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Technical Staff Electrical Architect for PC Notebooks – Austin, TX


Dell is looking for a Technical Staff  Electrical Engineer to join the ELP (Experience Lead Platforms) team to create new exciting PC products.  The ELP team thrives on innovation and operates with a wide latitude of design freedom to implement the coolest and latest technologies into Dell's award-winning products.  The ELP team works across product lines to provide class-leading mobile PC offerings for both commercial and consumer customers.  This team has a passion for innovation, plays of each other’s strengths, exudes team camaraderie, and operates at the leading edge of the technology frontier.  Join us and do some of the best work of your career. We are looking for a candidate that wants to create exciting designs, share knowledge across the technology community, and be proud of their industry leading products.

Dell’s Engineering Mission is to meet our commitments and deliver differentiated and disruptive products. We innovate experiences and solutions which excite our sales teams, stun our competition, and delight our customers. Dell provides boundless opportunities for lateral and upward mobility and growth. Dell supports and promotes continued learnings in your career with many tools and courses to develop and strengthen functional engineering skills, deepen technical expertise, enhance personal effectiveness, and strengthen leadership skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect and influence future mobile product design by providing technical expertise and engineering leadership; strong focus on the front-end design cycle
  • Interface with Marketing and internal teams to define product requirements and generate concepts that meet our customer needs
  • Engage and direct design enablement with external development partners (ODMs).  Duties include: create/drive solutions, identify problems, and ensure design completion to specifications
  • Collaborate with technology providers to identify and scope new technology innovation opportunities. 
  • Generate Intellectual Property to protect innovations.

Essential Requirements

  • Proficiency to create and analyze design specifications, create system block diagrams, and product documentation.
  • Understanding of analog and digital circuit theory and principles.
  • 5 years experience with ECAD tools to create basic schematics, PCB layout floor planning, and assess production schematic proposals.
  • Ability to work independently and to thrive in a diverse, multi-function fast-paced team environment
  • Aptitude to assess tradeoffs, such as cost, performance, quality, and schedule

Desirable Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree and 10+ years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 7 years relevant experience
  • Work experience in design and analysis of electronics enclosures.  (PC, server, or equivalent product experience a plus)
  • Understanding of security elements (EC & TPM’s) within a computer is a plus
  • Understanding of relevant technologies, specifically x86 architecture, vendor products and competitor's offerings.
  • Experience with Cadence OrCAD/Allegro/Sigrity/Power SI/Power DC/Mentor HyperLynx
  • Technical experience in OS integration

Here's Our Story; Now Tell Us Yours

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play—providing customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio. We value our customers, winning together, innovation, results, and integrity. Grow your career with a highly competitive salary, bonus programs, world-class benefits and unparalleled learning and development opportunities— all at a company that is proud to be diverse and inclusive. Learn more on how we are closing the diversity gap here.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Job ID: R138261

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