Oracle Release Developer 4 in Boston, Massachusetts

Release Developer 4

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) is funding an ambitious initiative to accelerate

cancer research. The Oracle Cancer Research Cloud (OCRC) will provide cancer researchers

a private cloud and a shared data warehouse in which to conduct their research.

The data warehouse will be prepopulated with large volumes of genomic data and

other cancer related data. In return Oracle data scientists will curate and

anonymize research data and add it to the data warehouse. This will expand the

knowledge base available to other academic researchers, as well as pharmaceutical

researchers, insurance companies and clinicians providing patient care. Our

goal is to use our vast infrastructure to make research more efficient, but

also to provide the means for all cancer clinicians to have access to the

latest research so they can deliver the best available care to their patients.

Department Description:

We hire exceptional people and trust them to do their

jobs with minimal oversight. Our team will be building the cloud infrastructure

and populating the data warehouse from established data sources. Our data

scientists use cutting edge techniques for data ingestion, curation and integration

of all data related to cancer research and treatment. Our cloud team uses agile

DevOps practices to build and manage the Cancer Research Cloud on the Oracle

Bare Metal cloud infrastructure.

Position Overview:

The Cloud Architecture, Development and Operations team

is looking for several experienced DevOps engineers with strong operational backgrounds

in Linux operating systems, networking, storage and database administration in

a public cloud setting. We will be using a mix of virtualization and container

technologies to deliver right-size/right-time capacity to our clients. Demonstrated

understanding of DevOps principles - “Infrastructure as Code” and broad

automation skills - are key to these positions. Understanding and applying

security principles is a must. Ability to diagnose problems and accurately

report them is a must. Experience working with/managing CI/CD pipelines in an agile

team (Scrum or Kanban) is a requirement. Generalists with depth in multiple

areas are highly desired. Experience with open source cloud and datacenter

management technologies is desirable. Experience with core Oracle technologies

is a significant plus. Experience working with scientists or end users is a


Job Responsibilities:

Team members will be responsible for building and

maintaining the OCRC cloud on top of the Oracle Bare Metal Cloud. This requires

the ability to work within an agile team framework and to focus on details while

being aware of the bigger picture. The team may be geographically distributed,

so strong teamwork is needed. The successful candidate will be expected to work

alone, or with other team members to deliver projects from our team backlog.

Most of the workday will be project work but we will be required to respond to

clients or other team members on an “as-needed” basis.

Candidate Profile:

  • Thrives in a dynamic,

fast-paced and occasionally interrupt-driven environment

  • Self-directed, with the

ability to break down tasks and deliver solid business outcomes

  • Good communication, teamwork

and diplomacy skills

  • Understands and lives

DevOps “Infrastructure as code” and “Automate all the things” mantra

  • Understands and is able

to apply security-by-design practices

  • Strong Linux skills and familiarity

with popular configuration management tools, logging, monitoring and especially

automation tools

  • Strong scripting

experience e.g. Python, Ruby, and Perl. Software development history a plus

  • Experience with

continuous integration/continuous deployment tools, Git, Jenkins etc.

  • Strong public cloud

infrastructure background, Oracle, AWS, Google, OpenStack variants

  • Virtualization and

container experience, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes

  • Strong open source tool

stack experience, Mesos, Hadoop, Spark, SparkML

  • Strong database and/or

data management experience, ETL, Oracle, MySQL, NoSQL (Cassandra etc.),

distributed file systems and block storage

  • “Can do” attitude

Top 3 skill sets / technologies in the ideal candidate:

  1. General Linux, networking and

database/storage management, esp. Oracle.

  1. Public cloud experience, esp.

configuration and security

  1. DevOps Automation, CI/CD etc.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Develop, analyze and maintain tools that support and automate processes for hardware or software product release.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically seven years of software engineering or related experience needed.

Oracle is an 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 and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-CO,Colorado-Denver

Other Locations: US-MA,Mass-Burlington, US-NV,Nevada-Las Vegas

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle