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Oracle Principal Member of Technical Staff - Java Seclibs SQE in Albany, New York

Job Description

The Java Platform Group is looking for an experienced, passionate, and highly motivated Software Engineer to join our world-class development efforts. Our team is responsible for delivering and testing the Java platform that is used by millions of developers. We are looking for a seasoned engineer with a strong Java programming background and a desire to make a positive change in our product.

Career Level - IC4


We hire developers to write code to test code. Our goal is to have engineers writing well-designed, robust, reliable, repeatable, and maintainable open-source tests that find issues early and provide adequate coverage for the component under testing. Our engineers are in the product source code as much as they are working with test source code and are working on various frameworks used in testing. Growth in this role means growing as an engineer: strong designs that are built to last, deep component knowledge, and broad scenario experience will be measures of success as a candidate grows in this role. The primary focus for this position will be on server technologies: Java Security Libraries, PKI, Kerberos, Cryptography, Static and/or Dynamic code analysis tooling

  • You will be expected to work with a wide range of features and component teams to drive quality in security libraries, PKI, Cryptography, Kerberos.

  • Create the next generation of testing tools such as SpotBugs, Sonar, Fuzzing, and infrastructure to increase the speed of release cycles

  • Work closely with engineering teams to understand new technologies, design, and develop functional test suites to ensure the quality of the product

  • Designing and developing test frameworks and test applications.

  • Increase code coverage and minimize validation escapes to customers

  • Ensuring timely software releases by improving efficiency, productivity, and consistency of testing

Job requirements:

  • BS in a technical discipline. MS desirable. At least 3 years experience in software development or testing

  • Strong Java programming background

  • Experience with shell scripting

  • Working experience on Linux/Windows/macOS

  • Extensive test and troubleshooting experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Motivated and results-oriented individual

  • Ability to thrive and grow in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Ability to conceive, plan, implement, and collaborate with distributed teams on process improvements and productivity enhancement tools.

  • A desire to learn new skills

  • Java Certified Developer is highly desired


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