Principal Software Engineer (Object Storage) - Remote, US
- Seattle, Washington
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Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) is the industry-leading Object Storage, designed for both traditional and next-generation workloads with unmatched scalability, consistency guarantees, flexibility, and resiliency. Scale-out and geo-distributed, ECS object platform offers superior performance for apps that demand massive unstructured data storage capacity and global access, with the storage efficiency that only gets better when more sites are connected, and with all the enterprise-grade features that public cloud doesn’t provide.
The ECS team is looking for talented software developers with a passion for technology and innovative solutions to difficult engineering problems, who want to challenge and define the state-of-the-art in distributed systems. This position offers work in a dedicated team with a tremendous amount of ability to innovate, influence, and enable how engineering teams at ECS deliver the World’s best scale-out Object Storage system. You will build new and enhance existing capabilities of the platform’s core that features highly scalable transactional index, active-active geo access via global namespace with strong consistency, fault tolerance around the globe, best-in-class storage efficiency, and more.
We are a globally distributed team with representation in main development sites around the world, providing a fast-paced, diverse environment and great opportunities for world-class talent like you. We expect our engineers to be versatile, passionate, and committed to quality as we design, develop, build, test, and support ECS Object Storage.
Interact with product management and senior leadership team in order to shape the product roadmap.
Drive critical component design decisions across project teams.
Drive design and implementation of product features and improvements, working with the team to coordinate development efforts.
Drive the software development process towards quality-centric methodologies and improved customer experience.
Actively mentor and train teammates.
Develop highly complex, distributed components and services that constitute the Object Storage stack, with emphasis on quality and customer experience.
Troubleshoot customer issues, support escalation engineers, and deliver rapid fixes to the field.
Deep understanding of distributed systems and large scale software architectures.
Experience designing complex product technologies and initiatives from concept through release.
Demonstrated ability to develop expertise in new technologies and deliver feature implementations across an integrated set of components, technologies, and teams.
Excellent teamwork, communication, and coordination skills and the ability to resolve ambiguity in a quickly-changing environment.
Solid programming background in Java, C#, or similar languages/technologies with a focus on networking, multithreading, and memory management.
Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms.
Strong software development skills.
Experience with Linux.
Ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences: engineers, management, and support
Strong sense of responsibility and ownership.
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