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Oracle Sr Principal Software Developer in Albany, New York

Job Description

We seek candidates to help us design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug a set of core OCI storage infrastructure services. Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development

Our group works on one of the world’s largest distributed storage systems with uncompromising data durability and performance requirements. Strong knowledge of disk storage system IO technologies and experience with Linux kernel Block IO Layer or other OS/kernel Block IO drivers is required in this role.

As a member of this group, you will actively define and evolve standard practices and procedures. You will provide technical leadership to other software developers. Specify, design, and implement modest changes to existing software architecture to meet continuously evolving needs.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in an 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. 8+ years of software engineering or related experience.

Career Level - IC5


As a Consulting Member of the Technical Staff of the storage media team, you will be called upon to lead projects and participate significantly in the design of storage media projects. You should be both a rock-solid coder and a storage systems HW generalist, able to dive deep into the file system and IO layers of the SW stack and low-level systems and interactions with the control plane. You will use your knowledge and debugging skills to diagnose and troubleshoot problems with disk IOsubsystems and recommend solutions. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn.

To succeed with these responsibilities will require:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.

  • 4-8 years experience of an experience with disk storage system IO technologies.

  • Experience with Linux kernel Block IO Layer or other OS/kernel Block IO drivers

  • Experience with Block IO protocols such as SCSI, iSCSI, SAS, NVMe

  • Knowledge and experience with HBAs, RAID adapters, and SAS expanders are a plus.

  • Experience in debugging storage HW/FW/Driver issues.

  • Experience in benchmarking & analyzing disk/storage performance.

  • Experience with data storage fault tolerance and reliability techniques (mirroring, RAID, erasure coding, etc.) is a plus.


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 $96,800 to $251,600 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

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.

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