. This platform is at the heart of driving hardware quality, reliability, and efficiency as well as providing operational insights for impact and root cause analysis. We’re strongly focused on supporting the high scale use cases of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). We provide self service tools to enable data discovery, data processing, data mining and research, reporting, and machine learning/AI, all built using OCI services and industry standard open source distributed computing tools.

The Data Engineer will get to work with data at scale. This includes ingesting and processing large data volumes of hardware telemetry from every machine in our Cloud data centers, both in batch and near-real time. This enables us to provide measurement & alerting on key hardware quality KPI trends, as well as using machine learning to predict hardware failures before they happen and improve the OCI service offerings and customer experience. We are looking for engineers who are creative, passionate about data and its application in building solutions, and are excited to work at scale to solve customer problems.


A day in the life…

  • Support the development and evolution of our Data Platform.

  • Understand, leverage and apply engineering best practices effectively. Lead by example and improve our coding standards and best practices.

  • Build robust, highly available, performant, scalable and reliable data services.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, engineers, and program/product management on building optimized and forward looking data tools, insights and reporting mechanisms that drive the business forward.

  • Deliver quality features on-time and on-budget.

  • Anticipate system/application challenges and propose solutions.

  • Contribute innovative & new ideas to the product/program Roadmap.

  • Mentor junior resources and drive end to end design, implementation and delivery of engineering components.

  • Work with team members to manage the day-to-day development activities, participate in designs, design reviews, code reviews and implementation.

  • Adjust positively to quickly changing priorities and shifting goals.

  • Strive for continuous improvement of code quality and development practices.

Required Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of professional experience in practice area.

  • Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven high level of expertise in any or all of the programming languages Python, Java, Scala, SQL and related technology stacks.

  • Deep proficiency in engineering best practices for the full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

  • Proven ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project.

  • Experience with cloud computing fundamentals and building applications using cloud managed services.

  • Willingness to adapt to and self learn new technologies and deliver on them.

  • Technical depth and vision to perform POC’s and evaluate different technologies.

Additional Qualifications (not required, but each is a plus)

  • Experience with big data technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Presto, Pig, Spark, etc.)

  • Knowledge & experience in data streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka.

  • Knowledge & experience of containerization technologies such as Docker/Kubernetes.

  • Prior experience building self service data platforms.

  • Prior experience building/working with ML platforms/frameworks.

  • Proven proficiency in API development (REST).


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the United States only

Hiring Range: from $94,200 to $223,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

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 arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer