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Principal Software Engineer (Embedded Systems) - Remote US

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  • Hopkinton, Massachusetts
  • 05/04/2021
  • R097879


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Principal Software Engineer (Embedded Systems) - Remote US

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer on our Platform Firmware Team to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal Software Storage Engineer in Dell Infrastructure Solutions Product Group, you will contribute to the development of high performance, high availability storage enclosures and platforms used by multiple organizations and product teams.  In this development role, you will be part of a global team that is responsible for design, development and integration of cutting-edge Platform Firmware Team.  The team develops embedded firmware in a multi-threaded microprocessor environment for storage device topology configuration, operation and enclosure management.

You will:

  • Responsibilities include design, implementation, test and debug of embedded storage platform software/firmware, writing specifications (Functional, Design, Unit/Integration test), and participation in software design and code reviews. 

  • Assignments require collaboration with other engineering and cross functional groups and will include support for new hardware platform development as well as upgrades, enhancements or fixes to existing products.

  • The candidate could also be responsible for overseeing the activities of vendors/external partners.

  • Candidate must demonstrate strong motivation, leadership, problem solving and communication skills, and a proven record of meeting aggressive deadlines.

  • Hands on coding intensive, unit testing, documentation.

  • Working with Hardware, Global Engineering and Validation teams.

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

  • Fluency in C programming

  • Proven embedded systems development experience

  • Strong knowledge/expertise in L2/L3 networking concepts, VLANs, IPv6, etc.

  • Solid understanding of hardware and software architectures and interactions

  • Strong commitment to unit testing and functional verification of Firmware components

  • Ability to ramp up quickly on SW/HW architectures, and work as a self-starter

    Desirable Requirements Basic understanding of Agile Scrum software development methodology in a continuous development/integration environment

    • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering, 5-8 years professional experience

    • Strong interpersonal and oral communication/presentation skills

    • Familiarity with YANG models, NETCONF, and/or RESTCONF

    • Familiarity with IPMI and/or Redfish protocols

    • Device driver development experience in Unix/Linux/BSD & Embedded OS environments

    • Capable of managing and developing strong relationships with technology partners and product vendors

    • Interest in and ability to grow into a technical leadership or managerial role

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      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

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