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Oracle Director of Cloud Network Engineering in Olympia, Washington

Job Description

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and complete an enhanced background screening to meet federal government requirements.

Organizational Overview

Oracle Cloud continues innovative breakthroughs providing Autonomous Database and cloud services to an ever-increasing customer base. Oracle’s Infrastructure Engineering Services (IES) Cloud Services group is an industry leader focused on innovation, service delivery, and migration of traditional, on-premises workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Our customer base includes fortune 500 and industry leaders across a variety of sectors including Federal/Government, Communications, Financial Services, Health Sciences, Hospitality, Retail, Utilities, Construction and Engineering. Together, we are purposeful, industry leading experts in cloud service delivery providing the next generation of Cloud services centered on the Autonomous Database.

Intro and description of the Role Description

Leading the transformation and migration for the IES Cloud Services customers, our Cloud Networking group, designs, plans, and delivers, the OCI cloud infrastructure services for our hosted tenants. Ensuring Site UP is the top priority, we are laser focused on ensuring site reliability, performance, and security while leading migration efforts to the next generation cloud infrastructure. The group is a mix of experienced Network Development Engineers, Cloud Architects, and Software Developers which is the high-octane engine powering the transformation of our Cloud based Network infrastructure.

Ideal Candidate: Do you enjoy leading and managing the diverse skill sets, capabilities, and personalities of a geographically dispersed group of Senior Engineers? Do you thrive in efforts to minimize complexity while driving hyper scale solutions? Are you analytical and data driven? Is prioritization and resource management a fundamental strength you possess? Do you believe highly effective teams are built on trust and respect? If positive responses to these questions describe you, then Oracle’s IES Cloud Network Engineering group is looking for YOU!

Career Level - M4

Life at Oracle:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to tackle new roles and challenges, while blending work and life. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry. To nurture the talent that makes this happen, we work hard to build a vibrant and inspiring workplace that celebrates diverse, hardworking teams where everyone can contribute. We take care of each other, and value giving back to the community. We have flexible work arrangements and offer benefits including generous paid parental leave and comprehensive premium medical insurance.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Role specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of highly skilled and experienced Network Development Engineers

  • Lead the architecture and design of process and technology solutions enabling SaaS component risk assessment, defect cataloging, and maintenance prioritization.

  • Architect and design technical solutions supporting system demands and requirements.

  • Design and implement reporting and analytics measuring performance against OKRs, KPIs, and associated SLAS/OLAs.

  • Lead continuous improvement and engineering discipline maturity through planning, design, optimization, and migration of product workloads into OCI hosted cloud environments.

  • Consult and guide Global Industry Units and Oracle Health groups migration of hosted environments to next generation Oracle Cloud Infrastructure ensuring interoperability, security, scalability, and availability for cloud tenants.

  • Ensure Financial efficacy through optimal “right sizing” of infrastructure and cloud service components.

  • Lead Engineering design reviews, supporting migration, and new environment go live commitments.

  • Assist Audit/Compliance Engineering partners with vulnerability risk assessment and remediation plans.

  • Design, Migrate, & Support Oracle Cloud based Virtual Network SaaS components including OCI US Government and Federal environments.

  • Design and deliver Virtual Cloud Network infrastructure and associated network transit from classic enterprise, hybrid and native cloud environments for Global Industry Units including Oracle Health and AI customers.

Required Qualifications:

  • United States citizenship and federal criminal background check processing including but not limited to submission of SF-85 are requirements for this role.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, related field or equivalent practical & demonstrated experience

  • 3+ years of professional experience engineering solutions and supporting carrier grade, IP based ISP, Webscale, and cloud-provider network environments.

  • Advanced level experience in cloud environment design engineering, planning and support of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, & LBaaS offerings.

  • 3+ years of experience leading technical Engineering teams with a Cloud Networking Environment focus with progressive increase in role specific responsibilities and associated complexities

  • 3+ years of experience in Virtual Cloud Network technologies (OCI, Azure, AWS, GCS, etc)

  • Expert level experience in capacity management, traffic engineering, and performance optimization

  • Advanced level knowledge building infrastructure as code leveraging technologies including Terraform and Shepherd.

  • Practical experience with GIT based version control systems including foundational knowledge in CI/CD including branching, merge/pull requests concepts.

  • Advanced level automation experience including proficiency in a combination of Python, Ansible, Chef, Docker, JSON, REST, iControl, Bash, Yaml, and iControlRest.

  • Expert level experience with internet routing protocols and concepts, including but not limited to IP, BGP, iBGP, EGP, MPLS, IS-IS, OSPF, IPSEC, & NAT.

  • Advanced level knowledge of IP addressing, CIDR, and RFC 1918 strategy and implementation best practices

  • Advanced level knowledge of Layer 4-7 protocols including TCP, UDP, AH, ESP, SMB, RCP, TLS, SSL, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, and SSH.

  • Familiarity with system monitoring concepts and ability to define key performance indicators and thresholds for new and existing services

Additional preferred skills and experience:

  • 4+ years Network services design and management

  • 2-3 years of experience designing or provisioning virtual cloud networks

  • Advanced level knowledge of multiple network operating systems including Linux/Unix, Cisco IOS/NX-OS, PAN-OS, TMOS, SDX, Arista EOS, etc.

  • Experience with Agile methodologies and Scrum.

  • Practical experience with Apex, Oracle BI, Grafana, or Power BI for system analytics and reporting

  • Experience with network system change management and release management programs.

  • Experience with IP Network management tools and applications including IP Control, Blue Cat, and/or IPAM

  • Demonstrated ability to define and measure performance of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), KPIs, Operational Level Agreements (OLAs), and Service Level Agreements (SLAs).


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 $120,100 to $251,600 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

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