Senior Software Engineer - OCI Embedded Linux & C Development


On Site
USD 74,800.00 - 178,200.00 per year
Full Time


Software development methodology
Embedded Linux
Oracle Cloud
Cloud computing
Hardware development
Embedded software
Software design
Distributed computing
Version control
Code review
Linux kernel
Socket programming
Software architecture
Customer facing
Life insurance
Health care
Financial planning
Computer hardware
Microsoft Cluster Server
Mergers and acquisitions
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

Job Description:

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure team can provide you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of the world's biggest challenges

The Platform ILOM team of Oracle Hardware Development (OHD) is looking for a self-motivated, hard-working Embedded Software developer to bring exceptional technical skills to join a rapidly growing, distributed, multifunctional team developing and maintaining OHD's latest embedded Linux software for new and exciting AMD, Ampere, Intel, and GPU based server products and components. The Platform ILOM team is at the forefront of prototyping and bringing new and exciting hardware technologies, processors, firmware, and system software to market in a fast-moving, cutting-edge environment. The team works across OHD and also directly with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to deliver reliable, dynamic, and efficient system configuration and management for Oracle's leading-edge servers.

As part of the Platform ILOM team, you will be involved in early design discussions, prototype development all the way through implementation and delivery of the platform. You will collaborate with several architects, domain experts, and highly experienced engineers. Post delivery, you will participate in enhancing the functionality, operational improvements as well as day-to-day support of this platform

We're looking for hands-on engineers with expertise and passion for solving difficult problems in distributed systems and highly available services. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will own the software design and development for important components of this platform. You should be both a rock solid coder and be familiar with distributed systems, able to dive deep into any part of the stack as well as design broad distributed system interactions. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Career Level - IC3


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply standard software development methodology which includes scoping, architecture, specification, development, source control, code review, and unit-level testing of features/sub-systems of ILOM.
  • Work closely with fellow, geographically distributed teammates and cross-functional teams toward the execution of agreed project milestones and delivery dates.
  • Communicate status, and risks, and offer mitigation strategies to ensure on-time delivery of all committed items.
  • Support operational escalations in a Cloud DevOps environment.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Proficiency with C, Bash, and Python.
  • Experience with AMD, Ampere, and/or Intel architectures
  • Demonstrated experience developing multi-process, multi-threaded applications, including daemons, in C for an embedded Linux environment
  • Demonstrated experience developing Linux kernel drivers and/or applications in C for interfaces like SPI, I2C/I3C, SMbus, PMbus, USB, UART, and/or Ethernet controllers.
  • Experience working directly with the Hardware team and board bring-up
  • Experience with TCP/IP and socket programming is a plus.
  • Experience using protocols/APIs like MCTP, PLDM, and Redfish is a plus
  • Direct experience developing Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) functionality for system and CPU error handling in C is a plus
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket is a plus
  • Ability to build code and unit tests programs of medium complexity
  • Ability to develop functional designs according to provided software requirements to implement moderately complex features with or across products
  • Ability to develop technical designs and unit tests for fixes of moderate complexity, prototype for features of any complexity, and contribute to the development of cross-product technical designs and moderately complex changes to existing software architecture designs
  • Ability to drive change strategically, gaining adoption from all collaborators in a timely manner
  • Ability to use others' expertise and share information and standard methodologies to optimize work results.
  • Ability to influence others to change their perceptions in a positive, creative, and respectful way
  • Ability to anticipate customer needs and applies standard methodologies and creative solution to drive efficiency and productivity within the team
  • Ability to lead by example and personally models positive values, inclusive behaviors, and work practices
  • Ability to develop and systematically evaluate alternative courses of action, evaluating the consequences and impact of alternatives
  • Ability to know when and how to make improvements and adjustments to ensure full achievement of goals

Education and Work Experience:

  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE, or equivalent. MSEE, MSCS, or MSCE is a plus
  • 6+ years experience as an embedded software developer

Preferred Work Locations:

  • Strong preference for working at the Santa Clara, CA or potentially Burlington, MA Campus
  • Potential other locations for extraordinary candidates on a case by case basis
  • All candidates expected to work in Oracle office 3-4 days/week



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 $74,800 to $178,200 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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