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Data Storage Software Engineer Summer Intern - Seattle WA

Seattle, Washington 02/10/2019
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Software Engineer Summer Intern -Seattle WA

Want to work in an environment where each day is focused on delivering solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives?  Where teams are constantly curious and different perspectives and experiences are valued?  At Dell EMC, we believe technology is essential for human success and that it should be accessible to everyone.  We are constantly evolving to better serve our customers, seize new opportunities and drive growth.  Together we can change the world.  Come join us. 

Dell’s Unstructured Data Storage engineering group is looking for passionate Engineer with strong technical and analytical skills to join our team. In this role, you will work in a high-performing team of engineers, who work on innovative software projects and provide solutions to our customer’s most complex issues.

Dell Unstructured Data Storage (UDS) Product Group

Digital transformation starts with the data.  Customers are prioritizing AI, IoT, and analytics initiatives that depend on massive amounts of unstructured data.  In fact, IDC predicts that unstructured data volume will hit 40 Zettabytes in 2020, up from 4.4 Zettabytes in 2013.   Storing, managing, and extracting value from this sea of data is creating new challenges and customers are increasingly turning to Dell EMC for solutions.

Dell EMC is the undisputed industry leader for unstructured data storage.   Tens of thousands of customers have bet their business on UDS products including Isilon Scale-Out File Storage and ECS Object Storage. In addition, we are also working on Project Nautilus which is a key technology for IOT and streaming analytics. Moreover, Gartner has consistently recognized Dell EMC as the clear Magic Quadrant leader for Distributed File and Object Storage.  

Role Responsibilities

Work under the direction of a technical lead and within general software engineering practices to support the engineering development team in various activities, including :

  • Writing scripts for performance, testing, and data analysis
  • Review design documents, contribute with ideas and feedback
  • Working with developers to write and test software for Storage Devices
  • Documentation of work and results, test plans and providing status reports.
  • Review design documents, contribute with ideas and feedback
  • Run qualification tests, analyze results, and generate presentations to provide leadership with information and result summary


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including writing
  • Highly motivated, with ability to ramp quickly
  • Good understanding of Computer Science Foundations
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment
  • Student working towards an Engineering Degree
  • Problem solving skills
  • Basic Knowledge of the Software Development Cycle


  • Scripting knowledge with Perl or equivalent shell programming
  • C, C++ Programming, Java
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of kernel/embedded systems programming
  • Multi-threaded, locking and memory management concepts
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

You must be currently enrolled in a 4 year program to be eligible for an internship (expected grad year of 2020 or above). For our 2019 graduates, we encourage you to apply for our full time roles. Dell technologies has intern/co-op opportunities across North America. By applying to this role, you become an applicant for multiple opportunities in Seattle WA . Should there be an interest in your profile, a Dell team member will reach out to you regarding the specifics of the role as well as the next step in the interview process. Keep in mind our program runs from September 2018 - March 2019 and you will remain under consideration during this time frame.

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.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.

Job Family: Engineering Internship Job ID: R64375
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