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Oracle Middleware Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

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 and implements complex 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 and implements complex 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 8+ years experience of running large scale customer facing web services.

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Job Description:

Oracle is looking for a Principal Site Reliability Developer with world-class experience in developing and supporting large scale cloud deployments across the world. The candidate should have expert level knowledge of Oracle Weblogic Application, Automation, and Running the System Production at Operational Level. The position is part of SaaS Engineering organization and provides a unique opportunity to work on cutting edge of cloud technologies, tools, products, and cloud services. The candidate should be willing to work beyond regular business hours and during weekends/holidays on need basis. This position is open to only for US Citizens and Green Card Holders .

Organization: SaaS Engineering

The Oracle Cloud is a suite of Oracle applications, middleware and database offerings delivered in a self-service, subscription-based, elastically scalable, reliable, highly available and secure manner. The Oracle Cloud is an enterprise cloud for business. It is an integrated suite of services spanning Oracle's complete portfolio based on open Java and SQL standards offering flexible cloud deployment. The services offered in our cloud are based upon Oracle's complete portfolio of best-in-class solutions.

As part of SaaS Engineering, we consolidate and simplify IT operations and applications instances across hosted services in Oracle Cloud. We partner with engineering teams to develop product modules to be offered as a service. We collaborate with product quality assurance team to run test cases and to ensure high quality service after release of product versions. Our team works with the best of the class next generation Oracle Fusion technical-stack components such as Oracle Database 11g/12c, Oracle WebLogic Server 11g, Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Identity management and Oracle Virtual machine etc. The team has excellent expertise in cutting-edge products and technologies like Oracle Fusion applications, hosting products as Software as a Service & Platform as a Service and supporting services in next generation Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Middleware Technology Expert - Part of Weblogic Administration team to manage the server life cycle to monitor the application services and configure/deploy applications. Troubleshooting the key problems on various layers of the SaaS application and infrastructure. Provide internal analysis, enhance, and maintain existing environment(s) capacity and capabilities.

  • Automation – Clear understanding of automation and orchestration principles is the key. Automate operational tasks/deployments, develop scalable solutions contribute towards transition to algorithmic IT operations. Develop the solutions so that fleet wide deployment, tracking and updates can be done.

  • Ownership Scope – Good understanding of end-to-end configuration and technical dependencies. In partnership with Service Development and Operations partners will have responsibility to ensure that services are designed and delivered to be mission critical with focus on monitoring, telemetry, security, resiliency, scale, and performance. Engineer solutions so that services are compliant and meet/exceed the service level agreements. Collaborate with various teams during Service outages, capacity expansion, infrastructure maintenance as well as ensure adherence to production deployment standards.

Required Skills:

  • 7 to 9 years of experience in Oracle Weblogic Administrator along with automation skills (Python/Shell Scripting) with BS Computer Science or equivalent qualification. Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Management is preferred.

  • Should have administration skills on any WebServer like OHS (Oracle HTTP Server) or Apache

  • Experience in deploying and running large scale online systems built on Cloud platforms such as Oracle Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and/or OpenStack

  • Experience in designing and implementing solutions for platform and application layer telemetry, monitoring, scalability, performance and reliability.

  • Knowledge on any parallel job execution framework tools like Marionette Collective (MCollective) or SALT is an added advantage

  • Technical skills and knowledge that extends across Application/Server/Storage/Network technologies to troubleshoot and provide system level guidance/solutions

  • Strong ability to solve operational problems, with ability to identify and automate common routines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Willingness to learn new technologies

  • Participate in 24x7 OnCall

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Good Knowledge on Incidents/Request and change management process

  • Exposure to OEM (Oracle Enterprise Manager)

  • Experience on Java programing and understanding of structured SQL statements will help.

  • Prior experience as a Service Reliability Engineer or DevOps Engineer.

  • Experience with automated service deployment tools

  • A strong focus on business outcomes

  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching teams in boundaryless manner

About Us

Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.


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