Architect IT Platforms, OCI

at Oracle in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team delivers mission-critical applications for top tier enterprises around the world. Our cloud offers unmatched hyper-scale, multi-tenant services deployed in more than 30 regions worldwide. We are looking for a senior, tech-savvy leader to continue our rapid growth by managing and growing a motivated, collaborative team of top-notch technical talent. You should be a distributed systems generalist, able to architect broad systems interactions, while being very hands-on, able to dive deep into any part of the stack and lower-level system interactions. You should value simplicity and scale, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, and be excited to learn. This role offers a terrific opportunity to own and build distributed services that enable multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud applications with unmatched performance, scale, and reliability.

This position is responsible for driving the technical direction for across Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s Services. This is a strategic technology role, with technical responsibility for solution/product development across all Oracle Cloud services and the platforms. The role will have a specific focus on building products & solutions specifically for Enterprise use in the areas of Operational Fleet management at scale including Security and Employee Experience services such as Endpoints and secure connectivity.


Specific responsibilities include:

+ Design and build customer-facing cloud services that are scalable, reliable, and performant.

+ Regular communication with C-level executives, including technology reviews.

+ Foster and maintain strong/positive relationships across other groups and teams within Oracle.

+ Ensure successful technology releases based on team, division and company priorities.

+ Stay abreast of the latest innovations in the cloud technology space and apply them as appropriate.

+ Lead by example, setting a clear culture of teamwork, high expectations, success and customer focus.

+ Recruit and retain the best technical talent for OCI.

+ Take responsibility for horizontal initiatives across Oracle, including next-generation system definitions, and drive adoption over multiple business

+ Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of software engineering.

+ Develop senior-level customer & partner relationships as required

Preferred Skills and Experience

+ Exceptional communication skills, technically fearless and a strong product sense with the ability to seek and absorb business context, lead, and develop engineering culture, and exhibit good judgement exercised through developed critical thinking.

+ 15+ years’ experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.

+ Strong knowledge of C, C++ or Java, and experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.

+ Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.

+ Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.

+ Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage, and distributed persistence technologies.

+ Experience building multi-tenant, virtualized infrastructure a strong plus.


A Bachelors’ degree is preferred. An advanced degree is a plus.


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 location(s)

California Pay Range: from $166,700 to $384,000 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Colorado Pay Range: from $167,600 to $345,600 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

New York City Pay Range: from $171,700 to $364,800 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Washington Pay Range: from $163,500 to $364,800 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 and market conditions, 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 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

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

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 pursu

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Job Posting: JC233160519

Posted On: Jan 28, 2023

Updated On: May 29, 2023

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