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PowerScale Software Validation Engineer

Primary Location: Shanghai, China

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PowerScale Software Validation Engineer

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation 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 Software Validation Engineer on our Software Engineering team in Shanghai to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Software Validation Engineer for validation, you will be responsible for developing software to validate functionality, scalability, reliability, and other customer-focused system-level quality pillars; you will own, plan, oversee and execute mission-critical deliverables. You will work with global engineering teams from USA, Australia and India on the development of world-class NAS (Network Attached Storage) product PowerScale.

You will:

  • Be part of an engineering team where quality is an integral part of the development process from the start.
  • Join a team of highly skilled and adaptable Validation Engineers embedded in multiple feature crews to develop software to validate functionality, scalability, reliability, and other customer-focused system-level quality pillars, relying heavily on Python and open source tools & infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills across multiple teams to obtain test requirements, build a detailed validation plan, develop automation scripts/tools and successfully execute according to an agreed upon schedule.
  • Possess a strong aptitude for exploring new technologies and understanding how to apply them to new product releases and in customer facing support scenarios; and share experiences and skills to aid team members in enhancing their professional skills and career.
  • Provide high fidelity feedback to development teams for identified feature defects and contribute to the culture of quality throughout our broader engineering organization.

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:

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience with 3+ years industry test or development work on Unix/Linux/BSD operating systems.
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Programming in Python or C/C++. Experience with similar languages will be considered.
  • Broad understanding of software testing methodologies and being always focused on and obsessed with Customer satisfaction and delight.
  • Ability and comfort in performing troubleshooting and root cause analysis; top-down and lateral problem-solving skills; ability to participate in code reviews across both feature and test code.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with Public cloud platforms (Azure/Google GCP/Amazon AWS) or Storage R&D or distributed software solutions.
  • Experience with protocols such as SMB/NFS/S3/HDFS, or experience on file system testing or development with extensive understanding of multithreaded, asynchronous, kernel-mode, distributed systems programming concepts.

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: 15 May 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: R098630

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