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Oracle Site Reliability Developer 4 in Helena, Montana

Job Description

The Oracle Database Cloud is responsible for building the cloud service framework powering various Oracle Autonomous Database cloud services and the Exadata Cloud Services including ADB-Shared, ADB-Dedicated, Base DB, ExaDB-OCI and ExaDB-C@C. The cloud framework automates deployment, scaling and management of databases in the cloud. It is built on top of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Layer.

In order to expand the adoption of OCI among Oracle's customer base, there is a need to make Migrations of Oracle Database Simple, Automatic, Fault-Tolerant, Fleet Scale capability, etc. This will facilitate mass migrations of databases in customers' datacenter to the OCI cloud environments such as ExaCS, ExaCC, DBaaS, Bare-Metal, offering various migration mechanisms such Physical and Logical migrations, and providing flexibility of performing Online or Offline migrations, etc. We are building a powerful tool Zero Downtime Migration(ZDM) that makes these capabilities available to the customer. We are also building the ZDM Cloud Service(ZDMCS) on the OCI, which is a Native OCI Service fully integrated with the various internal services offered by the OCI such as Identity, Logging, Metering, VCN, etc. The development work involves building this Cloud Service from the ground up.

The ZDM product is created to provide capability to migrate large no of a customer databases to the Oracle Cloud of all types, Autonomous, non-Autonomous, etc. The goal here is to come up with a comprehensive solution for this migration providing new migration flows, taking into account various customer database configurations, use of database features by their applications, and make it as seamless as possible.

This is a challenging fast-paced work environment in the Oracle Cloud. We are integrated with various Cloud technologies, and as we move forwarded, the demand to make operations smoother, simpler, faster, reliable and robust is always present. We have been awarded US Patents in our teams, and there is scope for plenty of development, come up with innovative ideas and lead the industry in providing top-rated solutions for the challenges in the Cloud.

Working with a world class team, as a Principal engineer, you will help with development and operations activities, to develop tools/framework for deployment, migration operations and troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments.

You will also be asked to provide leadership and expertise in the DevOps team, which combines the role of both Development and Operations in a fast-paced environment needing to meet various customer requirements in a timely manner. Part of the charter will also entail recommending and justifying major changes to existing products/services/processes.

Come join us and be a part of this technological leading-edge exciting team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent

  • Strong problem solving, debugging and analytical skills

  • Proven knowledge and exposure to Cloud technologies - Terraform, REST API, Jenkins, Grafana, Shepherd, etc

  • Proven knowledge of operating systems, networks, compilers and databases.

  • Proficiency in OOP Programming Languages including Java and other

  • Experience with IO, streams, collections, generics, multithreading

  • For Java, experience with Java Persistence API (JPA), Java Native Interface (JNI), Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI)

  • Experience with Linux as advanced user and capable to do Shell Scripting

  • Experience with software versioning tools such as git or svn

  • Exposure to SQL concepts such as queries, database joins types, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Oracle Databases and MySQL is a plus

  • Knowledge of REST principles, idempotency, HTTP methods is a plus

  • Knowledge of perl, PL/SQL, JUnit and Agile methodologies is a plus

  • Positive attitude and with advanced team player skills

  • Very good communication skills

Career Level - IC4


Work with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team on the shared full stack ownership of a collection of services and/or technology areas. Understand the end-to-end configuration, technical dependencies, and overall behavioral characteristics of production services. Responsible for the design and delivery of the mission critical stack, with focus on security, resiliency, scale, and performance. Authority for end-to-end performance and operability. Partner with development teams in defining and implementing improvements in service architecture. Articulate technical characteristics of services and technology areas and guide Development Teams to engineer and add premier capabilities to the Oracle Cloud service portfolio. Understand and communicate the scale, capacity, security, performance attributes, and requirements of the service and technology stack. Demonstrate clear understanding of automation and orchestration principles. Act as ultimate escalation point for complex or critical issues that have not yet been documented as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Utilize a deep understanding of service topology and their dependencies required to troubleshoot issues and define mitigations. Understand and explain the affect of product architecture decisions on distributed systems. Professional curiosity and a desire to a develop deep understanding of services and technologies.

Undertake software development tasks to implement new features, enhancements, and customer issue resolution(bugs) and do these in a well-coordinated way to deliver a robust, reliable and easy-to-use product. Perform all of the standard actions necessary to follow the standard software development process such as creating code transactions, implementing code, performing code reviews and getting code review from others for code written, implementing and completing quality assurance testing to ensure product quality is ,maintained as the product evolves with more features.


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 $97,400 to $199,500 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.

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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