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Oracle Data Center Thermal and Power Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

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ou are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.

As a Principle Data Center Engineer you will contribute to multi-disciplinary projects using your engineering expertise. This includes identifying risks and serviceability issues related to physical hardware design, participating in the full hardware development lifecycle and using data and business intelligence to drive improvements to efficiency and quality of Oracle and OCIs physical infrastructure.

In this role you will join an exciting and highly motivated team at Oracle. We are at the forefront of innovating the data center industry, and as a key member of our engineering team, you will play a pivotal role in creating and implementing Digital Twin models of Data Centers. Using advanced techniques like Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), you will collaborate closely with our data center design and construction teams as well as internal and external stakeholders, helping to design and efficiently operate OCI and Oracle data centers.

Work is non-routine and very technically complex growing organization, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 6-10 years of engineering or related experience.


Digital Twin Creation & Implementation: Design and create Digital Twin models of Data Centers, leveraging the latest tools and technologies to ensure accurate simulations and predictions.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis: Utilize CFD to analyze airflow, temperature, and environmental conditions within the data center environment, providing recommendations for optimal performance and efficiency.

Customer Collaboration: Work closely with customer facing internal stakeholders to understand their specific needs and challenges, translating those requirements into actionable data center designs and solutions.

Continuous Improvement: Stay updated with the latest advancements in data center technology and methodologies, ensuring our offerings remain cutting-edge.

Team Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams including sales, product management, and other engineering teams to deliver cohesive solutions.

Problem-Solving: Troubleshoot and resolve any issues related to data center design, implementation, and operation.


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 $97,400 to $199,500 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.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


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