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Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Edge OS Software Architect

Austin, Texas, United States; Santa Clara, California, United States; Seattle, Washington, United States

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Edge OS Software Architect

Technical Staff, Edge OS Architect

Join us as a member of the Technical Staff on our Edge architecture team to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

We are seeking an Edge Operating System Architect to define and drive Edge Compute operating environment features that includes system and OS level features, security, virtualization, and lifecycle management for Dell’s rapidly expanding Edge Business.

What you’ll achieve

The Dell Technologies Edge Portfolio team is developing a North Star architecture and SW Platform that enables Dell to win at the edge by providing a system that will manage Edge estates, orchestrate outcomes, and provide a vehicle for Dell to expand its offerings into multiple Edge vertical markets. The Edge Platform Architect role is a broad and deep role that requires one to drive the architecture and design of software features and capabilities that span the entire product architecture from the edge compute endpoint through the edge estate management and orchestration platform. Examples would be to define and drive security features for zero trust architectures, secure onboarding, zero touch provisioning, edge estate management, cloud stack integration, application virtualization and more. The ideal candidate will be a senior technical leader and architect who has had prior experience with ground up system design, development, and delivery to market. This senior technical leader would work directly with our Chief Architect and Edge CTO to define and drive the architecture, technical strategies, and features for Dell to win at the Edge.

As a member of the technical staff of our edge architecture team, you will be responsible for architecting and driving the realization of Dells Edge Operating Environment that can meet the unique constraints at the Edge.

You will:

  • Work with the Edge CTO and Chief Architect to define and drive end-end features for an Edge Horizontal Platform

  • Work with Product Management teams to refine the architecture and requirements

  • Work with Solutions Engineering teams to build and validate the architected solutions

  • Work with Engineering Development teams to build out a robust solution

  • Own strategic features and strategies for Dell’s horizontal platform

  • Responsible for code reviews and resolving technical disputes

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

  • Requires 15+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 12+ years with a Master’s degree; or 8+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience in a system architect capacity

  • Ability to drive results through collaboration across organizational boundaries in a large company

  • Proven delivery of products to market

  • Virtualization integration experience – Kubernetes and Linux based hypervisors

  • Physical and Virtual Network virtualization design and integration experience

  • C/C++ experience

  • Experience working across variety of virtualization platforms (XEN, KVM, VMware, etc.)

  • Very Strong systems and platform knowledge of Linux

  • Strong knowledge of BIOS, EFI, Boot loaders

  • Strong understanding of hardware and system architecture (to include CPU and PCI/bus architectures) - Intel and others and technologies

  • Strong understanding of security, including new and/or emerging industry specifications and practices as it relates to firmware and operating systems

Desirable Requirements

  • Working knowledge in core Dell Technologies hardware/software offerings and the ability to align/integrate/leverage/influence to meet requirements and delivery timeframes

  • Ability to scale and mentor others

  • Ability to direct a global team of engineers and architects

  • Ability to influence internally and externally

  • A member of the Dell Technical Leadership Community

  • Experience with modern languages (Go, Rust)

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: R168293

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