Software Development Senior Director
Redwood City, CA, USA | Oracle
IT / Information Technology
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The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team provides you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.
We offer unique opportunities for leaders with the expertise and passion to solve difficult problems in distributed highly available services and virtualized infrastructure. At every level, our people have a significant technical and business impact designing and building innovative new systems to power our customer’s business critical applications. These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives.
This role is available on the OCI Cognitive Services . We are addressing exciting challenges at the intersection of artificial intelligence and cutting-edge cloud infrastructure. We are building cloud services in natural language processing (NLP) and, computer vision that work out of the box for enterprises. Our product vision includes ability for enterprises to be able to customize the services for their business and train them to specialize on their data by creating micro models that enhance the global AI models.
Come in at ground level and build new Cognitive (AI) Services from scratch.
Inspire a culture of 'Always On' Service Operations in the team
Organize, Anticipate, Plan 24x7x365 Service Operations for multiple services
Present weekly to upper management - Service Escalations and Statistics along with Corrective Actions/Preventive Actions
Interface with Architects and technical leads to steer them to continuous Feature Improvements
Directly and indirectly manage Globally Distributed engineering team that is fast growing
Allocate resources, set priorities, and manage schedules for the team. Work across the platform organization to define and provide inputs to the technology strategy, infrastructure and architecture vision that supports the successful execution of the product roadmap and business strategy.
Feed the Service Operations requirements, challenges into service development teams for continuous improvements
Responsible to Hire outstanding SDEs, SREs in a competitive environment. Proven ability to motivate, align, and manage high performing, happy and empowered developers.
Desired Skills and Experience
Strong technical understanding in building Scalable high Performance services
Proven track record on running Operations for a Cloud Service
Deep knowledge of Compute, Network, Storage systems on a large scale
Experience working with Distributed Systems
AI / ML systems and Heterogeneous Databases Operations experience a plus
At least 15+ years of software development experience of which 2-4 years of cloud services development environment.
5+ years of senior management experience
BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a Senior Director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to current and future design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision improvements to the architecture.
Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers Interacts internally and externally with executive management involving negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience.
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