Job Description

The Program:
Our future success depends on hiring best-in-class, early in career talent who are looking to power next-generation services and solutions. We are hiring bachelor's, master's, or doctorate graduates with a diverse set of skills and experiences to work in and across multiple teams and programs within the Oracle Database team. Our program is intended to enhance your overall learning experience, help build your network, and accelerate your opportunity to make an impact. Create the future with us!
The Team:
The Oracle Database and Systems Technologies organization creates data management technologies that power the modern economy. This includes the Oracle Database, the most widely used mission-critical database in all major industries around the world. We use this foundation to develop Database Services in Public and Private Clouds, and the Oracle Autonomous Database, the world's first self-driving, self-securing, self-repairing mission-critical cloud database service. The organization also engineers hardware systems specialized for database that are used by over 75% of the largest businesses in the world. In this team, the code that you write will power highly critical systems used by billions of people including travel reservations, telecommunications, hospitals, payroll, insurance, banking, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, e-commerce, utilities, and government services. The goal of our products is to increase the possibilities and productivity of businesses and people worldwide. Over 30% of the largest businesses in the world are already using our database cloud technologies.
The Company:
Oracle is the world's leading provider of business software. With a presence in over 175 countries, we are one of the biggest technology companies on the planet. We're using innovative emerging technologies to tackle real-world problems today. From advancing energy efficiency to reimagining online commerce, the work we do is not only redefining the world of business-it's helping advance governments, power nonprofits, and giving billions of people the tools they need to outpace change. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit us at oracle.com.
What You'll Do:
The Database Engineering Team is responsible for full stack development of a family of databases including Oracle NoSQL Database, Oracle Times-Ten In-Memory Database, and the industry-leading Oracle Database itself. This is a systems-focused group that works on areas such as distributed databases, substantial scalability, high availability, security, analytics, data warehousing, automatic parallelization, networking, replication, distributed caching, transaction engines, data engines, SQL execution, query optimization, and language design.

The team develops in-database machine-learning and AI algorithms both to help our customers improve their business, and to make our own products autonomous. In addition, this group is also responsible for working on Oracle Engineered Systems which provide utmost performance and availability using technologies such as Persistent Memory and RDMA.
What You'll Bring (Objective Minimum Qualifications):
To be considered for a Software Engineer position in the Database and Systems Technologies organization, you must possess the Objective Minimum Qualifications (OMQs) below. Please ensure that your application clearly indicates that you meet these OMQs, either on your resume and/or by uploading additional documents such as a transcript.
  • Have at least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent science/engineering field by August 2022.
  • Have no more than 12 months of professional full-time work experience in the technology field (excluding internships, research and/or teaching assistant roles, and military experience).
  • Are strongly proficient (i.e., able to complete coding projects with no assistance) in at least one of the following programming languages:
    • C, C++, Java
  • Have completed coursework, projects, internships, and or research in three or more of the following technical areas:
    • Data Structures and Algorithms.
    • Database Systems
    • Distributed Systems / Cloud computing
    • Operating Systems
    • Compilers
    • Computer Architecture / Computer Organization
    • Parallel Computing
    • AI / ML
    • Computer Security / Network Security
  • Have completed at least one internship, research assistantship, teaching assistantship, or equivalent practical experience working with the relevant technical areas noted above.
  • Reside in the United States and/or attend a university in the US.
  • Able to obtain work authorization in the US in 2022.
In addition to the OMQs above, the key qualification for the Database Technology organization is the ability to implement sophisticated algorithms in very complex systems with the highest quality.
What We'll Give You:
Accelerated Career Development: Many leaders in the Database and Systems Technology group have started their careers through the College Hire program. We consider this world-class program as the engine for our next generation of leaders. We have created very informative on-boarding sessions for you, we will assign a mentor or buddy to you who will guide you closely in the initial stages of your career, and we will provide you with resources and opportunities to grow your career at every step.

High Levels of Job Satisfaction and Happiness: The Oracle Database is the most widely used high-demand database in the world. Critical businesses such as banking, travel, healthcare, telecommunications, payroll, insurance, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, e-commerce, utilities, and government services will use the products that you build to run critical services, and will depend on you for solutions. You will have a big positive impact on the world around you.

Experience with Cutting Edge Technology: The Database and Systems Technology group works on cutting edge technology that operates at meticulous scale, performance, and availability to serve critical business needs all over the world. You will gain exposure to software algorithms that operate at substantial scale with ultra-reliability, to cutting edge hardware technologies, and to the best quality control practices in the industry.
Life at Oracle:
An Oracle career can span industries, roles, countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to tackle new roles and challenges, while blending work and life. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry. To nurture the talent that makes this happen, we work hard to build a vibrant and inspiring workplace that celebrates diverse, hardworking teams where everyone can contribute. We take care of each other, and value giving back to the community. We have flexible work arrangements and offer benefits including generous paid parental leave and comprehensive premium medical insurance.

About Us

Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. It's when everyone's voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond what's been done before. That's why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

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, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.


For over three decades, Oracle has been the center of innovation for business software—birthplace of the first commercially available relational database, the first suite of internet-based applications, and the next-generation enterprise-computing platform, Oracle Fusion. Today, Oracle provides the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe. And Oracle's 104,500 global employees—including 30,000 developers working full-time on Oracle products—are critical to that success.

Oracle recruiters are always searching for brilliant employees with an entrepreneurial spirit, looking for a work culture where innovation is the goal, hard work is expected, and creativity is rewarded. Oracle employees enjoy competitive salaries, excellent health benefits, and a network of like-minded co-workers that drive innovation across the entire technology industry.