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Oracle Software Developer 4 in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

Are you interested in building a large-scale distributed infrastructure for the cloud? 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.


Career Level - IC4


As a member of our development team, you will be responsible for designing and building components for Oracle's storage systems. You are expected to own/drive platform architecture, design, and implementations to deliver high-quality features and services. You are expected to work across teams in a highly collaborative environment. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership, set high standards through design/code reviews and mentor others on the team. Oracle's Storage is a highly scalable and performant public-facing service for storing an unlimited amount of data. Your intelligence and expertise will result in the sense of accomplishment as you create new features as well as oversee their use by customers in a production environment. This is your chance to be part of an exciting new technology that is hot in the market, has many opportunities to work on new features, and is already in demand by customers. Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development.

  • Develop and define media technology roadmap

  • Design and perform initial feasibility and PoC of various storage media optimization to reduce the cost of storage and maximize usable capacity.

  • Design and develop performance modeling at system and application level to ensure maximum efficiency of our hardware.

  • Work with other Architects, Product Managers, Executives, and others to develop product definitions and roadmaps.

  • Act as a leader in our organization; ensure engineering teams are aligned with strategic vision; drive consensus and understanding on technical issues.

  • Drive customer-focused solutions to completion on time.

  • Mentor junior engineers and help grow talent within our team.

  • Provide technical guidance and constructive feedback to leadership, team members, and other stakeholders.

  • Maintain both integration and production systems as part of an operations-focused culture.

  • Raise the bar for engineering quality and best practices.


  • 10+ years of relevant experience.

  • Experience in SSD and HDD media technologies, development, and trends.

  • Experience with QLC and SMR Zones Storage Media at firmware and hardware level.

  • Experience in driving storage server hardware and improvement of storage density, performance, price, and latency.

  • Experience in wear leveling, FTL (Flash translation layer), and GC for SSD.

  • Deep understanding of storage system reliability, system performance characterization, and tuning of storage systems.

  • Track records of working with storage vendors and knowledge of standards and standards committees.

  • Familiarity with distributed system, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Oracle/AWS/Azure/Google Cloud) and performance testing tools.

  • Impeccable written English and presentation skills.

  • Strong team player with outstanding communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.

  • Comfortable with complex, swiftly evolving software development environments.

  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.

  • Ability to drive, follow, evangelize, and improve cross-team processes.

  • knowledge of cloud infrastructure concepts and technologies.

  • Experience (and commitment to) capturing and maintaining institutional knowledge.

  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams.

  • Significant work experience in startups or fast-paced enterprise technology development environments, or a bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science-related field.


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.

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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