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Oracle Principal Software Development Engineer (OCI) in Helena, Montana

Job Description

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is the next-generation cloud platform that delivers the most powerful compute and networking performance, with a comprehensive portfolio of services, and the most flexible and cost-effective pricing options for customers. OCI is built from the ground up to meet the needs of mission-critical applications, enterprise-grade security, and unparalleled availability and scalability. OCI is already trusted by thousands of customers across industries and regions to run their most demanding workloads in the cloud, and Oracle is aggressively investing in OCI to provide the broadest, most comprehensive and the most reliable cloud in the industry.

The OCI Reliability team is a group of passionate and hard-working engineers who are dedicated to ensuring the highest level of availability and reliability for OCI services and customers. We are building new technologies that automate the detection, diagnosis, and recovery of operational events for OCI global distributed cloud services. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on daring new initiatives!

We are seeking an experienced hands-on software developer who enjoys building complex, highly technical products and services in the Cloud from ground up. As a member of the OCI Reliability team, you will help us define the future of services used daily by both customers and internal teams.

Career Level - IC4


Job Responsibilities

  • Work with OCI product leaders to translate business requirements into technical specifications.

  • Design, develop and troubleshoot scalable, operationally focused, customer-facing cloud services.

  • Automate common tasks to enable continuous delivery and ensure continuous availability with minimal human overhead.

  • Drive performant, scalable, and forward-thinking solutions to completion on time.

  • Maintain both development and production infrastructure as part of a customer-focused engineering culture with operational excellence.

  • Provide technical guidance and constructive feedback to leadership, team members, and other stakeholders.

  • Contribute to product roadmaps by identifying areas of need and engaging with stakeholders to scope work.

  • Mentor and coach junior members in the team.

  • Raise the bar for engineering quality and best practices.


  • 7+ years of experience in the software industry working on architecture, system and software design, development and delivery of highly scalable products and services.

  • Bachelor's Degree or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent education.

  • In-depth understanding of the entire product development lifecycle including writing technical specification, assisting to make product impacting decisions, designing world-class services, developing and reviewing code, driving DevOps, leading releases and operations.

  • Ability to identify opportunities for innovation, aim to be on top of tech-debt, plan for continuous improvements in technology and operations and maintain a solid security posture.

  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.

  • Comfort with complex, rapidly evolving software development environments. Ability to learn new technologies quickly.

  • Strong back-end development experience in Java or other similar modern programming language.

  • Strong experience in microservice-based architectures, distributed systems, SQL and NoSQL databases, REST APIs and Cloud technologies.

  • Good grip over CI/CD process and tools such as GitLab, JIRA, TeamCity/Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, etc.

  • Previous experience of using Cloud services (IaaS, PaaS) is highly required.

  • Experience with front-end / full-stack development is desired but is not required.

  • Previous experience with system monitoring, automation and incident management tools is preferable.

(Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development)


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 stated locations only

US: 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 US 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

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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