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Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Software Principal Engineer/Data Engineer

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Software Principal Engineer

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation software 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 Software Principal Engineer on our Software Engineering team in Hopkinton, MA to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.  Remote work options are available.

What you’ll achieve

In this role, you’ll contribute to the design and development activities associated with software. You’ll use a wide range of applications, debuggers, compilers and programming languages.

You will

  • Participate in the software development lifecycle, which includes research, new development, modification, security, correction of errors, reuse, re-engineering and maintenance of software products.
  • Utilize software that is built and implemented as a product, using best-in-class development process/lifecycle management (ex: Agile, Waterfall)
  • Gather business requirements and participates in product definition and feature prioritization, including customer usability studies. Performs competitive analysis for features at a product level scope
  • Aid in testing and fixing of new or enhanced products
  • Create technical documentation of software products/solutions. Assist with the development and review of end user and technical end user documentation

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelors (BS/BE) or master’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Strong fundamentals in core Computer Science areas - Object Oriented Design, Data Structures, and Algorithms
  • In-depth knowledge of data sciences - big data environments/tools, data analytics, and AI/ML technologies.
  • Database experience using MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with Big Data concepts like map reduce, machine learning, NoSQL, etc.
  • Proven track record of delivering quality production software and leading development projects
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages such as Java, C#, C++, proficiency in Python is a must
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and source code management
  • Highly collaborative with effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of project ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Ability to mentor other software engineers

Desirable Requirements:

  • Proficiency in developing and implementing highly scalable, high throughput web applications and backend systems
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful web services
  • Familiarity with Microservice concepts like containers, Kubernetes, messaging buses, etc.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (Confluence, JIRA)

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: R200989

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  • Award Winning Financial Wellness Tools and Resources

  • Generous Leave of Absence for New Parents and Caregivers

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