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  • Seattle, Washington
  • 06/18/2021
  • R089968


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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Principal Software Engineer

Dell Technologies has a 35-year history and track record of delivering ground-breaking products, solutions and services to help millions of customers on their digital transformation journey! As we define our mission for the next 35 years – the opportunities to reshape the cloud are massive. We are making huge bets and fast progress to bring clouds to our customers – wherever they may be!

If you want to be part of an initiative that is transformational for our company and our industry, this could be the right opportunity for you.

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer on our Engineering Development team in Seattle or Remote to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve
As a Principal Software Engineer you will be part of a team that will be hands on with design, implementation, and operations of a greenfield initiative. You will be using your experience and influence skills to help transform Dell to deliver a private cloud and an “as a Service” experience for all Dell products that exceeds our customers’ expectations. You will be a key member of an Agile development team that focuses on designing, implementing, and operating platforms that ensure the highest levels of availability, performance, and security of Dell’s cloud services.

You will:

  • Be a technical leader across engineering organizations.

  • Be a key contributor on an Agile development team, collaboratively realizing business value through iterative software development lifecycle and continuously improving engineering systems.

  • Participate in the design, implementation, and configuration of platforms and engineering systems that ensure the highest levels of availability, security, and performance.

  • Work across teams and organizations to deliver end to end solutions and raise the bar on engineering and operations practices.

  • Define, develop, and demonstrate engineering practices for the greater organization. Simplify their adoption and validate their adherence through automation.

  • Lead operations troubleshooting and live site incident management.

  • Mentor and grow talent across engineering organizations.

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

  • 8+ years of software development experience with a degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.

  • Experience as a technical leader for an engineering team.

  • Expert at problem solving and troubleshooting

  • Expert in designing, implementing, and operating solutions based on a microservice architecture

  • Expert in developing and implementing highly scalable, high throughput web applications and backend systems

  • Experience owning networking, VMs, Kubernetes, and service mesh technologies.

  • Experience working with and evangelizing mature development practices and tools for source control, security, deployment and operations.

  • Experience working with Agile methodologies.

  • Experience with Databases, Linux OS, and Authentication/Authorization

  • Experience with Cloud platforms and Public Cloud providers

  • Experience owning services end to end, from concept to continuously serving customers.

  • Highly collaborative with effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Team player who is eager to help others to succeed through mentoring and leading by example.

  • Self-starter, and Self-motivated, able to learn and work autonomously.

  • Able to identify and lead technical efforts to solve real customer problems.

  • Able to drive clarity out of ambiguity for more junior engineers.



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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  • Rewards & Development

    It's simple. We believe in rewarding our team members for a job well done, investing in their professional development and filling the majority of our open positions internally.

  • Health & Wellness

    As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. These benefits are based on your location, so please ask your recruiter for more details.

  • Flexibility

    Dell’s Connected Workplace program offers new ways to work and enables eligible team members to choose the style that best fulfills their needs, both in their job and their personal life.

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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.

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