Oracle Software Engineer Interview Guide

Interview Guide May 01

The role of an Oracle Software Engineer

Oracle specializes in computer technology. It is well-recognized for its Java-compatible software and services. Oracle sells its cloud-engineering systems, services, and licenses through the four primary business sectors of the company: cloud, hardware, services, and licenses.

Software Engineers innovate and create by designing, developing, and maintaining software and applications.

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Roles and Responsibilities of a Software Engineer at Oracle

  • Upgrade and maintain Jenkins server configurations and scripts, build scripts, and custom server Web APIs.
  • Support the build, release, and patching pipeline, the build deployment toolset, the code integration tools, the pre-commit testing tools, and the packaging pipeline.
  • As required, work with IT.
  • Write scripts and programs that are simple to understand, portable, and incredibly functional.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science.
  • A minimum of four years in the industry
  • Fluent in various languages and methodologies, ideally including Java and its variants, Python, Ant, Jenkins, Groovy, Git, Perforce, REST APIs, and C++.
  • Understanding of cloud concepts and technology
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Outstanding verbal and communication ability
  • Ability and eagerness to collaborate with others in a team
  • Dedication to sound testing practices, documentation, and high-quality code.

Oracle Software Engineer Salary

The annual salary range for software engineers at Oracle is between INR 9.5 lakhs and INR 24 lakhs.

Oracle Software Engineer Interview Guide

The Interview Process for Oracle Software Engineer:

The interview process for the Oracle software engineer role consists of 3 stages:

  • Coding Challenge
  • Technical Interview
  • Onsite Interview

Here's a more detailed description of the interview process:

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Coding Challenge Round


A coding problem in a codepad test is an essential part of the interview process. After you pass the test, there is an onsite interview.

Interview Questions

  • Find the height of a binary tree. 
  • Given a linked list, check if it's a palindrome. 
  • Assume that there are n houses in a row, and the value of the properties in the place is given. Suppose, A thief wants to rob the house. What's the maximum profit he can get given that he can't steal two adjacent houses without being caught. 

Technical Interview Round


The candidate's coding ability is evaluated over a planned phone or video session with them during the technical interview round. Typically, the interviewer will ask the candidate questions based on data structures and algorithms.

What the interviewer will assess

  • Knowledge of the core aspects of your field
  • Coding skills
  • Programming efficiency in multiple languages

Interview Questions

  • You are given a string; print all the strings that can be formed by using two or more letters of the given string, which are valid dictionary words. The function Boolean is Valid(string) is already provided that checks if a string is a valid dictionary word. 
  • What is a random forest? Is random walk stationary or not? Why?
  • Which aspects of Oracle's logical storage structure do you comprehend? What are the fundamental elements of the logical database structure in the Oracle database?
  • Which technique would you use to solve a time series problem?
  • How can you cut a pie into pieces with three cuts?
  • How would you describe a random forest to an older person?
  • Describe logistic regression.
  • What fundamentally distinguishes an online from an offline tablespace?

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Onsite Interview Round


The company's HR will be the final panel. In this casual round, the interviewer is free to discuss the applicant's professional background and ethical issues. This aids the business in determining whether the applicant is a good cultural match. The duration of this round will be about 35 minutes.

Interview Questions

  • Describe a time when you worked with someone who had a different personality from your own.
  • How did you handle a conflict while working on a team?
  • How did you make a client feel satisfied with your service?
  • Do you have experience leading a project in the past?
  • How well equipped do you think you are for this role?

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