Site Reliability Engineer

Reston, VA
Posted 04/20/2024
$81,000.00-$101,000.00 per year

Work with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team on the shared full stack ownership of a collection of services and/or technology areas. Understand the end-to-end configuration, technical dependencies, and overall behavioral characteristics of production services. Responsible for the design and delivery of the critically important stack, with focus on security, resiliency, scale, and performance. Authority for end-to-end performance and operability. Partner with development teams in defining and implementing improvements in service architecture. Articulate technical services and technology areas and guide Development Teams to engineer and add world-class capabilities to the Oracle Cloud service portfolio. Understand and communicate the scale, capacity, security, performance attributes, and requirements of the service and technology stack. Demonstrate clear understanding of automation and orchestration principles. Act as ultimate partner concern point for sophisticated or critical issues that have not yet been detailed as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Apply a deep understanding of service topology and their dependencies required to solve issues and define mitigations. Understand and explain the effect of product architecture decisions on distributed systems. Professional curiosity and a desire to develop understanding of services and technologies.

As part of the broader Engineering organization, you will be a key part of Oracle National Security Region's change management processes, work with Service Teams on introducing new features into secured regions, and troubleshoot production issues when required. This role is critical to the success of our system engineering, the virtual networking platforms, and the operational teams.

This role will support Oracle's Government customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance to services running within secured regions through the use of command line tools, change processes, and runbooks.
  • Deploy code and implement other changes.
  • Ensure timely resolution and documentation of incidents through bridge calls following guidance for secure communications and company-standard reporting methods.
  • Monitor the region for faults, alarms, and other errors.
  • Inform internal teams as required through process and procedure. Help identify and discuss process improvements and tools optimization.
  • Act as a point of escalation for incidents and other issues arising within the region.
  • Troubleshoot operational issues on behalf of service teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Must posses and maintain an active TS/SCI w/Polygraph Government Security clearance
  • Degree in computer related field, or 1-3 year experience equivalent.
  • Experience with Linux and infrastructure support and server administration.
  • Experience with managing secured services across distributed systems and geographies.
  • Customer focus, passion for delighting customers.
  • Demonstrable ability to quickly learn new technical domains and then train others.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of cloud concepts, platforms, and distributed systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with cloud networking and software driven networks.
  • Experience with coding or scripting using a major scripting language.
  • Experience deploying code within change management procedures.
  • Experience participating in or running incident bridges.
  • Experience in cloud technical support, operations, NOC or similar.
  • Experience working with government customers.


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 $63,000 to $126,100 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

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