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Oracle Sr. Software Developer (ML/AI) in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. Software Developer Engineer and team lead with a passion for data and analytics to join the TOS ML/AI Platform team. The team provides accurate data and partners with teams to help them discover actionable narratives, both by describing the past and predicting the future. We believe information enables success, and we are committed to providing clear insights for all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate will possess the technical ability to identify and break down challenging technical problems in an agile, fluid environment, as well as design and implement NLP and other LLM/Gen AI solutions to those problems. They will be results-driven and excited to use their expertise to help create an engineering environment that embodies the best development and testing practices for delivering a high-quality service. The purpose of a Senior ML Engineer is to partner with data scientists to gain insights into data by architecting and implementing data-driven solutions. If you are passionate about taking ownership of big technical challenges and producing software solutions that have broad, significant impacts - come join our team!

Career Level - IC3


In this role, you will:

  • Design, build, and manage a ML platform environment to support data science programs/initiatives in a cloud environment

  • Study and transform data science prototypes and build ML Pipelines & LLM frameworks

  • Work with highly unstructured textual data and derive insights using NLP techniques

  • Assist with the design, prototype, test, and implementation of descriptive, predictive, sentiment, clustering, and translation models

  • Collaborate with data scientists, and stewards during design discussions to uncover more detailed business requirements related to data science programs/initiatives

  • Be a champion for CI/CD and development best practices, especially around automation and testing

  • Collaborate across roles to embrace best practices in reporting and analysis, including data integrity, test design, validation, and documentation

  • Be an technical leader to a team of engineers focused on platform design, architecture, availability, and features

  • Deploy & Maintain ML (LLM/NLP) models in production and establish processes for ML Ops

  • Perform statistical analysis and fine-tuning using test results

  • Train and retrain systems based on model performance

  • Extend existing ML libraries and frameworks

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Masters degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent professional experience

  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Proven experience as a Machine Learning Engineer or similar role using NLP and LLMs

  • Experience with object-oriented and/or functional programming languages, such as Python, Java and Scala

  • Understanding of data structures, infrastructure, distributed computing principles, data modeling and software architecture

  • Experience in building scalable end-to-end data platform solutions supporting data science

  • Experience with leading edge LLM frameworks like RAG, ReAct and Outage Detection

  • Able to independently operate in an ambiguous and fast paced environment

  • Deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics and algorithms

  • Experience with machine learning frameworks (like Keras or PyTorch) and libraries (like scikit-learn)

  • Strong software development and deployment skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a ML/software development engineer

  • 3+ years of experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for security, scalability, performance, and reliability

  • Preferred Experience with NLP, primarily focused around clustering, topic modeling, recommendation systems etc.

  • Hands on experience working on large-scale data science/data analytics projects and building large-scale machine learning infrastructure to support them

  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs

  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets

  • Confidently taking responsibility for the technical output of a project

  • Ability to quickly pick up new skills and learn on the job

  • Comfortably working with various stakeholders such as TPMs, data scientists, architects and other developers

  • Experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure technology stack or equivalent cloud experience

  • Experience with ML toolkits and ML Ops

  • Experience mentoring software development engineers


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 $74,800 to $178,200 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

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.

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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