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Oracle Senior Software Engineer in Helena, Montana

Job Description

Looking for a strong Java/Go developer with experience in distributed systems and developing services in the cloud.


Application Platform

  • Are you interested in building a service on the cloud?

  • Do you have a passion for solving complex design problems and operational issues?

  • Does change challenge you?

Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best in class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) 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.

The Application Platform team aims to provide a rich set of services and tools to enable building and deploying of Cloud Services as containerized workloads and manage the entire development and deployment lifecycle. Oracle’s Container Engine for Kubernetes, Oracle Serverless and API Gateway are the flagship offerings from this organization. We are building new services to provide an Oracle Managed Kubernetes, App Development Platform, Application Governance and Compliance services.

We offer unique opportunities for smart, hands-on engineers with the expertise and passion to solve difficult problems in distributed highly available services and virtualized infrastructure. At every level, our engineers have a significant technical and business impact designing and building innovative new systems to power our customer’s business critical applications.

What does the position offer?

We’re looking for a Software Engineers with expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in distributed systems, cloud native technologies, and highly available services.

If this is you, at OCI you can 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.

You work on a team that owns the design, development, and operations for major components of Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure in the Cloud Native space

In the Application Platform team you would be working on the Managed Kubernetes offering. You would have a chance to build new services from scratch and also scale and operate existing services.

You should be a distributed systems generalist, able to understand broad systems interactions, while being very hands-on, able to dive deep into any part of the stack and lower level system interactions.

You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

You would be working on components that include implementing emerging interfaces in the Kubernetes ecosystem and maintaining the Kubernetes Providers for OCI.


General Skills

  • 3-8+ years of experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available, distributed systems.

  • Strong knowledge of GoLang or Java, Object Oriented Fundamentals and experience with scripting languages such as Python.

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems and distributed systems fundamentals.

  • Proven track record of understanding and implementation of the microservice design patterns

  • Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills and demonstrated ability to deliver quality code

  • Experience working on multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus

  • Excellent analytical skills and willingness to look at alternate paths to a solution

  • Experience driving technical solutions and mentoring engineers.

Profile of desired experience and expectations

  • 3-8+ years of experience as a Software Developer

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering. A degree in Computer Science would be a big plus

  • Prior experience with operating and building cloud services would be a big plus

  • Prior experience in container technology like Docker and container orchestration technology like Kubernetes is a big plus.

  • Exposure to managing deployments on OCI, Azure, AWS and GCP is a big plus.

  • Prior DevOps exposure is a plus

  • Willingness to perform DevOps and support on-call as well.

  • Should have a bias for action and should be willing to take ownership of a problem and solve it to completion.

  • Should be willing to take ownership of larger outcomes in design as well service operations


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

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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 will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer