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VP - Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Tech Lead

State Street

State Street

Other Engineering
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2023

Job Description

The Data Platform Engineering team's mission is to engineer and deliver self-service, performant and resilient data services platform to enable world class product development.

We are looking for an experienced OCI technical engineering leader who will be responsible for planning, designing, developing, and maintaining the data architecture, data models and best practices standards for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. You will be responsible to incorporate new features and ensure all subject areas are modeled to integrate with existing structures. You will be expected to create & continuously enhance documentation of the deployments & best practices pertaining to implementation of data architectures, data flows and data models in the platform. You will work within a global team to develop and maintain automation that enable self-service & management capabilities of the platform as part of the operating model. This role requires a broad range of skills and the ability to step into different roles depending on the size and scope of the projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • The candidate must exhibit ability to lead and successfully complete multiple, complex technical projects and create high-level design and architecture of the solution - includes design & deployment infrastructure diagrams.
  • Be a self-starter and take ownership of technical solutions from design and architecture perspective for projects, help navigate complex use-cases to provide guidance on fit-for-platform.
  • Deliver using an Onshore/Offshore model in a matrix org structure.
  • Gather end user requirements and writing technical documentation.
  • Provide innovative solutions based on new technologies and latest product features.
  • Work closely with application development team to understand the business, capture requirements, identify problem areas and, accordingly, propose an ideal solution to grow business.
  • Manage pipelines using Terraform scripts to deploy resources.
  • Provide engineering analysis and support for creating OCI landing zones for Oracle C@C and public cloud environments
  • Provide Administrative support closely working with vendor for any environment issues.
  • Understand the needs of automation and put forth options for solutions.
  • Provide Oracle Cloud Administration in Identity Services, and integration (OIC) and Oracle on-premises DBA work
  • Maintain and update existing automations of the platform engineering products.
  • Understand the needs of automation and put forth options for solutions.
  • Work with production management and cloud teams to analyze and provide solutions for database related automation and solution.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience with Oracle and Exadata. 3+ years’ experience with OCI.
  • Expertise with Exadata and OCI with exposure to AWS.
  • Experience in development and management of CI/CD pipelines using GIT repositories and Oracle DevOps for Infrastructure-as-Code deployments.
  • Experience with data security and data access controls and design – be able to implement best practices based on organization policies & requirements, at the same time making it simple for users.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management.
  • Provide resolution to an extensive range of complicated data pipeline related problems, proactively and as issues surface. Should be able to go wider across infrastructure, platform, & application domains to resolve issues.
  • Good understanding of design patterns and architecture of oracle databases.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to be open to discussion of potential options.
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of the overall software development life cycle including development, testing and deployment of all application modules
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced development environment

Desirable Skills:

  • Certified OCI Professional is a plus.
  • Exposure to AWS is desirable.
  • Ansible automation knowledge is desirable.

Salary Range:

$120,000 - $202,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.