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Oracle Principal Software Developer in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

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. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

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. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

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Join the team delivering one of Oracle's most successful products--The Exadata Database Machine providing the highest performance ideally suited for the workloads of cloud computing.

Come and be a part of our exciting, bright and leading edge Exadata group! Work with a relatively small, highly motivated, close-knit, dynamic and vibrant team. No two days are alike!

The Exadata team is seeking top talent within the systems development community to include x86 experience as well as evaluating and working with the latest HW and SW technology.

This is a Principal Systems Development position - requiring skills and aptitude for bringing multiple components together and making them work together. Deliverables span tools, scripts, release management, utilities, security, configuration and end user command line tools for distributed deployments and upgrades.

In this highly visible role, you will be responsible for the following:


  • Track HW and SW bug status to meet Exadata milestones and release schedule

  • Troubleshoot and interact with vendors and various internal teams to drive escalations and issues to closure

  • Evaluate various new HW proto-type samples for performance and robustness compared to data sheet and its predecessors

  • Design, implement, measure and fabric and host-based technologies for networking

  • Implement NIC-based offload firmware and design end-to-end systems, analysis and measurement

  • Move data between machines more efficiently including firmware for embedded processors on Host Component Adapters (HCAs)

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience

  • BS in Computer Science coupled with extensive Network HW experience acceptable as well - Five (5) years of engineering experience within HCA technologies for networking and fabrics

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Enterprise x86 server, NVMe/SAS Storage, Linux admin, Ethernet, Infiniband, Verbs, TCP/IP, RDMA, RoCE, and HPC-protocols - General OS techniques and "Userspace" networking

  • Understanding of congestion-control techniques DCQCN, ECN and QCN

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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.


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