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Principal Cloud Software Developer / Performance Engineer Oracle
Redwood City, CA

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Job Description

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. Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more 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.

Department: Performance Scalability Reliability Engineering

Department description:

We are an engineering team specifically focused on the Performance, Scalability, and Reliability (PSR) aspects of the Oracle software. Our goal is to achieve highest levels of performance, scalability, reliability, high-availability and serviceability for mission critical Oracle Cloud sevices. Our focus is spread across all services on Oracle Cloud - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. The teams in the above mentioned areas cover the following aspects: Product Optimization, PSR, HA, Sizing, Benchmarking, Monitoring and Manageability Tools and 3rd tier Customer escalations.

Brief description:

The position is within the PSR department. This is investigating various problem areas of Oracle PaaS and SaaS services, Candidates will get a chance to learn about Cloud technology and will research and prototype solutions to make recommendation how to improve performance and high-end scalability of our releases. They will get the chance to work on product enhancements and develop new features to ensure the product is highly performant, scalable and reliable. Our team ensures the products delivered are world-class enterprise products which can perform and scale.

Detailed description:

The job entails working with the latest technology, latest hardware and tools. We specialize in analyzing the end-end performance, covering all tiers (Database, Network, JVM and Application server) at cloud scale. For this job the candidate will acquire knowledge of the entire technology stack, understanding the product architecture, and how various tiers interact. Analyze each tier in great depth and may become a domain expert. The team analyzes the performance and scalability for Oracle flagship Cloud Services. The member of the PSR team will require flexibility and curiosity, often helping to define problem areas and learn new technologies and tools that are relevant to that particular problem.

Job Requirements:

* BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills especially in the area of optimization.
* Strong programming skills (Java , Python, and/or C )
* Strong understanding of Linux is desirable
* Strong understanding of Database technology
* Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure highly desirable
* Knowledge of application profiling tools Jprofiler is desirable
* Knowledge of network profiling tools like tcpdump is desirable
* Knowledge of load testing tools like LoadRunner is desirable

Additional details:

We are looking for highly talented, self motivated, engineers with a drive to make a difference. Strong problem solving skills are desirable, as the candidates will be involved in solving complex performance issues encountered while building world class Oracle Middleware solutions. The candidate should also be strong in algorithms and design paradigms and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

About Oracle

Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.

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