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Bangalore, India

Software Principal Engineer

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Principal Software Engineer

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation application enhancements and new products for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and develop software for platforms, peripherals, applications and diagnostics — all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and the collaboration of internal and external partners.

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer on our Engineering Development team in Bangalore to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Software Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for developing sophisticated systems and software basis the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment creating software solutions.

You will:

  • Contribute to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments
  • Prepare, review and evaluate software/storage specifications for products and systems
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Key Responsibilities

  • Expected to play IC role in line with strategic and operational objectives of the group.  
  • Delivers the products within budget, schedule and quality guidelines.
  • If required, able to lead a team responsible for the design, development, testing, integration, maintenance, documentation, sustaining, and support of software.
  • Analyzes and investigates applications engineering tasks, and prepares design specifications, analysis and recommendations.
  • Interacts with product/project managers, marketing, sales, procurement, quality, legal, and end-users to define application requirements and/or selection or partners.
  • Self-disciplined to ensure the Product optimization/Test Optimization by enabling Automation strategy and development.

Essential Requirements

  • 8 to 14 years of relevant experience, preferably from Product development background
  • Strong experience in SDLC, STLC, Agile technologies
  • Mandatory to have work experience in various flavors of linux, good to have FreeBSD
  • Solid understanding of the Cloud computing, Virtualization & Thin clients
  • Solid coding skills
  • In-depth disciplinary knowledge; leverages business acumen and subject matter expertise.
  • Solid knowledge of programming and scripting languages like C, C++, bash, Python, NodeJS, HTML 5
  • Sound Knowledge on operating systems concepts, firmware, BIOS, device drivers, system internals, network tools and utilities.
  • Hands on work experience on Linux Application[GUI] development
  • Sound knowledge on Linux kernel, threads, semaphores & system calls
  • Understands tradeoffs between hardware and software interactions.
  • Flexible to learn and adopt new technical domains with training and on-the-job experience
  • Advantageous to have person with knowledge on VDI solutions like ICA, RDP, and VMWare
  • Solid debugging skills to analyze ambiguous problems.
  • Must have strong communication skills and be project oriented with ability to work with minimal day-to-day direction
  • Automation Frame work design and development knowledge and exposure to various Automation Tools (Open source & commercial).
  • Good ability to apply Software Lifecycle and Quality Assurance methodologies in a cost-effective manner, to bring high-quality products to market on time
  • Basic understanding of appropriate technologies, vendor products and competitor's offerings
  • Understanding of software engineering processes and methodologies
  • Good understanding of Test Planning, Test Strategies and exposure to various test metrics that are used to drive quality releases
  • Good experience implementing Continuous Integration, Code coverage, Test case management, Bug tracking tools etc.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience Design, Development & automation tools
  • Experience working with Third Party Vendors
  • Experience working with different cloud providers like AWS, Dropbox, Box etc
  • Experience with different tools (performance profiling, code obfuscation etc) for delivering high-quality, highly secure mobile apps
  • Experience working with Git, Jira and other related tools
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Good to have contribution to Linux Community

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 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 Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.


Job ID: R132869

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