Engineering Director, Database, Oracle SaaS


Job Description

The SaaS Continuity Engineering team is responsible for the design and build of the systems and services that enables Oracle to deliver industry-leading availability and performance objectives for Oracle’s SaaS services. The team architects and develops high-availability and service continuity solutions across the entire stack – infrastructure, database, platform, and application services – and all the dependent components. The engineering innovations enable SaaS services to be available to customers without any disruptions even during large-scale incidents. We are building the next-gen service continuity solutions in a fast-pace and innovative environment and looking for a hands-on engineering leader who can lead design and development of solutions and services to operate Oracle Database at scale with maximum availability and performance.

We are looking for a seasoned engineering leader to grow and lead a team that is building software and solutions for improving availability, resiliency and performance of database platform for Oracle SaaS services. You will be providing leadership, vision and strategy needed for the delivery of these services.

We are looking for someone who has experience:

Leading engineering teams that have delivered successful cloud services

Leading engineering solutions for database and related components

Launching new cloud solutions and establishing operational excellence

Setting the technical direction

Building high performing geographically distributed engineering teams

Coaching, mentoring and developing best talent

Establishing and stimulating software development standards and processes along with best practices for the entire org

Developing strategic plans to accomplish technical as well as business objectives with leadership chain,team and customers

Career Level – M4


Required Qualifications

MS/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Experience with Cloud infrastructure, ObjectStore and other cloud storage services

Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in SaaS or PaaS engineering

Strong development experience in Java, C, or similar OO languages

Proficient in scripting (Python, Shell)

12 years experience in a software engineering environment

8 years in leading engineering solutions for Oracle database and storage technologies

Experience in building highly available and fault tolerant services

Extensive experience with Oracle Database, Exadata, Grid Infrastructure, ASM & RAC

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience in a collaborative, agile development environment

Preferred Qualifications

Hands-on experience developing services on a public cloud platform (Examples: AWS, Azure, GCP, Oracle)

Extensive experience with Oracle Database and Exadata

Experience in leading teams that have delivered successful products

Understanding of distributed computing and cloud technologies



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 $120,300 to $291,900 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

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