Big Data Engineer / Backend Developer

Oracle Reston , VA 20190

Posted 2 months ago

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

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 is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a Big Data Engineer, your job will be to work on our digital advertising products across the entire tech stack. You will work with nosql databases, distributed data processing systems, microservices, message bus/queues, and front-end UIs. Our stack includes React, Java, Python, MySQL, Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Redis, RabbitMQ, InfluxDB, Kubernetes, and many other open source tools.

You will be using your problem solving ability to come up with innovative solutions to real business problems with massive internet-scale data. Your success will be measured by how well you couple critical thinking with self-motivation, enthusiasm and determination. You will be required to work effectively with your teammates. Engineers that like to collaborate and share their work will thrive here, and we offer ample opportunities to move between teams and work on varying business domains and technology challenges.


We look for candidates that have most of these

  • 4 years experience with Java/Scala

  • 4 years experience with Spark/Flink

  • 4 years experience with javascript with react/angular/vue

  • 4 years experience with relational databases and nosql/distributed databases, with understanding of tradeoffs

  • 2 years experience with container technologies (docker, kubernetes)

  • 2 experience with devops - CI/CD, metrics, logging, monitoring/alerting

  • Strong fundamentals including an understanding of data structures (deterministic and probabilistic), concurrency, object-oriented and functional programming

  • Strong understanding of web architecture, security, cookies, reverse-proxies, REST

  • Familiar with and using SOLID, DRY, KISS principles

  • Self-starter you're able to learn new concepts and technologies mostly on your own

  • BS in Computer Science or related field

Day in the life

  • You will build quality software at world-class scale using cutting edge technologies

  • You will participate in a daily scrum and other agile rituals with your team

  • You will own your work and add tests and metrics into your code, and participate in code reviews

  • You will document designs and runbooks

  • You will learn from and teach your coworkers by actively participating in internal meetups (guilds)

  • You will contribute to shared libraries using our internal open source model

  • You will research and implement new technologies to solve specific problems


  • We invest in our people using internal & external trainings, conferences and books

  • We invest in innovation by organizing many hackathons throughout the year

  • We provide a laptop, accessories, and even cover cell phone plans

  • We're incredibly diverse - our workforce has many minorities and people of all ages

  • We have fantastic benefits, ranging from insurance (medical, dental, and vision) to 401k matching to an Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • We have unlimited vacation - and actually use it

  • We have fun - we have a beautiful new space with foosball, ping pong, video games

  • We're tight knit - we have food delivered for team lunches once a week, happy hours every other week, and various events and activities throughout the year

  • We provide snacks, cold brew coffee, and other drinks available at the office, and we have a (really good!) subsidized lunch caf in the building

What is Oracle Data Cloud?

Oracle Data Cloud (ODC) brings together data and technology to help digital advertising companies drive better business outcomes across more than 100 countries. Used by 199 out of AdAge's 200 largest advertisers, our Audience, Context and Measurement solutions give marketers the data and tools needed for every stage of the marketing journey, from audience planning to data management, brand safety, fraud protection, contextual relevance, viewability confirmation, and ROI measurement. Oracle Data Cloud combines the leading technologies and talent from Oracle's acquisitions of AddThis, BlueKai, Crosswise, Datalogix, Grapeshot, and Moat.

Our employees are essential to our success and we value the unique perspectives and experience you can bring to Oracle Data Cloud. We are very passionate about our culture and providing each person every opportunity to unlock their own hidden potential to learn to grow to thrive to achieve to win.

And underpinning it all are our core values:







We are a startup culture with the backing of a big company. We work hard, learn, coach, take breaks, and have fun. Join Oracle Data Cloud and be part of the team creating innovative and groundbreaking data-driven solutions for Marketing, Sales and Customer Intelligence.

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