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Oracle Principal Kubernetes DevOPS Engineer – Site Reliability in Mexico

Principal Kubernetes DevOPS Engineer – Site Reliability

Preferred Qualifications

Job Description for the Oracle IT

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Principal DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes


Oracle is seeking an experienced and driven Principal DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes who wants to join a team of highly talented Technology and Engineering professionals who are revolutionizing the delivery of Cloud Services at Oracle.

Oracle IT provides modern enterprise services to Oracle’s internal businesses and is amid a cloud transformation driving improved agility, performance, availability and security across Oracle’s Enterprise and Development environments. We are looking for passionate, highly motivated, uniquely skilled, “engineering-first” driven individuals to join our team and help build our next generation business platform. If you are looking for an environment that embraces your unbridled ambition for innovating solutions; provides clearly defined objectives and empowers individual growth through direct feedback; values your contributions and is dedicated to supporting your personal development, then Oracle IT is the team for you!

This architecture role is a hands-on role combining technical expertise with strategic vision and mentoring in the field of continuous integration, continuous delivery, engineering efficiency, containerization, and engineering operations. A successful candidate will have deep expertise in all phases of the software development lifecycle, as well as expert-level knowledge of the systems, technologies, and strategies used to automate and release software in a cloud environment.


  • Has an excellent, hands-on understanding of tools and techniques required to plan, build, and run a development (DevOps) pipeline for container-based, cloud-based services.

  • Clearly articulate, define, and execute on pipeline strategic vision based on business and engineering objectives.

  • With other architects, develop architecture standards for containerization and deployment designs.

  • Develop architecture standards and practices for pipeline development, enhancement, and maintenance

  • Solve complex problems related to Oracle IT services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.

  • Identify opportunities and drive the implementation of automation to improve service health, manageability, reliability and telemetry.

  • Ability to read, write, configure, design, and script end-to-end service telemetry, alerting and self-healing capabilities for platforms.

  • Authoring functional and technical documentation.

  • You will be responsible for the design and delivery of the mission critical stack, with focus on security, resiliency, scale, and performance with authority for end-to-end performance and operability. 

  • A deep understanding of service topology and their dependencies required to troubleshoot issues and define mitigations. Professional curiosity and a desire to a develop deep understanding of services and technologies is required.

  • As a member of Oracle IT SRE team, candidate is responsible for managing and supporting various corporate services like,,, etc.


  • Four years of bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Excellence in verbal and written communication. Ability to communicate with all levels during critical events and be a bridge for technical discussion with non-technical people.

  • At least 4 years hands-on experience with containers in Production Environments - Docker, Kubernetes preferred

  • Experience implementing CICD strategies & Container deployments using Helm charts

  • Experience in Kubernetes to deploy scale, load balance and manage Docker containers with multiple name spaced versions.

  • Must have experience with containers and / or container management systems, such as Kubernetes , OpenShift, Docker, etc.

  • Deep knowledge of build automation tools, such as Jenkins, Ansible, Packer, etc. is required.

  • Good knowledge of cloud deployment tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.

  • 5  years of experience running large scale customer facing web services in a DevOps/SRE environment

  • Strong Technical background with an ability to troubleshoot issues impacting large scale service architectures and application stacks.

  • 2 years of demonstrable experience in one or more scripting/programming languages such as GO, Python, Ruby and etc.

  • Experience leveraging cloud architecture, applying site reliability principles, and/or demonstrating sensitivity to operational concerns

  • Familiarity with large scale cloud networking infrastructure, including network architectures, DNS, TCP/IP protocols, firewall management, routing, switching, ACLs, SSL/TLS

  • 3 years of experience utilizing Cloud Infrastructure such as Oracle Cloud Infrastructure , Azure, AWS, OpenStack, GCP

  • Cloud Service monitoring and incident management

  • Master of source code management for large teams using frameworks such as GIT, GITHub, Terraform, Artifactory, Bitbucket, Docker

  • Full-stack troubleshooting skills across network, application, hardware, management fabric, and distributed services layers

  • Strong know how of CURL, Postman, JSON. CURL Knowledge and using CURL to Request

  • Flexible work times to enable working with team members in other time zones (Early and Late conferences)

  • Experience to work with offshore teams is a plus

  • Experience in 24x7 operational support

Bonus Points :

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) or be working towards it

  • AWS or OCI Certified Architect or be working towards it

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Solve complex problems related to infrastructure cloud services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence. Design, write, and deploy software to improve the availability, scalability, and efficiency of Oracle products and services. Design and develop designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems. Facilitate service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis, and system tuning.

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 mission critical 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 characteristics of services and technology areas and guide Development Teams to engineer and add premier 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 escalation point for complex or critical issues that have not yet been documented as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Utilize a deep understanding of service topology and their dependencies required to troubleshoot issues and define mitigations. Understand and explain the affect of product architecture decisions on distributed systems. Professional curiosity and a desire to a develop deep understanding of services and technologies.

A BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent. Identifies and implements complex solutions to knowledge of server hardware and software configuration, networking, standard internet services, scripting languages, cloud computing patterns, technology security and compliance. Experience running large scale customer facing web services. Identifies and implements complex solutions to understanding of load balancing technologies and experience with development in programming languages, databases and big data stores, and container technologies. Work involves defining and documenting technical architecture of complex and highly scalable products. A minimum of 8 years experience of running large scale customer facing web services.

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.

Job: Product Development

Location: Mexico

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle