Principal Site Reliability Developer

    • Oracle Corporation
  • Posted 54 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


USD 97,400.00 - 199,500.00 per year
Full Time


Oracle Cloud
Machine Learning (ML)
Customer experience
Customer relationship management
Integrated circuit
Internal communications
Build automation
Capacity management
Demand forecasting
Performance analysis
Computer science
Management information systems
Software development
Linux kernel
Kernel-based Virtual Machine
Open Verification Methodology
Computer networking
Distributed computing
Analytical skill
Oracle Data Guard
Application service management
Oracle ASM
Oracle RMAN
Technical Support
Oracle Exadata
Software engineering
System administration
Customer facing
Health care
Financial planning
Cloud computing
Value engineering
Life insurance

Job Details

Job Description

Are you interested in the exciting challenges of building and operating large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure is building its next generation of cloud technologies that operate in a broadly distributed, highly available, highly scalable, multi-tenant environment. Our mission is to provide our customers with an enterprise level cloud infrastructure platform that delivers unmatched reliability, scalability and performance for critically important databases, applications, and workloads.

About the role:

We are building and expanding the next generation Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud and the next generation cloud support experience to go with it. As our cloud service grows, we are expanding our team of energetic, customer-focused site reliability engineers (SREs). Our team performs an operational role in supporting Oracle's Exadata platform in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Oracle Exadata is a full-stack solution that improves the performance, scale, security, and availability of an enterprise's Oracle databases. It incorporates more than 60 unique features, such as Smart Scan SQL offload, that are engineered with Oracle Database to accelerate OLTP, analytics and machine-learning applications. Exadata also reduces capital costs and management expenses by enabling IT departments to consolidate hundreds of databases onto a single system. Blending traditional roles of system administration, database engineering, and cloud fields, you'll be part of a team that supports this amazing machine. As part of the broader engineering organization, you will act as the voice of the customer to influence product features and plans to improve customer experience. This role is integral to the success of our customer relationships and is critical to the success of the platform.

Career Level - IC4



  • Design, write and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Oracle DBaaS service.
  • Drives and actively participates in the resolution of complex technical issues spanning DBaaS (ExaCS/Autonomous) services and works towards ensuring highly scalable database service under strict SLAs by developing solutions to complex problems and incidents
  • Act as a trusted technical advisor to customers and solve complex infrastructure and DevOps challenges.
  • Create and deliver standard methodologies recommendations, sample code, technical documents.
  • Contribute to making our infrastructure simple, reliable, and easy to operate.
  • Participate in the design and architecture of large scale Distributed DBaaS Service features.
  • Participate in research and prototyping (proof of concept) different aspect of Oracle DBaaS service.
  • Define and develop monitoring infrastructure criteria (SLIs, SLOs) for Oracle DBaaS service.
  • Solve complex and difficult problems and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
  • Participate in DBaaS service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Conduct periodic on call duties


  • At least a bachelor's degree, in Computer Science, MIS or another technical field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced Scripting/coding skills (Shell, Perl and Python) . Knowing C/C++ and Java is nice to have.
  • Experience in Building and managing Linux OS systems with good understanding how the Linux kernel works (IO, Network,...etc).
  • Experience in Building and managing Virtualized systems (KVM, OVM, Containers/Docker) and ability to read and understand source code.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex software and/or networking issues.
  • Strong understanding of distributed computing, cloud concepts and platforms.
  • Very strong analytical skills to identify problems root cause
  • Experience with Oracle databases including RAC, Data Guard, Oracle GI (clusterware, ASM), RMAN preferred.
  • Experience with Oracle Exadata strongly preferred.
  • Experience in cloud technical support, operations, NOC or similar is preferred, but not required.
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new technical domains and then train others.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.

Design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will a role in defining and driving tasks associated with the support and operations of the Exadata in Oracle Public Cloud. The work is non-routine and can be very complex at times. A BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 5-7 years of software engineering, system administration, or related experience is required.



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 $97,400 to $199,500 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.

About Us

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Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

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