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Oracle Software Development Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

As a Sr. Director of Software Development, you will build and lead the Strategic Acceleration and Incubation Teams for OCI’s Technical Strategy & Oversight Organization. The charter is to ensure the success of projects at the intersection of criticality and urgency. You will work with executive leadership to identify opportunities critical to the success of Oracle Cloud that either cut across multiple lines of business, require rapid surging of senior technical leadership, or are so foundational to our strategy as to require direct executive oversight and execution. You will work with our most senior technical leaders to define, design, and develop solutions to our most pressing problems and then ensure they reach maturity before spinning them back out into the organization.

These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives across disciplines such as implementing load and fault injection tools for chaos regions, providing canonical implementation of core components for data planes, and defining and implementing new platforms for running OCI services.


  • Direct, lead and coach engineering teams to deliver successful products and services.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, industry best practices, ensuring compliance and driving innovation within the organization.

  • Launching new cloud services and establishing operational excellence.

  • Setting the technical direction for foundational architectural components of OCI Service.

  • Building high performing geographically distributed engineering teams.

  • Coaching, mentoring, and developing best talent.

  • Establishing and stimulating software development standards and processes along with best practices for the entire org

  • Developing strategic plans to accomplish technical as well as business objectives with leadership chain, team, and customers.

  • Defining new KPIs to inform decision making and prioritization.

  • Sets Goals and Expectations for performance and works with employees to establish specific, measurable goals and commitments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of management experience in enterprise software, with management of managers

  • 7+ years of experience with applications development with 2+ years in large scale distributed applications / web services

  • Proficient at programming in Java, Python

  • Bachelors in computer science and Engineering or related engineering fields

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Prior development experience with Metering service in Cloud or experience with Data Pipelines

  • Masters / PhD degree in Computer Science or related engineering fields


As a 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 provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.


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 $120,300 to $291,900 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, 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

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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 pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer