Oracle Lead DevOps Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. Define specifications for significant new projects and specify, design and develop software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software development tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies major changes to existing products/services/processes. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 more years of software engineering or related experience.

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.

Oracle is making huge global investments to deliver the most open, secure, reliable and transformative cloud platforms and services to our customers. We are reengineering our vast array of software and hardware assets and retooling our sales and engineering practices. With Oracle s deeply innovative culture; unique track record of delivering most popular software platforms and its unparalleled ability to maintain a pulse on the enterprise customers - we are the only company on the planet that is delivering the most compelling services at every layer of the cloud.

Oracle Hospitality is a fast moving technology group within Oracle s industry focused, cloud oriented business units. Our products power hundreds of thousands of restaurant and hotel locations around the world, and we engineer our solutions from the cloud all the way down to ruggedized mobile and workstation devices on premise. We are able to leverage the full capabilities of Oracle s next generation cloud technologies to bring a world class offering to the hospitality market. You will see our products in airports all around the world and at key customers like Starbucks, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Hyatt Hotels, Marriott and Pret a Manger.

The site reliability engineering team within Oracle Hospitality is a new team formed to transform the way we deliver our cloud services. Our SRE/Devops engineers will be responsible for the building creative engineering solutions to operations problems. The team will focus on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure and eliminating work through automation. The team will spend limited time on operational work, focused on iterative improvement and proactive identification of potential outages.

We are looking for a proven, seasoned engineer with skills that span engineering and operations roles.


  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services - from inception and design, through to deployment, operation and refinement.

  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and launch reviews.

  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.

Ideal Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field involving coding (e.g. physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience

  • 8 or more years of software engineering or related exereince

  • Experience in one or more of the following: C, C , Java, Python, Go, Perl, Ruby, shell scripting

  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems internals and administration (e.g. filesystems, nodes, system calls, etc) or networking (e.g. TCP/IP, routing, network topologies and hardware, SDN, etc).

  • Experience with Windows operating systems administration and management.

  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

  • Ability to debug and optimize code and to automate routine tasks.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Lead DevOps Engineer

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 1800089F