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5G NR L1 Embedded Linux Principal Developer

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5G NR L1 Embedded Linux Principal Developer

Join us as a 5G NR Layer 1 Principal Software Developer on our Engineering team in Ottawa to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

From applied research to advanced engineering, Dell’s 5G R&D team will design and develop ground-breaking products & solutions, as a first-ever go-to-market for Dell in this space. It’s a fascinating field of work. Your contributions will drive product architecture and implementation in support of building something from the ground up, all while working with colleagues across the business to ensure Dell products always lead the way. 

The 5G NR Layer 1 Principal Developerwill be a key member of a brand new, built from the ground up, high powered Ottawa R&D team.  The team will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing a technology new to Dell for addressing the demands of the 5G Radio subsystem for operators and to help our customers to exploit this significant market evolution. The candidate for this role will have significant work experience managing and technically leading software development teams leading to product delivery.

You will:

  • Develop software to support 5G NR Layer 1 Acceleration Card

  • Participate in all levels of technical activity: from design and development, unit testing, documentation, test automation, and hardware validation.

  • Create architecture and design documentation, as well as internal user documentation
  • Mentor less experienced developers

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

  • Strong software development fundamentals: interfaces, layers, modularity, testability, build systems, dependency management, etc.

  • Fluent in a scripting language, such as Python, as well as shell scripting

  • Experience with embedded Linux: boot loader, build environments, DTS, Linux drivers etc.

  • Strong knowledge of networking and communication protocols (Ethernet, TCP/IP, SSH)

  • Experience with source control (Git)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Requirements

  • 8+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Experience with structured software development, as well as agile methodologies

  • Experience developing Linux device drivers for PCI bus

  • Working knowledge in ARM architecture

  • Working knowledge in Yocto and buildroot

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 Canada Inc. (“Dell”) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Dell will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you need accommodation, please contact your recruiter


Job ID: R204273

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  • Award Winning Financial Wellness Tools and Resources

  • Generous Leave of Absence for New Parents and Caregivers

  • Industry Leading Wellness Platform

  • Employee Assistance Program

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