Remote Principal Software Engineer - Distributed Systems

    • Oracle Corporation
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


USD 94,200.00 - 223,500.00 per year
Full Time


Disaster recovery
Oracle Cloud
Data Lake
Data warehouse
Software engineering
Software development methodology
Quality assurance
Data processing
Programming languages
Big data
Relational databases
Apache Hadoop
IT management
Product requirements
Software deployment
Customer facing
Health care
Financial planning
Cloud computing
Value engineering
Life insurance

Job Details

Job Description

At Oracle our exciting mission to build a premier health data platform with intelligent services, brings about several interesting technical challenges. As part of this team, you will accelerate several architectural efforts - achieve orders of magnitude data processing latency improvement, creating comprehensive patient health records that can scale to entire populations of nations, creating a health data lake at massive scale to enable a host of intelligent health services. Healthcare applications are mission critical requiring advancement to highest levels of availability and disaster recovery capabilities. As we partner with Oracle Cloud engineering teams, you will participate in advancement and early adoption of cutting edge OCI Big Data, data lake and data warehouse services and products. The Health Data platform will have global reach, requiring engineering advancements to support varying data laws and regulations, data formats and content.

We're looking for a highly skilled experienced engineers to design and build high-scale, cloud-based data processing systems that can handle massive amounts of data with low latency. You'll work with software engineering teams to provide technical leadership, perform design, implement code and deliver software products to our customers.



  • Design and build distributed, scalable, and fault-tolerant software systems.
  • Build cloud services on top of the modern OCI infrastructure.
  • Participate in the entire software lifecycle, from design to development, to quality assurance, and to production.
  • Invest in the best engineering and operational practices upfront to ensure our software quality bar is high.
  • Optimize data processing pipelines for orders of magnitude higher throughput and faster latencies.
  • Leverage a plethora of internal tooling at OCI to develop, build, deploy, and troubleshoot software.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Significant experience with distributed systems implementing SaaS/IaaS.
  • Experience with modern programming languages such as Java, C#, C++ or Go.
  • Deep expertise in technologies and design concepts around Big Data processing, Analytics, relational databases, unstructured storage, Hadoop or similar parallel compute technologies, stream processing, etc.
  • Demonstrated competence as a technical lead of a non-trivial SaaS/IaaS project spanning multiple functional areas, involving up to 10 engineers.
  • Demonstrated competence in taking ambiguous functional and/or product requirements and partitioning them based on functional alignment.
  • Experience with working with technical partners to translate ambiguous requirements into actionable technical requirements and per-component designs.
  • Experience with owning all aspects of the development, characterization and deployment of features spanning multiple components.
  • 8+ years of experience of relevant experience
  • Public Cloud SaaS, PaaS Services and/or related technology experience, Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with partnering with managers and other stakeholders to define the technical culture and processes of SW engineering teams.
  • Experience with mentoring and growing junior engineers.





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 $94,200 to $223,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

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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