Oracle Senior Software Development Manager - #JoinOCI in Topeka, Kansas
Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
Preferred Locations: Seattle WA or Redwood City CA
At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world.
Values are OCI’s foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future.
You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a manager with distributed systems experience. You have led a team covering at least a single service or multiple microservices within a larger service. You were fully responsible for design, delivery, and operations of all components in this space.
You are an expert front-line manager and owned roadmap planning, talent review, and goal setting for your team. You have been responsible for building your team including recruiting, hiring, and performance management.
You’ve operated high-scale services and understand how to make them more resilient. You have experience working with services that require data to travel long distances, but have to abide by compliance and regulations. You stay up at night thinking about how to protect the service from upstream dependencies.
You will be technically strong and get a lot done – you’ve worked on services that are highly available, scalable, and redundant. You understand that simple systems are easier to operate and troubleshoot. You can balance speed and quality with iteration and incremental improvements. You’ve made life easier for your developers and have motivated your teams to make both process and service improvements with your ability to automate and instrument properly to get the right data. You understand operational perfection and how to instill a culture of being proactive with your teammates.
The person in this role will get a lot done on a daily basis, grow and develop the team and roadmap, drive execution of features and projects, and own feature design.
What are the biggest challenges for the team?
The biggest challenges for the team are scalability, performance and availability. The growth of the business is driving us to improve the ability of our systems to scale out and handle traffic patterns that are several orders of magnitude greater than what we can support today.
We understand that software is living and needs investment. The challenge is making the right trade-offs, communicating those decisions effectively, and crisp execution.
We need managers who can lead their team to build services that handle millions of requests per second. We seek managers who can determine how we can survive regional data center outages and protect our customers. We need managers who can enable their team to build services that enable us to offer even more options to customers and contribute to the overall growth of Oracle Cloud.
7+ years’ experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems, preferably as a service owner
3+ years of experience leading in large-scale organizations with multiple layers of management
Strong knowledge of Java, C++ or C, and experience with scripting languages such as Python.
Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.
Working familiarity with storage protocols and standard network architectures.
Strong understanding of databases, storage and distributed persistence technologies.
Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.
Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus.
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 veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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