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Oracle Software Development Director in Reno, Nevada

Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is leading the transformation to cloud-native Big Data technologies in our hyper-scale, multi-tenant cloud, deployed in more than 20 regions worldwide. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud services that meet the needs of our customers, who are tackling some of the world's biggest challenges.

We are interested in a senior leader with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems and highly available services. At Oracle, you can help, shape, design and build innovative new systems from the ground up. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. Managers at any level can have significant technical and business impact.

As a Director of Engineering, you will own the execution of software design, development, operations for major components of Oracle’s Enterprise Applications. You should have technical depth, architectural know how, be a distributed systems generalist, strong people and process manager and able to dive deep into any part of the stack and low-level systems. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

Enterprise Application’s charter is to build cloud native services focused on serving internal and external enterprise customers. The service work scope encompasses not just good integration with OCI’s native infrastructure (security, cloud storage, etc.), but also deep integration with other relevant cloud native services in OCI (like Oracle Kubernetes, enterprise tools etc.). It includes doing cloud native ways of doing service level patching & upgrades and maintaining high availability of the service in the face of random failures & planned downtimes in the underlying infrastructure (e.g., for things like patching the Linux kernels to take care of a security vulnerability). Implementing SRE principles, automating operations to eliminate time sinks, developing systems for monitoring and getting telemetry into the service’s runtime characteristics and being able to take actions on the telemetry data is a part of the charter.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, direction and strategy

  • Manage geographically distributed teams and contribute to the success of his/her and other related teams

  • Identify, recruit, retain strong engineering talent and empower high performing teams

  • Lean into our technology strategy and lead the charge toward our target state

  • Demonstrate expertise in cloud engineering and distributed systems

  • Have prior experience in building and delivering world-class products, running/adept with SRE and DevOps principles

  • Work with designers and product managers to arrive at a product/service definition and get the definition to an execution plan

  • Support a highly available and resilient cloud service, and build the supporting systems

  • Work with the team and outside to get necessary approvals for the architecture and design for the problem at hand

  • Interact with other service leads in OCI, and be able to come up with clear plans on integration with those as needed

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in software development.

  • 5 Years of experience leading engineering teams and leadership.

  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.

  • 2 years of cloud experience.

  • 2 years of experience managing a complex software development project and working in a domain of operating a service.

  • Sound understanding on Technologies and Languages: Delivery tools (Docker, Jenkins, GitHub), Go, Python, source code management best practices, Terraform.

  • Very strong understanding of application performance concepts like scalability, availability and resiliency in cloud environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and recruit very strong engineering talent.

  • Experience at an organization with strong operational/dev-ops culture.

  • Possess an automate everything mindset, from CI/CD based deployment to team collaboration

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms such as easy to use tooling and automation. Work in concert with service developers to evolve systems/products for better scalability, reliability and release velocity.

  • Previous success in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures for organizations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner to all audiences.

  • Results driven; thrives in a development environment that is agile, collaborative, and in start-up mode, even when faced with ambiguity

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Software Development Director

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 21000I6S

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