Principal Software Developer - C/C++


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


Computer science
Oracle Exadata
Data warehouse
High availability
Electrical engineering
Parallel computing
Software engineering
Operating systems
Customer facing
Life insurance
Health care
Financial planning
Cloud computing
Computer hardware
Adobe Flash
Data compression
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

Group Name: Exadata Smart Storage

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Job Title: Senior Software Developer

Work Location: Redwood City, CA

Manager's Name: Laura Wang

We are looking for smart systems software engineers with BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related fields to join the Exadata Team @ Oracle Server Technologies ( Oracle Exadata technology is the newest innovation in Oracle's history as the provider of the industry's number one database technology. Exadata group (Server Technologies Division) is responsible for the development of all aspects of the Exadata Storage Server and Exadata Database Machine which is named as Oracle's most successful new product.

Team and Product Description: Overview of your team and what you do

Oracle Exadata technology is the newest innovation in Oracle's history as the provider of the industry's number one database technology. Exadata group (Server Technologies Division) is responsible for the development of all aspects of the Exadata Storage Server and Exadata Database Machine which is named as one of Oracle's most successful new products.

Exadata Database Machine is the only database appliance in the industry that is capable of providing extreme performance for data warehousing, OLTP and consolidated workloads. Built using database and storage software from Oracle and industry standard hardware from Sun/Intel, Exadata Database Machine provides a fully optimized engineered system for best performance, scalability and high availability.

At the heart of every Oracle Exadata Database Machine are the Oracle Exadata Storage Servers. These are smart 'data aware' storage servers which provide Smart Scans, Smart Flash Cache, Smart Flash Log, Storage Index, and Hybrid Columnar Compression technologies. The Exadata group is responsible for the development of these innovative technologies that power the entire Exadata family of systems that include various configurations of Exadata X9-2, and Exadata Expansion Rack. Exadata group also keeps looking into innovative technologies like Persistent Memory which is equipped on Exadata X8M and significant boosts the performance in all perspectives.

Description of the Role: Actual job responsibilities/tasks

- Design and implement the database and Storage IO data path in Oracle Exadata Database Machine.

- Design and implement Exadata Storage Server offload features such as Smart Scan, Storage Index, Columnar Cache, etc. that are responsible for extreme performance of the Storage Server.

- Implement software designed to be fault tolerant in the presence of unanticipated software failures

- Develop parallel algorithms and distributed systems software that runs on a large-scale database and storage cluster

- Work on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced, exciting and rapidly growing environment

Preferred Qualifications: What skills/abilities/background would your ideal candidate possess? **THIS IS REQUIRED**

Degree level (BS/MS/PhD): Bachelors/Masters/PhDMajor(s): Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or relatedProgramming languages: C/C++ expertise, JavaTools, software, etc.: Development experience on LinuxPreferred coursework: Distributed Systems, Algorithms Design, Parallel Programming, DatabasesOther qualifications: Enthusiasm or strong background to work on large-scale distributed systems. Ability to tackle and debug complex systems problems.

Career Level - IC4


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 be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.



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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