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Oracle Software Developer 5 in Albany, New York

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Job Description - Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Principal Software Developer to join our team and take a significant role in developing innovative software solutions for proactively identifying and mitigating operational risks within Oracle’s cloud platform. In this position, you will contribute to building scalable solutions and closed-loop mechanisms, enhancing operational hygiene and reducing potential risks across Oracle Cloud services.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures, especially in areas of operational excellence and highly available systems. You will also provide leadership and expertise in the development of new services, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology, as well as mentoring engineers.

Career Level - IC5



Lead the design and development of a scalable solution focused on proactively identifying and mitigating operational risks within Oracle Cloud.

  1. Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to analyze and understand potential operational risks, translating insights into effective software solutions that enhance platform reliability and security.

  2. Utilize your deep expertise in software development to design and implement algorithms, data models, and automated workflows for efficient risk detection and mitigation.

  3. Work in tandem with stakeholders to define and implement policies that align with industry best practices and compliance standards, contributing to a proactive approach in risk reduction.

  4. Implement closed-loop mechanisms to continuously improve operational hygiene, leveraging your software development skills to enhance risk reduction strategies across Oracle’s cloud services.

  5. Conduct comprehensive analysis of Oracle Cloud deployments, identifying and addressing operational risks through software-driven approaches.

  6. Stay informed about emerging technologies and industry trends, incorporating innovative software solutions into the development process to strengthen risk reduction strategies.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  2. 10+ years relevant experience

  3. Proven experience as a senior-level software developer with a focus on designing and implementing solutions for identifying and mitigating operational risks in cloud services.

  4. Expertise in software architecture, design patterns, and scalable system development, with a deep understanding of distributed systems.

  5. Proficient in programming languages such as Python, Java, or Go, with a focus on building robust and scalable software solutions.

  6. Strong knowledge of cloud platforms and experience developing software services addressing operational risks in cloud environments.

  7. Demonstrated leadership skills in guiding and mentoring a team of developers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.

  8. Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive mindset for addressing operational challenges and mitigating potential risks through software solutions.

If you are a seasoned software developer passionate about proactively addressing operational risks in cloud platforms and have a proven track record in building scalable solutions, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to the reliability and security of Oracle Cloud.


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.

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