Director, Software Development (SDM) - Platform Services
Posted on: October 12, 2018
**Director, Software Development (SDM) - Platform Services****Preferred Qualifications**Are you getting stale and bored, maintaining the same old systems and services, slowly bug fixing and add little features month after month and never getting the resources or headcount you need to push the envelope? The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Platform Services group owns creating features for every cloud customer to organize their data, for example our Tagging service, and develop technology on-ramps to move Oracle services into the future and onto our systems. Come work with our team and get a deep say in product development, roadmap, design, and implementation of customer-facing services as we carve out new product areas and then build them for our customers.The OCI organization and platform is Oracle?s push into the cloud: the company is betting their future on us to succeed, and right now our platform is in its very easily stages of maturity and adoption on that road to success. Joining us now enables you to join our startup like environment in Seattle, a little ways away from Oracle corporate, and work with the teams that are building the distributed, cloud-native systems that will bring Oracle into the future. We are a group of small, agile development teams that own our products end-to-end. It?s simple: we start with what our customers are asking us for, then figure out what we should go build, and then build it. No legacy stuff to deal with, no PM deciding your future every scrum. Just you, your team, your dev environment, and a product idea that needs to get out to our customers as agile as possible.As a Director of Software Development (SDM), you will need to recruit, mentor and people manage teams of 8 SDEs, more junior SDMs with their own teams, collaborate with other software and product managers across OCI to make sure we create the right thing for our customers, then drive the design, implementation, launch and iterative improvement of your product going forward. Two of our core values are Act Now, Iterate and Nail the Basics. We highly value managers who can take large, ambiguous, distributed systems problems and tackle them without hesitation. We want to ship the right thing for our customers quickly, then build it out so that we can truly compete in the cloud.This is an exciting time to join OCI as we continue to grow as a team, build and operate new cloud services, and provide our managers growth and scale opportunities that you can?t find in most other roles. We are building Oracle?s future and we hope you are interesting in joining us in that adventure.Basic Qualifications:+ 3-5 years of experience managing software teams.+ 7 years of experience with applications development or large scale web services.+ Strong track record of building high-performing teams of engineers.+ Proficient at programming in at least two major programming languages, such as Java, Python, C, C , C#, or Ruby.+ Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering or related engineering fields.Preferred Qualifications+ Experience developing in a service-oriented architecture+ Interest or experience in distributed computing and high scale/high availability systems+ Understanding and experience using other cloud platforms and products**Detailed Description and Job Requirements**Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.**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.****Job:** Product Development**Location:** US-WA,Washington-Seattle**Job Type:** Regular Employee Hire**Organization:** Oracle
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