Senior Principal Software Engineer (C Programming) - Santa Clara, CA
- Santa Clara, California
We believe that progress lives at the intersection of technology and humanity, and that our role is to bring innovation to people everywhere to drive progress around the world. Every member of our team plays a critical role in bringing our purpose to life — through our work, passion and commitment to do the absolute best we can for our company, our customers and each other.
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Senior Principal Software Engineer - Santa Clara, CA
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 Senior Principal Software Engineer on our Software Engineering team in Santa Clara, CA to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.
What you’ll achieve
Data Domain Filesystems Engineering team builds the best of breed dedupe filesystem for a storage industry that is growing exponentially. Working at the cutting edge, we enhance and develop next generation filesystem products with a goal to be THE backup solution for applications anywhere, whether on-premise or in the cloud — all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and in collaboration with internal and external partners
Contribute to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments
Work in a cross-functional agile team to deliver working features that deliver iterative progress towards the north star customer experience
Prepare, review and analyze software/storage specifications for products and systems
Contribute to the development, review, analysis, and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems
Contribute to the development, test and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams
Provide the review, analysis and closed-loop corrective action for issues contributing to software/storage defects and business process problems
Design and implements software lifecycle and quality assurance methods for projects and products
Present accurate project status to senior leadership, at both a summary and detailed level Prepare technical documents used internally and externally to provide both summary and detailed technical information other teams require to complete projects and tasks
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:
• 13+ years of software development experience
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
• Agility to adapt to technologies and processes quickly
• Strong development/programming experience in C/Python
• Experience in design, development and operating in large scale environments
• Experience working in collaborative coding environments (peer review, source control, continuous integration, etc.)
• Experience working in distributed teams in multiple time zones
• Great communication and collaboration skills, an innate sense of curiosity, and an obsession with delivering products that bring end-users joy
• Systems programming experience a plus
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or related field
• Experience with High Availability, Enterprise Storage, Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence)
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.
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- 90% My leader cares about my well-being both professionally and personally.
- 93% I am proud that I never have to worry about Dell Technologies showing up in a headline damaging our ethical reputation.
- 90% My job means more to me than just a paycheck and benefits
- 94% I believe flexible work arrangements (e.g., working remote, mobile, telework, etc.) at Dell Technologies contribute positively to our performance as a company.