Senior DevOps Engineer- Autonomous Database

    • Oracle Corporation
  • Reston, VA
  • Posted 41 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
USD 79,000.00 - 158,200.00 per year
Full Time


Lifecycle management
Capacity management
Performance management
Software deployment
Release engineering
Data warehouse
Security clearance
Computer science
Management information systems
Computer networking
Technical Support
Oracle Data Guard
Application service management
Oracle ASM
Oracle RMAN
Oracle Exadata
Computer hardware
Root cause analysis
Analytical skill
Web applications
Integrated circuit
Internal communications
Customer facing
Health care
Financial planning
Cloud computing
Value engineering
Life insurance

Job Details

Job Description


Security Clearance highly desirable but will strongly consider those without.

Preferred locations: (will consider others)

Reston, VA

Austin, TX

Seattle, WA

Are you interested in the exciting challenges of building and operating large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) National Security Sector Group is building its next generation of Cloud IaaS/PaaS/SaaS technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed 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.

The Autonomous Database Team is responsible for building the cloud service framework powering various Oracle Autonomous Database cloud services, including Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) and Autonomous Transaction Processing (ATP). The framework automates deployment, scaling and management of databases in the cloud. It is built on top of Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Layer.

The autonomous database cloud service framework features APIs to handle all lifecycle management operations of databases. It also performs operations autonomously based on internal and external events. The team has the unique opportunity to make significant contributions to the full stack of Oracle technology, from database kernel to cloud service platform and to customer-facing portals.

As an SRE you will be responsible for defining and deploying autonomous database services with deep focus on architecture, production operations, capacity planning, performance management, deployment, and release engineering. You will work with multiple multi-functional teams helping deliver new and outstanding experiences to our collaborators while ensuring reliability and performance.

This role will support Oracle's Government customers.

We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with great emphasis on go-getters and proactive individuals.

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In this role you will need to:

  • Act as a point of escalation for incidents and other issues arising within the region, for the cloud database services.
  • Operates and performs maintenance to cloud database services running within the region.
  • Deploys code and implements other changes within the region.
  • Take ownership of the implementation and production operations of a wide array of core system platform solutions
  • React to production deficiencies by continuously implementing automation, self-healing, and real-time monitoring to production systems
  • Ensures thorough documentation of incidents through company-standard reporting methods.
  • Stay informed of cloud infrastructure stacks
  • Drives and actively participates in the resolution of complex technical issues spanning various services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain a US government security clearance.
  • At least a Bachelor's degree, in Computer Science, MIS or another technical field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Solid experience with Linux.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex software and/or networking issues.
  • Solid understanding of cloud concepts and platforms.
  • Experience in cloud technical support, operations, NOC or similar is preferred, but not required.
  • Expert level experience, understanding, implementation and troubleshooting of Oracle Database technology including RAC, Dataguard, ASM, RMAN preferred.
  • Development skills using Python, shell, SQL
  • Expert knowledge and in-depth experience of Oracle Engineered systems and subsystems, especially Exadata
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore environments to an operational state, perform root cause analysis and provide forward thinking mitigation strategies
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with security practices in web application delivery and general knowledge of network topology
  • Experience working with government customers is preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrable ability to quickly learn new technical domains and then train others.

Career Level - IC3





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 $79,000 to $158,200 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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