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Senior Director of Security and Quality Engineering, Telecom Systems Business

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Senior Director of Security and Quality Engineering, Telecom Systems Business

Join us as the Sr. Director of Security and Quality Engineering in our Telco Systems Business (TSB) engineering team in the United States to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact. TSB is a rapidly growing global organization comprised of specialized experts dedicated to strategically and intimately partnering with Telecom customers who are deeply engaged in a transformation within their network by delivering best-in-class technology and service solutions based on offerings from Dell Technologies.

What you’ll achieve

As the Security and Quality Sr. Director you will span all of TSB engineering to set best practices and standards for product and solution quality and security.  This will include working with external and internal partners to unify the supply chain and establish standards to meet Telco benchmarks along with managing lab standards to ensure the security of our pipeline to customers.  Our team works closely with a world-class product and partner management team in defining and road-mapping offers; you will be a critical influencer. Together, we have a strong track record of creating unique value for Dell Technologies, with a robust and positive customer impact. The engineering team works closely with key service providers and customers worldwide, which, taken together, represent about 70% of the market. Collaboratively, we create production-worthy offerings that are unique, cutting-edge, and are shaping this emerging market. 

Please apply for this position if this excites you! The ideal candidate has telco network experience, security and quality expertise, and experience managing engineering lab environments with a strong record of innovation.

You will:

  • Provide leadership in driving a security mindset as part of building an end-to-end ecosystem for telecom solutions, setting the strategic direction for all of TSB engineering.
  • Identify opportunities to shift processes left in the ecosystem so that Dell is considered the best and most secure route to market for our partners.
  • Engage with customers to drive security collaborations, understanding their security needs and current gaps to drive future requirements into our products
  • Provide Quality Assurance leadership to implement industry best practices in the TSB engineering process and assure telco grade quality products.  
  • Provide leadership for Common tooling for the TSB engineering organization.
  • Oversee the management of lab environments, including building and managing the production pipeline that will deliver IP directly to our customers. 
  • Be a change agent, by advocating for features needed for joint customer, and removal of technical roadblocks. 
  • Work with industry standards bodies to make sure TSB products are compliant and participate in the appropriate standards bodies and forums.
  • Work with Dell Technologies’ OEM and ODM partners.

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

  • 15+ background in architecture, implementation, and delivery of Telco solutions to market
  • Ability to define product security testing requirements and the test plans to validate the requirements have been met, working collaboratively across Dell, our supply chain, and our ecosystem of partners to drive security testing earlier in the pipeline
  • Knowledgeable throughout the various layers of large-scale systems, from hardware and physical layer protocols up through the application-layer; can advise product management, engineering, supply chain, partners, and customers on specific requirements needed throughout the stack to ensure a robust and secure product.
  • Experience managing quality engineering and metrics across a broad range of products and solutions.
  • Experience managing engineering development environments, and ability to define global lab strategy and plan equipment for 500+ engineers.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to articulate technical vision while understanding business requirements.
  • Strong executive level & customer facing presentation skills.
  • Experience leading teams through both direct and matrixed reporting structures.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related majors.
  • Structured problem solving: disaggregate complex problems, drive analysis to understand root causes and propose solutions.

Desirable Requirements 

  • Prior experience focused on security and software quality.
  • Proven ability to plan, schedule and deliver high quality software.
  • Experience collaborating with customers to understand the problem statement/use cases and mapping them to tangible technical requirements.

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.

Application closing date: October 11, 2021

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: R139846

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