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Mechanical Principal Engineer

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Mechanical Principal Engineer

Mechanical Engineering leads and delivers the development of innovative and compliant mechanical design solutions, as well as cross-functional interfaces for desktop, portable and server computer systems and peripherals. Our team conducts the analysis, feasibility studies and testing of mechanical products, instruments, sub-assemblies and packaging for new and existing products – and then oversees the introduction of design changes to the manufacturing organizations.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Mechanical Principal Engineer on our Infrastructure Solutions Group team in Round Rock.


What you’ll achieve
As a Principal Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for leading and evaluating concepts for chassis, board, and thermal feasibility. You will work with a global mechanical, electrical, and thermal engineering community on server and storage portfolio products.
You will:

  • Drive early concept feasibility to support and/or influence product requirements.

  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines to drive customer-focused product solutions and influence portfolio strategy.

  • Use 3D CAD software to design sheet metal, plastic, die cast, and other components and assemblies.

  • Utilize robust design practices to design, prototype, and assess mechanical concept feasibility.

  • Interface with suppliers, manufacturing, quality, tooling engineering and other internal engineering disciplines to ensure the successful development and launch of new products.


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

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to understand and influence global teams
  • Ability to adapt to changing design requirements
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of appropriate manufacturing-driven design issues, technologies, vendor products and other market product offerings
  • Strong ability to conduct drive issue resolutions with electro-mechanical product development, as well as analyze options for critical design elements and features to determine optimum selection
  • Strong ability to read and understand technical data sheets and complex drawings, as well as 3D databases
  • Skills to perform CAD design and ability to analyze from FEA tools


Desirable Requirements

  • 8+ years of related experience in a professional role while having a Bachelor’s degree OR 6+ years of experience with a Master’s degree


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 Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Job ID: R191089

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Global Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Programs

  • 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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