Software Development Director

Seattle, WASHINGTON | 3 months
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Job Description

Software Development Director-19000MC4   

Preferred Qualifications


The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team can provide you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment.  OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.

 We offer unique opportunities for smart, hands-on engineers with the expertise and passion to solve difficult problems in distributed highly available services and virtualized infrastructure.  At every level, our engineers have a significant technical and business impact designing and building innovative new systems to power our customer’s business critical applications

Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best-in-class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever-expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.

We’re looking for managers with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems and highly available services. If this is you, at Oracle you can help, shape, design and build innovative new systems from the ground up. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. Managers at any level can have significant technical and business impact.

As a Senior Manager/Director you will own the vision and execution of software design and development for major components of Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure. You should have technical depth, architectural know how, distributed systems generalist, strong people and process manager and able to dive deep into any part of the stack and low-level systems. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

From a technology perspective, this is a greenfield development environment with a huge amount of autonomy, leaving us free to build and innovate without being encumbered by legacy products and services. We are building a highly scalable ingestion system that can consume, filter, and transport large volumes of events generated by our cloud services to our customers, and then give them the ability to act/react to these events at scale. The services we are building will form the core building blocks of OCI's Server-less story.

About You

You work backward, starting from the user. You care about creating usable, useful software that solves real problems and brings delight to users.

You have solid communication skills. You can clearly explain complex technical concepts.

You work well with everyone. You can lead a conversation in a room with designers, engineers, and product managers.

You are comfortable with ambiguity. You have a strong sense of ownership, and are able to drive development of new projects and features to completion.

You are comfortable working at all levels of the stack.


Minimum Qualifications

BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

5+ years of experience shipping services software

5+ years of dev manager experience.

Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.

Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies.


Preferred Qualifications:

BS/MS in Computer Science

Experience in a start-up environment

Experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.

Strong grasp of Unix-like operating systems

Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus. 


Detailed Description and Job Requirements

 Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 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.
: Product Development
: US-WA,Washington-Seattle
Job Type
: Regular Employee Hire
: Oracle

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