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Oracle Software Engineer - Database Technologies in Albany, New York

Job Description

New College Grad Role intended for current students (BS/MS/PhD) OR graduated within 12 months of start date

Target Start Date: Summer/Fall 2024

The Program:

Our future success depends on hiring world-class, early-in-career talent who are looking to power next-generation services and solutions. We are hiring bachelor’s and master’s graduates with a diverse set of skills and experiences to work in and across multiple teams within the Database Technologies organization. Our program is intended to enhance your overall learning experience, help build your network, and accelerate your opportunity to make an impact.

The Team:

The Oracle Database and Systems Technologies organization creates data management technologies that power the modern economy. This includes the Oracle Database, the most widely used mission-critical database in all major industries around the world. We use this foundation to develop Database Services in Public and Private Clouds, and the Oracle Autonomous Database, the world’s first self-driving, self-securing, self-repairing mission-critical cloud database service. The organization also engineers hardware systems specialized for databases that are used by over 75% of the largest businesses in the world. In this team, the code that you write will power highly critical systems used by billions of people including travel reservations, telecommunications, hospitals, payroll, insurance, banking, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, e-commerce, utilities, and government services. The goal of our products is to increase the possibilities and productivity of businesses and people worldwide. Over 30% of the largest businesses in the world are already using our database cloud technologies.

Career Level - IC2


What You’ll Do:

The Database Engineering Team is responsible for full stack development of a family of databases including Oracle NoSQL Database, Oracle Times-Ten In-Memory Database, and the industry-leading Oracle Database itself. This is a systems-focused group that works on areas such as distributed databases, substantial scalability, high availability, security, analytics, data warehousing, automatic parallelization, networking, replication, distributed caching, transaction engines, data engines, SQL execution, query optimization, and language design. The team develops in-database machine-learning and AI algorithms both to help our customers improve their business and to make our own products autonomous. In addition, this group is also responsible for working on Oracle Engineered Systems which provide utmost performance and availability using technologies such as Persistent Memory and RDMA.

What You’ll Bring: (Objective Minimum Qualifications):

To be considered for a Software Engineer position in the Database Technologies organization, you must possess the Objective Minimum Qualifications (OMQs) below. Please ensure that your application clearly indicates that you meet these OMQs , either on your resume and/or by uploading additional documents such as a transcript.

  • Have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent science/engineering field by August 2024.

  • Reside in the United States and/or attend a university in the US.

  • Able to obtain work authorization in the US in 2024.

  • Are strongly proficient (i.e., able to complete coding projects with no assistance) in at least one of the following programming languages: C, C++ or Java

  • Have the ability to implement sophisticated algorithms and data structures in very complex systems with the highest quality.

  • Have completed coursework, projects, internships, and or research in three or more of the following Systems Programming related areas:

  • Compilers

  • Computer Architecture

  • Distributed Systems

  • Database Systems

  • High Performance Computing

  • Multithreaded/Multicore programming/Concurrent programming

  • Parallel Programming

  • Operating Systems Concepts

  • Have completed at least one internship, research assistantship, teaching assistantship, or equivalent practical experience working with the relevant technical areas noted above.

What We’ll Give You:

Accelerated Career Development: Many leaders in the Database and Systems Technology group have started their careers through the College Hire program. We consider this world-class program as the engine for our next generation of leaders. We have created very informative onboarding sessions for you, we will assign a mentor or buddy to you who will guide you closely in the initial stages of your career, and we will provide you with resources and opportunities to grow your career at every step.

High Levels of Job Satisfaction and Happiness: The Oracle Database is the most widely used high-demand database in the world. Critical businesses such as banking, travel, healthcare, telecommunications, payroll, insurance, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, e-commerce, utilities, and government services will use the products that you build to run critical services and will depend on you for solutions. You will have a big positive impact on the world around you.

Experience with Cutting Edge Technology: The Database and Systems Technology group works on cutting-edge technology that operates at a meticulous scale, performance, and availability to serve critical business needs all over the world. You will gain exposure to software algorithms that operate at a substantial scale with ultra-reliability, to cutting-edge hardware technologies, and to the best quality control practices in the industry.


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 $62,100 to $158,200 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.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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