Senior Director of Engineering, Kubernetes for AI Workloads


On Site
USD 142,900.00 - 338,600.00 per year
Full Time


High performance computing
Software development
Computer science
Software engineering
Analytical skill
Project management
Data structure
Operating systems
Customer facing
Life insurance
Health care
Financial planning
Cloud computing
Artificial intelligence
Computer networking
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

Here at OCI we're building the world's largest AI clusters and we're the fastest at bringing them to market. The AI Infrastructure organization at OCI is leading this effort.

As part of this focus on AI workloads and customers we're building managed Kubernetes systems for AI workloads. We are developing HPC job aware , Gang Scheduling and Topology aware capabilities in Kubernetes and building tight integration of Kubernetes scheduling and recovery with the underlying infrastructure that powers the largest GPU clusters on the latest GPUs. We are integrating Kubernetes tightly with higher level workload scheduling systems. We work with some of the largest players in the AI space and both benefit and learn from these large-scale cutting-edge workloads and their usage of the Kubernetes system.

In this role you would lead the software development organization building out and operating this platform and work with some of the largest players in the AI space building systems that operate at unprecedented speed, scale and reliability. You should be a distributed systems generalist, able to architect broad systems interactions, while being very hands-on, able to dive deep into any part of the stack and lower-level system interactions. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Career Level - M5


The candidate will be responsible for providing leadership, direction and strategy as well as establishing and developing the organization to meet and execute on strategy. The candidate will be working with geographically distributed teams and contribute to the success of theirs and of other related teams while delivering large scale projects on-time with the high quality.

Required Qualifications

  • MS or BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing Software Engineering teams.
  • 12+ years of software engineering experience
  • Strong communication skills, analytical skills, and project management skills
  • Experience working closely with Kubernetes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 - 10+ years' experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.
  • Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.
  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in distributed systems, high performance computing and GPU systems.
  • Experience in AI model training infrastructure.



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 $142,900 to $338,600 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.

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