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Oracle Senior Software Engineer - DNS DP (JoinOCI-SDE) in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment? Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) group is a ground-up effort to build best in class Infrastructure-as-a-Service that operates at a high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment to enable our customers to run their business optimally.

Highly inclusive, we are a diverse group of fellow creators and inventors acting with the speed and attitude of a start-up, albeit with the scale and customer-focus of an industry leader.

The DNS team owns and operates mission-critical DNS infrastructure and software for the Oracle Cloud. Serving at a scale of billions of queries per second, we operate a world-class DNS network where uptime is critical and impact is far-reaching.

This individual will be a senior member of the DNS team in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Primarily focused on delivering the implementation, testing and operational automation for the DNS Data Plane. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and possess a wide range of skills and experience. This individual should be proficient at operating in a SaaS, Cloud or Hybrid cloud environment. This individual will also be autonomous and be expected to contribute to a wide range of high-impact projects across the organization. The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader.


Major Duties:

  • Designs, develops and maintains infrastructure and backend applications in our dev, test and production environments

  • Hands on software development at scale – Develop code that scales to billions of queries per second

  • Perform troubleshooting and coordinate problem resolution activities with engineering and support teams

  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with peer organizations

  • Experience with Root cause analysis, monitoring and alarming in all environments

  • Help automate and streamline operations and processes for Tier 0 infrastructure service

  • Deep knowledge of Linux internals and performance, and host based networking

  • Manage and build CI and CD tools/pipelines and collaborate within larger developer tools organization

  • Build and maintain tools for deployments, security patching and vulnerability management, and change safety

  • Experience with configuring, managing, and extending infrastructure solutions for growing footprint as part of the large scale environment

  • Develop validations for end-to-end system verification and configuration management

  • Deep understanding of the service, service KPIs and management of the Grafana dashboards

  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on operational excellence

  • General knowledge of the following categories of network systems: Multiprocessing, Threading, Distributed systems, Load Balancing and High Availability

  • Work closely with both internal and external software development resources as well as IT/network operations and the users of our solutions

  • Strong communication skills, excellent troubleshooting skills with sense of ownership and driving to completion


  • Demonstrated ability to deliver the items listed in the major duties' section implementing cloud solutions

  • At least 5 years of operations engineering experience in SaaS Cloud or Hybrid Cloud Environments

  • 5+ years managing large scale, highly distributed, services infrastructures

  • At least 3 years of experience with Linux operating systems

  • Experience with CI/CD tools Jenkins, Teamcity, Bitbucket, Git

  • Experience managing host virtualization technologies (Containers, Docker, etc.)

  • Experience with configuration management systems, such as Chef, Ansible

  • Experience with cloud orchestration tools, such as Terraform

  • Experience with scripting languages like Python and Bash

  • Familiarity with core protocols (DNS, DHCP, HTTP, TCP)

  • Familiarity with coding in GO is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries and within groups

  • Should be a flexible, resourceful, team player that is able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment

  • Creative thinking, troubleshooting and critical analysis are essential


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent in work experience and self-study.

  • Advanced degree is a plus

About Us

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