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Oracle Site Reliability Developer / Devops - in Seattle, Washington

Site Reliability Developer / Devops -

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 is building an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Public Cloud, and a large part of that effort is building a state-of-the-art networking and load balancing capabilities. We are looking for exceptional systems engineers with backgrounds in cloud services and distributed systems.

The Load Balancer team is building a high performance, scaled out, and high availability offering that will be the foundation of a modern cloud system. You will be a part of the team founded by industry veterans from AWS, Google, OpenStack, Joyent and others, that will create the first enterprise-grade public cloud service. We believe that this team and its mission sits squarely at the center of Oracle's future and that this is an opportunity to rethink the way load balancing, networking, compute and storage systems interact and change the way applications are built.

On the Load Balancer Team, you will have the unique opportunity to help realize the Oracle cloud vision of building the cloud ground up. We value self-initiated systems engineers who have a passion to learn, build and rollout infrastructure services globally. You will have the opportunity to manage challenges at scale, be part of cloud operations with autonomy to structure your journey. The role is mesh of systems engineering, automation engineering and network operations. If you are a curious problem solver who values simplicity, comfortable with ambiguity and are excited to learn, you will be a great fit!


  • 1 years’ experience in Systems Engineering, DevOps or SRE roles running large scale infrastructure, cloud or web services

  • Linux systems knowledge, including strong system administration skills

  • Strong in Networking and TCP/IP fundamentals

  • Real-world production architectures, scalability, and system design. Cloud computing design patterns

  • Methodical approach to troubleshoot, large, complex, interconnected systems

  • Can define and document technical architecture of complex and highly scalable products

  • Change management, continuous integration, and deployment best practices

  • Demonstrable track record of dealing with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, handling escalations

  • Proficiency in any one modern language like Java, Python, Bash/Shell, Ruby

  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform

  • Willingness to participate in a 24/7 on-call schedule with customer notifications and escalations

  • Software development proficiency to create systems, automation, and debug production / mission critical systems

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Most importantly, the attitude to be a good team player and a strong willingness to learn

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Solve complex problems related to infrastructure cloud services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence. Design, write, and deploy software to improve the availability, scalability, and efficiency of Oracle products and services. Design and develop designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems. Facilitate service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis, and system tuning.

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.

A BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent. Identifies solutions to knowledge of server hardware and software configuration, networking, standard internet services, scripting languages, cloud computing patterns, technology security and compliance. Experience running large scale customer facing web services. Identifies solutions to understanding of load balancing technologies and experience with development in programming languages, databases and big data stores, and container technologies. Work involves defining and documenting technical architecture of complex and highly scalable products. A minimum of 5 years experience of running large scale customer facing web services.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-WA,Washington-Seattle

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle