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Engineering Director - Thermal, Power, Performance, & Acoustics

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Director, Product Development - Thermal, Power, Performance, and Acoustic Engineering

Product Development Management is a fast-paced environment where innovative thinking is prized. Our team focuses on the delivery of client computing solutions. We lead and deliver the entire lifecycle from product definition and planning through to production and release. We also oversee modifications, upgrades, and maintenance of the product line. And to make the whole process run smoothly and seamlessly, we’re experts in project management, from initiation through to delivery, and liaise with other departments on technical matters.

The Thermal/Power/Performance/Acoustic Engineering team focuses onfinding the balance in system design that leads to optimal Performance for a given product category.  Focusing around the interactions between Power, Thermals, and Acoustics subsystems we tune the solution to meet the needs of our customer segment. The team will create new industry leading technologies to be integrated into our future solutions that will enable a better experience.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as an Engineering Director in our Client Engineering Organization in Austin, TX.


What you’ll achieve

This is an engineering position on a highly energized and experienced team within Dell’s Client Product Group.  The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the Thermal, Power, and Performance Architectures that support our Platform Design.  This role will collaborate with colleagues throughout Dell to deliver product to position Dell as a leader in performance technologies

Dell’s Engineering Mission is to meet our commitments and deliver differentiated and disruptive products, experiences and solutions which excite our sales teams, stun our competition, and delight our customers. Dell provides boundless opportunities for lateral and upward mobility and growth. We have a Mentor Connect program that enables you to seek mentorship to support personal and professional development. Dell also has an “Engineering Academy” that provides tools and courses to develop and strengthen functional engineering skills, deepen technical expertise, enhance personal effectiveness, and strengthen leadership skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team that owns creation of Thermal/Power solutions for our portfolio of products. 
  • Responsible for identifying the right Hardware solutions to support a given product.  Will build and execute a strategy for how we maintain our competitive edge for Thermal/Power Solutions.
  • Consistently provides creative input in the design of company-wide (global) product deployment plans, working with all functions including marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and operations
  • Manages resourcing, capacity modeling and forecasts
  • Participates in the decision process on project management techniques to achieve program goals on time and on cost, while managing program risk
  • Develops and maintains direct customer relationships and key internal constituents
  • Responsible for leading and developing managers who directly supervise the project management/product team
  • Works directly with senior marketing leaders to identify relevant solutions that address customer requirements for thermals, power, and performance in our product
  • Build a strategy for enabling hardware solutions that impact the underlying performance of the platforms.
  • Builds effective, high performance cross-functional teams and provides ongoing performance feedback to functional management and ODMs
  • Supports Services, Quality and International Product Support teams in addressing field quality and customer issues

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

  • 15+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 7+ years diversified leadership, planning, communication, organization and people motivation skills
  • Must possess a demonstrated understanding of appropriate mechanical & thermal technologies, vendor products and competitor's offerings
  • Ability to think strategically, deal with ambiguity, and influence others through effective communication
  • Excellent understanding of business goals and objectives as they relate to customer use cases and solutions
  • Advanced leadership skills for driving cross functional groups, ability to work effectively with senior management and executives
  • Ability to view situations objectively from different perspectives, frame situations, and make/drive decisions
  • Ability to lead, motivate and direct a workgroup to achieve organizational strategic goal.


Desirable Requirements

  • Masters or Undergraduate degree in Thermal Engineering
  • Full client solution/system level architecture, design, and integration experience
  • Proven history of driving solutions to field/customer issues
  • Demonstrated ability of interacting with all levels of leadership in an organization


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: 31 December 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.

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