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Oracle Principal Software Engineer in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Job Description

Do you have a passion to design, develop and deploy software releases? As a Principal Software Engineer, you will focus on identifying and solving system management problems at scale, collaborating with our engineering teams, establishing best practices, and promoting good software development practices throughout the Hardware Data Center (HWDC) Core Software Team. The ideal candidate loves both building and breaking software at scale. Our unique team works on everything from low-level hardware interfaces to network-facing API service interfaces -- and everything in between i.e., firmware and software solutions. Join us to help shape the system management offerings for Oracle’s cutting-edge systems while working with some of the most talented and experienced software developers in the business.


Our Team

Our team’s primary motivation is to develop mission-critical ultra-high performance integrated Data Center systems to work closely with core Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) teams to ensure optimal power utilization, capabilities, and efficiencies. OCI is Oracle’s public cloud offering that enables customers to build and run a wide range of applications in a scalable, secure, highly available and high-performance environment. Our services are intended to operate as a large global scale solution to reduce infrastructure power related risks for OCI, reduce associated costs, and optimize infrastructure system power utilization and stability.

We are looking for a Full-Stack Principal Software Development Engineer with cloud services experience to join our team. As an ideal candidate, you will have implemented production Java services. In addition, you will have an understanding of Networking and Linux/Unix fundamentals and will combine this knowledge with your hands-on experience in software development - you will champion creating an engineering environment that embodies the best development and testing practices for delivering a high-quality service.

These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast; we are still at an early stage where an individual can have a significant impact. We are working on ambitious new initiatives. If you are passionate about taking ownership of big technical challenges and producing software solutions that have broad, significant impacts - come join our team!


  • Collaborate with Hardware teams, Cloud teams, and other internal consumers of system management stack in designing systems management solutions

  • Identify areas where our programs can be improved (especially through automation), and where possible, implement those improvements

  • Identify, reproduce, and address system management issues

  • Collaborate with security engineers to make our software secure

  • Conduct internal design reviews, code reviews, and security reviews

  • Collaborate with internal security compliance teams to make software meet or exceed compliance obligations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

  • 7+ years in the field of distributed systems software development

  • Experience with build automation, continuous integration, or continuous deployment tools

  • Capable of working independently

  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks

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

  • Proven Java Programming experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with embedded systems development

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.

  • Experience with Cloud security and architecture concepts.

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.

  • Familiarity with common compliance standards.

  • Recognized industry certification and/or continuing education programs



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 location(s)

California Pay Range: from $112,000 to $252,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Colorado Pay Range: from $95,900 to $227,200 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

New York City Pay Range: from $99,300 to $239,900 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Washington Pay Range: from $102,600 to $239,900 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 and market conditions, 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 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

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

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