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Oracle Senior Cloud Native Software Engineer - Energy Product Incubator in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

About the Company and Team

Oracle Energy and Water is a tech provider empowering utility companies and other energy innovators around the world to serve their consumers. Every day, utilities provide reliable energy to power our world and deliver water to sustain life -- and Oracle’s products are at the center. Customers check their usage online, compare rate plans, and are encouraged to save electricity to contribute to a cleaner energy future -- and Oracle helps make it all possible. Our team strives to ensure that every global citizen has access to clean and affordable energy and water.

You’ll be joining a team that’s incubating a new platform product within the energy space. We are a creative group of passionate individuals, committed to building out the platform that powers the rapidly-evolving needs of utility companies while making the world a better, greener place to live for us all. We operate with a startup mindset on this team providing the best of two worlds -- the autonomy to iterate on new ideas while sitting within a stable, larger organization at Oracle. We’re working on big goals, and we need talented folks with equally big ambitions. Join us!

About the Job

We’re looking for an experienced senior cloud native software engineer for our engineering incubator team. You’ll be part of a team of experienced engineers who are building a next-generation platform for the energy industry with a heavy focus on massive data volume processing.

Our new platform is built directly on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) based on cloud native principles. We build to scale globally, leveraging state-of-the-art tooling, with zero downtime. As a senior software engineer, you’ll be responsible for building world-class software, leveraging automation whenever possible, mixed with many opportunities to contribute to the definition of early stage products.

Career Level - IC4


What You’ll Make Happen

  • You are the builder here. You’ll create software that’s used by the world’s largest utilities as well as other innovative companies in the energy space.

  • You’ll be part of a product development team for new energy products. You’ll be surrounded by a team of smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.

  • You’ll contribute to ideas for how to architect our platform for scale.

  • You’ll be able to apply your expertise and passion in solving difficult problems in highly available distributed systems. If this is you, at Oracle you can help, shape, design and build innovative new systems from the ground up.

About You

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience developing services on a public cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud)

  • 2+ years of experience building and delivering large scale, highly available distributed systems. This should include some experience with multi-tenant infrastructure.

  • Deep experience developing with Java. Experience with multiple languages is preferred.

  • Deep experience with continuous deployment tools.

  • Experience with data streams and event-based processing on any of the major cloud providers.

  • Experience with Kubernetes or other container orchestration technology is a plus.

  • You have a strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.

  • You’ve built rich tools and web apps for use by your team and other internal customers. You’ve made life easier for other developers and have motivated your teams to make both process and service improvements with your ability to automate and instrument properly to get the right data.

  • You are comfortable working at all levels of the technical stack.

  • You work backwards from the why. You care about creating reliable software that solves real problems.

  • You value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn. You understand that simple systems are easier to operate and fix.

  • You work well with everyone. You can lead a conversation in a room with engineers, managers and customers.

  • You are comfortable with ambiguity. You have a strong sense of ownership, and are able to drive projects to completion.


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 $94,200 to $223,500 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

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

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