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Telecom Senior Principal Hardware Engineering Technologist

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Telecom Senior Principal Hardware Engineering Technologist

Join us as a Senior Principal Engineering Technologist in the Telecom Systems Business Infrastructure Engineering team where you will play a key role in defining deployment models and influencing future architectures of Dell’s hardware platforms, with a focus on being the primary engineering/architect liaison on-site with a large telecommunications customer.

What you’ll achieve

You’ll fully understand the requirements of one customer’s full solution and help them optimally incorporate Dell’s infrastructure into their architecture. You’ll also help drive the architecture and definition of next-generation server, storage, and networking platforms, representing the customer’s architectural needs of their next generation solutions. You’ll collaborate closely with the customer’s key architects and CTO teams to co-develop infrastructure solutions that meet their needs. You’ll also work closely across Dell with product management, system level architects, and various development teams to engineer the features needed to make Dell and Dell’s customer successful. You’ll form opinions on improvements to the architecture or to the system configurations, and you’ll help incorporate your opinions into the specification of future generations of the infrastructure products.

You will:

  • Be the primary hardware engineering architect liaison with one of Dell’s key customers

  • Be on-site at the customer’s facility as your primary work location (Denver, CO)

  • Participate in architectural discussions within Dell, representing the needs of Dell’s customer, and with key hardware and software partners of Dell

  • Drive independent research on the applicability of alternative hardware architectures, considering many design aspects across performance, power, thermal, and cost

  • Develop product dimensioning models to aid in optimization of Dell’s solution proposals that advance the customer’s needs

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:

Essential Requirements

  • Significant experience designing and testing servers, switches, storage, and/or other embedded system platforms

  • Deep familiarity with developing platforms around Intel's Xeon roadmap

  • Experience in being a customer-facing engineering collaborator working in the customer’s facility as their primary work location

  • Ability to convert customer requirements into hardware specifications

  • Experience implementing and/or validating implementations of industry standard specifications

  • Familiar with various modern CPU architectures across Intel, AMD, and ARM

  • Demonstrated ability to engage across various disciplines: BIOS, power, network protocols, signal integrity, etc., to provide architectural and implementation recommendations into engineering design teams

  • Independent work style; self-motivated to achieve goals; comfortable being fully remote from Dell’s facilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications, or equivalent industry experience

  • 15+ years of relevant experience

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of various Telco standards & protocols, including precision network timing (SyncE/PTP)

  • Telecom systems experience (RU/BBU/CU/DU/vRAN/etc.)

Dell is committed to fair and equitable compensation
practices. The salary range for this position is $140,800 - $193,600

Benefits and Perks of working at Dell Technologies
Your life. Your health. Supported by your benefits. You can explore the overall benefits experience that awaits you as a Dell Technologies team member — right now at
Some highlights:
• Choice of medical coverage
• Competitive bonus and commission programs (variable compensation programs are based on role and performance)
• Wellness program with medical premium discounts offered
• 401(k) Plan with before-tax and Roth contributions and company match
• Generous Time Off Programs
• Team member discounts on Dell products
• Fitness Reimbursement

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 Employment Opportunity Policy here.


Job ID: R146479

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