Principal Software Developer (SaaS Cloud Security Team)

5 - 10 years
Full Time
United States
Bellevue, WA

Position Overview

We are looking for a seasoned cloud security developer to join our efforts in reshaping the cloud services landscape across industry verticals and contribute to the revolution of securing Cloud Services to the world’s most critical organizations. The SaaS Cloud Security organization is responsible for securing enterprise-grade software services on behalf of our 25,000 customers, processing over 60 billion transactions per day.

As a principal developer responsible for the SaaS Cloud Security Team, you will contribute to building detections, analyzing data, implementing advanced techniques and innovate in the security space within the Oracle SaaS cloud and infrastructure. You will play a critical role in the design, development and execution of multiyear security strategies designed to improve the security and certification posture of Oracle’s SaaS services.

This organization will be responsible for detecting advanced persistent threat (APT) and other sophisticated cyber attacks, supporting the SaaS Cloud Security Detection and Response team to derive indicators of compromise that can then be leveraged throughout the Oracle Cloud, technical security research and supporting external customers with the Oracle SaaS Automated Cloud Security services.

This position requires strong engineering experience, deep technical knowledge in cloud and/or security, and hands on strategic leadership in building a successful ethical hacking team organization, motions and tactical execution methods. With your deep security and cloud experience, you will shape not only the future of cloud development and adoption at Oracle – but influence the global security landscape in key vertical industries.

Behind every mission-critical Cloud service is a sophisticated SaaS architecture supporting the largest companies in the world, employing the most advanced software engineering. We are proud to support those services and team with customers who depend on them, continually innovating and challenging the status quo. Our team environment is progressive, flexible, professionally challenging, rewarding, and fun.




Expects Results: Consistently drives high standards for each individual, the team, and the organization to accomplish key goals.


Communicates and Influences: Clearly communicates information and ideas to individuals and teams in an articulate, focused and compelling way. Willing to offer intellectual mindshare.


Is Analytical and Instinctual: Compares information from multiple sources to identify core issues. Uses data to make decisions but also understands that instinct plays a part in innovating. Always uses good common sense combined with Emotional Intelligence.


Possesses Strong Technology and Architecture Acumen: In-depth understanding of technology, architecture leadership and software development with the ability to draw from personal experience to make recommendations.


Builds and Maintains High Performing Teams: Attracts, develops, engages and retains talented team members by creating an environment where people can realize their full potential. Is ego-free. Acknowledges the work of others first.



Key Responsibilities


·         You will be a key member of the team in innovating, designing, and developing detection and protection technologies for the SaaS Cloud hosted applications and infrastructure on a global scale with an emphasis on critical functions targeted by adversaries.


·         You will be actively participating in attack analysis duties as part of security incident response in order to enable the detection of the latest adversary TTPs.


·         You will be working closely with other security organizations, to share information, advance the team skills, experiences and capabilities.


·         You will model effective reporting, communication, status and solution recommendations based on missions and partner teams hunting activities to leadership.


·         You and the team will lead in-depth research of the latest adversarial TTPs and technologies to remain at the bleeding edge of cloud security ethical hacking and security protections.


·         You will be a driver of creating a culture of project quality and attention to detail at Oracle through your multi-faceted leadership approach including results your team delivers, your innovation, your mentorship, and your engineering of world class security solutions.


You will work closely with your partners and peers in security operations who leverage your research, analysis and results to assist in driving security innovation and world class security solutions to internal and external customers.


·         You will influence and assist in new security solutions, security processes, security standards to support hyper-scale SaaS growth.



Ideal Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 8 years of experience in software product development
  • Solid fundamentals in computer science and software engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience building and deploying highly scalable services and applications; preferably on cloud infrastructure
  • Working familiarity with networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP) and standard network architectures.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.
  • Strong knowledge of C, C++ or Java, and experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.



The Team 

You thrive on collaboration. You make the people around you better. You love to collaborate with peers, engineers, operations, product managers, executives, and designers and inspire them to do their best.

You are passionate and experienced as a software developer. You engage with your peers, the industry and experts to stay current on research, threats, and innovation to drive the right directions and strategies from a security infrastructure and software development perspective.

You are customer focused.  Our success is based on customer satisfaction (internal and external) and how we build customer empathy in our culture, in our execution and our results.

You make people successful.  It is not about the “I”, it is about the “team” and making your team and the organization successful. As leaders we focus on making our team members as productive and empowered as possible to ensure optimized execution and results.

You are open and transparent.  We are a team that open, honest and shares openly with ourselves and our customers to build trust.

You seek learning and feedback. You are self-critical, you proactively seek out feedback. We lead by example and share feedback and learnings in a safe and productive way that focuses on improvements, root cause analysis and never blame as the desired result.

You make things happen.  You own and are accountable for delivering the execution to the overall strategy and missions of the organization.


And finally, you want to be part of creating dramatic and impactful change at a company that is committed to driving security innovation and world class engineering in the SaaS Cloud Security space.


Preferred Education

Advanced degree in computer science or related field.


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.

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