Oracle is a multinational IT services company based in Redwood City, California. The company offers databases and application products, as well as consulting, education, and support services. After Microsoft, Oracle was the second-largest software company in terms of sales in 2015. That same year, the company received a Channel Champs award for outstanding CRM software.
Now, it is only fair to want to land a job in Oracle. At first, you may find the hiring process to be a little cumbersome, but once you are hired, there will be numerous opportunities to grow and get to your full potential. In this blog, we will be throwing some light on how you can get into Oracle and what its interview process looks like.
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Ways To Get Into Oracle
Oracle conducts direct placement programs and hires students from Tier-1 colleges like IIT/NIT/BITS/BIT/DCE/DTU. Their entire focus is on a candidates' abilities, knowledge, skills, experience, and various other factors.
LinkedIn and other job portals
You could go to LinkedIn and look at hundreds of job opportunities throughout Oracle's global offices in hundreds of Line-of-Businesses/Products. You can apply there right away. HR evaluates your application and notifies you if you've been chosen for the next phase.
If you know some person working in Oracle, ask him/her to refer to your profile or send your resume to HR. This is the best way. If not, you can keep on applying for relevant jobs (better the ones matching your technology) on Oracle Career Portal and hope your resume will be picked and you will get a call.
Oracle Eligibility Criteria
- BE/ B.Tech/ ME/ M.Tech graduates are preferred.
- MCA with B.Sc/ B.A/ BCA/ B.Com is also eligible for Oracle off Campus Drive.
- Students who are secured with 60% and above in their academic profiles in 10th standard, Intermediate, and B.E/ B.Tech are eligible for Oracle off Campus Drive.
- No backlogs are allowed. In the case of backlogs, the company will be rejecting the student’s profile. Therefore, we suggest you clear the backlogs before joining the company.
- The age limit is 18 to 25 years.
- Work experience should not be more than 3 years.
Oracle Required Skills
- Should have exceptional communication skills and coding
- Must have minimum knowledge of Data Base and Oracle
- Should be attentive and spontaneous.
- Aspirants should be willing to work 24×7
- Should be able to work full-time.
Oracle Hiring Process
Oracle conducts approximately 3-4 rounds to test the potential candidates and hire them. Let's have a look at what these rounds hold.
To filter out the majority of candidates, they conduct an online test to check your aptitude and technical skills. The questions range from verbal, logical reasoning, flowchart-based questions to technical ones from topics like Data Structures, Computer Networking, OOPs, Databases, etc.
Technical Interview Round 1
You will be asked to solve 2 coding questions in this round. The questions will be from Data Structures and their difficulty level will be intermediate to tough. It is best advised to focus on DS for preparing for the Oracle Interview.
Technical Interview Round 2
This will be more of a personal interview round where you will be expected to discuss your Resume in detail. The interviewer may also indulge in some more DS questions followed by asking you to solve some puzzles.
You will be asked some of the typical HR questions. For example, your brief introduction, your qualifications, some questions about cloud technology may be raised. This round will be mostly about checking your communication skills.
To Sum Up…
Oracle is a digital and computing behemoth known for its numerous innovations and ability to contribute to the digital world.
This is due to the hiring of employees with forward-thinking and vigilant work ethics.
To be accepted for any job and to create a career at Oracle Corporation, prospective candidates or applicants will need to be at the top of their technical game. So, make sure you are placement-ready before you sit for an interview at Oracle.