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Oracle Principal Software Development Engineer in Helena, Montana

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Principal Software Development Engineer – Technical Operations and Support (TOS) Platform Engineering

At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world.

Values are OCI’s foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future.

You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really experienced, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.

About Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

The next 5-10 years will see the software industry move from on-premise software solutions towards software delivery via cloud-based services. Oracle’s number one strength is the size and strength of our software portfolio to which most of the business world heavily uses. Our vision is to bring our customers to the Cloud. From our app server and development tools to our dataset and people management software, Oracle already has the core infrastructure that all of this is built on.

The future is about providing higher level services that companies can consume on demand. Oracle is now recognized as a significant hyper-scale cloud provider offering hybrid capabilities, bridging the gap between on premise infrastructure and the Cloud to manage workloads in a secure, efficient, and cost-effective way.

Who are we looking for?

The Technical Operations and Support (TOS) Platform Engineering group is looking for a Principal Software Development Engineer with expertise and passion in building and growing services within large scale global cloud environment. Our mission is to provide critical tools and experiences to OCI operations and service teams across Oracle.

This role will be responsible for designing, and implementing large, complex, and deeply integrated tooling services for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. OCI is central to multiple businesses within Oracle, and cross organizational collaboration is common. We are looking for a deeply technical engineer that can thrive in this environment and provide designs and technical standards to implement large complex multi system integrations and platforms that will modernize how we do business as an Enterprise. We are looking for a candidate with a proven track record and the ability to lead execution while the product suite is growing and evolving. An innovator mentality is a must, the ability to roll up your sleeves and create designs, drive standards of implementation, create and streamline complex integration patterns, and write code are expected. You are the technical champion for our organization, and you will be responsible for creating our technical strategy for the ever-evolving product suite.

You are a technology leader. You will influence the decisions of senior business leaders through effective verbal and written communication, logical reasoning, and the presentation of key timelines and service evolution. You will mentor and grow the technical talent within the organization, and you will ensure the technical roadmap is adhered to as we integrate our service across OCI.

Career Level - IC4


Responsibilities Include:

  • Accountable for the product architecture and technical roadmap for services

  • Drive implementation of robust application, process and service integration

  • Collaborate with the OCI Engineering communities

  • Be a technical leader in creating scalable services, standard methodologies, and relevant KPIs.

  • Develop and mentor the team to build strong technical leadership at all levels

  • Foresee dependencies, risks, and issues with designs and technical strategy, react early to resolve

  • Get involved in anything that will help the organization thrive whether a big project or small task


  • 8+ years of experience architecting, designing, and implementing highly available services.

  • 5+ years of experience working with leading cloud platforms such as OCI, AWS, Azure

  • Proficient in at Java, Terraform and shell scripting tools

  • Experience with components of modern infrastructure like service discovery, secret storage, containerization, software-defined networking, etc.

  • Experience with service-to-service communication protocols.

  • Experience with container orchestration like Kubernetes/Docker Swam, etc.

  • Knowledge of common service-oriented design patterns.

  • Experience with production operations, best practices managing production environment and incidents.

  • An exceptional communicator who can write, present and effectively adjust messages to meet individual audiences and organizations

  • A proven ability to navigate and effectively collaborate with other departments and global resources in large complex environments

  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to be ‘hands on’ and close to the technology

  • Solid organization, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience in mentoring and growing developers with many members located remotely and others that support success through a matrixed environment.


  • A Computer Science degree is preferred. An advanced degree is a plus.

(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